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  1. Justin Trudeau

    Prime Minister of Canada

    Justin Trudeau

    alexguibord / flickr.com

    (SEE ALSO: The Justin Trudeau-Scented Candle. Etsy | Amazon)


  2. Jacinda Ardern

    Prime Minister of New Zealand

    Jacinda Ardern, prime minister of New Zealand


  3. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

    King of Bhutan

    Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

    brentolson / flickr.com


  4. Enrique Peña Nieto
    President of Mexico

    Enrique Pena Nieto

    Presidencia de la República Mexicana


  5. Jovenel Moise
    President of Haiti

    Jovenel Moïse


  6. Katrín Jakobsdóttir
    Prime Minister of Iceland

    Katrin Jakobsdottir


  7. Emmanuel Macron
    President of France

    Emmanuel Macron

    Official LeWeb Photos


  8. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

    President of Croatia

    Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

    Croatian President Kolinda Myles Cullen/Released)


  9. Moon Jae-in
    President of South Korea

    Moon Jae-in

    Korea.net / Korean Culture and Information Service (Jeon Han)


  10. Edi Rama
    Prime Minister of Albania

    Edi Rama

    EPA/ARMANDO BABANI


  11. George Weah
    President of Liberia
    George Weah


  12. Leo Varadkar
    Taoiseach of Ireland

    Leo Varadkar


  13. Alexis Tsipras

    Prime Minister of Greece

    Alexis Tsipras

    Matthew Tsimitak / flickr.com


  14. Malcolm Turnbull

    Prime Minister of Australia

    Malcolm Turnbull

    timbauerphoto.com


  15. Patrice Talon

    President of Benin

    Patrice Talon


  16. Felipe VI

    King of Spain

    Felipe VI

    Xavier Granja Cedeño / Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio e Integración


  17. Joseph Kabila

    President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Joseph Kabila

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  18. Xavier Bettel
    Prime Minister of Luxembourg

    Xavier Bettel

    jwh / lb.wikipedia.org


  19. Lee Hsien Loong
    Prime Minister of Singapore

    Lee Hsien Loong

    Gobierno de Chile


  20. Mark Rutte
    Prime Minister of the Netherlands

    Mark Rutte

    Nick van Ormondt


  21. Henri
    Grand Duke of Luxembourg

    Henri

    monarchie.lu


  22. Alexander Lukashenko

    President of Belarus

    Alexander Lukashenko

    kremlin.ru


  23. Andrzej Duda
    President of Poland

    Andrzej Duda

    Lukas Plewnia


  24. Ian Khama
    President of Botswana

    Ian Khama

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office / flickr.com


  25. Vladimir Putin

    President of Russia

    Vladimir Putin

    kremlin.ru

    (SEE ALSO: The Putin-Scented Candle.Etsy | Amazon


  26. Dmitry Medvedev
    Prime Minister of Russia

    Dmitry Medvedev

    kremlin.ru


  27. Hilda Heine
    President of the Marshall Islands

    Hilda Heine

    uog.edu


  28. Roosevelt Skerrit
    Prime Minister of Dominica

    Roosevelt Skerrit


  29. Joseph Muscat
    Prime Minister of Malta

    Joseph Muscat


  30. Borut Pahor
    President of Slovenia

    Borut Pahor

    vlada.si


  31. Aung San Suu Kyi
    State Counsellor of Myanmar

    Aung San Suu Kyi

    Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons


  32. Lenín Moreno
    President of Ecuador

    Lenin Moreno


  33. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow

    President of Turkmenistan

    Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow


  34. Dési Bouterse
    President of Suriname

    Desi Bouterse

    Pieter Van Maele


  35. Filipe Nyusi
    President of Mozambique

    Filipe Nyusi


  36. Joko Widodo
    President of Indonesia

    Joko Widodo

    International Maritime Organization


  37. Tsai Ing-wen
    President of Taiwan

    Tsai Ing-wen

    Wind92 / Wikimedia Commons


  38. Juha Sipilä

    Prime Minister of Finland

    Juha Sipila

    Team Finland


  39. Muhammadu Buhari
    President of Nigeria

    Muhammadu Buhari

    U.S. State Department


  40. Abdullah II
    King of Jordan

    Abdullah II

    European People’s Party


  41. Pierre Nkurunziza

    President of Burundi

    Pierre Nkurunziza

    Eric Miller / World Economic Forum


  42. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
    President of Malta


  43. José Mário Vaz
    President of Guinea-Bissau

    José Mário Vaz

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  44. Mauricio Macri
    President of Argentina

