The most influential people in the world in 2013.List of Forbes( Forbes)

29th: Michael Bloomberg( born February 14, 1942, Boston, USA) is an American businessman, the mayor of New York. With a fortune of $ 31 billion, he ranks 17th in the list of the richest people in the world. Bloomberg was born into a Jewish family, a descendant of immigrants from Russia.

28th: ​​Manmohan Singh( born September 26, 1932, Gakh, West Punjab, now Pakistan) is the Prime Minister of India.

27th: Lloyd Blankfein( born September 20, 1954, New York, USA) is an American businessman of Jewish origin, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of one of the world's largest commercial banks Goldman Sachs.

26th: Binyamin Netanyahu( born October 21, 1949, Tel-Aviv, Israel) is the Prime Minister of Israel.

25th: Jeffrey Jeff Immelt( born February 19, 1956, Cincinnati, USA) is Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of General Electric Corporation, one of the three largest companies in the world.

24th place: Mark Zuckerberg is an American programmer and Internet entrepreneur, creator of the world's largest social network Facebook / Facebook. Zuckerberg was born May 14, 1984 in the city of White Plains( shat New York) in a Jewish family. With a fortune of 26.5 billion dollars, it ranks 21st in the ranking of the richest people in the world. In 2010, he was named man of the year by Time magazine.

23rd place: Grand Ayatollah Ali Hosseini Khamenei( born July 17, 1939, Mashhad, Iran) - Iran's top leader( Rahbar) from 1989 to the present.

22nd: James "Jamie" Daimon( born March 3, 1956, New York, USA) is an American businessman, chairman of the board of directors and CEO of the largest US bank, JPMorgan Chase.

21st place: Sonia Gandhi( born December 9, 1946, Lusiana, Italy) is an Indian politician of Italian descent, leader of the Indian National Congress, India's largest party. Sonia Gandhi is the widow of former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi.

20th place: Dilma Van Roussef( born December 14, 1947, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) is a Brazilian politician, President of Brazil since 2011.

19th place: Timothy "Tim" Cook( born November 1, 1960, Robertsdale, USA) is the general director of the American corporation Apple.

18th place: François Hollande( born August 12, 1954, Rouen, France) is a French politician, president of France since 2012, first secretary of the Socialist Party of France in 1997-2008.

17th place: Laurence "Larry" Page( born March 26, 1973, Lansing, USA) is one of the founders of the Google search engine. Now he is the CEO of Google Inc. With a fortune of 30.5 billion dollars, it ranks 18th in the ranking of the richest people in the world. Larry Page in the social network Google +

Also 17th place shared with Larry Page another co-founder Google Google Sergey Brin( born August 21, 1973, Moscow, Russia).Now he manages special projects of Google Inc. With a fortune of 30.2 billion dollars, it ranks 19th in the ranking of the richest people in the world. Sergey Brin in the social network Google +

16th place: Rex Tillerson( born March 23, 1952, Wichita Falls, USA) is the chairman and chief executive officer of the world's largest private oil company Exxon Mobil.

15th place: Jeffrey Jeff Bezos( born January 12, 1964, Albuquerque, USA) is the head and founder of the Internet company, the founder and owner of the Blue Origin aerospace company and the owner of the Washington Post publishing house. In 1999, Time magazine called him the man of the year. With a fortune of $ 29.9 billion, it ranks 20th in the ranking of the richest people in the world.

14th place: Li Keqiang( born July 1, 1955, Dingyuan County, China) - Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China since 2013.

13th place: Warren Buffett( born August 30, 1930, Omaha, USA) is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Director of the holding company Berkshire Hathaway engaged in investment, insurance and reinsurance. Berkshire Hathaway currently owns many companies in various industries such as confectionery, retail, railroads, vacuum cleaner manufacturers, interior items, publishing and jewelry business, and regional housing and communal services companies. The personal state of Warren Buffett is 64.6 billion dollars, according to this indicator Buffett is in second place in the US and third in the world.

12th place: Carlos Slim Elu( born January 28, 1940, Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican businessman of Arab origin, the son of emigrants from Lebanon. He owns the world's fifth largest cellular operator América Móvil, as well as the Mexican holding company Grupo Carso. Personal status of Carlos Slim is $ 70.8 billion, in this indicator, he is in first place in Latin America and the second in the world.

11th place: David Cameron( born October 9, 1966, London, United Kingdom) is a British politician, leader of the Conservative Party, Prime Minister of Great Britain since 2010.

10th place: Michael "Mike" Duke( born December 7, 1949) is the CEO of the American company Wal-Mart Stores, which manages the world's largest retail chain.

9th place: Mario Draghi( born September 3, 1947, Rome, Italy) is an Italian economist, chairman of the European Central Bank since November 2011.

8th place: Abdullah ibn Abdel Aziz Al Saud( born August 1, 1924,Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) is the King of Saudi Arabia.

7th place: Ben Shalom Bernanke( born December 13, 1953, Augusta, USA) is an American economist of Jewish origin. He served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from February 2006 to February 2014.Time magazine recognized Bernanke as the man of the year in 2009.

6th place: William "Bill" Gates( born October 28, 1955, Seattle, USA) is one of the creators and the largest shareholder of Microsoft. With a fortune of 77.5 billion dollars is the richest man in the world. In 2005, together with his wife Melinda and singer Bono was named man of the year by Time magazine.

5th place: Angela Dorothea Merkel( born July 17, 1954, Hamburg, Germany) is the most influential woman in the world, since 2005 she has been the Federal Chancellor of Germany after the victory of the party led by her Christian Democratic Union.

4th place: Pope Francis Francis( until the election - Jorge Mario Bergolo, born December 17, 1936, Buenos Aires, Argentina) - the first for more than 1200 years, the Pope is not from Europe. Francis was elected Pope on March 13, 2013, the same year was named man of the year by Time magazine.

3rd place: Xi Jinping( born June 1, 1953, Foupin County, China) - Chairman of the People's Republic of China since 2013.

2 nd place: Barack Obama( born August 4, 1961, Honolulu, USA) - the 44th president of the United States since 2009.Obama is the first African American to be nominated by the US president from one of the two largest parties. Twice named man of the year by Time magazine( 2008, 2012).

1 st place: Vladimir Putin( born October 7, 1952, St. Petersburg, Russia) - President of Russia. Putin was named man of the year by Time magazine in 2007.

The American magazine Forbes( Forbes) annually makes a rating of the most influential people of the world. The list of 2013 included 73 people who settled down in 72 places. This difference was due to the fact that Forbes magazine considered equal for the two co-founders of Google company, and they divided the 17th place of the rating.
Below are the top 30 positions of the Forbes list. Completely the entire rating( top-72) can be downloaded in the appendix to the article. Data on the personal status of the participants in the rating are presented for April 2014.

30th place: Li Kashin( born 13 June 1928, Chaozhou, China) is a Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist, the richest man in Asia( his fortune is 34.2 billion dollars).In business circles has the nickname "Superman".The companies of Lee Kashin employ more than 270 thousand people working in 53 countries.