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Who Is The World’s Most Powerful Person: 2015 Top 10 List?

Vladimir Putin is the most powerful person in the world

Who Is The World’s Most Powerful Person: 2015 Top 10 List?

Interestingly, the Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named as the most powerful person in the world, in a new published by financial magazine Forbes. German chancellor takes second spot on the 2015 of the world’s most powerful people, leaving United States President Barack Obama in third place.

It is the first time a sitting United States President President has not made one of the top two spots. Meanwhile, Pope Francis has retained his fourth place on the list and the Chinese President Xi Jinping is at number five, having fallen two places.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked as the world’s ninth most powerful person, up six places from last year when he was at number 15. Apart from Modi who is at the ninth position, others in the top 10 are Bill Gates at the sixth place, US Federal Reserve Chairperson Janet Yellen (No. 7), British prime minister David Cameron (No. 8) and ’s Larry Page(No. 10).

The top 20 most powerful people in the world, 2015

The top 20 most powerful people in the world, 2015

1. Vladimir Putin

2. Angela Merkel

3. Barack Obama

4. Pope Francis

5. Xi Jinping

6. Bill Gates

7. Janet Yellen

8. David Cameron

9. Narendra Modi

10. Larry Page

11. Mario Draghi

12. Li Keqiang

13. Warren Buffett

14. Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

15. Carlos Slim Helu

16. Francois Hollande

17. Jeff Bezos

18. Ali Hoseini-Khamenei

19. Mark Zuckerberg

20. Jamie Dimon

What do you think about this year’s “most powerful people” list?

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