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Imran Khan and Malala Yousafzai included in the list of most admired people in the world

Imran Khan and Malala Yousafzai included in the list of most admired people in the world
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The YouGov survey, which interviewed over 42,000 people in 41 nations, saw former America’s first lady as the world’s number one admired female, followed by Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, Queen Elizabeth II, and Emma Watson.

Throughout the years, Mrs. Obama has influenced millions of women and later toured the world in support of her memoir “Becoming”, that broke records around the globe.

The Harvard Grad debut memoir became the fastest-selling audiobook in the history of Penguin Random House and saw her talk at some of the world’s largest places including London’s O2 arena as she addressed life, career, family, and love.

The full list of most admired women in the world are:

  1. Michelle Obama
  2. Oprah Winfrey
  3. Angelina Jolie
  4. Queen Elizabeth II
  5. Emma Watson​
  6. Malala Yousafzai​
  7. Peng Liyuan
  8. Hillary Clinton
  9. Tu Youyou
  10. Taylor Swift
  11. Madonna
  12. Angela Merkel​
  13. Deepika Padukone​
  14. Priyanka Chopra
  15. Ellen Degeneres​
  16. Aishwarya Rai​
  17. Sushmita Sen
  18. Theresa May​
  19. Melania Trump
  20. Yang Mi

Meanwhile, Microsoft owner Bill Gates was labeled as the most admired person in the world, maintaining his position at the top of the list.

The next four admired men, along with Barack Obama, Jackie Chan, Xi Jinping, and Jack Ma, also remained the same as the results of the last poll.

See the full list of admired men in the world below:

  1. Bill Gates
  2. Barack Obama
  3. Jackie Chan
  4. Xi Jinping
  5. Jack Ma​
  6. Narendra Modi
  7. Cristiano Ronaldo
  8. Dalai Lama
  9. Lionel Messi
  10. Vladimir Putin
  11. Warren Buffett
  12. Amitabh Bachchan​
  13. Elon Musk
  14. Donald Trump
  15. Pope Francis​
  16. Shahrukh Khan​
  17. Imran Khan
  18. Salman Khan​
  19. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  20. Andy Lau​

YouGov collected open-ended nominations from panelists across 41 nations in December, asking them: “Thinking about people living in the globe today, who do you most admire[ man or woman]?” These nominations were then used to compile a list of the most-nominated 20 males and 20 females in at least four nations. For individual countries, an extra 10 popular local figures were added to the lists.


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