    Mauricio Macri

    Inés Tanoira / Foto Institucional Mauricio Macri


  45. Margrethe II
    Queen of Denmark

    Margrethe II

    Rigmor Mydtskov


  46. Alassane Ouattara
    President of Ivory Coast

    Alassane Ouattara

    Hugo Passarello Luna


  47. Shinzō Abe

    Prime Minister of Japan

    Shinzo Abe

    Georgina Coupe / Crown Copyright


  48. Theresa May
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

    Theresa May

    Policy Exchange


  49. Albert II
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  51. Keith Mitchell

    Prime Minister of Grenada

    Keith Mitchell

    World Bank Photo Collection


  52. Benjamin Netanyahu

    Prime Minister of Israel

    Benjamin Netanyahu

    European External Action Service


  53. Aksel V. Johannesen

    Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands

    Aksel V. Johannesen

    j.fo


  54. Pope Francis

    Sovereign of Vatican City

    Pope Francis

    Jeffrey Bruno Aleteia


  55. Faure Gnassingbé

    President of Togo

    Faure Gnassingbé

    Pierre Albouy / UN


  56. Denis Sassou Nguesso

    President of the Republic of the Congo

    Denis Sassou Nguesso


  57. Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

    Emir of Qatar

    Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

    Presidencia de la República Mexicana


  58. Ranil Wickremesinghe

    Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

    Ranil Wickremesinghe


  59. Qaboos bin Said al Said

    Sultan of Oman

    Qaboos bin Said al Said

    U.S. Department of State


  60. Norodom Sihamoni

    King of Cambodia

    Norodom Sihamoni

    United Nations


  61. Jimmy Morales

    President of Guatemala

    Jimmy Morales

    Publinews Guatemala / Youtube.com


  62. Mateusz Morawiecki

    Prime Minister of Poland

    Mateusz Morawiecki


  63. Evo Morales

    President of Bolivia

    Evo Morales

    Alain Bachellier


  64. Robert Fico

    Prime Minister of Slovakia

    Robert Fico

    EU2016SK


  65. Tommy Remengesau

    President of Palau

    Tommy Remengesau

    Rico Shen


  66. Tihomir Orešković

    Prime Minister of Croatia

    Tihomir Orešković

    vlada.gov.hr


  67. Angela Merkel

    Chancellor of Germany

    Angela Merkel

    א / Wikimedia Commons


  68. Ulisses Correia e Silva

    Prime Minister of Cape Verde

    Ulisses Correia e Silva

    mpd.cv


  69. Lars Løkke Rasmussen

    Prime Minister of Denmark

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen

    norden.org


  70. Charles Michel

    Prime Minister of Belgium

    Charles Michel

    Herman Van Rompuy


  71. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

    President of Egypt

    Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

    kremlin.ru


  72. Nursultan Nazarbayev

    President of Kazakhstan

    Nursultan Nazarbayev

    kjfnjy / flickr.com


  73. Mariano Rajoy

    Prime Minister of Spain

    European People’s Party


  74. Michelle Bachelet

    President of Chile

    Michelle Bachelet

    Gobierno de Chile


  75. Akihito

    Emperor of Japan

    Akihito

    Shawnc / Wikimedia Commons


  76. Viktor Orbán

    Prime Minister of Hungary

    Viktor Orbán,

    European People’s Party


  77. Denis Zvizdić

    Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Denis Zvizdić

    Dragan Tatic


  78. Faustin-Archange Touadéra

    President of the Central African Republic

    Faustin-Archange Touadéra

    European External Action Service


  79. António Costa

    Prime Minister of Portugal

    António Costa

    Junta Informa


  80. Sergio Mattarella

    President of Italy

    Sergio Mattarella

