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World's most powerful people

POSTED: 11:56 AM EDT Nov 03, 2011    UPDATED: 12:37 PM EST Nov 05, 2014 

Who is the most powerful person in the world? This year's answer may surprise you.

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Forbes has released its annual ranking of the world's most powerful people. The magazine took into account how many people the person has power over, the financial resources they control, their influence in several different arenas and how actively they wield their power. Here are the most powerful people of 2014:

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