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Persons of the Year
|1927||Charles Lindbergh||USA||1902–1974||Lindbergh was, in May 1927, the first person to fly a plane non-stop from New York City, USA to Paris, France.|
|1928||Walter Chrysler||USA||1875–1940||In 1928, Chrysler oversaw a merger of his company with Dodge, and began work on his eponymous building.|
|1929||Owen D. Young||USA||1874–1962||Young chaired a committee which authored the Young Plan, a program for settlement of German reparations debts after World War I.|
|1930||Mahatma Gandhi||IND||1869–1948||Gandhi was the leader of the Indian independence movement. In 1930, he led the Salt Satyagraha, a 240-mile march to protest the imposition of taxes on salt by the British Raj.|
|1931||Pierre Laval||France||1883–1945||Laval was a four-time Prime Minister of France.|
|1932||Franklin D. Roosevelt||USA||1882–1945||Roosevelt won the 1932 US Presidential election by a landslide, defeating the incumbent, Herbert Hoover.|
|1933||Hugh Samuel Johnson||USA||1882–1942||Johnson was then the director of the National Recovery Administration, an agency tasked by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt to bring industry, labor and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices.|
|1934||Franklin D. Roosevelt||USA||1882–1945||Roosevelt was President of the United States from 1933 to 1945.|
|1935||Haile Selassie I||1892–1975||Selassie was the Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. In October 1935, Italian forces invaded Ethiopia, starting the Second Italo-Abyssinian War.|
|1936||Wallis Simpson||USA||1896–1986||King Edward VIII abdicated his thrones to marry Simpson.|
|1937||Chiang Kai-shek||Republic of China||1887–1975||At the time, Chiang was Premier of the Republic of China.|
|Soong May-ling||Republic of China||1898–2003||At the time, Soong was the wife of Chiang Kai-shek.|
|1938||Adolf Hitler||Germany||1889–1945||1938 saw the unification of Germany with Austria and the Sudetenland after the Anschluss and Munich Agreement respectively.|
|1941||Franklin D. Roosevelt||USA||1882–1945|
|1944||Dwight D. Eisenhower||USA||1890–1969|
|1945||Harry S. Truman||USA||1884–1972|
|1946||James F. Byrnes||USA||1879–1972|
|1947||George Marshall||USA||1880–1959||Wrote the Marshall Plan|
|1948||Harry S. Truman||USA||1884–1972|
|1949||Winston Churchill||UK||1874–1965||Man of the half-century|
|1950||The American fighting-man||USA||Representing Korean War troops|
|1952||Elizabeth II||Commonwealth realms[n 1]||1926–|
|1953||Konrad Adenauer||West Germany||1876–1967|
|1954||John Foster Dulles||USA||1888–1959|
|1955||Harlow Curtice||USA||1893–1962||Head of General Motors from 1953 to 1958.|
|1956||The Hungarian freedom fighter||Hungary|
|1958||Charles de Gaulle||France||1890–1970|
|1959||Dwight D. Eisenhower||USA||1890–1969|
|1960||American Scientists||USA||Represented by George Beadle, Charles Draper, John Enders, Donald A. Glaser, Joshua Lederberg, Willard Libby, Linus Pauling, Edward Purcell, Isidor Rabi, Emilio Segrè, William Shockley, Edward Teller, Charles Townes, James Van Allen, and Robert Woodward|
|1961||John F. Kennedy||USA||1917–1963|
|1962||Pope John XXIII||Holy See/ Italy||1881–1963|
|1963||Martin Luther King, Jr.||USA||1929–1968|
|1964||Lyndon B. Johnson||USA||1908–1973|
|1966||The Inheritor||A generation: the man—and woman—of 25 and under.|
|1967||Lyndon B. Johnson||USA||1908–1973|
|1968||The Apollo 8 astronauts||USA||William Anders, Frank Borman, and Jim Lovell|
|1969||The Middle Americans||USA||Also referred to as the Silent Majority|
|1970||Willy Brandt||West Germany||1913–1992|
|1973||John Sirica||USA||1904–1992||Judge who ordered Richard Nixon to turn over Watergate-related recordings.|
