Sunday, 26 December 2010

Celebrities who fell in love with the Taj

Russian President Dimitry Medvedev on Wednesday joined the long list of celebrities who visited the Taj Mahal and could not resist clicking pictures of the famous 17th century 'monument of love'. 

Over the years, many political celebrities have toured the mausoleum, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. 






Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk (R) and his wife Malgorzata pose for a picture in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra September 8, 2010



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Belgium's Queen Paola poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra November 3, 2008.



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Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra October 19, 2008

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas poses for a picture in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra October 8, 2008.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited the Taj Mahal with his wife Carla Bruni on December 4'


Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra September 15, 2007.


China's President Hu Jintao and his wife Liu Yongqing pose in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra November 22, 2006

Romanian President Traian Basescu and his wife Maria Basescu pose for a picture at the Taj Mahal in Agra October 24, 2006.

Myanmar's military ruler, Senior General Than Shwe, walks as he leaves the Taj Mahal in Agra October 26, 2004. 


Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clarke sits in front of the Taj Mahal, one of the world's most famous monuments, in Agra October 17, 2004



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Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and his wife Begum Sehba pose for photographers in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra July 15, 2001

Former US President Bill Clinton and daughter, Chelsea, at the Taj Mahal, March 22.


US Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his wife Becky pose for a picture in front of historic Taj Mahal in Agra January 20, 2010


British actor Ben Kingsley and his wife Daniela pose for a picture during their visit at the historic Taj Mahal in Agra December 2, 2009


Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin poses in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra November 30, 1996.



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