World’s youngest heads of states


LONDON, May 10: Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential elections and joined the league of world’s youngest leaders.

In the listicle, Samaa TV names the most renowned figures who came into power at a young age.

  1. Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto became Pakistan’s first female prime minister at the age of 35 years after winning the general elections in 1988.

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte

Louis Napoleon Bonaparte seized power at the age of 40 years in 1848.

  1. Kim Jong Un

North Korean President Kim Jong Un took power of the country at the age of 34 years in April 2002.

  1. Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi aka Colonel Gaddafi took control of Libya at the small age of 27 years in 1969.

  1. Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras became the youngest head of state in Greece when he was elected prime minister at the age of 40 years in 2015.

  1. Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected into office at the age of 43 years in 2015.

  1. John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy was 43 years when he was elected president of the United States in 1961.

  1. Tony Blair and David Cameron

The British prime ministers were both elected into office at the age of 43 years.



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