|1974||King Faisal||Saudi Arabia||1906–1975|
|1975||American women||USA||Represented by Susan Brownmiller, Kathleen Byerly, Alison Cheek, Jill Conway, Betty Ford, Ella Grasso, Carla Hills, Barbara Jordan, Billie Jean King, Carol Sutton, Susie Sharp, and Addie Wyatt|
|1978||Deng Xiaoping||People's Republic of China||1904–1997|
|1982||The Computer||Machine of the Year|
|1985||Deng Xiaoping||People's Republic of China||1904–1997|
|1986||Corazon C. Aquino||Philippines||1933–2009|
|1988||The Endangered Earth||Planet of the Year|
|1989||Mikhail Gorbachev||USSR||1931–||Man of the Decade|
|1990||George H. W. Bush||USA||1924–|
|1993||The Peacemakers|| Palestinian Authority
|Represented by Yasser Arafat, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, and Yitzhak Rabin|
|1994||Pope John Paul II||Holy See/ Poland||1920–2005|
|1996||David Ho||R.O.C/ USA||1952–||Scientist, AIDS researcher.|
|1997||Andrew Grove||Hungary/ USA||1936–|
|1998||Bill Clinton||USA||1946–||Time Magazine held its first online poll to decide the Person of the Year. Wrestler and activist Mick Foley won with over 50% of votes. Foley was removed from the poll, and the award was given to Clinton and Starr.[better source needed]|
|1999||Jeffrey P. Bezos||USA||1964–||See also: Person of the Century|
|2000||George W. Bush||USA||1946–|
|2002||The Whistleblowers||USA||Represented by Cynthia Cooper (WorldCom), Coleen Rowley (FBI) and Sherron Watkins (Enron)|
|2003||The American soldier||USA|
|2004||George W. Bush||USA||1946–|
|2005||The Good Samaritans|| Ireland
|Represented by Bono, Bill Gates, and Melinda Gates|
|2006||You||Represented by the individual content creator on the World Wide Web|
|2011||The Protester||Representing many global protest movements – for example, the Arab Spring, the Indignants Movement, Tea Party movement and Occupy Movement – as well as protests in Greece, India and Russia, among others|
|2013||Pope Francis||Vatican City/ Argentina||1936–||Elected head of the Roman Catholic Church in 2013, following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.|
- Larsen, Roy (January 5, 1970). "A Letter From The Publisher". Time. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,943108,00.html#ixzz1EiZ91J8D.
- Mick Foley Cactus Jack Pro Wrestling Legend Media Man International
- Lev Grossman (13 December 2006). "You — Yes, You — Are TIME's Person of the Year". Time. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1570810,00.html. Retrieved 2012–12–20.
- "Person of the Year 2007". Time. 2007. http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/0,28757,1690753,00.html. Retrieved 2009–07–08.
- "Person of the Year 2008". Time. 2008–12–17. http://www.time.com/time/specials/2008/personoftheyear/article/0,31682,1861543_1865068,00.html?cnn=yes. Retrieved 2008–12–17.
- Grunwald, Michael (16 December 2009). "Person of the Year 2009". Time. http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1946375_1947251,00.html. Retrieved 16 December 2009.
- Grossman, Lev (15 December 2010). "Person of the Year 2010". Time. http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2036683_2037183,00.html. Retrieved 15 December 2010.
- Grunwald, Michael (14 December 2011). "Person of the Year 2011". Time. http://timemagazine.tumblr.com/post/14212577849/times-2011-person-of-the-year-is-the-protester. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
- "Person of the Year 2012". Time. 2008–12–19. http://poy.time.com/2012/12/19/person-of-the-year-barack-obama/. Retrieved 2012–12–23.
- "Pope Francis, The People’s Pope". Time. 2013–12–11. http://poy.time.com/2013/12/11/person-of-the-year-pope-francis-the-peoples-pope/?hpt=hp_t2. Retrieved 2013–12–11.