Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, now the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, shows up on the list of most-admired women.
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Leading the lists, as they have for a decade, were former President Barack Obama and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Obama, named by 17 percent of the poll’s respondents, edged current President Donald Trump’s 14 percent. It’s unusual for a sitting president not to top the list of men in the world Americans most admire – the incumbent has won 58 of the 71 times Gallup has asked.
Gallup said Trump’s “unpopularity is holding him back” from leading the list. Polls give the president an average 37.5 percent approval score, fivethirtyeight.com reports.
Graham placed fourth behind Obama, Trump and Pope Francis.
Clinton, meanwhile, led the women’s list for the 16th straight year. She won 9 percent of the most-admired responses, followed by former First Lady Michelle Obama. Haley, making the list for the first time, ranked ninth, just behind current First Lady Melania Trump.