Top 10 most admired people in the world(photos)

- 5/08/2016

List of world's most admired people

Angelina Jolie most admired woman in the world
We all need heroes. And fortunately for us there are men and women around the world who's individual input in their respective fields and roles, has made global impact in the lives of so many people. We hold these people in high regard. 
The list of the most admired people in the world was accumulated from a survey of 25,000 people from 23 countries.

The results of this survey are put  together to bring up a most astonishing list of the most reputable and famous personalities from around the world today.

These famous personalities are loved by millions of people for reasons that are sometimes obvious and sometimes not.

But the fact remains that these famous personalities are role models, heroes and inspiration to millions of admirers
from around the world.

Let's dive in!

First we'll take a little tour of different countries to see the people most admired in them.

The Dalai Lama list of World's most admired

Let's look at the most adored and respected people in US, Germany and France and the United States.

Strangely the most admired people in the US are all politicians!

President Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton come in as the  two most admired people, while former Secretary of state Condoleeza Rice, and former President Bill Clinton and George W Bush come in at 4th and 4th (a tie) and 5th place respectively.

Meanwhile the most admired person in France is the Dalai Lama.

Vladimir Putin most admired people in the world

French Lawyer and politician Simone Veil also comes in alongside.

In Germany Politicians Angela Merkel and Helmut Schmidt take the first two spots.

The Dalai Lama, Stephen Hawking, and Edward Snowden all make up the rest of the top 5.
Bill Gates is the most admired man in the world

In Britain, the people most treasured are Queen Elizabeth for women and Stephen Hawking for men.

Wild life veteran television personality David Attenborough, Barak Obama and Prince William make up the rest of the top 5.

Now that we have taken a look at the most admired people in some countries, now let's take a look at the world's most admired people.

The following lists are for men and women and they are ever changing but always amazing.

We can always spot on or two surprising names on the lists. And this year is no exception.

Here are the world's most admired people for 2016.


Top 10 most admired Men in the world 2016

  1. Bill Gates
  2. Barak Obama
  3. Xi Jinping
  4. Jackie Chan
  5. Stephen Hawking
  6. Vladimir Putin
  7. Mark Zuckerberg
  8. The Dalai Lama
  9. Narendi Modi
  10. Jack Ma

Top 10 most admired women in the world  in 2016
  1. Angelina Jolie
  2. Queen Elizabeth II 
  3. Hilary Clinton
  4. Oprah Winfrey
  5. Michelle Obama
  6. Celine Dion
  7. Malala Yousafzai
  8. Angela Merkel
  9. Aung San Suu Kyi
  10. Sandra Bullock

Some additions to this year's list come as a bit of a suprise; Jackie Chan and Singer Celine Dion are some of the more unexpected choices.
But their inclusion helps to show that global opinion can actually make us look closer at some of the people we love and yet often take for granted.

But we are proud to have them all with us; the top most admired people in the world. They all help make our world an interesting place.


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