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10 Most Impressive Individuals in The World 2012

The following are some of the order of the list of some influential and powerful people in the world.

10 Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un also romanised as Kim Jong-eun or Kim Jung-eun, born 8 January 1983 or 1984), is the current Supreme leader of North Korea. He has held the titles of the First Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the Chairman of the Central Military Commission, First Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, the Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army, and also a presidium member of the Central Politburo of the Workers’ Party of Korea. He was officially declared the supreme leader following the state funeral for his father, Kim Jong-il on 28 December 2011. He is the third and youngest son of his deceased predecessor Kim Jong-il and his consort Ko Young-hee.

9 Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known for co-creating the social networking site Facebook, of which he is chairman and chief executive. It was co-founded as a private company in 2004 by Zuckerberg and classmates Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Chris Hughes while they were students at Harvard University. Zuckerberg is the largest individual shareholder with 28.4 percent of the common stock and 56.9 percent of the voting power. As of 2012, his personal wealth is estimated to be $17.5 billion, making him one of the world’s youngest billionaires.

Zuckerberg was named four times in Time 100 respectively in 2009 as one of the 100 influential people of the world, in 2010 as Time magazine’s Person of the Year, in 2011 as one of the 100 influential people of the world and in 2012 in “The All-Time TIME 100 of All Time” by Joel Stein in Time.

8 Mahmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh born 26 September 1932) is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. He is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term. A Sikh, he is the first non-Hindu to occupy the office. Singh is also the 7th Prime Minister from the Indian National Congress (Congress) party. He is a four-time Member of Parliament from the Upper House of the Parliament of India, the Rajya Sabha, representing the state of Assam. His term in the 14th Rajya Sabha was from 22 May 2004 to 26 February 2009. In the 15th Rajya Sabha his term started 22 May 2009 and is scheduled to continue till 2014.

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