Foreign Policy the 500 most powerful individuals on the planet


Interesting list of the world’s top 500 most influential people

Is it possible to identify the 500 most powerful individuals on the planet — one in 14 million? That’s what we tried to do with the inaugural FP Power Map, our inventory of the people who control the commanding heights of the industries that run the world, from politics to high finance, media to energy, warfare to religion. Think of it as a list of all the most important other lists. Here’s how they stack up — and why (sorry, declinists!) Americans are still No. 1 in pretty much everything that matters. For now.

Mahmoud AbbasPresident, Palestinian AuthorityWest BankPolitics
Tony AbbottLiberal Party leaderAustraliaPolitics
Shinzo AbePrime ministerJapanPoliticsBully Pulpit
Jill AbramsonNew York Times executive editorUSABully Pulpit
Sheldon AdelsonLas Vegas Sands CEO and chairUSAPoliticsMoney
Aga Khan IVIsmaili Muslim imamBritainBully PulpitMoney
Daniel AkersonGeneral Motors CEO and…

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