• TIME Person of the year

    Person of the Year (called Man of the Year or Woman of the Year until 1999) is an honor bestowed by the news magazine 'TIME' every year on a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year"
    The tradition of selecting a "Man of the Year" began in 1927, with Time editors contemplating the news makers of the years. The idea was also an attempt to remedy the editorial embarrassment earlier that year of not having aviator Charles Lindbergh on its cover following his historic trans-Atlantic flight. By the end of the year, it was decided that a cover story featuring Lindbergh as the Man of the Year would serve both purposes
    Franklin D. Roosevelt is the only person to have received the title three times
    Wallis Simpson is the first woman to have received the title
    Mahatma Gandhi was the first non-American to have received the title
    In 1949, Winston Churchill was named "Man of the Half-Century". The December 31, 1999 issue of Time named Albert Einstein the "Person of the Century".

    List of 'TIME Person of the Year' winners
    2019
    2018
    The Guardians
    2017
    The Silence Breakers
    2016
    Donald Trump
    2015
    Angela Merkel
    2014
    Ebola fighters
    2013
    Pope Francis
    2012
    Barack Obama
    2011
    The Protester
    2010
    Mark Zuckerberg
    2009
    Ben Bernanke
    2008
    Barack Obama
    2007
    Vladimir Putin
    2006
    You
    2005
    The Good Samaritans
    2004
    George W. Bush
    2003
    The American soldier
    2002
    The Whistleblowers
    2001
    Rudy Giuliani
    2000
    George W. Bush
    1999
    Jeff Bezos
    1998
    Bill Clinton & Ken Starr
    1997
    Andrew Grove
    1996
    David Ho
    1995
    Newt Gingrich
    1994
    Pope John Paul II
    1993
    The Peacemakers
    1992
    Bill Clinton
    1991
    Ted Turner
    1990
    George H. W. Bush
    1989
    Mikhail Gorbachev
    1988
    The Endangered Earth
    1987
    Mikhail Gorbachev
    1986
    Corazon Aquino
    1985
    Deng Xiaoping
    1984
    Peter Ueberroth
    1983
    Ronald Reagan & Yuri Andropov
    1982
    The Computer
    1981
    Lech Wałęsa
    1980
    Ronald Reagan
    1979
    Ruhollah Khomeini
    1978
    Deng Xiaoping
    1977
    Anwar Sadat
    1976
    Jimmy Carter
    1975
    American women
    1974
    King Faisal
    1973
    John Sirica
    1972
    Richard Nixon & Henry Kissinger
    1971
    Richard Nixon
    1970
    Willy Brandt
    1969
    The Middle Americans
    1968
    The Apollo 8 astronauts
    1967
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    1966
    The Inheritor
    1965
    William Westmoreland
    1964
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    1963
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    1962
    Pope John XXIII
    1961
    John F. Kennedy
    1960
    U.S. Scientists
    1959
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    1958
    Charles de Gaulle
    1957
    Nikita Khrushchev
    1956
    The Hungarian freedom fighter
    1955
    Harlow Curtice
    1954
    John Foster Dulles
    1953
    Konrad Adenauer
    1952
    Elizabeth II
    1951
    Mohammad Mossadegh
    1950
    The American fighting-man
    1949
    Winston Churchill
    1948
    Harry S. Truman
    1947
    George Marshall
    1946
    James F. Byrnes
    1945
    Harry S. Truman
    1944
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    1943
    George Marshall
    1942
    Joseph Stalin
    1941
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    1940
    Winston Churchill
    1939
    Joseph Stalin
    1938
    Adolf Hitler
    1937
    Chiang Kai-shek & Soong May-ling
    1936
    Wallis Simpson
    1935
    Haile Selassie
    1934
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    1933
    Hugh S. Johnson
    1932
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    1931
    Pierre Laval
    1930
    Mahatma Gandhi
    1929
    Owen D. Young
    1928
    Walter Chrysler
    1927
    Charles Lindbergh
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