Every Current World Leader on Social Media, Ranked

20 women hold the office of Head of State or Head of Government in 2018, which, though not insignificant, represents just 6.3% of the total number of world leaders. Here’s who you can follow on social media, by country.

Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms

@theroyalfamily @HMRoyalQueen @RoyalFamily
 Followers: 4,126,722

#️⃣Mentions: 499,862

🔥Engagement: 1.18%

📈30-Day Growth: 6.2% (+241.2k)

Followers: 250,817 Followers: 3,837,454

📍 Position Held Since: 1952

🌟 Claim to Fame: The longest currently-reigning monarch and head of state.

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

 @bundeskanzlerin

 @AngelaMerkeICDU
 Followers: 748,343

#️⃣Mentions: 52,855

🔥Engagement: 2.21%

📈30-Day Growth: 5.38% (+38.3k)

Followers: 2,543,216 Followers: 44,508

📍 Position Held Since: 2005

🌟 Claim to Fame: Commonly thought to be the most powerful woman in the world.

Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar

  None. /aungsansuukyi @OfficialSuuKyi

#️⃣Mentions: 15,874

Followers: 1,988,580 Followers: 20,949

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: Recipient of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia

 @predsjednicarh /KolindaGrabarKitarovic @KolindaGK
 Followers: 357,666

#️⃣Mentions: 456

🔥Engagement: 7.07%

 Followers: 753,870 Followers: 113,139

📍 Position Held Since: 2015

🌟 Claim to Fame: Former Croatian Ambassador to the UN and former Minister of Foreign and European Affairs

Theresa MayPrime Minister of the United Kingdom

  @theresamay /TheresaMayOfficial @theresa_may
 Followers: 96,752

#️⃣Mentions: 78,285

🔥Engagement: 3.35%

📈30-Day Growth: 6.92% (+6.3k)

Followers: 593,728 Followers: 690,705

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: Former Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities

Sheikh Hasina Wajed, Prime Minister of Bangladesh

  None. /SheikhHasinaWazed  @sheikhhasina

#️⃣Mentions: 1,903

Followers: 1,279,317 Followers: 41,873

📍 Position Held Since: 2009

Jacinda ArdernPrime Minister of New Zealand

  @jacindaardern /jacindaardern

 @jacindaardern
 Followers: 275,190

#️⃣Mentions: 4,882

🔥Engagement: 5.9%

📈30-Day Growth: 4.51 (+11.9k)

Followers: 311,825 Followers: 198,440

📍 Position Held Since: 2017

🌟 Claim to Fame: Youngest prime minister in the world at age 37.

Erna SolbergPrime Minister of Norway

  @erna_solberg /ernasolberg @erna_solberg
 Followers: 83,582

#️⃣Mentions: 4,292

🔥Engagement: 4.58%

📈30-Day Growth: 3.86% (+3.1k)

Followers: 241,023 Followers: 275,741

📍 Position Held Since: 2013

Dalia Grybauskaite President of Lithuania

  None. /D.Grybauskaite @Grybauskaite_LT

#️⃣Mentions: 186

 Followers: 369,692 Followers: 252,095

📍 Position Held Since: 2009

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman to hold the office and the first President of Lithuania to be re-elected

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta

 @president.mt /PresidentofMalta @presidentMT
 Followers: 4,775

#️⃣Mentions: 119

🔥Engagement: 3.3%

Followers: 118,571 Followers: 18,229

📍 Position Held Since: 2014

🌟 Claim to Fame: Former minister for the Family and Social Solidarity

Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia 

  None. /KerstiKaljulaid @KerstiKaljulaid

#️⃣Mentions: 909

 Followers: 57,644 Followers: 16,781

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman to hold the office and the youngest president of Estonia

Katrín JakobsdóttirPrime Minister of Iceland

  None. /VGKatrinJakobsdottir @katrinjak

#️⃣Mentions: 4,876

Followers: 15,931 Followers: 14,650

📍 Position Held Since: 2017

Ana BrnabicPrime Minister of Serbia

  None.  None.  @anabrnabic

#️⃣Mentions: 81

Followers: 14,068

📍 Position Held Since: 2017

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman and first openly gay person to hold the office

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal

 None.  None. @president_nepal

#️⃣Mentions: 30

Followers: 2,303

📍 Position Held Since: 2015

🌟 Claim to Fame: First woman to hold the office

Hilda Heine, President of The Marshall Islands 

 None.  None. @President_Heine

#️⃣Mentions: 11

Followers: 3,506

📍 Position Held Since: 2016

🌟 Claim to Fame: First female leader in the Pacific; First person in the Marshall Islands to earn a doctorate degree

Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark

 None. None. None.

#️⃣Mentions: 456

📍 Position Held Since: 1972

🌟 Claim to Fame: Her paintings.

Saara Kuugongelwa, Prime Minister of Namibia

  None.  None.  None.

#️⃣Mentions: 4

 

📍 Position Held Since: 2015

🌟 Claim to Fame: She’s the first woman to serve as Prime Minister of Namibia.

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