The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the list of the magazine "Fortune" of the 50 largest world leaders.
At the 48th, Mr. Trudeau thus finds itself alongside a carefully selected group of personalities component from all walks of life, including business, politics, arts and sciences.
The choice of the Canadian Prime Minister is based on its ability to rally the public to its "ambitious plan to fight climate change" and his decision to host 25,000 Syrian refugees, says the magazine. "Fortune" also highlights the optimism of Justin Trudeau, "rare in Western democracies."
First place in the 2016 prize list of "Fortune" was granted to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. It removes another influential figure in the technology world, Apple CEO Tim Cook, who slips to 5th. German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd), the leader of the democratic movement in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi (3rd), and Pope Francis (4th) round out the top 5 of the US magazine.
"We recognize the leaders who inspire to act, to follow in their quest. Those you find here will improve your mood and optimistic about the future of the world, "the magazine to justify his choice.
US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were ignored. Candidates for the US presidency, including Donald Trump, have also been set aside by the authors of the list.