Top 10 most powerful people in the world [2022]

We present you list of the world’s most powerful people in 2022.

There are 7.9 billion humans on the planet Earth & each one of them is busy in their personal lives, living as they want to live. But what if this isn’t true? What if you are being controlled by someone?

There are certain individuals who hold the power to run the globe, their decisions can cause destruction as well as tremendous development. We are talking about the world’s 10 most powerful people, let’s check who they are.

Top 10 most powerful people in the world:

10. Jerome Powell

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Jerome Powell is the chairman of the American Federal Reserve & ranks 10th on our list of the world’s most powerful people. Powell is responsible for framing the monetary policy of the US. His decisions can lead to a tremendous fall & rise in the stock markets around the world.

9. Narendra Modi

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Narendra Modi is the 14th prime minister of India. Responsible for the lives of 130 crore Indians & the operations of the world’s largest democracy, Narendra Modi ranks 9th on our list. Since 2014, the reigns of India have been under the hand of PM Modi.

8. Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud

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Mohammed bin Salman is the crown prince & deputy prime minister of Saudi Arabia. Appointed in 2017 as crown prince, he also serves as the chairman of the Council for Economic & Development Affairs, Council of Political and Security Affairs and the Ministry of Defense. Mohammed bin Salman is credited with bringing many reforms & making Saudi Arabia what it is today.

7. Bill Gates

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Bill Gates is one of the richest businessmen in the world & ranks 7th on our list of the world’s most powerful people. He is the founder of the world’s largest personal computer company, Microsoft. Bill & his ex-wife Melinda started Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 1999, it is now the world’s largest private charity foundation.

6. Pope Francis

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Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church & is one of the most popular global leaders. From being a bouncer to a member of the Society of Jesus, Pope Francis advocated traditional philosophy. He also maintained his stance on peace in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.

5. Jeff Bezos

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Jeff Bezos is the world’s 2nd richest businessman & ranks 5th on our list of the world’s most powerful people. He is the founder & chief executive officer (CEO) of Amazon Inc. Amazon was started as an online bookstore & is now the world’s largest online sales company with net sales of $400 billion. Bezos also owns an aeronautical company, Blue Origin & has also travelled to space in his private shuttle.

4. Angela Merkel

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Angela Merkel is the former chancellor of Germany. She is known as the most powerful woman in the world. Merkel was the first female chancellor of Germany. She was also regarded as the de facto leader of the European Union.

3. Joe Biden

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Succeeding Donald Trump in 2020, Joe Biden became the 46th president of the US. He is the oldest elected president of the US. As soon as Biden gained power he signed 17 executive orders mostly reversing the former president Donald Trump’s foreign policies. Biden controls the world’s largest economy & his decisions affect almost every country on the globe.

2. Vladimir Putin

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Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia is the 2nd most powerful person in the world. He is in power as the president of Russia since 2012. From being an intelligence officer to the prime minister, Putin has emerged as a powerful leader. Currently, he is waging a war against the neighbouring country Ukraine. Despite facing several restrictions from the world, Vladimir Putin is marching towards his goal of defeating Ukraine.

1. Xi Jinping

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Xi Jinping is the most powerful person in the world. He is the president of China that is the supreme power of the globe. He controls the reigns of the world’s largest manufacturer & one of the largest economies. Xi is often portrayed as a dictator for his policies & censorship. Even though there are several cases of human rights violations & censorship of media, China has risen tremendously under his rule. Xi is likely to play an important role in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.

These were the top 10 most powerful people in the world.