Our World has seen many great leaders since the day it was born with Aristotle known as ‘The Father Of Politics’. Some of those leaders have taken their organizations to the heights of skies and some have even destroyed there. They all had the power to influence the whole world and such leaders still exists. According to the Forbes list, we present you the list of top 10 most influential leaders of the world in year 2016 who have the power to influence one or more countries altogether alone:
10. Larry Page
Larry Page is the former CEO and founder of world’s best search engine, Google. Larry Page is 43 years old and a resident of America whose real-time net worth as of April 2016 is $38.4 billion.
9. Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi is the current Prime Minister of India who has the support of many people. Earlier famous as a ‘chai walla” is know one of the most influential leaders of the world who took the increase in India’s GDP up to 7.4% in just the first year of his term.
8. David Cameron
David Cameron is the conservative Prime Minister of U.K who was reelected in May 2015 and is Master of Science degree holder. Moreover, this leader not only influences the real world but also influences the social world as he has 834,000 followers on Twitter.
7. Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen is the head of the Federal Reserve in Washington, USA and is also the first woman ever to hold that place. Along with being one of the most influential people of the world she’s also the 4th most powerful woman in the world according to Forbes list.
6. Bill Gates
The founder of Microsoft and the richest person of the world is also one of the most influential people of this year. Bill Gates got the attention of whole world last year when he announced the formation of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition which is a group of more than 20 billionaires ready to invest in clean energy innovations.
5. Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping is the General Secretary of Communist Party, China and is also regarded as the most powerful Chinese ruler. Xi Jinping was successful in making his name as the 5th most powerful person in the world in Forbes list and is also one of the most influential people of this year.
4. Pope Francis
Pope Francis is always on high talk as he is the world’s most powerful spiritual leader. He holds the position of Bishop of Rome in Roman Catholic Church. With 1.2 billion followers all over the world, Pope Francis is the 4th most influential person of the year 2016.
3. Barack Obama
The world-known American President, Barack Obama has already influenced the whole world so many times and was able to able to upkeep the position and dignity of America. With his control still over the whole world, Barack Obama is the 3rd most influential person of the world.
2. Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel is a German Chancellor who is already surprising enough to cross Barack Obama in the aspect of most influential people. Angela Markel is also the most powerful woman on the planet and has fought against ISIS and was successful to break the Nazi taboo in her terms.
1. Vladimir Putin
Yes, now only he was left. Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia who is already famous as the competitor of American President Barack Obama, surely surpassed his influence this year. Want to know why is he always so high on talk? Well, he had the guts to challenge ISIS last year and also bombed ISIS forces is Syria. He was able to influence the world that much that even International political organisations like NATO and US government looked weaker in front of him.
Politics is everywhere and is said to be good for a country but it becomes a problem when it starts over influencing the normal lives of citizens. When such things happen, some people start fearing that source of influence but it should always be remembered that everything happens for good. If there’s bad influence then there’s some good influence too for everyone to believe and take a new hope in it for a better future.