Most powerful people in the world right now
This list was first comprised in 2009. This is the current 2018 list. Year 2019 will be published in January.
1. Xi Jinping – China, 2. Vladimir Putin – Russia, 3. Donald Trump – USA, 4. Angela Merkel – Germany (EU), 5. Jeff Bezos (Amazon),
6.Pope Francis – Vatican, 7. Bill Gates – Gates Foundation/ Microsoft, 8. Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud – Saudi Arabia, Narendra Modi – PM India, 10. Larry Page – Google.
For the first time, a British Prime Minister has not featured. In fact, no British person has featured since 2016 and the popular vote to leave the European Union