Fortune released 2016 World's Greatest Leaders list

Mar 27, 2016 15:17 IST

Fortune Magazine on 24 March 2016 released the World's Greatest Leaders list. This was the third annual list from the magazine and consists of leaders from a wide spectrum of activities – politics, business, religion, etc.

The leaders were chosen after a poll by the readers on the basis of how they inspire others to act.

While the list was topped by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal figured in the list at the 42nd position for his contributions towards curbing pollution in one of the most polluted cities in the world.

Key leaders figured in the list

Leader (Rank)


Jeff Bezos (1)

CEO, Amazon

Angela Merkel (2)

Chancellor, Germany

Aung Saan Suu Kyi (3)

Leader, National League for Democracy

Pope Francis Pontiff (4)

Roman Catholic Church

Tim Cook (5)

CEO, Apple

Sheik Hasina (10)

Prime Minister, Bangladesh

Nikki Haley (17)

Governor, South Carolina

Reshma Saujani (20)

Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code

Maurizio Macri (26)

President, Argentina

Christine Lagarde (36)

Managing Director, IMF

Amina Mohammed (39)

Minister of Environment, Nigeria

Arvind Kejriwal (42)

Chief Minister, New Delhi

Justin Trudeau (48)

Prime Minister, Canada

Tshering Tobgay (50)

Prime Minister, Bhutan

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