World's most admired people revealed

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Bill Gates and Michelle Obama are the most admired people in the world.

That's according to YouGov’s annual study of which public figures the world most looks up to.

Barack Obama's wife Michelle surpassed Angelina Jolie as the world’s most admired woman.

Meanwhile Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the world’s most admired man, having topped the list every time YouGov has conducted the survey.

Here are the top five men and women in the world according to the survey.

     WOMEN

  1. Michelle Obama
  2. Oprah Winfrey
  3. Angelina Jolie
  4. Queen Elizabeth II
  5. Emma Watson

     MEN

  1. Bill Gates
  2. Barack Obama
  3. Jackie Chan
  4. Xi Jinping
  5. Jack Ma

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