By Judy Kurtz
Angelina Jolie is more admired around the world than Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonFighting for affordable energy could remake presidential race Trump claims Democrats are making up polls Veterans group targets Toomey with new ad MORE or Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaClinton, Michelle Obama to hold first joint rally Thursday Obama congratulates Cubs for making it to World Series 56 memorable moments from a wild presidential race MORE, according to a new survey.
YouGov, a market research firm, polled to find out the world's most admired men and women, and released their analysis over the weekend.
On the men’s side, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates one-upped President Obama for the top ranking. Obama came in second, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping and martial artist Jackie Chan. Russian President Vladimir Putin and actor Brad Pitt came in ahead of former President Clinton, snagging the 11th and 13th spots respectively, to the ex-commander in chief’s 14th place. Former President George W. Bush was No. 20. YouGov did not indicate how many people participated in the surveys.
But it’s not all bad news for the Clintons and Obamas. A separate poll of the United States’ most admired people had the president and Hillary Clinton securing first place. In the U.S.-only survey, Clinton came in first, ahead of Malala Yousafzai and Michelle Obama. Condoleezza Rice, Angelina Jolie, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenCurt Schilling joining Breitbart: report Schilling lashes out: 'I'm apparently an anti-Semite' for asking questions Curt Schilling to Jake Tapper: How can Jews be Democrats? MORE (D-Mass.) and former first lady Laura Bush followed behind Obama, in that order. Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took 10th place, ahead of Barbara Bush.
Obama bested Pope Francis in the men’s category, who came in second on the list. Bill ClintonBill ClintonCongress, the president and the fight over expanding the rights of terror victims What would a Hillary Clinton presidency look like? 56 memorable moments from a wild presidential race MORE and former President George W. Bush took the fourth and fifth slots, while potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson came in ninth and the party’s 2012 White House hopeful, Mitt Romney, placed 13th.