His Holiness the Dalai Lama Ranked 9th in List of World Leaders

March 27th 2014

Dharamsala, HP, India, March 26, 2014 - Fortune, the global business magazine published by Time Inc., known for its annual features ranking companies by revenue and other lists, has just published its ranking of the world’s 50 greatest leaders. In an era that feels starved of leadership, the magazine says it has sought out figures who will inspire its readers, leaders who energize their followers and are making the world better.


His Holiness the Dalai Lama is placed ninth in the list of fifty, which includes Chair of the Burmese National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi, President Bill Clinton and Pope Francis. His Holiness and His Holiness the Pope are the only two spiritual leaders in the list. In its brief description of His Holiness, Fortune magazine pays tribute to his tirelessly campaigning for peace, non-violence and democracy for more than 50 years, as well as his efforts to promote inter-religious harmony. Acknowledging his charisma, the magazine also notes His Holiness’s 8.6 million followers on Twitter as an indication of his influence.
 

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