Top 50 Most Powerful People In The World

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In our world today, there are some people who are able to influence the world in a certain direction. There are variables that come into place in the criteria to determine the Most Powerful People In The World. These could be due to the socio-economic and geopolitical influence the people amass.

In this article we bring to you the top 50 most powerful people in the world.

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Top Most Powerful People In The World

Donald Trump

Trump declares a U.S national emergency over coronavirus
Top 50 Most Powerful People In The World

Donald John Trump  is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Donald Trump is the first billionaire President of the
United States.

During his term as President, he made a lot of policies that have had global impact.

The scale, control, and impact of the power of the U.S. president make the person on the chair the most powerful person by default.

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He officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 6, 2017. On the military front, he is redefining the global strategy be it troops withdrawal, NATO, or China Sea engagements

Donald Trump was  impeached in December 2019 for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate acquitted him of both charges in February 2020.

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin
Top 50 Most Powerful People In The World

Putin is a law graduate and a  former intelligence officer. He is the richest president in the world. Putin has also become the longest serving President of Russia.

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The revivalist believes in the classic Russian superiority and he is successfully transforming the economy and the Russian nationality with absolute control

Visualizing the heavy dependency of crude oil, he is aggressively diversifying the economy and trying all geopolitical means to keep oil bomb ticking.

Number 3 to 5 of Top 10 Most Powerful People In The World

Xi Jinping

Most Powerful People In The World
Top 50 Most Powerful People In The World

Xi Jinping  is a Chinese politician who has served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chairman of the Central Military Commission and President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) since 2013.

He is the highest ranking person in China. With a reformist tag, he is the man who is taken very seriously on global stages. Although the totalitarian approach attracts criticism, he is using this approach effectively to build an alternative pole of power.

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Angela Merkel

Most Powerful People In The World Angela Markel
Top 50 Most Powerful People In The World

Angela Dorothea Merkel  is a German politician who has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005.

She served as the Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018.

Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world, and by some commentators as the “leader of the free world”

In 2007, Merkel served as President of the European Council and played a central role in the negotiation of the Treaty of Lisbon and the Berlin Declaration.

One of Merkel’s consistent priorities has been to strengthen transatlantic economic relations.

Merkel played a crucial role in managing the financial crisis at the European and international level, and she has been referred to as “the decider”.

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Pope Francis

Most Powerful People In The World Pope Francis
Top 50 Most Powerful People In The World

The Pope is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. The title and impact of being a pope is a great one and any person occupying the position is by default influence in the world.

Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, and the first pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III, who reigned in the 8th century.

Throughout his public life, Pope Francis has been noted for his humility, emphasis on God’s mercy, international visibility as pope, concern for the poor and commitment to interfaith dialogue

Full List of Most Powerful People In The World 2020

Rank  
1 Donald Trump
2 Vladimir Putin
3 Xi Jinping
4 Angela Merkel
5 Jeff Bezos
6 Pope Francis
7 Narendra Modi
8 Bill Gates
9 Mark Zuckerberg
10 Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud
11 Emmanuel Macron
12 Boris Johnson
13 Tim Cook
14 Sundar Pichai
15 Mukesh Ambani
16 Satya Nadella
17 Warren Buffett
18 Elon Musk
19 Jerome Powell
20 Ali Hoseini-Khamenei
21 Li Keqiang
22 Jamie Dimon
23 Benjamin Netanyahu
24 Christine Lagarde
25 Jair Bolsonaro
26 Doug McMillon
27 Antonio Guterres
28 Ursula von der Leyen
29 Darren Woods
30 Stephen Schwarzman
31 Kim Jong-un
32 Shinzo Abe
33 Rupert Murdoch
34 Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
35 Lloyd Blankfein
36 Recep Tayyip Erdogan
37 Tsai Ing-wen
38 Bob Iger
39 Michael Bloomberg
40 Bernard Arnault
41 Justin Trudeau
42 Michael Dell
43 Lee Hsien Loong
44 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
45 Bashar al-Assad
46 Imran Khan
47 Rodrigo Duterte
48 Abigail Johnson
49 Joko Widodo
50 Scott Morrison

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