Top 10 Most Powerful People In The World
In every era, there are some special people who influence life of many other people. Their decisions affect millions and changes nations. Let’s find out who are the most powerful people in the world.
10 MARK ZUCKERBERG
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, born in 1984, May 14, is a Harvard drop-out. Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Facebook has a net worth of $64 Billion. He is the fifth richest person in the World (Forbes). Facebook is one of the largest social media website with an active user base of 1.94 Billion monthly users. Due to facebook and its user base, Zuckerberg is one of the most powerful people in the world.
Mark and his wife have pledged to donate their 99% wealth estimating over $52 Billion.
09 NARENDRA MODI
Narendra Damodardas Modi, Indian Prime Minister, who runs the government of a country whose population is over 1.3 Billion. He is the 14th PM of India. His unexpected and revolutionary decision has made him one of the most popular political faces around the World. Globally his foreign policies and strong awareness over climate change have made him one of the most active PM of the World.
08 LARRY PAGE
Almost every internet user, uses his product every day. Co-Founder of Google and CEO of ALPHABET, he has a net worth of $46 Billion. He is the 12th richest person in the world. It is noted that around the world there are over 40,000 search queries on Google every second. It describes the global presence and impact of Google.
07 BILL GATES
He is the richest person in the World with a net worth of $88.8 Billion. He is also one of the most powerful people in the world. Gates is the Co-Founder and Board of Member of Microsoft. He is also an active social worker. Along with his wife Melinda Gates, Bill Gates has founded Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, World’s largest private charitable foundation. He has also announced an energy investment fund of $1 Billion. His foundation works to save lives and improve global health.
06 JANET YELLEN
She has a big influence on American Monetary Policy. Janet holds the chair of US Federal Reserve System. Her effort has hiked the domestic interest rate as high as twice from the day her tenure began. She is also named as the second strongest woman in the World by Forbes. Yellen’s journey from an associate professor at Harvard to the chair of US Federal Reserve describes about the talent she possess.
05 POPE FRANCIS
Pope Francis, the leader with a follower of more than 1 Billion worldwide. He is the leader of the Catholic faith. Pope strongly empathizes on stopping of effects of climate change and also endorsed a merciful stance on homosexuality and divorce. He is the spiritual leader of nearly one-sixth of the world’s population which also makes him one of the most powerful person in the world.
04 XI JINPING
Xi is the General Secretary of Communist Party of China. He is the President of China, the largest country in the World. Xi governs the World’s superpower with a population of over 1.45 Billion people. His strong measures to fight against corruption and make China the strongest economy has made him the strongest leader till date in China after Mao Zedong. He is on number 4th on the list of most powerful people.
03 ANGELA MERKEL
Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel is named as the most powerful woman in the world. She is the key person that held the eurozone together during the global recession and financial collapse. She guided Germany to stand tall with the strong growing economy and lower unemployment rate. Merkel also strongly stood against ISIS and involved directly in the military action against the terrorism.
02 DONALD TRUMP
Trump the first Billionaire President of United States. He holds a net worth of $3.5 Billion. He is the 45th President of World’s strongest economy. From a business tycoon to Mr. President, Trump transformed himself and oath to not to get involved in business anymore. He is the first person of one of the most developed nation and also one of the most powerful people of the world.
01 VLADIMIR PUTIN
Putin is on top of the list of world’s most powerful people. His engagement as Russian President has exerted his country’s influence in nearly every corner of the globe. Keeping aside conventional global norms, his reach has maximized in recent years. His principle of getting what he wants makes him the strongest leader. After the Trump’s election as US President, it is believed that Putin power shall increase more rapidly. He is on a mission to throne Russia again as the World’s superpower.