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Influential Marriages: 16 Couples Who Have A Massive Impact Together

07/15/2015 04:16 EDT | Updated 07/16/2015 08:59 EDT

An old saying goes that behind every man stands a powerful woman, but these days, some of the most powerful (and influential) people in the world stand side-by-side with the people they love.

TIME magazine's recently published a list of the 25 Most Influential Marriages Of All Time, featuring some pretty powerful couples from all time periods and industries. But we think they missed a few.

In the slideshow below, we list 16 influential couples we think are worthy of making the cut. From royalty to real estate tycoons to actors and activists, these couples are truly making a difference in the world. And they're doing it together.

Which couples would you like to see added to the list? Let us know in the comments below.

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