30 MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE of the world
There are over 7 billion people in the world but these 7 people billion people are so much influenced by some people in the world in such a way that the decisions made by these few people can change the course of their life. Here is the list of 30 most powerful people of the world who can change the social, economic and political conditions of the world by just a twist of their finger and these people have the power to change the world map.
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1. Vladimir Putin
He is 61 years old president of Russia who stays in Moscow, Russia. He has strengthened the power of Russia in the world to number one spot. He has he permanent seat in the Security Council and has some of the largest gas and oil reserves of the world.
2. Angela Merkel
The most powerful woman of world Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany having an age of 59 who lives in Berlin, Germany. She has been at the top of list from last ten years in most powerful women of world. She plays great role in uplifting the Euro and she is considered as the backbone in 27 members European union.
3. Barack Obama
He is just 52 years of age handling the most powerful nation and the deadliest army of the world. He was at No.1 spot last year but dropped down to 2nd spot this year due to NSA surveillance overseas.
4. Pope Francis
He is 76 years of age having citizenship of Argentina living in Vatican City. He is the preacher of the most followed religion with over 1.2 billion followers who teaches the world to deal with women and social issues. He is also active on social media and has 3 million+ followers on twitter.
5. Xi Jinping
He is the General Secretary of Communist Party of China. A 60 year old man who rules over 1.3billion people which is a total of 20% of the whole world population and the chairman of Central Military Commission.
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Bill Gates is just 58 years of age and the richest person in United States of America and No. 2 in the world through his company that everyone knows that is Microsoft. He is also the co-chairman of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is the 6th most powerful man on the earth. He also pledged to donate his half net worth to charity.
7. Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen is one of most powerful people in World as he controls the Federal Reserve, Washington DC, USA. She is incredible and this post of Chairman of the Federal Reserve is always remains in top 10.
8. David Cameron
He is Prime Minister of world’s 6th largest economy that is United Kingdom. He is just 47 years of age and is heir of King William IV. He was outraged against the NSA’s spying operation.
9. Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi jumps into the list of the Most Powerful people in the world for the first time. he is the Prime Minister of the largest democracy in the world ie India. He is the famous politicians among youths of India as well as people outside India. He is the most searchable person on Google during the State Elections in 2014.
10. Larry Page
Larry Page is one of the two famous revolutionaries who revolutionized the world through the medium of internet. He is one of the founders of the giant search engine google.com.
11. Mario Draghi
Mario Draghi is 66 years old having Doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology who lived in Rome, Italy is President of European Central Bank which is the prime lender to all the major European countries.
12. Li Keqiang
Li Keqiang is 58 years old Premier of China. He is the 14th most powerful person in the world dropping from 13th spot from last year. He has worked for promoting small businesses.
13. Warren Buffet
The 83 years old CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is United States 2nd richest person after Bill Gates and 4th in the world. He is a victim of prostate cancer. In spite of this he is still signing major deals which are turning the world economy.
14. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
He the 89 years old monarch of Saudi Arabia living in Riyadh having world’s second largest crude oil reserve which covers 18% of total reserves amounting to some 265 billion barrels.
15. Carlos Slim Helu & Family
He is the present richest man on this planet having worth of $73billion. He is of 73 and resident of Mexico City, Mexico generating most of his revenue from telecom. He and Bill Gates have announced to fund for reducing hunger through new innovative researches.
16. Francois Hollande
Francois Hollande is the president of France and the 18th most powerful in the world. He is handling the number 2 economy of the Europe.
17. Jeff Bezos
He is 49 years old internet entrepreneur and CEO of amazon.com which the biggest online retailer and has made sales over $61 billion and he can decide the fate of many companies who rely on online sales from amazon.com.
18. Ali Hoseini-Khamenei
Ali Hoseini-Khamenei is 74 years old Grand Ayatollah of Iran. He is one who take care of the country’s religious and civil business.
19. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg is the name of revolution in 20th century. It is 29 years of age and he was the youngest billionaire of this planet earth. He is the mastermind behind the great social network Facebook. It has over a billion registered users.
20. Jamie Dimon
Jamie Dimon a 57 years old American CEO of JPMorgan Chase is the 22nd most powerful person of the world. He is the person behind the profit to the company in the time of financial crisis.
21. Benjamin Netanyahu
Benjamin Netanyahu is the Prime Minister of Israel. Israel is considered as the most technologically advance country in terms of warfare. He is at 25th spot in the world.
22. Jack Ma
23. Christine Lagarde
24. Jeffrey Immlet
25. Rex Tillerson
He is a 61 year CEO of largest oil and natural gas producing company ExxonMobil. This was the largest company last year but now at number 5 according to Forbes.
26. Lloyd Blankfein
He is 57 years old United States CEO of Goldman Sachs Group having company revenue of $41,000 million.
27. Timothy cook
53 years old Timothy Cook is CEO of Apple. He is having US citizenship and being CEO of the most valuable company which has revolutionized the world of technology.
28. Akio Toyoda
29. Charles Koch and David Koch
30. Sergey Brin
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