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Davos 2016: Who’s visiting and who’s not

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Since the World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971, business and political leaders from all over the world meet in Switzerland's Davos each year to discuss how they can improve and enhance the world's current condition.

At 2016's WEF meeting, over 2,500 leaders from all backgrounds will attend to discuss this year's theme: "Mastering the Fourth industrial Revolution."

Here are some of attendees making an appearance at the star-studded event.

For more coverage from WEF, visit our Davos page.

Written by CNBC's Alexandra Gibbs.

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