Most Powerful People in the world

The Top 20 most Powerful People in the world

Donald Trump President USA
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3. Donald Trump (President USA)

Donald Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was elected president in a surprise victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. He became the oldest and wealthiest person ever to assume the presidency, the first without prior military or government service, and the fifth to have won the election despite having lost the popular vote.

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Vladimir Putin Russian President
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2. Vladimir Putin (Russian President)

Vladimir Putin  is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008. In between his presidential terms he was also the Prime Minister of Russia under his close associate Dmitry Medvedev.

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Xi Jinping General secretary of the Communist Party of China
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1. Xi Jinping (General secretary of the Communist Party of China )

Xi Jinping  is a Chinese politician serving as general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), president of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC). Often described as China’s “paramount leader” since 2012, he officially received the title of “core leader” from the CPC in 2016. As general secretary, Xi holds an ex-officio seat on the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, China’s top decision-making body.

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