US President-elect Donald Trump has topped a 2016 AFP poll to choose the most influential person of the year, just ahead of Russian and Turkish leaders Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
AFP journalists around the world, working in all languages and sections of the agency (text, photo, video) voted from a selection of key players that have driven the news in 2016.
AFP journalists chose from a list of 30 people selected by chief editors from various sections of the agency.
Here are the top 10 picked by the nearly 300 journalists that took part in the survey.
-Recep Tayyip Erdogan