**FILE** Barack Obama (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA)

Barack Obama is once again the most admired man in America.

For the 10th year in a row, the former president topped the annual Gallup poll, with 17 percent of the vote where U.S. respondents were asked to name the person they most admired.

President Donald Trump followed with 14 percent, placing ahead of Pope Francis (3 percent) and the Rev. Billy Graham (2 percent).

Others receiving votes included Sens. John McCain and Bernie Sanders, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the Dalai Lama.

Hillary Clinton was voted the most admired woman for the 16th straight year.

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