The leader is a person who leads, it is a broad term and has lots of definitions. But in general leader is a person who guides or tell a group of people or an organisation what to do, a person who is followed by the people and also governs the actions of the followers.
The leader is a much broader term that it may belong to leading a team of three people up to leading a country or even the world. A leader may be a politician, a social activist, a freedom fighter or any other lead person. But, here we are discussing those who belong to politics, because a politician has much influence around the country. The list given below is the world’s top 10 most successful leaders in 2018 who has influence and popularity in their countries as well as in the world.
10. Hassan Rouhani:
Hassan Rouhani is the current president of Iran, he is the seventh president. Rouhani is also a diplomat, a lawmaker and an academic. He has served in different chapters for his performance like Iran`s Assembly of Experts, the Expediency Council and Supreme National Security Council. From 2013 he is serving as the President of Iran.
9. Salman Bin Abdulaziz:
Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is the king of Saudi Arabia, after the death of King Abdullah. He is also the Custodian of Two Holy House and the head of the House of Saud. Salman has served in different sectors of governments like Governor of Riyadh, Minister of Defense and Crown Prince also.
8. Dilma Rousseff:
Dilma Vana Rousseff is the first woman and the 36th President of Brazil and an economist as well. Her father is a Bulgarian immigrant, she was from her youth a social activist. Dilma has also served as Chief of Staff of President Luiz Lula da Silva. She is among those who were captured, tortured and condemned to jail in the fight against dictatorship.
7. Narendra Modi:
Narendra Damodardas Modi is the Prime Minister of India belongs to Bhartiya Janata Party, one of the leading democratic party in India. Modi has also served as the Chief Minister of Gujrat state. He has agenda of change the infrastructure of the country, modernizing India and to encourage foreign investment for which his party got a clear majority in the 2014 election and elected as 14th Prime Minister of India.
6. Xi Jinping:
Xi Jinping is a politician and the President of the People`s Republic of China and also the Chairman of China`s Central Military Commission. He is also serving as the general secretary of one of the leading party, the Communist Party of China. He is also famous as Paramount Leader for his extensive working and efforts. He was also a member of China`s top decision-making body, the Politburo Standing Committee.
5. Vladimir Putin:
Vladimir Putin is the one of the most handsome President of Russian Federation. He has also served as Prime Minister of Russia twice and the portfolio of the President also two times. He is the law graduate from Saint Petersburg State University. Putan also served as the acting president for Boris Yaltsin and was a member of his administration. He rose very quickly in the politics of Russia.
4. Francois Hollande:
Francois Hollande is the President of French Republic and a well-known politician. He is also Co-Prince of Andorra. He has served as the first secretary of the French Socialist Pary. He has also served as the mayor of Tulle and National Assembly of France twice.
3. David Cameron:
David William Donald Cameron is the Prime Minister of United Kingdom. He is an influential politician of UK and leader of the Conservative Party. He has served as Prime Minister twice, once with the coalition of his party with the Liberal Democrats and then in 2015 elections when his party got a clear majority. Cameron along with his team introduced changes in different sectors like education, health, immigration policy and welfare projects, for such initiative his party got a clear majority in the elections.
2. Angela Merkel:
Angela Merkel is a German politician as well as a research scientist. She is the Counselor of German and belongs to Christian Democratic Union. She has earned a doctorate degree in physical chemistry after her education, she moved towards politics during the Revolution of 1989. Merkel has also served as Minister for Women and Youth, Minister for Environment and Secretary General of the CDU. She is an influential politician and inspiration for women all over the world.
1. Barack Obama:
Barack Hussein Obama is the 44th President of United States of America and he is the first and richest African-American who has been elected as the president of America. He is the leader who has influenced all over the world. He is a graduate from Columbia University and Howard Law School. Obama`s administration has taken revolutionary steps to grow up America more and more for which he has got international recognition and popularity and is termed as the most successful leader in the world.
All these leaders are serving their country as well as are potentially remarkable in the world. These leaders have strong political background with hard work so that they achieved such a rank in the world.