Putin Bests Obama in Forbes 2013 “Worlds Most Powerful” People

Russian Presidnet Vladimir Putin has bested United States President Barack Obama in the 2013 Forbes Most Powerful Person in the World.  Forbes published its annual list and noted that Putin topped the others partly because of his intervention in the Syrian Crisis.

 This year the votes for the World’s Most Powerful went to Russian President Vladimir Putin. He climbs one spot ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama, who held the title in 2012.

obama-putin-betterPutin has solidified his control over Russia while Obama’s lame duck period has seemingly set in earlier than usual for a two-term president — latest example: the government shutdown mess. Anyone watching this year’s chess match over Syria and NSA leaks has a clear idea of the shifting individual power dynamics.

Read More – Time’s Most Powerful People


Rank Name/Title Organization Age

Vladimir Putin

Russia 61

Barack Obama

United States 52

Xi Jinping

China 60

Pope Francis

Roman Catholic Church 76
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