World's most powerful women of 2016

Published On: Aug 23 2012 12:54:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 07 2016 09:46:46 AM CDT

Forbes has just released its annual ranking of the world's most powerful women. Click on to see who topped the list for 2016.

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1. Angela Merkel, German chancellor. The world's No. 1 most powerful woman for 2016 has earned the top spot on the Forbes list of Most Powerful Women in the World a total of 10 times.

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