Top 10 Most Powerful Politicians of 2013

In all that political blather around the world we see almost all the politicians as ‘not capable’ of being politicians or any kind of leader. But do we not see those faces in this field too which somehow make their name a little secure than the others. They keep up the spirit and make their mark on the book of good names. Some of the powerful politicians of 2013 who have kept working hard and made most of their country population proud of them will be on our list today.  Although being hard enough, we came up with the ten most powerful Politicians of 2013, and here it goes.

See Also: Top 10 Worst Politicians of 2013

10. Bashar Al-Assad

Bashar al-Assad


Son of Hafez-al-Assad who ruled Syria for about 30 years, Bashar-al-Assad has been the President of Syria since 2000 after his father passed away. Graduating from the medical school the University of Damascus Bashar later worked as a physician in the Syrian Army. Despite of all the difficulties in the country Assad had been firm and strong at his position. He has fulfilled all the responsibilities of being a good leader to his country, like his late father. He makes himself to the top ten’s Tenth powerful politician of 2013.

9. Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani

Lawyer, Academic, cleric, diplomat, Iranian politician Hassan Rouhani is a recently elected as the President of the country. He has been the part of the politics since 1989 and since then has been serving Supreme National Security Council, Expediency Council, Center for strategic research and other political firms. After being registered in May, Hassan took a heavy lead in the elections and won in July. He said he will prepare a ‘Civil rights charter’ and improve the relations with West which he is likely to do, keeping an eye on his previous strong political career.

8. Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma

The President of South Africa Jacob Zuma takes the eighth rank on the list. Serving the country from 1977, Jacob had been elected as the president in the year 2009 by his party. He had been holding some corruption charges which were later declared as unlawful and despite of other charges he had full support from the people of the country and by his party workers too. He started serving in the National Executive Committee and later served the African National Congress for a long period of thirty years which afterwards lead him to become the President of the country.

7. Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel

German politician, Angela Merkel has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 is the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000 and is the only women to hold the position in both the places. She entered the field of politics in 1989 when she became the spokesperson of the East German Government. Angela is awarded with many awards some of which are, Vision for Europe award, Charlemagne Prize and B’nai B’rith Europe award. She has also been put on the ‘World’s 50 most influential figures’ in 2010.

6. Tayyip Erdogan

Tayyip Erdogan-Top 10 Powerful politicians of 2013

Since 2003 till now, Tayyip Erdogan is the 25th Prime Minister of Turkey. Graduated of an Islamic high school, Imam Hatip School, Tayyip has been the Mayor of an important city of Turkey that is Istanbul for four years, from 1994 till 1998. Tayyip had been banned from the political office and was sentenced to ten month prison, for reciting a poem to the public in the area of Siirt in Turkey, in just three months in jail he formed the Justice and development party (AKP) which became the most publicly supported party in its first year. He has been awarded with countless awards due to his services and work for the country, has also been on the list of ‘100 most influential people’ in 2004 and 2010. For his dedicated leadership to control tobacco in Turkey he has been given the World health Organization Award and has also been awarded with the highest award of the Pakistani state that is ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’.

5. Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un-Top 10 Powerful politicians of 2013

Son of Kim Jong il, Kim Jong Un is the Supreme leader of North Korea. He has taken many titles until now on which he had been working and primarily serving his country after his ancestors, the titles are, First secretary of the Worker’s Party of Korea, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, First Chairman of the National Defense Commission of Korea and Supreme commander of the Korean’s People army. He came up to the leadership seat after his father’s death in 2009, He was announced to be ‘A Great Successor’ by the state television after his services and work for his country after his father and is known to be the youngest head of state at the age of 30 now.

4. Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton-Top 10 Powerful politicians of 2013

Wife of Bill Clinton as we all know! Hillary Clinton is an American Politician and diplomat serving since 1978 when she first found herself in a chair of the first female of the Legal Services Corporation. She is the 67th United states Secretary of State from 2009-2013, Hillary Clinton has been awarded with number of Awards for her continuous work and services for Health, Women and specially children. To pull the U.S message out in the world she traveled in around 111 countries and used social media to spread her word of conduct.

