Bill Gates is the most admired person in the world

William JordanUS Elections Editor
January 11, 2014, 4:08 AM GMT+0

In a survey for the Times of London of nearly 14,000 people from thirteen countries around the world, YouGov finds that Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is admired by more than any other living person—narrowly edging out US President Barack Obama for the top spot.

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