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Obama couple ‘Most Admired Man and Woman’ in 2018

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 Published: 11:18 AM, 28 December 2018   Updated: 11:18 AM, 28 December 2018

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Former US first lady Michelle Obama has ended Hilary Clinton's 17-year run as America's most admired woman.

Hilary Clinton, ex-presidential candidate, secretary of state and first lady, came third in the annual Gallup poll, with talk-show host Oprah Winfrey in second.

Queen Elizabeth II finished in the top 10 for the 50th time, Gallup said.

Former President Barack Obama was most admired man for the 11th year in a row. President Donald Trump finished second for the fourth consecutive year.

The poll has been carried out every year since 1946, with the exception of 1976.

The 1,025 adults surveyed were asked to name the man and woman living anywhere in the world whom they admire the most.

Most Admired Woman ---

Michelle Obama- 15%

Oprah Winfrey- 5%

Hilary Clinton- 4%

Melania Trump- 4%

Queen Elizabeth II- 2%

Most Admired Man ---

Barack Obama- 19%

Donald Trump- 13%

George W Bush- 2%

Pope Francis- 2%

Bill Gates- 1% 

Gallup said the survey, which was carried out between 3-12 December, had a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points.