Forbes list of 20 most Powerful People in the World - 2011

 

Rank


Name/Title


Organization


Age


1


Barack Obama


President,United States of America


50


2


Vladimir Putin


Prime Minister,Russia


59


3


Hu Jintao


President, People's Republic ofChina


68


4


Angela Merkel


Chancellor,Germany


57


5


Bill Gates


Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


56


6


Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud


King,Saudi Arabia


87


7


Pope Benedict XVI


Pope, Roman Catholic Church


84


8


Ben Bernanke


Chairman of the Federal Reserve,United States of America


57


9


Mark Zuckerberg


Founder, Facebook


27


10


David Cameron


Prime Minister,United Kingdom


45


11


Sonia Gandhi


President, Indian National Congress


64


12


Mario Draghi


President, European Central Bank


64


13


Nicolas Sarkozy


President, France


56


14


Wen Jiabao


Premier, People's Republic ofChina


69


15


Zhou Xiaochuan


Governor, People's Bank ofChina


63


16


Hillary Clinton


Secretary of State,United States of America


64


17


Michael Bloomberg


Mayor,New York City


69


18


Timothy Geithner


Secretary of the Treasury,United States of America


50


19


Manmohan Singh


Prime Minister,India


79


20


Warren Buffett


CEO,BerkshireHathaway


81


Source:  Forbes