Poll: Michelle Obama most admired woman in the world
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Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaOvernight Health Care: Trump reportedly lashed out at health chief over polling | Justices to hear ObamaCare birth control case | Trump rolls back Michelle Obama school lunch rules Trump to roll back Michelle Obama's school lunch rules on vegetables, fruits Barack Obama shares birthday message to Michelle: 'In every scene, you are my star' 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 WinfreyTrump and Obama equally admired? Eight things popularity polls tell us Judge Judy rules in favor of Mike Bloomberg, will join him on campaign trail We must work to resist the culture of cruelty 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 ClintonSupreme Court agrees to hear 'faithless elector' cases Poll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire Climate 'religion' is fueling Australia's wildfires MORE took the eighth place spot, ahead of Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftHillary Clinton to attend Sundance for premiere of 'Hillary' Memorable Trump feuds with celebrities from 2019 The Hill's Morning Report — Bloomberg is in; independents sour on impeachment MORE, Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres. First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump beefs up impeachment defense with Dershowitz, Starr Trump welcomes LSU to the White House: 'Go Tigers' The Hill's Morning Report — President Trump on trial 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 TrumpNational Archives says it altered Trump signs, other messages in Women's March photo Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process Democratic lawmaker dismisses GOP lawsuit threat: 'Take your letter and shove it' MORE landed in 14th place, while Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinDOJ releases new tranche of Mueller witness documents Russia's shakeup has implications for Putin, Medvedev and the US The Hill's Morning Report - Dems to lay out impeachment case to senators next week 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 GinsburgEqual Rights Amendment will replace equality with enforced sameness SCOTUS 'TRAP law' case and the erosion of abortion rights Trump and Obama equally admired? Eight things popularity polls tell us MORE.