The List Of World’s Most Powerful People of 2016 By Forbes Is Out, And Modi With His Demonetization Menace Has Made It In The Top 10
What would you equate power with? Money, politics, age, religion, etc. Forbes has come out with the list of world’s most powerful people of 2016, and you will find people defying and representing some of the aspects of power mentioned above. Whether they used their power in favour or against the masses is debatable, because the fact that “with great power comes great responsibility” is quite relative. Here we will discuss some of the entries which are quite intriguing to us.
1. Modi – The Man With A Plan
India has made it to the list and the choice is obvious. PM Modi took the historical decision to devalue the old currency in order to curb corruption and black money. His decision is a cure or curse will be decided in time, but the man surely made a mark. With his unparalleled influence on people, Modi sits on number 9 in the list.
2. Vladimir Putin – The Man Who Can’t Be Tamed
The sombre face and eyes that scream of undisputable power, Vladimir Putin has made it to #1 in the list. He has been in power for over 24 years. He will remain in charge of the Russian office till 2018 /or 2024, provided he wins the next term as well. Putin is known to mould the laws of Russia in the favour of his office.
3. Mark Zuckerberg – The Man With A Book
What is the first thing you check after opening your eyes? Who do tell all your stories? Who helps you keep a check on your ex? It’s the creation of this man which has become a part your life. Facebook has become a household name, and so is Zuckerberg. He is unstoppable with his digital ventures and achievements don’t stop here. Mark Zuckerberg, 32, is also the youngest person among the top 10 sitting on #10.
4. Donald Trump – The Man Who Can Grab ’em By The Pussy
Trump’s position on the list is #2 which is surprising because so far he has made sure to stay on the top. Well, no one messes with Putin anyway. He has influenced majourity of Americans to elect him for the presidency, became the headline in every country for his politics and hate speeches, more than anyone else, Donald Trump deserves to be on the list. 2016 has been gold for this man.
5. Larry Page – The Man Who Owns Google
Google is an empire in itself, and the CEO of the parent company of Google is bound to make his place on the list. He sits on #8 representing the digital space moguls along with Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. Tech savvys would know how Alphabet took over with a bang. Generating revenues unimaginable to most of us, Page speaks of immense power.
Check out the entire list here – http://www.forbes.com/powerful-people/list/