12/31/2012 10:05 am ET

Obama, Hillary Clinton Top 'Most Admired' Gallup Poll For 2012

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have once again topped the list of the most admired individuals in the world, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted earlier this month.

According to the poll, which asked American respondents who they admired most in the world, 30 percent of respondents mentioned Obama, while Clinton was named by 21 percent.

Other women in the top ten include First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, while Nelson Mandela, Mitt Romney, and Rev. Billy Graham topped the list of men.

This year's poll marks Clinton's 17th time being voted to the top of the list, making her the most admired woman in the history of the poll. Obama has earned the honor five years in a row. Both Obama and Clinton topped last year's list.

The poll, conducted December 19-22, surveyed 1,038 adults from across the country.



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