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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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Top 20 inspirational women


"Why women get the blame for rows"

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Women In Film



Millennials, Helen Mirren has shared her top 5 rules for a happy life

And they're seriously badass

by Kayleigh Dray
24 May 2017

Melania Trump once again refuses to hold her husband's hand on camera

President Donald Trump has tried to grab his wife’s hand twice on camera – and been expertly swatted away each time

by Kayleigh Dray
24 May 2017

People share messages of defiance after Manchester terror attack

“Don't be afraid. Dance until you're dizzy”

by Sarah Biddlecombe
23 May 2017

The Royal Family thank people of Manchester following terror attack

“I would like to express my admiration for the way the people of Manchester have responded”

by Amy Swales
23 May 2017

Theresa May responds to Manchester terror attack

“Britain's spirit will never be broken”

by Sarah Biddlecombe
23 May 2017

“We stand by your side”: the world responds to the Manchester attack

“We can do little more, but we are here. Solidarity has no frontiers.“

by Kayleigh Dray
23 May 2017

The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

From Beyoncé and Blue Ivy's frolicking to Salma Hayek's pink hair

by Nicola Colyer
23 May 2017

Pippa Middleton’s wedding: all the pictures

The gown, the guests, the royal bridal party

21 May 2017

Gal Gadot explains why the new Wonder Woman is a feminist film

"People have a misconception about what feminism is"

by Moya Crockett
19 May 2017

Robin Wright is still receiving less pay for House of Cards role

She believed she was awarded the same pay as Kevin Spacey in 2016

by Jasmine Andersson
18 May 2017