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  1. Justin Trudeau
  2. Prime Minister of Canada

    Justin Trudeau

    alexguibord / flickr.com

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


  3. Jacinda Ardern
  4. Prime Minister of New Zealand

    Jacinda Ardern,  prime minister of New Zealand


  5. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
  6. King of Bhutan

    Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

    brentolson / flickr.com


  7. Enrique Peña Nieto
  8. President of Mexico

    Enrique Pena Nieto

    Presidencia de la República Mexicana


  9. Jovenel Moise
  10. President of Haiti

    Jovenel Moïse


  11. Emmanuel Macron
  12. President of France

    Emmanuel Macron

    Official LeWeb Photos


  13. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
  14. President of Croatia

    Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

    Croatian President Kolinda Myles Cullen/Released)


  15. Moon Jae-in
  16. President of South Korea

    Moon Jae-in

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


  17. Edi Rama
  18. Prime Minister of Albania

    Edi Rama

    EPA/ARMANDO BABANI


  19. Bjarni Benediktsson
  20. Prime Minister of Iceland

    Bjarni Benediktsson, prime minister of Iceland

    Magnus Fröderberg / norden.org


  21. Alexis Tsipras
  22. Prime Minister of Greece

    Alexis Tsipras

    Matthew Tsimitak / flickr.com


  23. Malcolm Turnbull
  24. Prime Minister of Australia

    Malcolm Turnbull

    timbauerphoto.com


  25. Patrice Talon
  26. President of Benin

    Patrice Talon


  27. Felipe VI
  28. King of Spain

    Felipe VI

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


  29. Joseph Kabila
  30. President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Joseph Kabila

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  31. Xavier Bettel
  32. Prime Minister of Luxembourg

    Xavier Bettel

    jwh / lb.wikipedia.org


  33. Lee Hsien Loong
  34. Prime Minister of Singapore

    Lee Hsien Loong

    Gobierno de Chile


  35. Mark Rutte
  36. Prime Minister of the Netherlands

    Mark Rutte

    Nick van Ormondt


  37. Henri
  38. Grand Duke of Luxembourg

    Henri

    monarchie.lu


  39. Alexander Lukashenko
  40. President of Belarus

    Alexander Lukashenko

    kremlin.ru


  41. Andrzej Duda
  42. President of Poland

    Andrzej Duda

    Lukas Plewnia


  43. Ian Khama
  44. President of Botswana

    Ian Khama

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office / flickr.com


  45. Vladimir Putin
  46. President of Russia

    Vladimir Putin

    kremlin.ru

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


  47. Dmitry Medvedev
  48. Prime Minister of Russia

    Dmitry Medvedev

    kremlin.ru


  49. Hilda Heine
  50. President of the Marshall Islands

    Hilda Heine

    uog.edu


  51. Roosevelt Skerrit
  52. Prime Minister of Dominica

    Roosevelt Skerrit


  53. Joseph Muscat
  54. Prime Minister of Malta

    Joseph Muscat


  55. Borut Pahor
  56. President of Slovenia

    Borut Pahor

    vlada.si


  57. Aung San Suu Kyi
  58. State Counsellor of Myanmar

    Aung San Suu Kyi

    Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons


  59. Lenín Moreno
  60. President of Ecuador

    Lenin Moreno


  61. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
  62. President of Turkmenistan

    Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow


  63. Dési Bouterse
  64. President of Suriname

    Desi Bouterse

    Pieter Van Maele


  65. Filipe Nyusi
  66. President of Mozambique

    Filipe Nyusi


  67. Joko Widodo
  68. President of Indonesia

    Joko Widodo

    International Maritime Organization


  69. Tsai Ing-wen
  70. President of Taiwan

    Tsai Ing-wen

    Wind92 / Wikimedia Commons


  71. Juha Sipilä
  72. Prime Minister of Finland

    Juha Sipila

    Team Finland


  73. Muhammadu Buhari
  74. President of Nigeria

    Muhammadu Buhari

    U.S. State Department


  75. Abdullah II
  76. King of Jordan

    Abdullah II

    European People’s Party


  77. Pierre Nkurunziza
  78. President of Burundi

    Pierre Nkurunziza

    Eric Miller / World Economic Forum


  79. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
  80. President of Malta


