Infographic: How old are our world leaders?

New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 09, 2017, 07:35 AM(IST)

At 39, President-elect Macron is the youngest French leader since Napoleon. Photograph:( WION )

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Emmanuel Macron, at 39 years of age, is the youngest leader of any G-20 country ||King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia is the oldest leader at 81

The victory of 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron in the recent French presidential election has brought someone new, and very young, to the table of world leaders.

So when the next annual summit of G-20 world leaders takes place two months from now (July 7-8) in Hamburg, Germany, how will Macron compare in age to the other world leaders present?

Here's a chart looking at the age of present G-20 world leaders:

We see that Macron is the youngest in the group with the only other G-20 leader under 50 being Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada.

The oldest G-20 leader at present is King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at 81 while India's own leader Prime Minister Narendra Modi is 66 years old right now. 


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