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Michelle Obama Replaces Angelina Jolie To Become The Most Admired Woman In The World, Poll Shows

Date July 19, 2019 12:22

An annual poll, set up by YouGov, gives people a chance to choose who their most admired public figure is. For years, the names Angelina Jolie and Bill Gates have topped the list.

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Both these people have been understandably appreciated for how much effort they put into charity work and other philanthropic efforts.

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Angelina Jolie has topped the list as the most admired woman in the world according to the poll since 2015. However, in the 2019 results which were published on the YouGov website, Michelle Obama has taken over this time around.

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Angelina Jolie was moved down to third place on the list as the former FLOTUS was seconded by Oprah Winfrey.

On the 2019 survey, Bill Gates remains the most admired man. He's followed by Michelle Obama's husband Barack and the next three on the list are Chinese figures; actor Jackie Chan came in third, President Xi Jinping is fourth and business Jack Ma takes the fifth position.

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Following Angelina Jolie on the list are Queen Elizabeth, who came in fourth, and Emma Watson, fifth.

Influential personalities like Hilary Clinton, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Ellen Degeneres, Melania Trump, and Priyanka Chopra also made it to the top 20 list of the most admired women for 2019.

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There's no doubt that Michelle Obama has achieved quite a bit to make it to the top of this poll. Considering that her bestselling book, 'On Becoming' hit the stands in November 2018 and all the other ways she has inspired this past year, it makes sense that many people look up to her.

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It is certainly a well-deserved honor.