Who were the most beautiful women of the 1940s?
Discover which timeless beauties were idolized during the heyday of Hollywood
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The 1940s were an interesting period in history. They were part of the Golden Age of Hollywood, but also saw World War II ravage countries all over the world. But despite the tensions between certain nations at the time, the world of cinema was a lot more international than you might expect. Although the color barrier hadn't really been broken yet, some of the best-known starlets in Hollywood were Swedish, Italian, and Irish,. Each blonde bombshell, brunette beauty, and ravishing redhead had their own unique charm that captured the hearts of audiences everywhere.
Click through this gallery to see which 1940s beauties were the most desired icons of the decade.
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