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Gallup Poll: Obama, Hillary Clinton remain most admired Americans

Sitting presidents usually win the top spot in the Gallup poll‘s list of most admired Americans, but this year, President Trump came in second.

He was bested by former President Barack Obama, who according to the poll has been the most admired man in America for 10 years running.

That makes Obama second only to former President Dwight Eisenhower.

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 % % % % % Most Admired Man Barack Obama 16 19 17 22 17 Donald Trump * * 5 15 14 Pope Francis 4 6 5 4 3 Rev. Billy Graham 2 2 1 1 2 John McCain * * * * 2 Elon Musk * * * * 2 Bernie Sanders * * 3 2 1 Bill Gates 1 1 2 1 1 Benjamin Netanyahu * 1 * 1 1 Jeff Bezos * * * * 1 The Dalai Lama * * 1 1 1 Mike Pence * * * 1 1

Hillary Clinton was the most admired woman in the U.S. for the 16th year in a row.

She’s taken the top spot a total of 22 times, more than any man or woman in the poll’s history.

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 % % % % % Most Admired Woman Hillary Clinton 15 12 13 12 9 Michelle Obama 5 3 4 8 7 Oprah Winfrey 6 8 4 3 4 Elizabeth Warren * 1 1 1 3 Angela Merkel 1 1 2 3 2 Queen Elizabeth II 1 1 2 2 2 Condoleezza Rice 2 4 1 2 1 Melania Trump * * * * 1 Nikki Haley * * * * 1 Duchess Kate Middleton 1 2 * 1 1 Beyonce Knowles * 1 * * 1

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