The 50 Most Powerful People in the World [The Global Elite]

  1. Barack Obama [More...]
  2. Hu Jintao [More...]
  3. Nicolas Sarkozy [More...]
  4. Ben Bernanke [More...]
  5. Jean-Claude Trichet [More...]
  6. Masaaki Shirakawa [More...]
  7. Gordon Brown [More...]
  8. Angela Merkel [More...]
  9. Vladimir Putin [More...]
  10. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud [More...]
  11. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei [More...]
  12. Kim Jong Il [More...]
  13. Bill Clinton [More...]
  14. Hillary Clinton [More...]
  15. Timothy Geithner [More...]
  16. Gen. David Petraeus [More...]
  17. Sonia Gandhi [More...]
  18. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva [More...]
  19. Warren Buffett [More...]
  20. Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani [More...]
  21. Nuri al-Maliki [More...]
  22. Bill Gates [More...]
  23. Melinda Gates [More...]
  24. Nancy Pelosi [More...]
  25. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan [More...]
  26. Mike Duke [More...]
  27. Rahm Emanuel [More...]
  28. Eric Schmidt [More...]
  29. Jamie Dimon [More...]
  30. David Axelrod [More...]
  31. Valerie Jarrett [More...]
  32. Dominique Strauss-Kahn [More...]
  33. Rex Tillerson [More...]
  34. Steve Jobs [More...]
  35. John Lasseter [More...]
  36. Michael Bloomberg [More...]
  37. Pope Benedict XVI [More...]
  38. Katsuaki Watanabe [More...]
  39. Rupert Murdoch [More...]
  40. Jeff Bezos [More...]
  41. Shahrukh Khan [More...]
  42. Osama bin Laden [More...]
  43. Hassan Nasrallah [More...]
  44. Dr. Margaret Chan [More...]