Obama, Clinton top list of most admired people of 2012
POSTED: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 4:26pm
UPDATED: Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 9:59pm
U.S. — Gallup has released its annual poll of the "Most Admired Woman and Man" living anywhere on the planet.
The list toppers this year both have day jobs in Washington, D.C.
For the 11th year in a row, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman.
And for the 5th consecutive time, President Obama is the most admired man.
Following Clinton closely on the women's list: First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Condoleezza Rice.
Joining President Obama on the men's list: Nelson Mandela, Mitt Romney, Bill Graham, George W. Bush, and Pope Benedict XVI.
Gallup has been conducting their "most admired" list for men since 1946, they added the "most admired woman" in 1948.
Although this is her 11th year in a row, Clinton has actually topped the "most admired" list 17 times since 1993.
Eleanor Roosevelt has the second highest number of titles at 13.
Dwight Eisenhower was the most admired man 12 times, followed by Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, who each enjoyed 8 list-topping years.
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