Mick Jagger and Muammar Qaddafi: Separated at Birth? 

The colonel looks a lot like Mickey Rourke, John Travolta, and Little Richard.

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On Tuesday, Libyan leader Col. Muammar Qaddafi addressed his protesting people. In the 75-minute speech, the Libyan strongman declared: “Muammar Qaddafi is history, resistance, liberty, glory, revolution.” He left a few things off his list: Muammar Qaddafi is also a fashion statement. And, possibly, Mickey Rourke’s doppelganger. Yes, Qaddafi is a brutal dictator. Still, there’s no denying that the colonel bears an uncanny resemblance to several famous actors, musicians, and world leaders.

Check out the slide show and tell us what you think: Who does Qaddafi most resemble?

Click here to see a slide show on Qaddafi’s doppelgangers.