Who topped Fortune's list of greatest leaders?

Fortune's greatest leaders list
Fortune's greatest leaders list 03:54

Fortune magazine is out with its fourth annual list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. It highlights men and women who inspire others and transform the world.

Here are the top five from the list:

5. Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO

Jeff Bezos David Ryder/Getty Images

4. Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 Melinda Gates receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama  Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

3. Pope Francis

Pope Francis  REUTERS/Alessandro Bianch

2. Jack Ma, Alibaba Group executive chairman

Jack Ma  Andrew Burton, Getty Images

1. Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations 

Theo Epstein holding the Commissioner's Trophy  Paul Beaty/AP

To see how these leaders were selected, visit Fortune.com.