Politicians have a crucial role in the development of a nation, because if they are efficient and capable to us their authority in a legal manner, their country will rise economically and become stronger. This article will analyze the Top 10 Current Powerful Politicians in the world. Powerful politicians are those who have the power to influence people in their and other countries and still get the support for their efforts. Every statesman has the authority to play his/hers role in the development of a country. Here are Top 10 Current Powerful Politicians:
10. Dilma Rousseff – President of Brazil
Dilma Vana Rousseff is the 36th President of Brazil since 1st of January, 2011. Prior to her presidency she was a successful politician and economist. The current president had a lot of sufferings on her way to the top, she was reportedly tortured and attacked for her struggles to raise a revolution and improve the system of Brazil. She was in prison for her beliefs, and upon releasing she continued on the same path. She has endured the struggles, and is the second most powerful women in the world, after Angela Merkel.
9. Shinzo Abe – Prime Minister of Japan
Shinzo Abe is the most popular leader of Japan. He managed to take Japan from their slow economy to a powerful one. Japan was always famous for their industries, and he is managing to lead them to the top again, and Japan is regaining its former influence. Shinzo Abe has a vision to help Japan to develop friendly ties in Asia and all over the world. In the same time he focuses on development.
8. Narendra Modi – Prime Minister of India
Narendra Damodardas Modi has emerged as a revolutionary for the Indian government. He was the former Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 till 2014. He is currently the 14th Prime Minister of India. Narendra Modi is constantly working to free his nation from corruption. He is also working on the development of India; he approved a project regarding a construction for Hydrogen bombs.
7. Kim Jong Un – Supreme Leader of North Korea
Kim Jong Un is the Supreme Leader of North Korea, following the steps of his father, Kim Jong Il. He is also Chairman of the Central Military Commission, First Chairman of the National Defense, First Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea, and many more. He is only in his thirties.
6. Angela Merkel – Prime Minister of Germany
Angela Merkel is on the sixth position in Top 10 current Powerful Politicians because Germany has a strong economy and was instrumental to the setting up of the EU. She is a Chancellor since 2005. Angela Merkel emerged as first stateswomen in Germany at politics during the 1989’s Revolution, and was appointed a deputy spokesperson for East German Government in 1990. Since 2000, she is the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Her popularity is currently decreasing because people aren’t happy with how she dealt with the situation of Syrian refugees.
5. David Cameron – Prime Minister of United Kingdom
David William Donald Cameron is one of the most popular Britain senior politicians, and the Prime Minister. He worked hard to create friendly relationships with other nations. His vision made United Kingdom strong and he is the Prime Minister since 2010. He has been re-elected and played an important role in stopping Scotland from seceding. United Kingdom was one of the strongest colonizers and still has a lot of influence all over the world.
4. King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabi
King Salman of Saudi Arabia is the ruler of the country that has the biggest reserves of oil. Therefore, Saudi Arabia has a lot of oil revenue which gives them a lot of influence. The King Salman plays an important role in controlling the oil prices.
3. Vladimir Putin – President of Russia
Vladimir Putin may be seen as the Top politician in the World. However, Russia’s economy is not performing well currently, since the sanctions and their annexation of Crimea. Their negative image reduced their influence in the world. Vladimir Putin had a lot influence in development of Russia’s economy during the 90s and in present. He is firm and strong, with daring speeches. He was a Prime Minister of Russia two times from 1999 to 2000 and 2008 to 2012. He is currently the President, and was the president from 2000 to 2008. Therefore, for around 20 years he is constantly present as a dominating figure in the Russia, and the World.
2. Donald Trump – President of United States of America
Donald Tramp is the new President of United States. Nobody has foreseen his victory, and this controversial businessmen is now one of the strongest politicians in the world currently. He is at the second place because the economy of the USA is not that well. They owe billions of dollars to the Chinese in state bonds, and the US senate had to increase the borrowing limit in order for the government to continue to function properly. This clearly shows that their influence is also decreasing.
1. Xi Jinping – President of People’s Republic of China
Xi Jinping is the President of the People’s Republic of China since his appointment on 5th of November, 2012. Since his appointment China is under constant development and is raising its influence. He implied progressive acts to change the status of China. His decisions for security, development, creation of relationships with other nations, and other acts are being praised. China is claiming its hold over some disputed pieces of land and seas. Since China’s economy is rising it can influence smaller countries to support their cause. He is truly the number 1 in the Top 10 Current Powerful Politicians.
There are a lot of powerful politicians in the world, maybe some other names belong here too, but hopefully the selection has been successful. The economy of the country is the prevailing factor, especially in the Top 3 of the Top 10 Current Powerful Politicians. This is why Xi Jinping is the number one, because China is emerging as one of the Most Powerful countries in the world.