Europeans consider Germany to be the leader in Europe, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the continent's most influential person, according to the latest FRANCE 24/Harris Interactive/Herald Tribune poll.
And when asked to identify which person is currently the most influential leader in
Even if European citizens don’t get to vote directly for the European president (particularly the British), they still have an opinion. While there is no clear favorite, Angel Merkel would still earn more “votes” as compared to other politicians. Only the Americans and British would choose Tony Blair as European president. It must be noted that Angela Merkel is the only popular choice among current politicians, compared with other popular “old guard” figures such as Jacques Delors, Felipe Gonzales, and Tony Blair.
This survey was carried out by the Harris Interactive institute, in partnership with the international news channel
Date created : 2008-04-04