Based on reports of the latest Gallup survey released Monday, December 28th, Donald Trump ties with the Pope in second place on most-admired man in the world.
The poll was conducted from the 2nd day to the 6th of December, surveying 824 adults nationwide via land lines and cell phones. The overall margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points according to the survey summaries.
Hilary Clinton voted most admired woman in 2015
The survey results reveal that Americans picked Hilary Clinton, leading democratic party presidential candidate as the most admired woman in the year. She earned 13 percent and was at the top of the annual poll for a record 20th time, seven more times than former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Obama is most admired man in 2015
President Barack Obama was voted as their most admired man in the world in 2015, with Donald Trump earning the same share of admiration as Pope Francis, according to the results of the poll.
Obama earned 17 percent on the men’s side, his eighth time atop the list, tying for second most with former presidents Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan. Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower was named the most admired man 12 times and tops the list in the men’s category.
2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai with 5 percent was second place in the women’s category, followed by Oprah Winfrey and first lady Michelle Obama tied with 4 percent. Below them is a range of political figures from around the world, from Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Myanmar politician Aung San Suu Kyi, all with 2 percent or fewer.
On the list of most admired men, Pope Francis and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tied for second place with 5 percent each. Meanwhile, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders earned 3 percent, with Bill Gates at 2 percent. A mix of religious and political figures, including the Dalai Lama and George W. Bush, rounded out the top 10, with 1 percent each. For Trump, this is his fifth finish in the top 10, the other instances coming in 1988, 1989, 1990 and 2011.