  81. José Mário Vaz
  82. President of Guinea-Bissau

    José Mário Vaz

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  83. Mauricio Macri
  84. President of Argentina

    Mauricio Macri

    Inés Tanoira / Foto Institucional Mauricio Macri


  85. Margrethe II
  86. Queen of Denmark

    Margrethe II

    Rigmor Mydtskov


  87. Alassane Ouattara
  88. President of Ivory Coast

    Alassane Ouattara

    Hugo Passarello Luna


  89. Shinzō Abe
  90. Prime Minister of Japan

    Shinzo Abe

    Georgina Coupe / Crown Copyright


  91. Theresa May
  92. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

    Theresa May

    Policy Exchange


  93. Albert II
  94. Prince of Monaco

    Albert II

    UNESCO


  95. Keith Mitchell
  96. Prime Minister of Grenada

    Keith Mitchell

    World Bank Photo Collection


  97. Benjamin Netanyahu
  98. Prime Minister of Israel

    Benjamin Netanyahu

    European External Action Service


  99. Aksel V. Johannesen
  100. Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands

    Aksel V. Johannesen

    j.fo


  101. Pope Francis
  102. Sovereign of Vatican City

    Pope Francis

    Jeffrey Bruno Aleteia


  103. Faure Gnassingbé
  104. President of Togo

    Faure Gnassingbé

    Pierre Albouy / UN


  105. Enda Kenny
  106. Taoiseach of Ireland

    Enda Kenny

    Pete Souza / White House


  107. Denis Sassou Nguesso
  108. President of the Republic of the Congo

    Denis Sassou Nguesso


  109. Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
  110. Emir of Qatar

    Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

    Presidencia de la República Mexicana


  111. Ranil Wickremesinghe
  112. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

    Ranil Wickremesinghe


  113. Qaboos bin Said al Said
  114. Sultan of Oman

    Qaboos bin Said al Said

    U.S. Department of State


  115. Norodom Sihamoni
  116. King of Cambodia

    Norodom Sihamoni

    United Nations


  117. Jimmy Morales
  118. President of Guatemala

    Jimmy Morales

    Publinews Guatemala / Youtube.com


  119. Mateusz Morawiecki
  120. Prime Minister of Poland

    Mateusz Morawiecki


  121. Evo Morales
  122. President of Bolivia

    Evo Morales

    Alain Bachellier


  123. Robert Fico
  124. Prime Minister of Slovakia

    Robert Fico

    EU2016SK


  125. Tommy Remengesau
  126. President of Palau

    Tommy Remengesau

    Rico Shen


  127. Tihomir Orešković
  128. Prime Minister of Croatia

    Tihomir Orešković

    vlada.gov.hr


  129. Angela Merkel
  130. Chancellor of Germany

    Angela Merkel

    א / Wikimedia Commons


  131. Ulisses Correia e Silva
  132. Prime Minister of Cape Verde

    Ulisses Correia e Silva

    mpd.cv


  133. Lars Løkke Rasmussen
  134. Prime Minister of Denmark

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen

    norden.org


  135. Charles Michel
  136. Prime Minister of Belgium

    Charles Michel

    Herman Van Rompuy


  137. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
  138. President of Egypt

    Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

    kremlin.ru


  139. Nursultan Nazarbayev
  140. President of Kazakhstan

    Nursultan Nazarbayev

    kjfnjy / flickr.com


  141. Mariano Rajoy
  142. Prime Minister of Spain

    European People’s Party


  143. Michelle Bachelet
  144. President of Chile

    Michelle Bachelet

    Gobierno de Chile


  145. Akihito
  146. Emperor of Japan

    Akihito

    Shawnc / Wikimedia Commons


  147. Viktor Orbán
  148. Prime Minister of Hungary

    Viktor Orbán,

    European People’s Party


  149. Denis Zvizdić
  150. Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Denis Zvizdić

    Dragan Tatic


  151. Faustin-Archange Touadéra
  152. President of the Central African Republic

    Faustin-Archange Touadéra

    European External Action Service


  153. António Costa
  154. Prime Minister of Portugal

    António Costa

    Junta Informa


  155. Sergio Mattarella
  156. President of Italy

    Sergio Mattarella

    Presidency of the Italian Republic


  157. José Eduardo dos Santos
  158. President of Angola

    Jose Eduardo de Santos


  159. Willem-Alexander
  160. King of the Netherlands

    Willem-Alexander

    RVD, Jeroen van der Meyde


  161. Juan Carlos Varela
  162. President of Panama

    Juan Carlos Varela

    U.S. Department of State


  163. Erna Solberg
  164. Prime Minister of Norway

    Erna Solberg, prime minister of Norway


  165. Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
  166. President of Mali

    Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

    Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons


  167. Rui Maria de Araújo
  168. Prime Minister of East Timor

    Rui Maria de Araújo

    Amanda Voisard / UN Photo


  169. Johann Schneider-Ammann
  170. President of Switzerland

    Johann Schneider-Ammann

    parlament.ch


  171. Mahamadou Issoufou
  172. President of Niger

    Mahamadou Issoufou

    Rama / Wikimedia Commons


  173. Klaus Iohannis
  174. President of Romania

    Klaus Iohannis

    European People’s Party


  175. Dacian Cioloș
  176. Prime Minister of Romania

    Dacian Cioloș

    European People’s Party


  177. Narendra Modi
  178. Prime Minister of India

    Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi


  179. Hassanal Bolkiah
  180. Sultan of Brunei

    Hassanal Bolkiah

    kremlin.ru


  181. Elizabeth II
  182. Queen regnant of the United Kingdom

    Elizabeth II

    PolizeiBerlin / Wikimedia Commons


  183. Duško Marković
  184. Prime Minister of Montenegro

    Duško Marković


  185. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
  186. President of Turkey

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan


  187. Serzh Sargsyan
  188. President of Armenia

    Serzh Sargsyan

    president.am


  189. Ali Bongo Ondimba
  190. Ali Bongo Ondimba


  191. Taneti Maamau
  192. President of Kiribati

    Taneti Maamau

    Presidential Office of Kiribati


  193. Isaias Afewerki
  194. President of Eritrea

    Isaias Afewerki

    Helene C. Stikkel / Department of Defense


  195. Dalia Grybauskaitė
  196. President of Lithuania

    Dalia Grybauskaite

    Augustas Didžgalvis


  197. Danilo Medina
  198. President of the Dominican Republic
    Danilo Medina


  199. Nana Akufo-Addo
  200. President of Ghana

    Nana Akufo-Addo


  201. Hans-Adam II
  202. Prince of Liechtenstein

    Hans-Adam II

    GuentherZ / Wikimedia Commons


  203. Andrew Holness
  204. Prime Minister of Jamaica
    Andrew Holness


  205. Haider al-Abadi
  206. Prime Minister of Iraq

    Haider al-Abadi

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    al-Abadi

  207. Rumen Radev
  208. President of Bulgaria

    Rumen Radev

    Rumen Radev/Facebook


  209. Dean Barrow
  210. Prime Minister of Belize

    Dean Barrow

    Commonwealth Secretariat


  211. Hery Rajaonarimampianina
  212. President Madagascar

    Hery Rajaonarimampianina

    Chatham House


  213. Ashraf Ghani
  214. President of Afghanistan

    Ashraf Ghani

    Patrick Tsui / FCO


  215. James Michel
  216. President of the Seychelles

    James Michel

    U.S. Embassy London


  217. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
  218. President of Burkina Faso

    Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

    Chambre des Députés


  219. Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud
  220. President of Somalia

    Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud

    Stuart Price / AU-UN IST PHOTO


  221. Idriss Déby
  222. President of Chad

    Idriss Déby

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  223. Salvador Sánchez Cerén
  224. President of El Salvador

    Salvador Sánchez Cerén

    Presidencia El Salvador


  225. Paolo Gentiloni
  226. Prime Minister of Italy

    Paolo Gentiloni, prime minister of Italy


  227. Hage Geingob
  228. President of Namibia
    Hage Geingob


  229. Christian Kern
  230. Chancellor of Austria

    Christian Kern

    Pressekonferenz Kern


  231. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
  232. President of Portugal

    Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

    Rick Morais / Wikimedia Commons


  233. Emil Dimitriev
  234. Prime Minister of Macedonia
    Emil Dimitriev


  235. John Magufuli
  236. President of Tanzania

    John Magufuli

    issamichuzi.blogspot.co.uk


  237. Htin Kyaw
  238. President of Myanmar

    Htin Kyaw

    kremlin.ru


  239. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
  240. President of Liberia

    Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

    Utenriksdepartementet


  241. Abdulla Yameen
  242. President of the Maldives

    Abdulla Yameen

    Mahinda Rajapaksa


  243. Jüri Ratas
  244. Prime Minister of Estonia

    Jüri Ratas

    Riigikogu Kantselei / Chancellery of the Riigikogu


  245. Yoweri Museveni
  246. President of Uganda

    Yoweri Museveni

    Glenn Fawcett / Department of Defense


  247. Abdelmalek Sellal
  248. Prime Minister of Algeria

    Abdelmalek Sellal

    tasnimnews.com


  249. Bujar Nishani
  250. President of Albania

    Bujar Nishani

    president.al


  251. Keith Rowley
  252. Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

    Keith Rowley

    gov.tt


  253. Sheikh Hasina Wazed
  254. Prime Minister of Bangladesh

    Sheikh Hasina Wazed

    Lawrence Jackson / White House


  255. Raimonds Vējonis
  256. President of Latvia

    Raimonds Vējonis

    Saeima / Wikimedia Commons


  257. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
  258. President of Mongolia

    Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

    Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej


  259. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
  260. President of Peru

    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski


  261. Michel Temer
  262. President of Brazil

    Michel Temer


  263. Hassan Rouhani
  264. President of Iran

    Hassan Rouhani

    BotMultichillT / Wikimedia Commons


  265. Hailemariam Desalegn
  266. Prime Minister of Ethiopia

    Hailemariam Desalegn

    UNIDO


  267. Tupou VI
  268. King of Tonga

    Tupou VI

    Andy Palmer / Manatū Taonga


  269. Juan Manuel Santos
  270. President of Colombia

    Juan Manuel Santos

    Wilson Dias / ABr


  271. Horacio Cartes
  272. President of Paraguay

    Horacio Cartes

    Casa Rosada


  273. Abdelaziz Bouteflika
  274. President of Algeria

    Abdelaziz Bouteflika

    Vikoula5 / Wikimedia Commons


  275. Donald Trump
  276. President of the United States of America

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


  277. Emomalii Rahmon
  278. President of Tajikistan

    Emomali Rahmon

    kremlin.ru


  279. Mahmoud Abbas
  280. President of the Palestinian National Authority

    Mahmoud Abbas

    World Economic Forum


  281. Tabaré Vázquez
  282. President of Uruguay

    Tabaré Vázquez

    Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Uruguay


  283. Allen Chastanet
  284. Prime Minister of St. Lucia
    Allen Chastanet


  285. Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
  286. King of Bahrain

    Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

    U.S. State Department


  287. Rodrigo Duterte
  288. President of the Philippines

    Rodribgo Duterte

    Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau


  289. Edgar Lungu
  290. President of Zambia

    Edgar Lungu


    Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown


  291. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
  292. Prime Minister of Vietnam
    Nguyen Xuan Phuc


  293. Harald V
  294. King of Norway

    Harald V

    Tor Atle Kleven / flickr.com


  295. Mamnoon Hussain
  296. President of Pakistan

    Mamnoon Hussain

    islamabad.usembassy.gov


  297. Thongloun Sisoulith
  298. Prime Minister of Laos

    Thongloun Sisoulith

    kremlin.ru


  299. Peter M. Christian
  300. President of the Federated States of Micronesia

    Peter M. Christian

    Embassy of the United States in Kolonia


  301. Perry Christie
  302. Prime Minister of the Bahamas

    Perry Christie

    International Maritime Organization


  303. Ernest Bai Koroma
  304. President of Sierra Leone

    Ernest Bai Koroma

    Roosewelt Pinheiro / ABr


  305. Tomislav Nikolić
  306. President of Serbia

    Tomislav Nikolic

    General Secretariat of the President of the Republic of Serbia


  307. Petro Poroshenko
  308. President of Ukraine


  309. Nicolás Maduro
  310. President of Venezuela

    Nicolas Maduro

    Hugoshi / Wikimedia Commons


  311. Giorgi Margvelashvili
  312. President of Georgia

    Giorgi Margvelashvili

    U.S. State Department


  313. Luis Guillermo Solís
  314. President of Costa Rica
    Luis Guillermo Solis


  315. Salman
  316. King of Saudi Arabia

    Salman

    Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)(Released)


