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November 5th, 2010
Presidents Trade Places on The "Forbes" List Of The World's Most Powerful People

"Forbes" just put out their list of the WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE.  According to them these are the people who, quote, "in various ways, bend the world to their will."

They're heads of different countries, major religious figures, CEOs and entrepreneurs, terrorists and criminals, and media personalities, ranked by how many people they reach and affect.

This year PRESIDENT OBAMA came in second, losing the top spot he held last year to China's president HU JINTAO.  How appropos.

Here's the rest of the top 10, plus some other interesting picks . . .


#3.)  Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, king of Saudi Arabia.

#4.)  Vladimir Putin, prime minister of Russia.

#5.)  Pope Benedict the Sixteenth.

#6.)  Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany.

#7.)  David Cameron, prime minister of the U.K.

#8.)  Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

#9.)  Sonia Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress political party.

#10.)  Bill Gates, for his philanthropy, not Microsoft.

(You can check out all 68 people on the list here . . .)

(Forbes)

 

 


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