Who is the Most Power Person in the World? There are about nearly 7.5 billion men and women on the planet, but who is the Most Powerful of the lot? Recently published Forbes’ annual ranking of The World’s Most Powerful People, which identifies the most influential and powerful people in the world.
Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, snatched the top spot for his friend and ally, Russian President Vladimir Putin to emerge as World’s Most Powerful Person.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (2), who was consistently ranked as the Worlds Most Powerful Person held the spot for an incredible four consecutive years. Putin has ruled the Russia Federation since May 2000, and in May 2918, he was re-elected to a fourth term as the President of Russia.
Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, is the fourth most powerful person, also happens to be the world’s most powerful woman. Merkel controls the biggest and most advanced economy in Europe and is also considered the de facto leader of Europe.
There are many new names in the list of powerful persons, including Mohammed Bin Salman (8), the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Mohammed Bin Salman, who is 32 years old emerged as the “youngest” most powerful person in the world surpassing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is 33 years old. Mohammed Bin Salman’s father remains the king, but “MBS” as he is popularly called, has consolidated power and taken full control of Saudi Arabia. Dynamic Indian PM, Narendra Modi, famous for him Hugplomacy, is ranked 9th Most Powerful Person, while Iranian Ali Hosseini-Khamenei, is ranked at the 17th Position.
Forbe’s List of Worlds Most Powerful People
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