Top 10 Most Corrupt Politicians in the World 2016 – 2017


In All Corrupt Politicians the most corrupt politician in the world is head of Russian state Vladimir Putin. Corruption is increasing day by day in this world, and many big names are involved in this crime. Most countries presidents, prime ministers, politicians and big people who have high authority are involved in corruption. Recently in Panama leaks many big names of different state leader unveiled. Some poorest country prime ministers spent their life with pleasure, but peoples of the country live their life in miserable condition.

How much they have wealth is not a big deal but from where they collect it and why they hide their own country money in offshore companies is the main issue. Most of the politicians make this property from illegal resources. In 2016 Panama Leaks many politicians names are included. Most of them have resigned but some of them still do not want to resign after revealing this big corruption scandal.

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Here is a list of top 10 most corrupt politicians in the world 2016 – 2017.

10. Jayalalithaa – India

10 Jayalalithaa is chief minister of Tamil Nadu and famous politician of India. She has been facing 46 cases of corruption according to a recent report. She is involved in Tansi land deal case, 70 million coal import scam and disproportionate assets and color TV case. When a raid is done on her residence and business place, they found 28 kg jewelry have worth 51 crores, 750 pairs of footwears. 91 wrist watches 41 air conditioners and 10,500 sarees. She is under investigation in these cases and considered politician of India and world.

9. Kim Jong UN – North Korea

Kim Jong UnKim Jong UN is the head of North Korea state, and his son also appointed as youngest chairperson of the state. Under his leadership, the country makes many missiles and arms. However, his name included in the panorama papers, and North Korea listed in the most corrupt country in the world. According to reports, the country average salary is 1500 dollars, and the president is alcoholic and spent life in great pleasure. Other countries want to overcome the production of missiles. Kim Jong UN is considered the most dangerous and corrupt leader in the world.

8. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – Guinea

8Guinea is the poorest and underdeveloped country in the world, but his leader Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is the richest man in the world. He is the great head of the state and has 600 million wealth almost according to a recent report. While America president has about 11.8 million while America is high developed, educated as compared to Guinea. The Guinea has underdeveloped infrastructure and poorest population. He is involved in electoral fraud, nepotism, and many human rights cases of abuse.

7. Petro Poroshenko – Ukraine

7Ukraine president name also included in Panama papers. According to Panama leaks he has a lot of resources, business and money hide in other countries. But Petro said in his defend in his country there is a lot of corruption, and they take active steps to eradicate this corruption, but id does not mean he is involved in corruption. Critics of the country said that it is easy to take wealth from this country to other countries as the president himself has a lot of wealth and considered corrupt politician.

6. The David Cameron – United Kingdom

6David Cameron was the famous leader of the conservative party and prime minister of United Kingdom. He asked as a member of Parliament he wants to see corruption free country, and his state is also including in the least corrupt country list. But David Cameron name was included in the Panama papers as David Cameron has offshore companies. He denied to this and said that he has only one house in London, and his father involved in foreign money. He shows all details under media pressure, and public asked him to resign after Panama leak.

5. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan – United Arab Emirates

UAE president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan, attends the final session of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Kuwait City on December 15, 2009. Energy-rich states of the Gulf do not feel threatened by Iraq's plans to massively expand its oil production, Kuwait's foreign minister said. The GCC alliance is made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Emir of Abu Dhabi got this position after the death of his father. He has a lot of money and companies on his name, her wife and daughter name. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has 30 companies almost, but most of them located in other countries. UAE President made most of this wealth after coming at this post. He is the owner of many expensive places in the world whose worth is $1.7 billion. The King has denied explaining His property.

4. Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson – Iceland

4Ex-prime minister of Iceland was Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson, and he resigned his post when his name reported in Panama papers. He has a lot of money and property outside the country. He has also face money crisis in 2008 campaign. Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson said in his defend that his wife was a daughter of a business tycoon, She sold this company in 2013 but at the end, and he resigned the post of prime minister, and it cleared that he is the owner of foreign corporations and corrupt ruler of the world.

3. King Salman bin Abdulaziz – Saudi Arabia

Nic6105724King Salman bin Abdulaziz got the president-ship from inheritance and now he is the president of Saudi Arabia. Before him, his brothers was also king and he became the president after his brother death Shah Abdul Aziz. His name was also included in the Panama leaks because it has prevailed that he has offshore companies outside the country and one beautiful house in London. King Salman bin Abdulaziz has 26 million dollars in the company and 8 million dollars in another company. He is considered the corrupt politician in Saudi history.

2. Nawaz Sharif – Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif is the present prime minister of Pakistan, and his family is the fourth richest family in the Pakistan. Minister Nawaz Sharif and his son’s name included in the Panama leaks. He has many offshore companies outside the country and many mills in the country like sugar mills, flour mills, rice mills. But they do not pay tax for their country according to their resources. He also has the lot of money which is hidden from government eye as they extract a lot of money from Metro Bus project and Orange Line. Nawaz Sharif continuously denied this blame, but people of Pakistan considered him the most corrupt politician in the world.

1. Vladimir Putin – Russia

Corrupt PoliticiansRussia is the most powerful country in the world, and Vladimir Putin is the head of state. Russia is the largest arms-producing country but When his head name has appeared in Panama papers and because of influential state leader he is the main attack of World news agencies. According to the report, Vladimir Putin has a lot of money and business in other countries. But he does not give any explanation about his property how he makes this. He is the richest leader of any country in the world and has more than $2 billion assets in other countries.

List of Top 10 Most Corrupt Politicians in the World 2016 – 2017

Sr. No Most Corrupt Politicians Country
1 Vladimir Putin Russia
2 Nawaz Sharif Pakistan
3 King Salman bin Abdulaziz Saudia Arabia
4 Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson Iceland
5 Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan United Arab Emirates
6 David Cameron U.K
7 Petro Poroshenko President Ukraine
8 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo-richest man Guinea
9 Kim Jong UN North Korea
10 Jayalalithaa India



We conclude from this article people choose their ruler wisely , Who work for the betterment of the country. Most country prime ministers spent their life in pleasure and do not any concern about their country people life. Corruption is a bad thing which makes a country situation worse and people involved in corruption should be charged.