The Top 10 World’s Powerful People

Powerful and influential personalities brought a great impact to people with ordinary life. They are considered as model and inspiration. Known personalities are usually the talk of the town, online and even offline. In fact, the social media network like twitter is a very solid place that describes this phenomenon. On twitter, the most followed account is owned by famous celebrities and well-known man in the society. If you are just a simple twitter user, you and want to get more followers, you have to exert more effort in finding ways how to get more followers twitter could offer. This idea is less significant for those people who are being mentioned by people almost every minute of their lives.

Here below is the list of World’s Powerful People rank by Forbes.

Top 1: Hu Jintao

Hu Jintao is the President of the People’s Republic of China. Hu Jintao attends the declaration of the two-day APEC Summit on November 15, 2005 where over 800 of the world’s top business leaders brought together.

Top 2: Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the first American-African, who holds the office of the United States of America.

Top 3: Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud

He is the Kind in Saudi Arabia. He is one of the world’s wealthiest Royals. He succeeded the throne after the death of his half-brother, King Fahd. He is one of the world’s oldest reigning monarchs and topped the 500 most influential Muslims.

Top 4: Vladimir Putin

He is the current Prime Minister of Russia.  He is known for bringing political stability and re-establishing the rule of law in Russia. During his presidency, the Russia’s economy bounces back from crisis.

Top 5: Pope Benedict XVI

Born as Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, better known as Pope Benedict XVI, he is the current and the 265th leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

Top 6: Angela Merkel

Merkel is the current Chancellor of Germany and the first female to hold the position. In 2007, Merkel became the second woman to chair the G8 next to Margaret Thatcher.

Top 7: David Cameron

Cameron is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister of the Civil Service and Leader of the Conservative Party.

Top 8: Ben Bernanke

Bernanke is an American economist. He the currently the Chairman of the Federal Reserve of United States, he was a professor in Princeton University and the chair of the Department of Economics from 1996 to 2002 of September.

Top 9: Sonia Gandhi

She is the President of the Indian National Congress.  Sonia Gandhi is the widow of the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, who was assassinated in 1991. After the death of his husband, she was invited to take over the Congress but Sonia refuse and accept the offer in 1997.

Top 10: Bill Gates


Gates is the Co-Chairman Of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the founder of Microsoft. Bill Gates is consistently ranked among the world’s richest people.

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