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The world's most influential women

Time magazine has once again announced its much anticipated and highly respected list of the 100 most influential people in the world. This year a total of 34 women make the cut, ranging from political figures such as Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel through to iconic women including Oprah Winfrey and Aung San Suu Kyi.

We've detailed all the women to make the list below, and you can read the full list - including the men - here. With Stylist's recent poll to discover our readers' most inspirational women of the last 100 years proving such a talking point, we're sure you'll have something to say on who's on and not on the list, so please do share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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