PM Imran Khan, Malala featured in World's Most Admired People of 2019

02:51 PM | 19 Jul, 2019
PM Imran Khan, Malala featured in World's Most Admired People of 2019
LAHORE- Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan and youngest Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousufzai have made it to the list of World’s Most Admired People of 2019.

The premier and the education activist made the cut for the top 20, according to an annual study compiled by YouGov.

The list presents 20 women and 20 men, who were chosen from the result of online interviews with above 37,000 people in 35 countries. Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Michelle Obama topped the list.

Former US president Barack Obama, actor Jackie Chan and Chinese president Xi Jinping followed Gates in the top 20 men while, on the women’s list, Oprah Winfrey and Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie secured second and third place, respectively.

Others who made it to the list include a few Bollywood actors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. Actor Emma Watson and singers Taylor Swift and Madonna are also part of the list. The male list comprises of personalities from different political, business and sporting backgrounds. It includes Elon Musk, Christiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Warren Buffet and Bollywood actor Salman Khan to name a few.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Erdogan.were among the politicians featured on the list.

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