    Presidency of the Italian Republic


  81. José Eduardo dos Santos
    President of Angola

    Jose Eduardo de Santos


  82. Willem-Alexander

    King of the Netherlands

    Willem-Alexander

    RVD, Jeroen van der Meyde


  83. Juan Carlos Varela

    President of Panama

    Juan Carlos Varela

    U.S. Department of State


  84. Erna Solberg

    Prime Minister of Norway

    Erna Solberg, prime minister of Norway


  85. Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

    President of Mali

    Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

    Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons


  86. Rui Maria de Araújo

    Prime Minister of East Timor

    Rui Maria de Araújo

    Amanda Voisard / UN Photo


  87. Johann Schneider-Ammann

    President of Switzerland

    Johann Schneider-Ammann

    parlament.ch


  88. Mahamadou Issoufou

    President of Niger

    Mahamadou Issoufou

    Rama / Wikimedia Commons


  89. Klaus Iohannis

    President of Romania

    Klaus Iohannis

    European People’s Party


  90. Dacian Cioloș

    Prime Minister of Romania

    Dacian Cioloș

    European People’s Party


  91. Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister of India

    Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi


  92. Hassanal Bolkiah

    Sultan of Brunei

    Hassanal Bolkiah

    kremlin.ru


  93. Elizabeth II

    Queen regnant of the United Kingdom

    Elizabeth II

    PolizeiBerlin / Wikimedia Commons


  94. Duško Marković

    Prime Minister of Montenegro

    Duško Marković


  95. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    President of Turkey

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan


  96. Serzh Sargsyan

    President of Armenia

    Serzh Sargsyan

    president.am


  97. Ali Bongo Ondimba

    Ali Bongo Ondimba


  98. Taneti Maamau

    President of Kiribati

    Taneti Maamau

    Presidential Office of Kiribati


  99. Isaias Afewerki

    President of Eritrea

    Isaias Afewerki

    Helene C. Stikkel / Department of Defense


  100. Dalia Grybauskaitė

    President of Lithuania

    Dalia Grybauskaite

    Augustas Didžgalvis


  101. Danilo Medina

    President of the Dominican Republic
    Danilo Medina


  102. Nana Akufo-Addo

    President of Ghana

    Nana Akufo-Addo


  103. Hans-Adam II

    Prince of Liechtenstein

    Hans-Adam II

    GuentherZ / Wikimedia Commons


  104. Andrew Holness

    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    Andrew Holness


  105. Haider al-Abadi

    Prime Minister of Iraq

    Haider al-Abadi

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    al-Abadi


  106. Rumen Radev

    President of Bulgaria

    Rumen Radev

    Rumen Radev/Facebook


  107. Dean Barrow

    Prime Minister of Belize

    Dean Barrow

    Commonwealth Secretariat


  108. Hery Rajaonarimampianina

    President Madagascar

    Hery Rajaonarimampianina

    Chatham House


  109. Ashraf Ghani

    President of Afghanistan

    Ashraf Ghani

    Patrick Tsui / FCO


  110. James Michel

    President of the Seychelles

    James Michel

    U.S. Embassy London


  111. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

    President of Burkina Faso

    Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

    Chambre des Députés


  112. Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud

    President of Somalia

    Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud

    Stuart Price / AU-UN IST PHOTO


  113. Idriss Déby

    President of Chad

    Idriss Déby

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  114. Salvador Sánchez Cerén

