Toppled Leaders

They started the year in power, but they didn't end it that way

RESIGNED

SCANDAL

SEX

Italian PM Silvio "Bunga Bunga" Berlusconi bowed out after Parliament passed a measure he opposed

Facing sexual-assault allegations, IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned in May. Later, prosecutors dropped the charges

Congressman Anthony Weiner stepped down in June after exchanging sexually explicit messages with women

OVER IT

Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld left after a decade in which circulation grew 40%. She is planning a new magazine

PUSHED OUT

BY THE MASSES

Protests forced Egypt's Hosni Mubarak to relinquish power after 30 years. He now faces trial

Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia in...

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