  317. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
  318. President of Equatorial Guinea

    Teodoro Obiang

    Amanda Lucidon / White House


  319. Letsie III
  320. King of Lesotho

    Letsie III

    Dean Calma / IAEA


  321. Mohammed VI
  322. King of Morocco

    Mohammed VI

    U.S. State Department


  323. Mswati III
  324. King of Swaziland

    Mswati III

    \Amanda Lucidon)


  325. Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
  326. Emir of Kuwait

    Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

    Pete Souza / White House


  327. Juan Orlando Hernández
  328. President of Honduras
    Juan Orlando Hernandez


  329. Timothy Harris
  330. Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Timothy Harris


  331. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
  332. President of Mauritania

    Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz

    Medou Mido


  333. Peter O’Neill
  334. 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.


  335. János Áder
  336. President of Hungary

    Janos Ader

    keh.hu


  337. Daniel Ortega
  338. President of Nicaragua

    Daniel Ortega

    Cancillería Ecuador


  339. Uhuru Kenyatta
  340. President of Kenya


  341. Islam Karimov
  342. President of Uzbekistan

    Islam Karimov

    kremlin.ru


  343. Ismail Omar Guelleh
  344. President of Djibouti

    Ismail Omar Guelleh

    R.D. Ward/Released)


  345. Miro Cerar
  346. Prime Minister of Slovenia

    Miro Cerar

    Nebojša Tejić / STA


  347. Michael Higgins
  348. President of Ireland

    Michael Higgins

    The Irish Labour Party


  349. Azali Assoumani
  350. President of Comoros
    Azali Assoumani


  351. Macky Sall
  352. President of Senegal

    Macky Sall

    European Parliament


  353. Tammam Salam
  354. President of Lebanon (Acting)

    Tammam Salam

    Dragan Tatic



  355. Miloš Zeman
  356. President of the Czech Republic

    David Sedlecký


  357. Moses Nagamootoo
  358. Prime Minister of Guyana
    Moses Nagamootoo


  359. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  360. President of the United Arab Emirates
    Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan


  361. Peter Mutharika
  362. President of Malawi

    Peter Mutharika

    Amanda Lucidon)


  363. Gaston Browne
  364. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
    Gaston Brown


  365. Joachim Gauck
  366. President of Germany

    Joachim Gauck

    Dirk Vorderstraße


  367. Alpha Condé
  368. President of Guinea

    Alpha Conde

    Remy Steinegger


  369. Nicos Anastasiades
  370. President of Cyprus

    Nicos Anastasiades

    European People’s Party


  371. Omar al-Bashir
  372. President of Sudan

    Omar al-Bashir

    Jesse B. Awalt/Released)


  373. Carl XVI Gustaf
  374. King of Sweden

    Carl XVI

    Bengt Nyman


  375. Anerood Jugnauth
  376. Prime Minister of Mauritius

    Anerood Jugnauth

    Cia Pak / United Nations


  377. Jacob Zuma
  378. President of South Africa

    Jacob Zuma

    / Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.com


  379. Raúl Castro
  380. President of Cuba

    Raul Castro

    kremlin.ru


  381. Paul Kagame
  382. President of Rwanda

    Paul Kagame

    Veni / flickr.com


  383. Baron Waqa
  384. President of the Republic of Nauru

    Baron Waqa

    Nicolo Gnecchi / UNDP


  385. Bashar al Assad
  386. President of Syria

    Bashar al-Assad

    kremlin.ru


  387. Ilham Aliyev
  388. President of Azerbaijan

    Ilham Aliyev

    Claude TRUONG-NGOC


  389. Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi
  390. Prime Minister of Samoa

    Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

    Champion Hamilton


  391. Xi Jinping
  392. President of China

    Xi Jinping

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office


  393. Prokopis Pavlopoulos
  394. President of Greece

    Prokopis Pavlopoulos

    kremlin.ru


  395. Robert Mugabe
  396. President of Zimbabwe

    Robert Mugabe

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


  397. Kim Jong-un
  398. Supreme Leader of North Korea

    Kim Jong Un

    Korean Central News Agency