Surprising politicians who made a splash

Published On: Oct 25 2011 09:06:06 AM PDT   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 07:19:26 AM PST

Former "American Idol" star and singer Clay Aiken (D) recently announced his candidacy for Congress. Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

Surprising politicians 13 - Prince Frederic von Anhalt
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Prince Frederic von Anhalt, Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband, claims he was adopted by a German princess; he collected signatures to run for governor of California in 2010, but didn't make it onto the ballot. His campaign website offered ideas like legalizing prostitution and marijuana in order to tax them.

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