Tayyip Erdogan Named ‘Most Popular Muslim Leader’ By Gallup International

He was also ranked the 5th most popular world leader.

Turkish President Erdogan has been ranked fifth most-favored leader in the world and the topmost followed Muslim leader. In the Gallup International’s Popularity Index of world political leaders, Erdogan scored 30% in popularity rating, followed by Saudi King Salman at 25% and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at 21%.

The rakings for the most popular global leaders were as follows:

  • Angela Merkel from Germany got the top ranking with a 46% rating,
  • the second was Macron of France at 40%,
  • Vladimir Putin stood third with 36%,
  • Trump was fourth with 31% rating
  • and Erdogan stood fifth at 30%.

    The Gallup International End of the Year Survey (EoY) is carried out every year since 1977. This year, it took place in 50 countries. A total of 50,261 people were interviewed globally.

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  • Surveyed all over the world and interviewed only 5000 people. This rating is a big joke. How 5000 people will decide when the world population is more then 7 billion

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