World's 10 Most Powerful People [Forbes]
No.1: BARACK OBAMA
In this pic: President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service in Fort Hood, Texas on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 for the victims of Thursday's shootings.
No. 2: HU JINTAO
In this pic: Chinese President Hu Jintao waves on his arrival in Singapore, Wednesday, November 11, 2009.
No.3: VLADIMIR PUTIN
In this pic: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with a group of foreign investors, Moscow on Monday, November 9, 2009.
No.4: BEN BERNANKE
In this pic: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses a meeting of the Chicago Economic Club on Wednesday, November 4, 2009.
No. 5: Google founders SERGEY BRIN and LARRY PAGE
In this pic: Larry Page (L) and Sergey Brin, founders of Google, show the new G1 phone running Google's Android software in New York September 23, 2008.
No. 6: CARLOS SLIM
In this pic: Carlos Slim, Chairman of Grupo Carso participates in a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative, in New York, September 24, 2009.
No. 7: RUPERT MURDOCH
In this pic: Rupert Murdoch, News Corp CEO walks outside the during the Sun Valley media conference in Idaho July 9, 2009.
No. 8: MICHAEL DUKE
In this pic: Vice Chairman of Wal-Mart Michael Duke smiles before his meeting with India's Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia in New Delhi February 23, 2007.
No.9: KING ABDULLAH BIN ABDUL-AZIZ
In this pic: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz attends the opening of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Muscat December 29, 2008.
No. 10: BILL GATES
In this pic: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates speaks at the "Get Schooled" conference hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom in Los Angeles.