Forbes top 10 most powerful people

Dec 06, 2012, 12:05 PM IST
No. 10 David Cameron, Prime Minister United Kingdom
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No. 10 David Cameron, Prime Minister United Kingdom

No. 9 Xi Jinping, General Secretary, Communist Party of China
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No. 9 Xi Jinping, General Secretary, Communist Party of China

No 8 Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank
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No 8 Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank

No. 7 Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia
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No. 7 Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia

No. 6 Ben Bernanke, Chairman, US Federal Reserve
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No. 6 Ben Bernanke, Chairman, US Federal Reserve

No. 5 Pope Benedict XVI, Rome
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No. 5 Pope Benedict XVI, Rome

No. 4 Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft
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No. 4 Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft

No.3 Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
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No.3 Vladimir Putin, President of Russia

No.2 Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
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No.2 Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

No.1 Barack Obama, President of United States
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No.1 Barack Obama, President of United States