President Obama comes up a lame duck once again as Forbes declares Vladmir Putin the most powerful person in the world
- Vladmir Putin has been ranked as the most powerful person in the world by Forbes for the second year in a row
- Coming in at #2 was President Obama, followed by China's President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis
- For the first time ever, two women, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen, made the top ten
- Rankings are determined based on the number of people these leaders hold power over along with their financial resources and sway
Forbes has released their list of the 72 most powerful people in the world, and for the second day in a row, the Leader of the Free World is getting some not so great news.
Once again, Russia's Vladmir Putin has come out on top, followed by President Barack Obama and People's Republic of China leader Xi Jinping.
Rounding out the top five were Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Riding high: Vladmir Putin (above) won the honors of most powerful man in the world from Forbes for the second year runni
Culled from Daily Mail.