Here, we have a list of top 10 powerful person on the planet out of 7.1 Billion people on the planet. These leaders run the whole world in their own way so let’s have a look on top 10 most powerful personalities across the world –
1. Vladimir Putin – Russian President Vladimir Putin was born on 7 October-1952 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR (now Saint Petersburg). His mother (Maria Ivanovna Putina) was a Factory worker and Father (Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin) was a conscript in Soviet Navy. His birth name is Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin and family name is Putin.
Party Name – Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1975-91), Our Home-Russia (1995-99), Unity (1999-2001), Independent (1991-95; 2001-08) and United Russia (2008-Present)
Tenure- Prime Minister (1999-2000; 2008-2012) and President (2000-2008; 2012-Present).
2. Doland Trump – Self made man Trump, 45th president of the United States, was born on 14 June – 1946 in Jamaica, New York. Basically, Trump’s ancestor’s belongs to Europe and his father becomes a great real state developer in New York after a long hard work but initially his mother worked as a maid to survive.
Party Name – Republican (1987-1999; 2009-2011; 2012-Present), Reform (1999-2001), Democratic (2001-2009) and Independent (2011-12).
Tenure – President (20 January-2017-Present)
3. Angela Merkel – German Chancellor, Angela Dorothea Kasner was born on 17 July-1954 in Hamburg, West Germany. Angela joined Christian democratic Union (CDU) political party in 1989 after the fall of Berlin wall. She was the first female chancellor of Germany.
Party Name – Democratic Awakening (1989-1990) and Christian democratic Union (1990-Present).
4. Xi Jinping (习近平) – General Secretary of the communist party, President of the People’s Republic and chairman of the central military commission of the china was born on 15 June-1953 in Beijing, china. Xi’s father, Xi Zhongxun was a hero of Chinese communist revolution and also, former propaganda chief, vice-premier and vice chairman of National Peoples’s congress but when Xi was age 10, his father sent to work in a factory because of some issue in party. Xi is only present of China who have Ph.D.
5. Pope Francis – Pope is a spiritual leader of 1/6 of the world’s population i.e. there is 1.3 billion people in the world. 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic church, Pope was born on 17 December 1936 in Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He choose the name Francis in honour of St. Francis of Assisi, a Catholic friar born in 12th century in Italy but his real name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio.
6. Janet Yellen – A great American economist, Yellen was born on 13 August-1946 in Brooklyn, New York. She has taught at Harvard University (1971 to 1976), London school of economics and university of California, Berkeley. She is the first women to head the Federal reserve and also to lead a major central bank across the world. Yellen is the chair of the board of governments of the federal reserve system and she has been already served as vice chair (2010-2014), president and chief executive officer of the federal reserve bank of San Francisco and chair economic advisers of white house under Bill Clinton.
7. Bill Gates – Self Made man Gates was born 28 October-1955 in Seattle Washington. He is owner of worlds largest Microsoft PC software company and also, investor, philanthropist and an author. As on February-2017, Bills is the richest person in the world with net worth of US$85.6 billion. He is active since 1975 and also, included as world’s wealthiest people in Forbes list. As per Gates, their children will only inherit US$10 million each and rest money will be donated to serve needy people.
8. Larry Page – Google Inc. owner, computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur, Larry was born on 26 March-1973 in East Lansing, Michigan but current residence is Palo Alto, California. Google is so simple because when it was created neither Larry Page nor Sergey Brin new HTML language. Google was started in 1998 and now he have net worth of US$40.3 billion.
9. Narendra Modi – The 14th Prime minster of world’s largest democratic county India with 1.3 billion people, Narendra Modi was born on 17 September-1950 in Vadnagar, Mehsana, Bombay (Presently in Gujarat). His family was running a tea stall at Vadnagar railway station and he use to help his family by selling tea. There was a culture of child marriage in India before 1970 and Modi was also forced for marriage when he graduated from high school. Finally he decide to leave his home in 1967. In an interview, he told that he do not sleep more than 5 hours and his work is his best relaxation.
10. Mark Zuckerberg – 32 years old Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on 14 may-1984 in White Plains, California. Mark is the Chairman, Chief executive officer and co-founder of world’s top social networking site Facebook. Mark is 5th richest person in the world with net worth of US$55.9 billion. It was December-2015 when Mark and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that they will give 99% of their Facebook shares to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative over their lifetime for helpless people. A Harvard university dropout, Mark launched Facebook when he was 19 year old.
The list of top 10 most powerful person in the world who have a great power to run the world in their own way. They are politician, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist, scientist, computer programmer and most importantly they are a good human being that’s why the world use to call them a great personality, not only a person.
Source – Forbes