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PM Modi, Malala Yousafzai Emerge As Most Admired South Asians In The World

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Indian PM Narendra Modi and Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai have emerged as the most admired people in South Asia and 6th Most Admired in the World. The list is topped by Americans while Chinese have managed to surpass the South Asians in the rankings.

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Ranked the sixth most admired person on the planet, Modi and Yousafzai surpassed the head of the catholic church Pope Francis, American investor Warren Buffett, and US President Donald Trump.

Among Indians, PM Modi is more admired than cricket icons such as MS Dhoni (the second most admired Indian) and Sachin Tendulkar (7), business tycoon Ratan Tata (3), and Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan.

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The ranking is based on an online survey by UK-based market research and data firm YouGov, which gathered nominations from panellists across 41 countries.

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates held on to his top spot as the most admired man. Meanwhile, former US first lady Michelle Obama replaced Hollywood star Angelina Jolie as the most admired woman.

“The US actress, filmmaker and humanitarian has fallen from first place last year to third place this year, with US talk show and philanthropist host Oprah Winfrey coming second in the 2019 list,” YouGov said.

Here are the 20 most admired women and men, globally, according to the survey:

Rank Women Men
1 Michelle Obama Bill Gates
2 Oprah Winfrey Barack Obama
3 Angelina Jolie Jackie Chan
4 Queen Elizabeth (II) Xi Jinping
5 Emma Watson Jack Ma
6 Malala Yousafzai Narendra Modi
7 Peng Liyuan Christiano Ronaldo
8 Hillary Clinton Dalai Lama
9 Tu Youyou Lionel Messi
10 Taylor Swift Vladimir Putin
11 Madonna Warren Buffett
12 Angela Merkel Amitabh Bachchan
13 Deepika Padukone Elon Musk
14 Priyanka Chopra Donald Trump
15 Ellen Degeneres Pope Francis
16 Aishwarya Rai Shah Rukh Khan
17 Sushmita Sen Imran Khan
18 Theresa May Salman Khan
19 Melania Trump Recep Tayyip Erdogan
20 Yang Mi Andy Lau
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