The World’s Most Powerful Women In 2016

(CC) Maxence / FlickGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged once again as the number-one Power Woman for six years running in this year’s list by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by the U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton; Janet Yellenchair of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The list that Forbes compiles is a definitive annual audit of the foremost heads of state, iconic entrepreneurs and CEOs, celebrity role models, billionaire activists, and pioneer philanthropists, all ranked by money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact.

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