Power is never measured in the terms of Army in the modern era,The Power is measured in the terms of Economy,Army strength and the power to change and interfere in the decision taken by the countries all over the world,So here we are sharing the list of top ten Most powerful Leaders of the world in keeping view the different aspects.
Top 10 Most Powerful Leaders/People of the World-
1.Barack Obama-Barack Hussein Obama born on August 4, 1961 is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office.
During his presidency he announced the end of combat Operation in Iraq,and the US Defense forces successfully Killed Osama Bin Laden in a Secret operation and later as an President he announced that the war in Afghanistan will end till 2014.
He has been awarded with Nobel Prize for Peace.
2.Xi Jinping-Xi Jinping born 15 June 1953 is the present General Secretary of the Communist Party of China(CPC).He also possess the following Chairs-Chairman of the Party Central Military Commission,Vice President of the People’s Republic of China,Vice Chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission,President of the Central Party School,first-ranked member of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC).
PSC is the most powerful Committee of China Government and is responsible for every decision of the Government.
Xi Jinping will become the President of China in March 2013.
3.Vladimir Putin-Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin born on 7 October 1952 is the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Putin previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.
Before joining politics he was an officer in KGB(Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti or Committee for State Security) for 16 years.
4.Angela Merkel-Angela Dorothea Merkel born on 17 July 1954 is the Chancellor of Germany.Angela Merkel is the first woman to have become Chancellor of Germany.
She has been honored With the following awards-
-”Vision for Europe Award” for her contribution toward greater European integration.
- “Karlspreis (Charlemagne Prize)” for 2008 for distinguished services to European unity
-”Presidential Medal of Freedom” from U.S. President Barack Obama
-”Jawaharlal Nehru Award” for the year 2009 from the Indian government.
5.Pope Benedict XVI-Benedict XVI (Real name after birth Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger) born on 16 April 1927 is the 265th Pope, a position in which he serves dual roles as Sovereign of the Vatican City State and leader of the Catholic Church.
As an Spiritual leader he have an huge number of followers and influence.
7.Ben Bernanke-Ben Shalom Bernanke born on December 13, 1953 is an American economist and currently serving as the chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States,He is one of the Renowned Economist in the world.
8.Manmohan Singh-Manmohan Singh born on 26 September 1932 is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India,He is an world renowned economist and have obtained his doctorate in economics from Oxford.
Before joining Politics he held some Key Posts in the Indian Government.
He was the Finance minister of India during the Economic Crisis of 1991 in India and during this tenure he made lots of changes in the India’s Economy.
He has been honored With various awards for his work in Economics.
9.Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud-Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques(A Title earlier used by the Caliph which was adopted by the King Abdulaziz in places of His Majesty), born on 1 August 1924) is the King of Saudi Arabia,He is the 6th King of Saudi Arabia.
10.Francois Hollande-François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande born on 12 August 1954 is the 24th and current President of France.