All European governments have a Twitter presence and they are highly connected. A few of leaders tweet personally such as the thought-provoking Toomas Ilves (@IlvesToomas), President of Estonia and the entertaining @AlexStubb, Finland’s Minister for European Affairs.

As the best connected world leader, Swedish Foreign Minister @CarlBildt is also the most conversational European leader followed by Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk.

Pope Francis (@Pontifex) is Europe's most followed leader on Twitter with 7,200,332 followers on his nine different accounts. Turkey’s President Abdullah Gül, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the UK government, complete the Top 5 list.