Gallup Poll: Obama and Hillary Clinton Are Most Admired Man and Woman in the World

Americans named Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama as the Most Admired Woman and Most Admired Man living today in any part of the world, according to Gallup.

Clinton has held that honor for each of the last 10 years, while Obama has been crowned with that distinction four years in a row. Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Sarah Palin, and Condoleezza Rice rounded out the top five Most Admired women, while George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Billy Graham, and Warren Buffet were among the top five Most Admired men.

Hillary Clinton has now topped the list a record 16 times since 1993, ahead of Eleanor Roosevelt (13) and Margaret Thatcher (13). Dwight Eisenhower holds the record for most first-place finished among men (12), ahead of Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, with 8 each.

Join the debate: Who do you think is the Most Admired Man and Most Admired Woman in the world? Which public figures are missing from the top five of each list?


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