World's most powerful women

Published On: Aug 23 2012 12:54:35 PM CDT   Updated On: May 27 2015 11:26:04 AM CDT

Here's a list of the world's most powerful women for 2015, as complied by Forbes.

Angela Merkel
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1. Angela Merkel. Chancellor, Germany. The world's No. 1 most powerful woman has earned the top spot on the Forbes list of Most Powerful Women In The World nine times.

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