It's been over a year (!) since Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election, and the American people still can't help but admire the former secretary of state.
Queen Elizabeth and Angela Merkel tied for 5th place after Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Elizabeth Warren.
The highest number of White House staffers have left the President Donald Trump administration in the very first year, according to local media reports. "However, retaining that stature may be more challenging in coming years with her political career likely over".
The survey was conducted December 4-11 among 1,049 adults and has a margin of sampling error of 4 percentage points.
The US first lady looks to be a future contender for at least a top five spot, with her popularity rising significantly since her husband took office.
President Donald Trump snagged a major legislative victory with the signing of his landmark tax reform bill last week, but he's still living in his predecessor's shadow when it comes to public admiration, according to a new poll.
The other candidates in the top 10 list included Pope Francis, Rev. Billy Graham, Republican John Mcain, tech pioneer Elon Musk, politician Bernie Sanders, philanthropist Bill Gates, Israeli prime minster Benjamin Netanyahu, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the Dali Lama and USA vice president Mike Pence.
Visitors are also asked the same question of former President Barack Obama's first year in office, but that question provides "poor" as an additional response option.
Trump is one of few incumbent presidents who have not been named the most admired among all Americans. The 2017 results fell along party lines, with 35 percent of Republicans naming Trump as their most admired, and only 1 percent naming Obama. Do you agree with this poll?