Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai have once again bagged a position in the ‘World’s Most Admired People of 2019’ list.
Malala Yousafzai climbed one spot higher since last year securing sixth place. Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan have climbed the highest up the tables since last year, both having risen three places– seventh place and 17th place respectively.
The top five men remain unchanged since last year. Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the world’s most admired man. He’s topped the list every time. Former US president Barack Obama comes in second, and the third to fifth places are all occupied by Chinese figures: actor Jackie Chan in third, president Xi Jinping in fourth and businessman Jack Ma in fifth. Angelina Jolie has now been replaced by Michelle Obama who bagged first place as the world’s most admired woman. Angelina, has fallen from first place to third place this year, while US talk show and philanthropist host Oprah Winfrey coming second in the 2019 list.