This is a society of power and money. In order to gain respect in this society, there are two other shortcuts besides your own personality charm. You need either power or money. So what are the figures on the 2018 Forbes power list now? Xiaobian takes you through the analysis of one to ten influential people.
1. China's president Xi Jinping
China is the most populous country in the world, and about 70% of its 1.3 billion people are in the golden working age between 15 and 64. China is also the largest creditor country of the United States. In the global financial crisis, the Chinese government implemented a large-scale economic stimulus plan, which made the Chinese stand firm in the crisis. The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games showed the world a modern and harmonious society.
2. Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russia has 1 / 9 of the world's land area, rich in oil, natural gas and mineral resources. The former KGB agent has more power than his predecessor, Dmitry Medvedev. He has no fear of using his power to influence the world.
3. President trump of the United States
His country has the largest, most innovative and dynamic economy in the world. He is the head of the only superpower in the world. He is the commander-in-chief of the richest and most lethal army on the planet. His fingers control the nuclear arsenal with more than 5000 nuclear warheads. His Democratic Party controls both the house and the Senate of the United States.
4. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
The first female chancellor in German history, Angela Merkel, is hard-working, steady and pragmatic, with outstanding achievements. She is known as the "Iron Lady" in German politics. On March 14, 2018, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was confirmed as the Federal Chancellor of Germany for the fourth time.
5. Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon
On March 6, 2018, when the Forbes 2018 rich list was released, Jeff & middot; Bezos became the richest man with $112 billion. In April 2018, he was honored as the most influential person in the world by time in 2018.
6. Pope Francis
Francis is the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. His real name is Jorge Mario bergoglio, a Jesuit, the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and also a herdsman who lives in Argentina as a believer in Oriental rites. They were elected in the 5th ballot on March 13, 2013 at around 7 p.m. Vatican time (around 2 a.m. Beijing time, March 14, 2013). He was the first Jesuit Pope and the first Latin American Pope.
7. Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft
His full name is William Henry Gates (October 28, 1955 -), chairman of Microsoft Corporation. Founded Microsoft company with Paul & middot; Allen, former chief executive officer and chief software designer of Microsoft, holds more than 8% of the company's common stock, and is the company's largest individual shareholder. From 1995 to 2007, Bill Gates was the richest man in the world for 13 consecutive years.
8. King of Saudi Arabia: Salman & middot; Ben & middot; Abdulaziz & middot; Al Saud
The king of Saudi Arabia is the head of state of Saudi Arabia and the head of the Saudi family. In Saudi Arabia, the king is known as the "commander of state power", which shows that the king of Saudi Arabia has absolute sovereignty over the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
9. Prime Minister of India: Narendra & middot; modi
Narendra Modi, now prime minister of India, is a firm leader of doers. His development path will make India prosperous and unlike China. In an article entitled "modi sets Gujarat on the road of rapid development", the financial times highly praised the development speed of Gujarat, saying that it is' the most popular investment place in India, and the development speed continues to grow in double digits'.
10. Google CEO Larry Page
If knowledge is power, then perhaps information is power as well. A net worth of $30.6 billion is enough to put them at the top of Forbes' fortune list.