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Much has been said about the Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, who donates up to 90 percent of his $144,000 annual salary to charity. In terms of actual wages, Mujica’s salary actually compares favorably to that of other leaders.
Here is a list of the top 10 poorest presidents in the world based on annual salary
Pope Francis, Vatican – $0
Pope Francis, the leadership of the state of Vatican after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Pope also serves as the Bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran – $3,000
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the President of Iran, the leader of a coalition of conservative groups in his country called the Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran.
Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan – $6,300
Hamid Karzai, has led the landlocked Central Asian nation since American forces helped remove the Taliban regime in the aftermath of 9/11.
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe – $18,000
Robert Mugabe, He was once seen as a hero after leading guerrilla forces against the then-white rulers of Rhodesia.
Marin Raykov Nikolov, Bulgaria – $26,929
Marin Raykov Nikolov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria has been accused of corruption, money-laundering, connection with organized crime, curtailing press freedom, racism and xenophobia.
Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, India – $32,216
Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, the President of India has been with government for over 40 years.
Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus – $33,873
Alexander Lukashenko, considered as the last dictator of Europe, he has maintained strict government control over the country’s crucial industries, going against the trend to privatization set by other former Soviet republics.
Xi Jinping, China – $39,720
Xi Jinping, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and the Chairman of the Central Military Commission. He is also a member of the Politburo.
Federico Franco, Paraguay – $40,000
Federico Franco became the President of Paraguay, a surgeon by profession before becoming a member of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party.
Borut Pahor, Slovenia – $44,280
Borut Pahor of Slovenia became the President after beating the then-incumbent President Danilo Turk in a runoff election.