World’s most strongest person & The World’s Most Powerful Person
Who’s running the planet at all times? The following extremely powerful people.
If there’s any doubt regarding Putin’s world dominance, know this, it’s now illegal in Russia to share an image of Putin photoshopped to look like a clown.
The former KGB guru is now arguably the most powerful man in the world. He is currently in his third term as the Russian president.
The Chancellor of Germany since November 2005, Merkel has been an instrumental figure in setting policy that affects the rest of Europe.
She has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union throughout her tenure as Chancellor.
They said it could never be done. Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States, but prior to that he lived a normal life as a civilian… well, sometimes normal. The real estate mogul became a reality television star in 2004 on The Apprentice, and would remain there for 11 years.
Trump had contemplated running for president on multiple occasions, but decided to formally jump in for the 2016 race. The rest is history.
Mr. Jinping is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. He’s considered to be one of the most prominent members of the Crown Prince Party.
How can an economist be one of the world’s most powerful people? When they are the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
During her tenure she has focused on keeping interest rates low to avoid inflation.
The 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church has had many firsts. He is the first Jesuit pope, the first pope from the Southern Hemisphere, the first pope from outside of Europe, and the first pope from the Americas.
The co-founder and CEO of Google is naturally one of the world’s most powerful people, definitely among private sector folks. His net worth sits at $49.3 billion as of January 2017.
Google’s total value is around $495 billion. In 2016, the company was placed underneath the Alphabet umbrella, making Mr. Page the CEO of Alphabet.
Gates is still among the world’s richest men, mostly through his monumental contributions during the tech revolution.
The founder of Microsoft helped the brand grow into the world’s largest PC company in a few short years.
The current Prime Minister of India has been in office since May 2014. Modi has worked to raise foreign direct investment into the Indian economy but has been confronted with scrutiny over his Hindu nationalist beliefs.
He and his wife are the product of an arranged marriage, getting engaged at age 13 and marrying her at age 18.
With a net worth of nearly $59 billion, Mark Zuckerberg is not only one of the most powerful people in the world but he’s also the 5th richest. It all started in 2004 when Zuckerberg launched Facebook in his Harvard dorm room.
He and his wife, Priscilla Chan, formed the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative which is aimed to “advance human potential and promote equality in areas such as health, education, scientific research and energy. They pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook shares.
The Hungarian investor has had a long career in banking and finance, but recently he’s become famous for bankrolling several political movements and causes around the world.
He was the initial donor for the Center of American Progress, which has since spawned the blogs ThinkProgress and Science Progress. Soros now has a net worth of $25.2 billion.