The 100 ladies on FORBES' list of the world's most powerful women are politicians, CEOs, activist billionaires and celebrities, and all are at the top of their game. This year, several of our power women have a partner who is as equally influential.
These power duos prove that whether they're tackling global crises or ruling the world, sometimes it takes two. Here's a look at the world's 15 most powerful couples:
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