The Times has announced Bill Gates is the most admired person in the world. Gates tops world popularity poll. ill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and a billionaire philanthropist, earned more admiration than Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and the Pope to claim the title.
In a survey for the Times of nearly 14,000 people from thirteen countries around the world, YouGov finds that Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is admired by more than any other living person—narrowly edging out US President Barack Obama for the top spot.
The Times ranking is:
- Bill Gates
- Barack Obama
- Vladimir Putin
- Papa Francisco
- Sachin Tnedulkar. Exjugador de Cricket.
- Xi Jinping. Presidente de la República Popular China
- Narendra Modi. Ministro Jefe del Estado indio de Gujarat
Also mentioned: Dalai Lama, Messi, Michael Jordan, Cristiano Ronaldo or Angelina Jolie.
Elocuent: Fame and admiration- and their root origin – can change dramatically due to cultural reasons.