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Chinese President Hu Jintao, the head of India's ruling Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and media magnate Rupert Murdoch were also named.
Blair's exclusion from the list previously raised eyebrows but it appears his influence has grown since he retired as prime minister. He won a slot under "heroes and pioneers," one of five categories, for his work as a Middle East envoy.
Britain's Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, did not get a mention in the list of nominees from 23 countries.
"Tony listened to my advice graciously but ignored it completely by immediately accepting a new job as Middle East envoy for the Quartet (of peace negotiators)," former US president Bill Clinton wrote in a piece for the magazine.
Cyrus, 15, who plays secret rock star "Hannah Montana" in the Disney Channel TV show of that name, became the youngest person to be included, under the category "artists and entertainers."
"As an idol to tweens the world over, singer-actress Cyrus, 15, is riding a huge tidal wave at the pinnacle of her career," wrote former child star Donny Osmond.
But the Vatican yesterday dismissed the US newsweekly Time's annual list of the world's 100 most influential people as "bizarre and arbitrary," saying the Holy See was pleased that the pope was not included.
"I am happy about this absence (of Pope Benedict XVI Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled due to vandalism. ) from the list, whose composition is kind of bizarre and arbitrary," a Vatican spokesman said.
He said he doubted whether the magazine took fully into account the pope's spiritual and moral authority.
However, Benedict, who became pope in 2005, was on the list for the past three years. Others left off the list this year include Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden Osama bin Laden: see bin Laden, Osama. and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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