These Are Officially The 15 Most Admired Women In The World

Angelina Jolie holds the number one spot for the second year in a row

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Angelina Jolie remains the most admired woman in the world, according to an annual

Each year, the polling company conduct a cross-country survey to rank the men and women who are most adored. This year, the survey spanned 35 countries and more than 37,000 people were interviewed by YouGov to compile the list.

Many of the women who made the top 20 are from an entertainment background, with a few from the world of politics and activism included too. The results are calculated from two key questions: whether the respondent admires the figure at all and whether they are the figure they admire the most. The findings from each nation are then weighted per the population size of the country.

With all this in mind, here are 15 of the most admired women across the globe:

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1 Angelina Jolie
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2 Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama
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3 Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
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4 Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II
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5 Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
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6 Emma Watson
Emma Watson
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7 Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai 
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8 Angela Merkel
 Angela Merkel
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9 Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
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10 Madonna
Madonna
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11 Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai
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12 Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra
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13 Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone
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14 Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot
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15 Theresa May
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