With loads of controversies stirring all over the place, both on the net, media houses, etc. it has, therefore, become imperative to draw the line; to tell, based on individual achievements and area of control, the top 10 powerful politicians in the world.
Politics has over time grown to be the game of wits, word plays, and all. And has hence, seen so many politicians involved in word fights, brawl, hate speeches, and so on and so forth. This has, in turn, caused many to be misled as to which of this politicians actually, are the ones enthroned with maximum power.
So here in this post, as mentioned earlier, we would be drawing the line and bringing to your realizations the most powerful politicians.
However, it is important to note, that we aren’t saying that those who are blessed with words aren’t actually the ones who have powers in politics. As a matter of fact, many of these people are here in our list of top 10 powerful politicians in the world.
Further, to this, it would be highly appreciated if this post isn’t misinterpreted.
Also, before we get down to the actual deal of this post, please note, that the politicians in this list aren’t the only powerful politicians that exist. For the records, thousands of them exist.
However, for the sake of sanity and precision, we have brought to the top 10 powerful politicians in the world.
Hence, without wasting time any longer, let’s set down to business…
Top 10 Powerful Politicians In The World
10. Jacob Zuma
The South African is the tenth on our list of powerful politicians in the world.
Born in South Africa, Jacob Zuma began serving his country in the year 1977, before he eventually ascended the throne of presidency in the year 2009.
During his government, Jacob maintained the full support of his people, and also his party as well. Although he was caught up in the web of corruption charges, which were later regarded has been illegal.
In subsequent times, Jacob also served as a member of the National Executive Committee, before also progressing to serve at the African National Congress, for a period of 30 years.
As a president, Zuma was well respected, and no one dared to question his authority. Jacob Zuma was born on the 12th day of April 1942 and served as a president of South Africa for 9 years.
9. Hillary Clinton
Clinton between 2009 and 2013, happens to be the 67th secretary of the United States of America. Also between 2001 and 20013, she served as the responsible senator from New York City.
Hillary became the first lady of America in 1993 when her husband became president and held on to the title until 2001. In addition, the former first lady also ran for the presidency in 2016, leading her own Democratic Party, but was defeated by Donald Trump.
Referring to the massive support bestowed upon her during her 2016’s presidential campaign, naming Hilary Clinton amongst the most powerful politicians in the world wouldn’t be a wrong title.
Hillary Clinton was born on the 26th day of October 1947. She is married to former US president, Bill Clinton.
8. Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Vana Rousseff is an economist and most importantly, a politician from Brazil. She happens to be the 36th President of Brazil, within the period of 2011 and 2016.
Dilma was excluded from office on the 31st day of August 2016, following several allegations levied against her.
However, irrespective, she is usually regarded as one of the strongest and valiant women in the political dorm. This isn’t farfetched, as it can be related back to the tough duration she had during the starting days of her career as a politician. Which even extended to her staying behind prison bars for a couple of months.
However, after gaining freedom behind bars, Dilma teamed up with Carlos Araujo which eventually created a boost to her career, hence playing a praiseworthy role in helping her become the president of Brazil in the year 2011.
Dilma Rousseff was born on the 14th day of December 1947.
7. David Cameron
With the full name, David William Donald Cameron, David was the prime minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016. He also happened to be the leader of the Conservative Party from December 2005 to July 2016.
David Cameron is taking the 6th spot on the list of our top 10 powerful politicians in the world, owing to his exemplary trait displayed all through the years he was serving under a parastatal or the other.
Cameron is popularly known for his friendly, kind, and polite attitude, which was actually one of the reasons the United Kingdom became highly respected across the world.
The senior leaders of Britain have also considered him the world most wanted person in the world, owing to his ultimate recorded success.
6. Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi is regarded as the most experienced politician in India. Modi is believed to be the stronger politician within this geographical area ever since he got the post of the 14th prime minister of India, on the 26th day of May 2014. And as history would have it, Narendra still remains the prime minister of the country.
Narendra is known for his corruption-free spirit. During his present course of governance, it was also noted that he did approve a project which launched the development of hydrogen bombs. The prime minister was also part of those who were represented at the race of time person of the year award.
Narendra Modi was born on the 17th day of September 1950, into the Gujarati family of Vadnagar.
5. Manuel Valls
By the full name, Manuel Carlos Valls Galfetti is a French politician. He served as a prime minister between the year 2014 and 2016.
Manuel Valls is popular for his extremely creative performances when he was the minister of the interior between the years 2012 and 2014, before eventually becoming the prime minister
Referring to all of these, Valls can be regarded as the most broad-minded politician, which in turn has betrothed to him maximum power that a politician can ever crave. In summary, Manuel was one of the pioneers of innovations which led to the immense growth that France experienced.
4. Barack Obama
Barack Obama takes the 4th spot on our list of top 10 powerful politicians in the world.
The former president of the United States Of America, who served for two terms, is one who is evidently popular cum loved by both residents and nonresidents of the USA.
Obama who wasn’t a national of the country upon election as president, raised loads of dust to his face, which if not for proper tackling, he might have lost the case. And this is exactly one of the reasons he’s present on our list.
As president, Obama initiated the establishment of health care program, which is not only cost-effective but also accessible for practically everyone in the states.
Owing to his down-to-earth mentality, Obama had gained substantial followership and reputation. Barack Obama stays at the 4th spot on our list.
3. Vladimir Putin
Putin is one of the most diligent, confident, valiant and trustworthy political the world can ever have.
Currently the President of Russia, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is one who has a wonderful scheme of organizing his nation, and hence the reason he’s been appointed twice to rule. Firstly as the second president, and his recent rule as the fourth President of Russia.
Vladimir was the Chairman of the United Russia Party (the ruling party) during his time as president/prime minister.
2. Imran Khan
Khan is a Pakistani politician who is widely known for his dominant kind of governance. This which he is used to doing via getting large numbers of persons together in other to embark on protest against the bad governance or emailing in the nation.
The Pakistani is also a cricket player. And for the records, Imran Khan was one of the country’s favorite player when he played for his country in 1992. Which happens to be the biggest cricket tournament that has ever happened.
Imran Khan is also known for his unwavering interest in the development of Pakistan. Coupled with his youth-point-of-view when tackling societal and economic issues.
Herein our list of top 10 powerful politicians in the world, Imran comes second!
1. Xi Jinping
And the most powerful politician in the world is Xi Jinping!
Xi Jinping is an influential senior politician who has enjoyed appointments in high ranked places in the government of China. To add, Xi is a citizen of the People’s Republic of China, and also the Chairman of the Central Military Commission.
The 65 years old politician is also the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. As a serving president and general secretary, Xi has seen to the signing of many praiseworthy projects. This has resulted in a big push towards the perfect development of China.
To this, he is usually referred to as the ‘Paramount Leader for the homeland.