President Obama Beats President-Elect Trump in Gallup's Annual Most Admired Man Poll

The president was named the most admired man in Gallup's annual poll.

— -- The results are in! For the ninth year in a row, Americans are most likely to name President Barack Obama as the man they most admire, according to Gallup's annual poll.

Obama, who was named most admired man by 22 percent of respondents, edged out President-elect Donald Trump for the honor. Trump came in second at 15 percent.

Since the most admired man poll’s launch in 1946, the sitting president has been named most admired man 58 times. Of the exceptions, two were president-elects defeating the sitting president: Obama over then-President George W. Bush in 2008 and Dwight Eisenhower over then-President Harry Truman in 1952.

Eisenhower is the current record holder of the honor, having been named most admired man 12 times.

Eleanor Roosevelt has the second-most first place finishes among women, having been named most admired woman 13 times.