8. Angela Merkel
The current chancellor of the Germany widely known as the current iron lady of the world. She is one of the most respected politicians in the world. She has played a pivotal role in last couple of decades to bring Germany at par with other super nations of the world in almost every field. She has been the chancellor of Germany since 2005 showing the respect and confidence of German people to her and her policies. Germany made her victory possible in the 2013 federal election with 41.5% of the vote.