3. Imran Khan

Imran Khan

A former cricketer turned Politician; Imran Khan is a philanthropist, cricket commentator, Chancellor at the University of Bradford, founding chairman of the Board of Governors of the Shaukat Khanam Memorial hospital and Research Center and the founder of Namal College (Mianwali).  Khan became the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, a political party that emerged in 1996, whereas Khan served to be the representative of Mianwali from 2002-2007 but it was not until 2013 elections when he found a suitable position of his party in the country. A large number of supporters, especially youngsters in the country polled for their new heartthrob leader. Khan was voted as the Asia’s Person of the year by the Asia Society in 2012, in the same year he was put as third in the list of ‘9 World Leaders’ on the Global Post and Jinnah Award was also presented to him. Not only these but many number of awards from different countries was awarded to him for his skills and services.

2. Barack Obama

President Barack Obama-Top 10 Powerful politicians of 2013

The 44th and the first ever African American President Barack Obama is yet again elected by the public of America in 2013 after he took place in 2009. He is a graduate of Colombia University and Harvard Law School; he worked as the Civil rights Attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of the Chicago School. Obama have served the best he can for the country and have had passed foreign policies alike to that, ending U.S military involvements in Iraq War, signed New Start arms control treaty with Russia and ordered U.S military involvement in Libya. Obama also came with the great improvement in Economic policies, Health care reforms and Domestic Policy. He was also ranked as second in the ‘9 World Leaders’ on the Global Post.

1. Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping-Top 10 Powerful politicians of 2013

Holding three positions in China, Xi Jinping is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People Republic of China and Chairman of the central Military Commission is on the top of the list. He had also been the Governor of Fujian between 1992 to 2002. Xi is the fifth continuous leader from the family and has not been given up on his responsibilities, thus has started campaigns against corruption, continued with the economic policies, has an open view towards leadership and is still working on ‘Chinese Dream’. Standing firm and strong on his first position Xi is no less than his ancestors.


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  • Mike Fridman

    Imran is the most popular politician in Pakistan. His Lahore jalsa proved that.

    • Knut Holt

      In Skandinavia there is not such a thing like popular politicians. This part of the world does not have any big existential controversies of the kind that allos politicians to take a popular stanse on, and no politixian stand out above a mediocre level.

  • safeer khan

    imranlove khan is the last hope in pakistan save so the try must .i love pakistan.

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  • shazia aslam

    we are new generation wants decision n freedom in every step. we has fade up JAGIRDARANA n WADERANE rules which is ruling ago 60yrs in Pakistan … we support them who take action against them like JOURNAL MUSHARRAF N Altaf Hussain.

  • Srivi

    India’s NARENDRA MODI should be ranked first. He is going to rule 1.2 billion people after 2014 polls. He is one of the good orator in d world after atal vajpayee. He will take india to new heights and make india as superpower. He has highest followers in both facebook and twitter. If u have any doubts check the facts…

  • http://google rb

    With in a year a strong politician NARENDRA MODI from India leads the first place.

  • SomRock

    among all these 10 leaders people are posting comment only for imran khan. for sure there is somehting wrong with it. all is fake.

    • ahmed

      dude do you know who is Imran khan actually .. ?
      He is superb .. when he go any where and if public saw him they run toward him .. they cry like he is the only one … People of Pakistan are just crazy about him .. they are not only political suppoter but also fan ..Girls make him as their crush .. dude you just don’t know how the revolution came in Pakistan after him.. 😛

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  • Burhan Azmi

    People of Pakistan, my friends be logical… Just look at the title “Most Powerful Politicians” (Nothing to do with public support on social media), what power does Imran khan has in his country , he is just an MNA, and his party is ranked 3rd in Pakistan during last elections. I don’t know what are u trying to imply.. President of PR China, President of US, then an MNA, and after that a list of presidents and public Officials…
    Please be honest and tell what is the most powerful authority in Pakistan? isn’t it Prime Minister of Pakistan, or the party-Leader with majority in NA… Again i am not talking about public support on social media.

    • Waheed

      to become prime minister does not mean is a real leader, lerader has qualities that classifiy him a good leader.

