1# – Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician who was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia on October 7, 1952, and has total assets of $70 billion dollars. Vladimir Putin is currently serving his second term as President of the Russian Federation. His first Presidential term was from 2000 to 2008. Additionally he was also Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Putin studied in high school German and also law at the Saint Petersburg State University. He has received extensive international attention and as been noted as one of the world’s most powerful leaders. Time Magazine has called him the Person of the Year in 2007 and was listed as number 1 on Time’s Most Influential People List in 2015. Forbes has also listed him in recent years as first on the List of the World’s Most Powerful People.