World's most powerful women

POSTED: 11:54 AM Aug 23 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Mar 08 2016

With Tuesday marking International Women's Day, take a look at Forbes' most recent list of the world's most powerful women.

Angela Merkel
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1. Angela Merkel, German chancellor. The world's No. 1 most powerful woman for 2015 has earned the top spot on the Forbes list of Most Powerful Women in the World a total of nine times.


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