No.1 Pope Francis
Pope Francis began his papacy in 2013. He is the sovereign leader of the Catholic Church and its 1.3 Billion members as well as the Vatican City State. Francis is the 226th Pope. Before he became an ordained priest, he worked as a chemical technologist and a night club bouncer.
No.2 Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is a founder and current Chief Executive Officer of Amazon. Amazon is the worlds largest online retailer. He was also declared as the worlds wealthiest person in July of 2017. Bezos is currently worth $112 Billion dollars. He is the worlds first Centi-Billionaire.
No.3 Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud
Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is the crown prince of Saudi Arabia as well as the youngest First Deputy Prime Minister in the world. His father is still on the king’s throne nut he is next to power. The future geopolitical state of the middle east will be determined by Prince Mohammed.
No.4. Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the Peoples Republic of China as well as the Commander-in-Chief of the Central Military Commision. He is the single most powerful person in Asia. Xi Jinping began his rise to power in 1971 by joining the Communist Party.
No.5 Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi is the current Prime Minister of India. He assumed this position in 2014. He is a member of the right wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. His primary focus as Prime Minister has been privatization and liberalization of the economy. He currently has a 93% approval rating according to recent polls.
No.6 Donald Trump
Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States. He is considered the leader of the free world. Before his political career, he was the Chief Executive Officer of his families real estate empire. Some of the most important decisions he has made since assuming power have been to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel instead of Tel Aviv.
No.7 Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is the Current President of Russia. He has been in power since 2000. Before beginning his political career he was a law school graduate serving 16 years as a KGB intelligence Officer for the former Soviet Union. Putin has made decisions that caused his countries economy to suffer such as the annexation of Crimea and military interventions in Ukraine,
No.8 Larry Page
Larry Page co-founded the tech giant Google in 1998. He was also the companies first sitting CEO. Page currently leads several successful companies and has a net worth of $51.4 Billion.
No.9 Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel is the current Chancellor of Germany. She is also the leader of the Christian Democratic Union. She is considered the De Facto leader of the European Union. Angela Merkel is the most powerful woman in the world.
No.10 Bill Gates
Bill Gates is an investor, author, anthropologist and humanitarian but he became rich and powerful as the original founder of the Microsoft Corporation. He acted as the companies CEO until 2000. He has been listed in Forbes list of the worlds wealthiest people since 1987 with a current net worth of $91.5 Billion.