Poll: Michelle Obama most admired woman in the world
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Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump touts new immigration policy, backtracks on tax cuts Obama explains decision to get into movie business: 'We all have a sacred story' Juan Williams: Democrats finally hit Trump where it hurts MORE is the most admired woman in the world, according to a new poll.

The former first lady led the pack in a survey released Thursday by market research firm YouGov.

Obama came out ahead of an array of high-profile women, besting Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyMichelle Obama: 'There's zero chance' I run for president Michael Moore urges Michelle Obama to run against Trump Marianne Williamson: Oprah is 'absolutely not' advising me on presidential run MORE in second, actress Angelina Jolie, who came in third, and Queen Elizabeth II, fourth on the list.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona The Hill's Morning Report - Trump touts new immigration policy, backtracks on tax cuts Hickenlooper announces Senate bid MORE took the eighth place spot, ahead of Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftTaylor Swift donates thousands to help fan pay college tuition: 'Get your learn on, girl!' Taylor Swift defends staying out of the 2016 election: 'I just knew I wasn't going to help' Poll: Michelle Obama most admired woman in the world MORE, Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres. First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpEx-Melania Trump adviser raised concerns of excessive inauguration spending weeks before events: CNN The Hill's Morning Report - Trump moves green cards, citizenship away from poor, low-skilled White House seeks volunteers, musicians for Christmas celebrations MORE came in at number 19.

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates was named the most admired man on the planet, with former President Obama right behind him in the runner-up slot. Action movie star Jackie Chan, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Alibaba founder Jack Ma ranked third through fifth in the survey, respectively.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor The US-Iranian scuffle over a ship is a sideshow to events in the Gulf South Korea: US, North Korea to resume nuclear talks 'soon' MORE landed in 14th place, while Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinJoe Walsh 'strongly, strongly considering' a primary challenge to Trump GOP group calls on Republican senators to stand up to McConnell on election security in new ads Trump, France's Macron discuss G-7 ahead of annual meeting MORE was the 10th most admired man, according to those surveyed.

It was better news for the Trumps in a separate YouGov survey of America's most admired people. The current commander in chief came in second place, right behind the 44th president. Melania Trump ranked third in the women's category, behind Michelle Obama and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg defends conservative Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch Ginsburg dismisses court packing and term limits for Supreme Court justices Ginsburg says she hopes to serve on bench 'as long as' Stevens did MORE.