Monthly Archives: January 2013

The world’s most powerful person

According to a survey in the Eurasia Group asking who the the most powerful people in the world are, nobody came out on top. Literally. The results, published in the Foreign Policy magazine, gives first spot to Nobody and thus highlighting that there is currently no clear leader in the world. The Russian president Vladimir Putin comes second in the list. The German chancellor Angela Merkel – weighing in at number 4 – and thus scores higher than both US president Obama and Chinese communist party head honcho Xi Jinping.

The full top 10 list is:

1. Nobody
2. Vladimir Putin
3. Ben Bernanke
4. Angela Merkel
5. Barack Obama
6. Mario Draghi
7. Xi Jinping
8 (tie). Ayatollah Khamenei
8 (tie). Christine Lagarde
10. King Abdullah Bin Abd al-Aziz

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