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Top 10 Powerful People in the World

10.Donald Trump (President, United States)

Donald Trump has elected the first billionaire president in U.S. history. Before becoming president of US, he was a successful businessman. His business incorporates office towers, private golf clubs and luxury hotels. Donald Trump always targeted Islamic countries for making chaos in the world. He criticizes Russian activities in Syria especially chemical attack on Syrian. He is open minded and pledged to eradicate terrorism from all over the world.

9.Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the head spiritual leader to nearly one-sixth of the world’s population, 1.3 billion people. He took the responsibility to transform the longstanding conservative image of the Catholic Church. He gave priests to forgive women who undergo abortions, and has continued to push for climate change reform, better management of the global refugee crisis. He imposed a historical ban on female clergy members, despite pressure from progressive Catholics. His transformative and innovative ideas will give Catholics a new hope and direction for spiritualism.

8.Janet Yellen (Chair, Federal Reserve, United States)

She is the first female Fed chair. She has incomparable influence over American monetary policy. She has been reluctant to raise domestic interest rates. She used her power by way of plain sentences and easy logic in spite of becoming an innovator.

7.Bill Gates (Cofounder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

He is the richest person of the world for 18 out of the past 23 years. He is the former chairman of Microsoft. He stepped down as Microsoft chairman in 2014 but remains a technology advisor and board member of the company he cofounded in 1975. From his perch atop the, Bill Gates have done efforts to eliminate polio, attack malaria and expand childhood vaccinations. He is founder of world’s largest private charitable foundation. To invest in new forms of clean energy, he started to work with 20 other people – including CEO Jeff Bezos and Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

6.Larry Page (CEO, Alphabet)

Larry Page is the CEO of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. He along with his fellow Stanford Ph.D. student Sergey Brin founded Google in 1998. He is a clean energy advocate too. His Palo Alto houses use fuel cells and geothermal energy. He earned a lot of money and he is one of the personality among the wealthiest people of the world. His search engine Google is widely popular and covers most of the market share.

5.Mark Zuckerberg (Cofounder, Chairman and CEO, Facebook)

A genius personality founded Facebook in 2004 at the age of 19. He studied at prestigious Harvard University. His social networking site Facebook’s stock price has skyrocketed. As a consequence of this, his net worth got a huge impact and soon he got a position in the list of the richest people in the world. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have pledged to give away 99% of their Facebook stake over their lifetimes.

4.Xi Jinping (President, China)

In order to raise economic and security, Xi Jinping has taken all the necessary steps against corruption. In some cases he fought harder than his predecessors. He showed firm conviction even in widely debated issues like South China Sea. China has doubled down on its presence in this disputed territory and continues to exert influence over political affairs in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Nowadays China has got a tremendous growth in all the sectors and gained high position.

3.Narendra Modi (Prime Minister, India)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugely popular in India, a country with 1.3 billion people. After gaining a massive victory in 2014 general elections in India his popularity increased not only in India but also in each part of the world. In November 2016, he took decision to ban 500 and 1000 notes of Mahatma Gandhi series. His demonetization decision was taken into account to reduce money laundering, corruption and terrorism. Many international leaders like Barack Obama and Xi Jinping visited India in recent years. He has taken many actions to make India ahead and for the welfare of the nation too. To reform in tax system his government has proposed GST likely to be applicable in July.

2.Angela Merkel (Chancellor, Germany)

She has completed many tasks successfully and with whole responsibility. Managing more than 1 million migrants who have entered Germany in recent years due to Syria crisis is praised by whole world. Germany has given shelter to the most number of people alone among all European countries. She balanced growing influence of Russia in the continent and maintained United European front in the wake of Brexit. He has dealt with the problem of ISIS and used her power against it.

1.Vladimir Putin (President, Russia)

Russia’s president is considered world’s most powerful person nowadays. Under his leadership influence of Russia can be seen at each corner of the world and widely on Syria issue and even in U.S. presidential elections. In spite of US concern in Syria, he continues to stand firmly with current Syrian government. His reach has magnified in recent years. He was also accused of tampering in the election of US president ship. Most of the leaders of world thought Putin was behind the successful campaign of Donald Trump. Even Donald Trump has praised Putin’s leadership style. All these facts act up that no leader in the world stand against him and he maintained his position of world’s most powerful leader.