World's 10 Most Powerful People 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked as the world's ninth most powerful person by Forbes magazine in a 2015 list which is topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Modi was placed 14th in the 2014 Forbes list of world's powerful people. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is at the second spot followed by US President Barack Obama (third) and Pope Francis (fourth) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (fifth).

Dec 03, 2015, 15:21 PM IST
1. Vladimir Putin
1/10

1. Vladimir Putin

2. Angela Merkel
2/10

2. Angela Merkel

3. Barack Obama
3/10

3. Barack Obama

4. Pope Francis
4/10

4. Pope Francis

5. Xi Jinping
5/10

5. Xi Jinping

6. Bill Gates
6/10

6. Bill Gates

7. Janet Yellen
7/10

7. Janet Yellen

8. David Cameron
8/10

8. David Cameron

9. Narendra Modi
9/10

9. Narendra Modi

10. Larry Page
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10. Larry Page