    • David

      logically, I conceive Imran Khan is really a powerful person. This proposition is susceptible of proof in many regards: the perseverance in his manners, the addicted and enthusiastic support of his followers, and the most important one is the soul of a true liberal and social activist which he owns. In fact he has the qualities of the best leaders v/s typical politicians who depend on compromise over national interests and believe in the use of power only. That is all something different in Imran khan.

      • Burhan Azmi

        Ok i agree with u.. He is a good leader and so on… But he does not fit in the ranking associated with this title. Are you saying that, “Barak Obama” and “Hillary are powerful person, because (logically):
        “>> The perseverance in their manners, the addicted and enthusiastic support of their followers, and the soul of true liberals and social activists which they own <<". No! but because they have power simple enough.
        I am not arguing about anything else, but my logic is strong enough to disqualify the validity of this this ranking. Whatever he is, but he is not "the Most powerful" in same sense as "Barak Obama" and other public officials listed.

  • Shan

    With no politicians helping pakistan we need more of these Zionist agents to help setup world class universities and hospitals in Pakistan!! It will be huge service…

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  • malik

    Imran khan is not leader but a establishment agent of national and international Jewish loby.

    • Mansoor

      Imran Khan is the best politician in the world at the moment. He is so clear in his vision and dedicated. He has done a lot even being out of power for last 20 years. Well done Imran Khan… we all salute you.

    • Asjad

      Dear BrotherPlz dont put baseless blames Imran is the only politician of Pakistan from whom jewesh and american lobby is afraidingHe is d only politician of Pak who can talk to America at equality level he dont hav any business to improve and progress govt is required like nawazardari as they are dying to come in govt so they enhance their properties and grow their business with the help of govt and sources of people of PakistanPlz plz wake up we need Imran although this corrupt nation do not deserve such type of great leadersThanks IK being remained with this nation and country

  • Nabeel

    Hillary Clinton successfully hold a place in power persons now in politicians.

    Turkeys Rajjab tayyeb also faced a strong support/criticism by nation but stand strong
    I don’t think North Korean leader as powerful as in chart. but it’s there

    IMRAN KHAN is real hero of pakistan, great person & achiever

  • usman

    not politician only leader ….imran khan

  • Umair

    Love You Imran Khan Pround of Pakistan ….We love you Imran Khan We Love Pakistan Tehreek Insaf

  • Khalid

    Imran Khan is not a political leader. He has very little political following.. He has a personality cult, an absurd group of wanna be hipsters who worship everything about him, good or bad.

    • notindian

      and you are an idiot NURA!!!

    • Mansoor

      You are mentally not stable, that’s why you cannot recognize his efforts which he did for Pakistan. He could have lived much much better life without being into politics, but he is only doing it for sake of Pakistan and Pakistanis.

      God is with him, and your type of people will regret one day that we were part of that crowd which was deaf and blind.

  • khalid bhatti

    only leader truth ,want justice, want equality really the only one is Imran Khan

    • shazia aslam

      imran khan is not to deserve the title of top 10 politicians… ask him how much he raise the voice 4 the needy people??

      • Raja

        First you go to needy people in KPK and ask them. They will tell you Imran Khan is best….

  • jalal

    I am imran khan supporter but looking at this list makes me laugh, no puttin or any Russian leader, u r only making imran khan look bad with this fake site

    • aftab

      so cheap you are

      • Aman

        He is right. I am PTI supporter too. But this website worth nothing. Look a the website page rank, alexa rank, website history. This website has no credibility.

        I don’t know why my other brother PTI supporters are sharing these kind of fake news.

    • haroon

      bhai jaan ye ranking bht dafa pakistani news papers ma b aai hui haa betaa

    • Thriller

      Angela Merkel, Hassan Rouhani … you don’t count them as leader?

  • Tanya

    Imran Khan My Leader <3
    A Proud InsafiaN …..

    • shazia aslam

      leaders are who work for people think about people n take decision for them…he’s work he’s deed he’s thought would be their follower,citizen n all common people so all qualities r present in Altaf Hussain because he is the best thinker,philosopher,devoted n most kind hear ted politician n spiritual father. he’s name should be top 10 politicians 2013. G.A Altaf.

      • Tabish

        Next joke please

        • khan

          you should consult with a doctor