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Michelle Obama voted America's most admired woman, poll says

Posted: 10:33 AM, Dec 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-27 18:23:00Z

For the first time in 17 years, Hillary Clinton is not the woman most admired by Americans.

According to a new Gallup poll, Former first lady Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in the world by people in the United States. Oprah Winfrey came in second place with Hillary Clinton and Melania Trump tying for third.

Meanwhile Michelle's husband former President Barack Obama won most admired man for the 11th consecutive year. President Trump was the second most admired man, with George W. Bush and Pope Francis tied for third.

The poll was open ended and asked respondents to name their most admired man and woman in the world. Gallup has asked the question every year except one since 1946.

Barack Obama is now just one first-place finish short of tying Dwight Eisenhower for most times being most admired man, according to Gallup.

To see the complete results of the poll, click here.