Top 100 influential people

Each year Times magazine compiles a list of the most influential people in America and in the World.  They divide their list into four different categories including Leaders, Heroes, Artists and Thinkers.

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Top 100 influential people 2010

Top influential Leaders

The following is the Top influential Leaders:

  1. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
  2. J.T. Wang
  3. Admiral Mike Mullen
  4. Barack Obama
  5. Ron Bloom
  6. Yukio Hatoyama
  7. Dominique Strauss-Kahn
  8. Nancy Pelosi
  9. Sarah Palin
  10. Salam Fayyad
  11. Jon Kyl
  12. Glenn Beck
  13. Annise Parker
  14. Tidjane Thiam
  15. Jenny Beth Martin
  16. Christine Lagarde
  17. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  18. General Stanley McChrystal
  19. Manmohan Singh
  20. Bo Xilai
  21. Mark Carney
  22. Sister Carol Keehan
  23. Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan
  24. Robin Li
  25. Scott Brown

Top influential Heroes

The following is the Top influential Heroes:

  1. Bill Clinton
  2. Kim Yu-Na
  3. Mir-Hossein Mousavi
  4. Ben Stiller
  5. Temple Grandin
  6. P. Namperumalsamy
  7. Nay Phone Latt
  8. Chen Shu-chu
  9. Phil Mickelson
  10. Didier Drogba
  11. Graça Machel
  12. Reem Al Numery
  13. Sachin Tendulkar
  14. Tristan Lecomte
  15. Liya Kebede
  16. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
  17. Zahra Rahnavard
  18. Jet Li
  19. Serena Williams
  20. Chief Master Sergeant Tony Travis
  21. Karls Paul-Noel
  22. Rahul Singh
  23. Valentin Abe
  24. Malalai Joya
  25. Will Allen

Top influential Artists

The following is the Top influential Artists:

  1. Lady Gaga
  2. Conan O’Brien
  3. Kathryn Bigelow
  4. Oprah Winfrey
  5. Valery Gergiev
  6. Robert Pattinson
  7. Ashton Kutcher
  8. Suzanne Collins
  9. Taylor Swift
  10. Neil Patrick Harris
  11. Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof
  12. Prince
  13. Lea Michele
  14. Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik
  15. Simon Cowell
  16. Neill Blomkamp
  17. Elton John
  18. Marc Jacobs
  19. David Chang
  20. Banksy
  21. Chetan Bhagat
  22. Sandra Bullock
  23. Ricky Gervais
  24. Han Han
  25. James Cameron

Top influential Thinkers

The following is the Top influential Thinkers:

  1. Zaha Hadid
  2. Elizabeth Warren
  3. Douglas Schwartzentruber and Larry Kwak
  4. Michael Pollan
  5. Atul Gawande
  6. Jaron Lanier
  7. Victor Pinchuk
  8. Lee Kuan Yew
  9. Deborah Gist
  10. Kathleen Merrigan
  11. Steve Jobs
  12. Tim White
  13. Lisa Jackson
  14. Elon Musk
  15. Edna Foa
  16. Jaime Lerner
  17. Paul Volcker
  18. Amy Smith
  19. Matt Berg
  20. Amartya Sen
  21. Michael Sherraden
  22. Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy
  23. Tim Westergren
  24. David Boies and Theodore Olson
  25. Sonia Sotomayor

Top 100 influential people complete list

The following is the Top 100 influential people complete list (in alphabetic order).

  1. Admiral Mike Mullen
  2. Amartya Sen
  3. Amy Smith
  4. Annise Parker
  5. Ashton Kutcher
  6. Atul Gawande
  7. Banksy
  8. Barack Obama
  9. Ben Stiller
  10. Bill Clinton
  11. Bo Xilai
  12. Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof
  13. Chen Shu-chu
  14. Chetan Bhagat
  15. Chief Master Sergeant Tony Travis
  16. Christine Lagarde
  17. Conan O’Brien
  18. David Boies and Theodore Olson
  19. David Chang
  20. Deborah Gist
  21. Didier Drogba
  22. Dominique Strauss-Kahn
  23. Douglas Schwartzentruber and Larry Kwak
  24. Edna Foa
  25. Elizabeth Warren
  26. Elon Musk
  27. Elton John
  28. General Stanley McChrystal
  29. Glenn Beck
  30. Graça Machel
  31. Han Han
  32. J.T. Wang
  33. Jaime Lerner
  34. James Cameron
  35. Jaron Lanier
  36. Jenny Beth Martin
  37. Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik
  38. Jet Li
  39. Jon Kyl
  40. Karls Paul-Noel
  41. Kathleen Merrigan
  42. Kathryn Bigelow
  43. Kim Yu-Na
  44. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
  45. Lady Gaga
  46. Lea Michele
  47. Lee Kuan Yew
  48. Lisa Jackson
  49. Liya Kebede
  50. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
  51. Malalai Joya
  52. Manmohan Singh
  53. Marc Jacobs
  54. Mark Carney
  55. Matt Berg
  56. Michael Pollan
  57. Michael Sherraden
  58. Mir-Hossein Mousavi
  59. Nancy Pelosi
  60. Nay Phone Latt
  61. Neil Patrick Harris
  62. Neill Blomkamp
  63. Oprah Winfrey
  64. P. Namperumalsamy
  65. Paul Volcker
  66. Phil Mickelson
  67. Prince
  68. Rahul Singh
  69. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  70. Reem Al Numery
  71. Ricky Gervais
  72. Robert Pattinson
  73. Robin Li
  74. Ron Bloom
  75. Sachin Tendulkar
  76. Salam Fayyad
  77. Sandra Bullock
  78. Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy
  79. Sarah Palin
  80. Scott Brown
  81. Serena Williams
  82. Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan
  83. Simon Cowell
  84. Sister Carol Keehan
  85. Sonia Sotomayor
  86. Steve Jobs
  87. Suzanne Collins
  88. Taylor Swift
  89. Temple Grandin
  90. Tidjane Thiam
  91. Tim Westergren
  92. Tim White
  93. Tristan Lecomte
  94. Valentin Abe
  95. Valery Gergiev
  96. Victor Pinchuk
  97. Will Allen
  98. Yukio Hatoyama
  99. Zaha Hadid
  100. Zahra Rahnavard