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The former American First Lady Michelle Obama rose Angelina Jolie to become the world's most admired woman

Michelle Obama takes over Angelina Jolie as & # 39; the world's most admired woman & # 39 ;, as David Attenborough and the Queen remain the most popular figures in the British public, reveals new survey

  • Ex-US First Lady and Bill Gates elected the most admirable man and woman in the world
  • David Attenborough and the Queen remained the most admired figures in Britain
  • British voted Nigel Farage more admirably than the pope in the YouGov survey
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Michelle Obama and Bill Gates have been named the most admired man and woman in the world according to a new poll.

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The former US First Lady used Angelina Jolie to conquer the top spot on the list that was put together by YouGov.

Billionaire tech mogul Bill Gates remained & # 39; the world's most popular male figure, and has always been at the top of the list since the start of the 2015 study.

The former American First Lady Michelle Obama rose Angelina Jolie to become the world's most admired woman

The former American First Lady Michelle Obama rose Angelina Jolie to become the world's most admired woman

Bill Gain, millionaire tech mogul, remained the world's most admired man for the fourth time in a row. He was at the top of the list since the YouGov survey launched in 2015

Bill Gain, millionaire tech mogul, remained the world's most admired man for the fourth time in a row. He was at the top of the list since the YouGov survey launched in 2015

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Bill Gain, millionaire tech mogul, remained the world's most admired man for the fourth time in a row. He was at the top of the list since the YouGov survey launched in 2015

The list includes 20 men and 20 women who were selected after 42,000 people were interviewed in 41 countries

The list includes 20 men and 20 women who were selected after 42,000 people were interviewed in 41 countries

The list includes 20 men and 20 women who were selected after 42,000 people were interviewed in 41 countries

Both beat various influential leaders and personalities including Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and even the Dalai Lama.

The list includes 20 men and 20 women who were selected after 42,000 people were interviewed in 41 countries.

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Close to Gates for the & # 39; most admired man & # 39; former US President Barack Obama, actor and martial artist Jackie Chan, president of China Xi Jingping and Chinese business magnate Jack Ma.

Just before Gates for the & # 39; most admired man & # 39; fell the former US President Barack Obama

Just before Gates for the & # 39; most admired man & # 39; fell the former US President Barack Obama

Actress-turned-humanitarian Angelina Jolie fell two places from last year

Actress-turned-humanitarian Angelina Jolie fell two places from last year

Just before Gates for the & # 39; most admired man & # 39; fell the former US President Barack Obama. Actress-changed-humanitarian Angelina Jolie fell to third place two places from last year

TOP MOST PRESERVED WOMEN IN THE WORLD

Michelle Obama 8.8%

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Oprah Winfrey 6.9%

Angelina Jolie 6.8%

Queen Elizabeth II 5.9%

Emma Watson 4%

Malala Yousafzai 3.9%

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Peng Liyuan 3.9%

Hillary Clinton 3.6%

Tu Youyou 3.5%

Taylor Swift 3.3%

TOP MOST PRESERVED MEN IN THE WORLD

Bill Gates 9.6%

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Barack Obama 9.2%

Jackie Chan 5.7%

Xi Jinping 5.1%

Jack Ma 4.9%

Narendra Modi 4.8%

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Cristiano Ronaldo 4.3%

Dalai Lama 4.2%

Lionel Messi 3.8%

Vladimir Putin 3.7%

Actor and martial artist Jackie Chan came in third

Actor and martial artist Jackie Chan came in third

President of China Xi Jingping was elected the fourth most admirable man in the world
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President of China Xi Jingping was elected the fourth most admirable man in the world

Actor and martial artist Jackie Chan (left) and president of China Xi Jingping (right) third and fourth place on the men's list

Talk hotel Host Oprah Winfrey was voted the most admirable woman in the world

Talk hotel Host Oprah Winfrey was voted the most admirable woman in the world

Harry Potter star Emma Watson came in fifth

Harry Potter star Emma Watson came in fifth

Talk hotel Host Oprah Winfrey was voted the most admirable woman in the world while Harry Potter star Emma Watson finished in fifth place

TOP 10 MOST PRESERVED WOMEN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

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Queen Elizabeth II 22.6%

Michelle Obama 13%

Judi Dench 7.7%

J. K. Rowling 6.8%

Malala Yousafzai 5.4%

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Caroline Lucas 3.5%

Angela Merkel 3.3%

Oprah Winfrey 3%

Theresa may 2.9%

Nicola Steur 2.9%

TOP 10 MOST PRESERVED MEN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

David Attenborough 25.8%

Barack Obama 14.1%

Prince William 5.9%

Prince Harry 5.8%

Bill Gates 5.8%

Dalai Lama 5.5%

Nigel Farage 3.8%

Prince Charles 3.4%

Jeremy Corbyn 3.3%

Pope Francis 2.3%

Rounding out the top five for the ladies category are talk show host Oprah Winfrey, actress-become-humanitarian Angelina Jolie, the queen and Harry Potter star Emma Watson.

A large number of women from the entertainment industry appear on the worldwide list with performances by Madonna, Taylor Swift, Priyanka Chopra and Ellen DeGeneres.

A number of politicians also featured, including Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, Theresa May and Melania Trump.

For the men's list there are many business people and sports stars including Warren Buffet, Elon Musk, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Meanwhile, David Attenborough and the Queen remained the most admired figures in Britain in a poll in which Nigel Farage was rated higher than the Pope.

David Attenborough has again been voted the most admired man in Britain

David Attenborough has again been voted the most admired man in Britain

The queen remained the most admired women in the country

The queen remained the most admired women in the country

Meanwhile, David Attenborough and the Queen remained the most admired figures in Britain

The YouGov poll saw that Nigel Farage was more admirable than the Pope

The YouGov poll saw that Nigel Farage was more admirable than the Pope

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

The YouGov poll saw that Nigel Farage was more admirable than the Pope

The British public voted behind Prince William and Prince Harry respectively in third and fourth place behind Barack Obama.

Bill Gates completed the top five, closely followed by the Dalai Lama. Brexit party leader Nigel Farage was in sixth place, chosen more admirably than Prince Charles and the Pope.

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton – who came ninth last year – was nowhere to be found on the women's list, which contained only one royal in the queen.

Michelle Obama, Dame Judi Dench, Harry Potter author JK Rowling and Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai were the top five.

Politicians were very prominent, with former Green Party leader, Caroline Lucas, Theresa May and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, who were in sixth, ninth and tenth place respectively.

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