    President of El Salvador

    Salvador Sánchez Cerén

    Presidencia El Salvador


  115. Paolo Gentiloni

    Prime Minister of Italy

    Paolo Gentiloni, prime minister of Italy


  116. Hage Geingob

    President of Namibia
    Hage Geingob


  117. Christian Kern

    Chancellor of Austria

    Christian Kern

    Pressekonferenz Kern


  118. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

    President of Portugal

    Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

    Rick Morais / Wikimedia Commons


  119. Emil Dimitriev

    Prime Minister of Macedonia
    Emil Dimitriev


  120. John Magufuli

    President of Tanzania

    John Magufuli

    issamichuzi.blogspot.co.uk


  121. Htin Kyaw

    President of Myanmar

    Htin Kyaw

    kremlin.ru


  122. Abdulla Yameen

    President of the Maldives

    Abdulla Yameen

    Mahinda Rajapaksa


  123. Jüri Ratas

    Prime Minister of Estonia

    Jüri Ratas

    Riigikogu Kantselei / Chancellery of the Riigikogu


  124. Yoweri Museveni

    President of Uganda

    Yoweri Museveni

    Glenn Fawcett / Department of Defense


  125. Abdelmalek Sellal

    Prime Minister of Algeria

    Abdelmalek Sellal

    tasnimnews.com


  126. Bujar Nishani

    President of Albania

    Bujar Nishani

    president.al


  127. Keith Rowley

    Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

    Keith Rowley

    gov.tt


  128. Sheikh Hasina Wazed

    Prime Minister of Bangladesh

    Sheikh Hasina Wazed

    Lawrence Jackson / White House


  129. Raimonds Vējonis

    President of Latvia

    Raimonds Vējonis

    Saeima / Wikimedia Commons


  130. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

    President of Mongolia

    Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

    Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej


  131. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

    President of Peru

    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski


  132. Michel Temer

    President of Brazil

    Michel Temer


  133. Hassan Rouhani

    President of Iran

    Hassan Rouhani

    BotMultichillT / Wikimedia Commons


  134. Hailemariam Desalegn

    Prime Minister of Ethiopia

    Hailemariam Desalegn

    UNIDO


  135. Tupou VI

    King of Tonga

    Tupou VI

    Andy Palmer / Manatū Taonga


  136. Juan Manuel Santos

    President of Colombia

    Juan Manuel Santos

    Wilson Dias / ABr


  137. Horacio Cartes

    President of Paraguay

    Horacio Cartes

    Casa Rosada


  138. Abdelaziz Bouteflika

    President of Algeria

    Abdelaziz Bouteflika

    Vikoula5 / Wikimedia Commons


  139. Donald Trump

    President of the United States of America

    Donald Trump
    (SEE ALSO: The Trump-Scented Candle. Etsy | Amazon)


  140. Emomalii Rahmon

    President of Tajikistan

    Emomali Rahmon

    kremlin.ru


  141. Mahmoud Abbas

    President of the Palestinian National Authority

    Mahmoud Abbas

    World Economic Forum


  142. Tabaré Vázquez

    President of Uruguay

    Tabaré Vázquez

    Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Uruguay


  143. Allen Chastanet

    Prime Minister of St. Lucia
    Allen Chastanet


  144. Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

    King of Bahrain

    Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

    U.S. State Department


  145. Rodrigo Duterte

    President of the Philippines

    Rodribgo Duterte

    Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau


  146. Edgar Lungu

    President of Zambia

    Edgar Lungu


    Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown


  147. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc

    Prime Minister of Vietnam
    Nguyen Xuan Phuc


  148. Harald V

    King of Norway

    Harald V

    Tor Atle Kleven / flickr.com


  149. Mamnoon Hussain

    President of Pakistan

    Mamnoon Hussain

    islamabad.usembassy.gov


  150. Thongloun Sisoulith

    Prime Minister of Laos

    Thongloun Sisoulith

    kremlin.ru


  151. Peter M. Christian

    President of the Federated States of Micronesia

    Peter M. Christian

    Embassy of the United States in Kolonia


  152. Perry Christie

    Prime Minister of the Bahamas

    Perry Christie

    International Maritime Organization


  153. Ernest Bai Koroma

    President of Sierra Leone

    Ernest Bai Koroma

    Roosewelt Pinheiro / ABr


  154. Tomislav Nikolić

    President of Serbia

    Tomislav Nikolic

    General Secretariat of the President of the Republic of Serbia


  155. Petro Poroshenko

    President of Ukraine


  156. Nicolás Maduro

    President of Venezuela

    Nicolas Maduro

    Hugoshi / Wikimedia Commons


  157. Giorgi Margvelashvili

    President of Georgia

    Giorgi Margvelashvili

    U.S. State Department


  158. Luis Guillermo Solís

    President of Costa Rica
    Luis Guillermo Solis


  159. Salman

    King of Saudi Arabia

    Salman

    Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)(Released)


