Forbes List of the World's Most Powerful People - 2013

Forbes RankName/TitlePositionOrganization/ CountryAge
1Barack ObamaPresidentUnited States52
2Angela MerkelChancellorGermany59
3Vladimir PutinPresidentRussia61
4Bill GatesCo-ChairBill & Melinda Gates Foundation57
5Pope Benedict XVIPopeRoman Catholic Church86
6Ben BernankeChairman, Federal ReserveUnited States59
7Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al SaudKingSaudi Arabia89
8Mario DraghiPresidentEuropean Central Bank66
9Xi JinpingGeneral Secretary, Communist PartyChina60
10David CameronPrime MinisterUnited Kingdom47
11Carlos Slim Helu & familyHonorary ChairmanAmérica Móvil73
12Sonia GandhiPresident, Indian National CongressIndia66
13Li KeqiangVice PremierChina58
14Francois HollandePresidentFrance59
15Warren BuffettCEOBerkshire Hathaway83
16Michael BloombergMayor, New York CityUnited States71
17Michael DukeCEOWal-Mart Stores63
18Dilma RousseffPresidentBrazil65
19Manmohan SinghPrime MinisterIndia81
20Sergey BrinCofounder, Director Of Special ProjectsGoogle40
20Larry PageCEOGoogle40
21Ali Hoseini-KhameneiGrand AyatollahIran74
22Rex TillersonCEOExxon Mobil61
23Benjamin NetanyahuPrime MinisterIsrael63
24Jeffrey ImmeltCEOGeneral Electric57
25Mark ZuckerbergCofounder, Chairman and CEOFacebook29
26Rupert MurdochChairman and CEONews Corp82
27Jeff BezosCEOAmazon.com49
28Ashfaq Parvez KayaniChief of Army StaffPakistan61
29Mario MontiPrime MinisterItaly70
30Ban Ki-moonSecretary-GeneralUnited Nations69