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.
- Benazir Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto became Pakistan’s first female prime minister at the age of 35 years after winning the general elections in 1988.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Louis Napoleon Bonaparte seized power at the age of 40 years in 1848.
- Kim Jong Un
North Korean President Kim Jong Un took power of the country at the age of 34 years in April 2002.
- Muammar Gaddafi
Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi aka Colonel Gaddafi took control of Libya at the small age of 27 years in 1969.
- 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.
- Justin Trudeau
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected into office at the age of 43 years in 2015.
- John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy was 43 years when he was elected president of the United States in 1961.
- Tony Blair and David Cameron
The British prime ministers were both elected into office at the age of 43 years.