Forbes has released the 2015 edition of its annual ranking of the world's most powerful people. Take a look at who topped this year's list.
Forbes has released its annual ranking of the world's most powerful people. The magazine took into account how many people the person has power over, the financial resources they control, their influence in several different arenas and how actively they wield their power. Here are the 25 most powerful people of 2015:
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