Here today we go with a list that will inform you of the top 10 most corrupt politicians in the world. Earning money is not a bad thing, but when you are in power than chances are there to amass wealth that would not have been possible otherwise. Our top 10 list includes politicians who are still in power. It also contains those who have retired or have been thrown by the public of that specific country. Please note that this list has been updated till December 2018, and very soon we will update it as we get up-to-date information.
10. Kim Jong-un
There is much reason that we have ranked Kim Jong UN on 10th position in our list of top 10 most corrupt politicians of the world. Kim Jong-un is the president of North Korea. Kim Jong UN may not be the one who has been known to the world as a corrupt politician but the reasons of his popularity include his forceful reign on the country and some brutal actions against his opponents in the country.
09. Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson
Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson was the Prime Minister of Iceland between 2013 and 2016. He is also famous for being a corrupt politician in the world. He resigned in 2016 from his office after huge protests against him when the Panama Papers‘ scandal news broke out.
08. Petro Poroshenko
Petro Poroshenko served as the Prime Minister of Ukraine from 2014 to 2019. This politician has also been involved in massive corruption scandals that lead to huge protests against him throughout the country.
07. David Cameron
The Ex-Prime Minister of United Kingdom – David Cameron is also labeled as a corrupt politician and has been ranked 7th in our list of top 10 most corrupt politicians in the world. David Cameron allegedly amassed the nation’s wealth illegally and established an off-shore company.
06. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the current president of the United Arab Emirates who has his name in the top most corrupt politicians. Panama Papers also nominated him as one of those politicians who have made billions of dollars worth wealth from the misuse of the national exchequer.
05. Salman bin Abdulaziz
Salman bin Abdul Aziz is the king of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since
23 January 2015. He is one of the most corrupt politicians in the world and has secured number on 5 in our list of top 10 most corrupt politicians.
04. Narendra Modi
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Singh Modi is also one of the most corrupt politicians of the world. He is in office since 2014 and likely would become once again the Prime Minister of India in 2019 election. The vote countdown for this election will probably end after just a few hours of the publishing of this article.
03. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Equatorial
Being President since 1979, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is a famous politician of the oil-rich country Equatorial Guinea. He is an old man having a date of birth on June 5, 1942. He is one of the worlds top most corrupt politician who has either used his power for his personal motives or/and amassed wealth through unfair means.
02. Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari is a notorious politician of Pakistan who has remained the President of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013. Allegedly, he had a role in the plot that assassinated his wife; the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto. He has used his office for collecting billions of dollars through unfair practices. His party Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian has remained in power multiple times.
01. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has made to the top of our list of top 10 most corrupt politicians of the world. He has remained the Prime Minister of Pakistan three times and has used his official powers through out his all tenures to amass illegal wealth. He was disqualified by the apex country of the country after the Panama Papers revealed his off-shore companies.