POSTED: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 11:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Gallup has released its annual poll of the Most Admired Woman and Most Admired Man living anywhere on the planet, and two Americans topped the charts in 2012.
For the 11th year in a row, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is the Most Admired Woman, and for a fifth consecutive time, President Barack Obama is the Most Admired Man.
Following Clinton closely on the women's list, First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Condoleezza Rice.
Joining president Obama on the men's list - Nelson Mandela, Mitt Romney, Billy Graham, George W. Bush and Pope Benedict XVI.