Over the last decade, the world has seen many famous politicians. Their fame as politicians and leaders has been based on their impact to the national and global development. The top 10 most famous politicians in the world today include the following;
10. Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
He has been acting as a king in Saudi Arabia and a religious leader where he is custodian in several mosques. He has contributed to the growth of Riyadh from a mid-sized town into a major urban metropolis. His leadership has encouraged tourism and foreign investments. This has seen the country earn more in foreign exchange and in setting up of more private investments. He is also known as one of the best leaders for his charitable operations to help beggars and the less fortunate.
9. Ali Khamenei
He is the Supreme Leader of Iran and also a religious leader. He is known for his economy and environmental policies. Ali Khamenei has been concerned with the environment and he has led Iranians in turning the country green. He has also unveiled a 5-year plan which will see Iran economy increase with a significant rate and also employment creation. He has been termed as one of the best leaders in history.
8. Dilma Rousseff
She is the Brazil’s president and among the most powerful women leader in the world. She has been key factor in encouraging nations to work together to enhance sustainable development. She has also been urging the Brazilian leaders to focus on the country’s economy rather than leadership only.
7. David Cameron
He is the current Prime Minister of UK. David Cameron has helped UK to establish international ties with numerous countries. He has also helped the country through the tax reform meant to balance the national budget and decrease external debts.
6. Narendra Modi
He is the Prime Minister of India. Despite being in leadership for a short term, he has already impacted in many sectors of country. Having worked as a tea serving water, Narendra Modi is quite conversant with common people’s life. His aim for a corruption free government has made many to like his leadership goals.
5. Angela Merkel
She is the current Chancellor of Germany. Angela has been ranked as the most powerful and influential woman leader in the world. She has contributed to growth of German economy and the recent asylum provision to refugees from Syria.
4. Vladimir Putin
He is the current president of Russia. Putin has led to revival of Russian economy during his era as a president. His contribution, through the army, in resolving the Syrian refugee repatriation and crisis issue has been the best among other nations worldwide.
3. Xi Jinping
Despite the high population, China has been able to perform perfectly in many sectors. Jinping, the president, has established relations with many nations which are based on business. This has led to development of the country’s economy. China has then been able to compete with the most powerful nations in the globe.
2. Imran Khan
Imran Khan is a Pakistani politician and a leader in other national sectors including education and sports. He is also known for his philanthropist actions in social welfare works in areas such as Shaukat Khanum Memorial, Namal Knowledge City, and his Imran Khan Foundation to support the needy.
1. Barack Obama
He is the current president of the US. He has been able to sustain the nation as economically stable despite slowdowns such as the recession. He has also contributed to the welfare of Americans through employment creation and other services to boost social life such as ObamaCare. He is considered as one of the best presidents in the history of US.
The making of a leader is largely determined by the legacy. In others words, what the leader is remembered for when he leaves office. In this regard, certain leaders are making a great impact in the wider society and will leave a rich legacy.