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Michelle Obama is ‘most admired’ woman in the world, new poll says

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Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in the world. TNS

Michelle Obama, Queen Elizabeth II and Priyanka Chopra are among the most admired women in the world, a new survey finds.

YouGov’s annual survey analyses who in the world people admire. This year, the study expanded to cover the views of people in 41 counties – the most ever – with a total of 42,000 people answering the questions “Who do you truly admire?” and “Who do you most admire” from March to June.

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Queen Elizabeth II views an exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. File Photo/AFP

According to the results, Academy Award-winning actress and human rights activist Angelina Jolie landed in third place, while Queen Elizabeth II was fourth on the list.

Mrs. Obama was once again number one on the women’s list.

It includes five new individuals: US first lady Melania Trump, Chinese singer Peng Liyuan, Chinese scientist Tu Youyou, Indian actress Sushmita Sen and US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.

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Priyanka Chopra among world’s most admired women.


As for the most admired men in the world, Microsoft founder Bill Gates came out on top, followed by former US president Barack Obama, and actor

Jackie Chan.

In the UK, the list changes somewhat, with natural history David Attenborough topping the list (25.7 per cent), preceded by Mr Obama (14 per cent) , and the Duke of Cambridge (5.8 per cent).

The Independent

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