  160. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

    President of Equatorial Guinea

    Teodoro Obiang

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  161. Letsie III

    King of Lesotho

    Letsie III

    Dean Calma / IAEA


  162. Mohammed VI

    King of Morocco

    Mohammed VI

    U.S. State Department


  163. Mswati III

    King of Swaziland

    Mswati III

    \Amanda Lucidon)


  164. Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

    Emir of Kuwait

    Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

    Pete Souza / White House


  165. Juan Orlando Hernández

    President of Honduras
    Juan Orlando Hernandez


  166. Timothy Harris

    Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Timothy Harris


  167. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz

    President of Mauritania

    Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz

    Medou Mido


  168. Peter O’Neill

    Prime Minister of Papau New Guinea

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop meets with Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill. 23 May 2015.


  169. János Áder

    President of Hungary

    Janos Ader

    keh.hu


  170. Daniel Ortega

    President of Nicaragua

    Daniel Ortega

    Cancillería Ecuador


  171. Uhuru Kenyatta

    President of Kenya


  172. Islam Karimov

    President of Uzbekistan

    Islam Karimov

    kremlin.ru


  173. Ismail Omar Guelleh

    President of Djibouti

    Ismail Omar Guelleh

    R.D. Ward/Released)


  174. Miro Cerar

    Prime Minister of Slovenia

    Miro Cerar

    Nebojša Tejić / STA


  175. Michael Higgins

    President of Ireland

    Michael Higgins

    The Irish Labour Party


  176. Azali Assoumani

    President of Comoros
    Azali Assoumani


  177. Macky Sall

    President of Senegal

    Macky Sall

    European Parliament


  178. Tammam Salam

    President of Lebanon (Acting)

    Tammam Salam

    Dragan Tatic


  179. Miloš Zeman

    President of the Czech Republic

    David Sedlecký


  180. Moses Nagamootoo

    Prime Minister of Guyana
    Moses Nagamootoo


  181. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

    President of the United Arab Emirates
    Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan


  182. Peter Mutharika

    President of Malawi

    Peter Mutharika

    Amanda Lucidon)


  183. Gaston Browne

    Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
    Gaston Brown


  184. Joachim Gauck

    President of Germany

    Joachim Gauck

    Dirk Vorderstraße


  185. Alpha Condé

    President of Guinea

    Alpha Conde

    Remy Steinegger


  186. Nicos Anastasiades

    President of Cyprus

    Nicos Anastasiades

    European People’s Party


  187. Omar al-Bashir

    President of Sudan

    Omar al-Bashir

    Jesse B. Awalt/Released)


  188. Carl XVI Gustaf

    King of Sweden

    Carl XVI

    Bengt Nyman


  189. Anerood Jugnauth

    Prime Minister of Mauritius

    Anerood Jugnauth

    Cia Pak / United Nations


  190. Jacob Zuma

    President of South Africa

    Jacob Zuma

    / Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.com


  191. Raúl Castro

    President of Cuba

    Raul Castro

    kremlin.ru


  192. Paul Kagame

    President of Rwanda

    Paul Kagame

    Veni / flickr.com


  193. Baron Waqa

    President of the Republic of Nauru

    Baron Waqa

    Nicolo Gnecchi / UNDP


  194. Bashar al Assad

    President of Syria

    Bashar al-Assad

    kremlin.ru


  195. Ilham Aliyev

    President of Azerbaijan

    Ilham Aliyev

    Claude TRUONG-NGOC


  196. Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

    Prime Minister of Samoa

    Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

    Champion Hamilton


  197. Xi Jinping

    President of China

    Xi Jinping

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office


  198. Prokopis Pavlopoulos

    President of Greece

    Prokopis Pavlopoulos

    kremlin.ru


  199. Robert Mugabe

    President of Zimbabwe

    Robert Mugabe

    U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse B. Awalt/ )


  200. Kim Jong-un

    Supreme Leader of North Korea

    Kim Jong Un

    Korean Central News Agency