Prince William beats Obama to become 'most influential'

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London, Oct 19: Britain's Prince William has achieved a unique distinction and the least-expected title as the most influential man in the world. The coveted position was bestowed following a survey conducted by UK-based lifestyle site He has come ahead of some important names in the world like US President Barack Obama and even Apple founder Late Steve Jobs.

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William also surged past some important names back home like British Prime Minister David Cameron and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Cameron had to be content with the last position in the Top 49 Most Influential Men list.

The editor of the site, Drew Lubega who commissioned the survey said, "This was the year our readers believe Prince William finally came of age, making the Royal Family accessible and cool, in a way that the previous generation failed. He's a hard worker determined to use his global profile for good causes."

After William, the second place went to French DJ David Guetta, with the third place going to Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The fourth position went to journalist Piers Morgan. The head of the worlds superpower, Obama came 10th in the poll.

The survey was conducted among 7,200 men aged 18 to 40 years, reported the Daily Express.

William has also urged the people to vote "for your favourite space for your community" which will be saved to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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