The most powerful women in the world

Sarah Coles
Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel

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Remember the bad old days when the world's most powerful women were the ones making sure world leaders were fed and had clean pants for the day? Now Forbes' list of the most powerful women features world leaders, business moguls and leading philanthropists.

But who has made the top of this list? Which two celebrities have made it to the top 20, and where is Britain's most powerful woman?