In 2002, David Attenborough was named among the 100 Greatest Britons by a BBC poll. The veteran broadcaster and naturalist is still the most admired man in the UK, according to a new YouGov survey
. Widely considered a national treasure in Britain, Attenborough had an admiration score of 25.8 percent, ahead of Barack Obama's 14.1 percent.
Queen Elizabeth II
was the most admired woman in the UK with an admiration score of 22.6 percent. Michelle Obama came second with 13 percent while Judi Dench came third with 7.7 percent.