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Poll: Michelle Obama most admired woman in the world

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Michelle Obama 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 Winfrey in second, actress Angelina Jolie, who came in third, and Queen Elizabeth II, fourth on the list.

{mosads}Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took the eighth place spot, ahead of Taylor Swift, Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres. First lady Melania Trump 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 Trump landed in 14th place, while Russian President Vladimir Putin 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 Ginsburg.

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