World leaders with the most Twitter followers as of May 2016

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President Barack Obama (U.S.)74.93
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (India)19.91
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (Turkey)8.34
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (UAE)6.1
President Enrique Peña Nieto (Mexico)5.29
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Saudi Arabia)4.95
President Joko Widodo (Indonesia)4.94
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (Russia)4.92
Queen of Jordan Rania Al Abdullah (Jordan)4.81
President Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia)4.44
President Benigno Aquino III (Philippines)3.1
President Nicolás Maduro (Venezuela)2.8
President Mauricio Macri (Argentina)2.93
President Rafael Correa (Ecuador)2.73
Prime Minister Mohd Najib Tun Razak (Malaysia)2.7
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This statistic gives information on the most influential and active world leaders on social media as of May 2016, ranked by Twitter followers. U.S. President Barack Obama was ranked first, having aggregated over 74.93 million Twitter followers. Obama also ranked as one of the most-followed Twitter users worldwide.

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