President Obama, Elin Nordegren & Hillary Clinton Are Three Of The Most Admired People Of 2009! Do You Agree?

Thu, December 31, 2009 10:02am EDT by 2 Comments

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Who did YOU admire most in 2009?

Elin Nordegren‘s in good company! Tiger Woods‘ wife rounds out Gallup‘s annual survey of the 10 women most admired in 2009, placing her just behind the likes of Maya Angelou, Queen Elizabeth II and Sarah Palin. And when it comes to the gentlemen, there’s just no contest — President Obama dominated the list of the most admired men of 2009. Browse the complete lists, and tell us who YOU most admired this year.

Most Admired Women:

  1. Hillary Clinton – 16%
  2. Sarah Palin – 15%
  3. Oprah – 8%
  4. Michelle Obama – 7%
  5. Condoleezza Rice – 2%
  6. Queen Elizabeth II – 2%
  7. Margaret Thatcher – 1%
  8. Maya Angelou – 1%
  9. Angela Merkel – 1%
  10. Elin Nordegren – 1%

Most Admired Men:

  1. President Obama – 30%
  2. George W. Bush – 4%
  3. Nelson Mandela – 3%
  4. Glenn Beck – 2%
  5. Pope Benedict XVI – 2%
  6. Rev. Billy Graham – 2%
  7. Bill Gates – 2%
  8. John McCain – 1%
  9. George H.W. Bush – 1%
  10. Bill Clinton – 1%
  11. Tiger Woods1%