We’ve always been history buffs. So we did a search for the record books for the hottest men and found all sorts of exciting results: inventors, athletes, aviators, politicians, and even an assassin. Honestly, we had no idea history was so filled with hotties.

Scroll down to see some of the hottest men in history.

Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder’s husband, Alfonso, was quite the blue-eyed dreamboat.

We had no idea author Mark Twain was so lean and ripped.

This strapping young lad grew up to be the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.

While we’re on the topic of presidents, is it bad that we think Leon Czolgosz, who is most famous for assassinating President William McKinley, is kinda hot?

Boxer James J. Corbett means business.

Inventor Nikola Tesla’s bedroom eyes are intoxicating.

A brooding, young Albert Einstein rocks a pencil moustache.

Boxer Jack Johnson’s bulging biceps make us wish we had a time machine.

Canadian Air Marshal William Avery “Billy” Bishop was a certified hottie.

A young, nude Tennessee Williams fills us with desire.

Baseball star Jackie Robinson gets a home run in our book.

Bobby Kennedy, sans his shirt, skippers his family’s sailboat.

A shirtless Paul Newman and his perfectly square jawline strike a pose.

What we wouldn’t give to step back in time and spend time with poet Allen Ginsberg and his lover Peter Orlovsky.

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