Top 5 Politicians in the World
Today, we will be looking at the top 5 politicians in the world, and you may be surprised to see who made it on the list. Before I reveal my number one pick, I would like to tell you about a few of the honorable mentions that just missed out on this list. My apologies to those that feel slighted or upset about not cutting; I am sure you are fantastic politicians, and I am sorry you had to be left off the list. Without further ado, here are my honorable mentions
1) Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping is currently serving as General Secretary of Communist Party of China, President of the People’s Republic of China, and Chairman of Central Military Commission. Before that, he served as Vice-President from 2008 to 2013. Moreover, he was Paramount leader (Chairman) and Executive chairman at National Security Commission since its formation in 2014. Xi Jinping took over China’s presidency after 2012 when Hu Jintao stepped down.
In 2013, Forbes Magazine named him one of The World’s Most Powerful People. He is also on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in The World. Currently, he is 2nd most influential person in China and 1st most powerful person. Here are a few other achievements by
2) Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008. During his second term as Prime Minister, he was also the Chairman of United Russia, currently a ruling party. A former KGB officer, Putin has been involved with politics and rose to power on a platform centered on strengthening the central authority and restoring Russia’s standing on the world stage. On December 28, 2011, after presidential elections he won by more than 70%, Putin said he would adhere to self-imposed term limits, cutting his next term as president short by at least four years. He did not rule out running for office again after stepping down in 2024.
3) Angela Merkel
Merkel has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005, and she’s still going strong. Her motto—Mehr-Mut! or More courage! Inspired German youth to become more politically active during her time as Chancellor. She also ran for reelection in 2017 and won by a landslide, proving that people love what she’s doing. A recent poll found that 60% of Germans want her to continue serving as their leader until 2021—and considering that she is one of only two women to be named Forbes magazine’s Most Powerful Woman, it seems unlikely they’ll get their wish.
4) Emmanuel Macron
Emmanuel Macron was a member of President Francois Hollande’s Socialist government but broke away to create his party when Hollande decided not to run for reelection. Elected at age 39, he became France’s youngest-ever president and is known for his liberal economic policies and intellectualism.
The former investment banker is married to Brigitte Trogneux, a 64-year-old who was his high school teacher. The president credits his wife for his success and often mentions how she helps him juggle family life with politics.
Politician Bio – Third Paragraph: Macron is charismatic, optimistic, and determined by supporters. His critics say he lacks political experience and doesn’t know how to manage a country as diverse as France.
5) Theresa May
Theresa May is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of its Conservative Party since 2016. She has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. Ideologically, she identifies herself as a one-nation conservative.
Donald Trump is a politicians and, President of the United States of America: Donald Trump, 71-year-old, has recently won presidential elections and is set to become president. He will be sworn into office on January 20. Upon his arrival at the White House, he will be given a guard of honor by the army. And it is expected that more than one million people would show up to watch him take the oath. As president, he has promised to bring back jobs to America, reform the healthcare system and build a wall along the Mexican border.