Hu, Obama among PD Online top 10 political figures 2009

14:53, December 30, 2009      

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The results of "Top Ten Political Figures in Spotlight of 2009" sponsored by the foreign languages service of People's Daily Online is released on Dec. 30, 2009.

A total of 160,502 readers cast their votes online over the past three weeks since the poll was launched. Finally the top ten political figures are voted by the netizens. Thank you very much for taking part in this unique poll.

The top ten political figures are:

1. Barack Obama: U.S. President
2. Hu Jintao: Chinese President
3. Vladimir Putin: Russian Prime Minister
4. Hugo Chavez: Venezuelan President
5. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Iranian President
6. Muammar al-Gaddafi: Libyan President
7. Manmohan Singh: Indian Prime Minister
8. Hamid Karzai: Afghan President
9. Omar al-Bashir: Sudanese President
10. Mahmoud Abbas: President of the Palestinian National Authority


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