FYI: Time Magazine Person(s) of the Year

Every year Time magazine puts a person or group of people on the cover. Here is the list so far from when it began in 1927 up to 2020. Most of them are politicians and people who have contributed or influenced the world in positive and negative ways. My guess the cover of 2021 will be the U.S. Capitol insurrectionists but who knows.

1927                                       Charles Lindbergh

1928                                       Walter Chrysler

1929                                       Owen D. Young

1930                                       Mahatma Gandhi

1931                                       Pierre Laval

1932                                       Franklin D.  Roosevelt

1933                                       Hugh S. Johnson

1934                                       Franklin D.  Roosevelt’s

1935                                       Hailie Selassie

1936                                       Wallis Simpson

1937                                       Chiang Kai-shek and Soong Mei-ling

1938                                       Adolf Hitler

1939                                       Joseph Stalin

1940                                       Winston Churchill

1941                                       Franklin D.  Roosevelt

1942                                       Joseph Stalin

1943                                       George Marshall

1944                                       Dwight D. Eisenhower

1945                                       Harry S. Truman

1946                                       James F. Byrnes

1947                                       George Marshall

1948                                       Harry S. Truman

1949                                       Winston Churchill

1950                                       The American fighting-man/U.S. troops in the Korean War

1951                                       Mohammad Mossadegh

1952                                       Queen Elizabeth II

1953                                       Konrad Adenauer

1954                                       John Foster Dulles

1955                                       Harlow Curtice

1956                                       The Hungarian freedom fighter/revoluntionaries

1957                                       Nikita Khrushchev

1958                                       Charles de Gaulle

1959                                       Dwight D. Eisenhower

1960                                       The U.S. Scientists

1961                                       John F. Kennedy

1962                                       Pope John XXIII

1963                                       Martin Luther King Jr.

1964                                       Lyndon B. Johnson

1965                                       William Westmoreland

1966                                       The Inheritor of Americans aged 25 and under

1967                                       Lyndon B. Johnson

1968                                       The Apollo 8 of William Anders, Frank Borman, and Jim Lovell

1969                                       The Middle Americans/silent majority

1970                                       Willy Brandt

1971                                       Richard Nixon

1972                                       Henry Kissinger

1973                                       John Sirica

1974                                       King Faisal

1975                                       American Women including Billie Jean King, Betty Ford, and others

1976                                       Jimmy Carter

1977                                       Amwar Sadat

1978                                       Deng Xiaoping

1979                                       Ruhollah Khomeini

1980                                       Ronald Reagan

1981                                       Lech Walesa

1982                                       The Computer/Machine of the Year

1983                                       Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov

1984                                       Peter Ueberroth

1985                                       Deng Xiaoping

1986                                       Corazon Aquino

1987                                       Mikhail Gorbachev

1988                                       The Endangered Earth/Planet of the Year

1989                                       Mikhail Gorbachev

1990                                       George H.W. Bush

1991                                       Ted Turner

1992                                       Bill Clinton

1993                                       The Peacemakers of Nelson Mandela and others        

1994                                       Pope John Paul II

1995                                       Newt Gingrich

1996                                       David Ho

1997                                       Andrew Grove

1998                                       Bill Clinton and Ken Starr

1999                                       Jeff Bezos

2000                                       George W. Bush

2001                                       Rudy Giuliani

2002                                       The Whistleblowers

2003                                       The American soldier especially during the Iraq War

2004                                       George W. Bush

2005                                       The Good Samaritans of Bono, Bill Gates, and Melinda Gates

2006                                       You/individual content creators of the web

2007                                       Vladimir Putin

2008                                       Barack Obama

2009                                       Ben Bernanke

2010                                       Mark Zuckerberg

2011                                      The Protester/global protests

2012                                       Barack Obama

2013                                       Pope Francis

2014                                       Ebola fighters/health care workers

2015                                       Angela Merkel

2016                                       Donald Trump

2017                                       The Silence Breakers

2018                                       Guardians/journalists including Jamal Khashoggi and others

2019                                       Greta Thunberg

2020                                       Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

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