2010 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

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The first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, heads the latest list of the 100 most powerful women in the world, published by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton and Lady Gaga.

The creators of the ranking have divided the 100 most powerful women into the following categories: politics, business, media and lifestyle, the latter including women working in entertainment, sports and fashion.

For more information about the ranking, click here.