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Colonel Gaddafi has, since he took over power in Libya more than 40 years ago, been known for being a bit of an eccentric character. Between insisting on having female bodyguards, to trying to set up his tent in Central Park while he visited the United Nations headquarters, he has throughout the years never ceased to amaze us.

However is former friend, Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi is as outrageous as ever and sometines even outshines the Libyan leader as he is a reknowned eccentric, often making the headlines for sex scandals and gaffes.

Here are some of most renknowned statements from Gaddafi and Berlusconi, issues ranging from Libya to women's right and communism.