The most controversial choices for Time magazine’s Person of the Year
They definitely value influence over virtue!
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Time magazine publishes a special annual issue with their choice for Person of the Year, accompanied by an iconic cover photo. In recent years, this honorable title has been given to the likes of Greta Thunberg, Barack Obama, and Pope Francis. However, the recipients are not always what you'd call honorable. To say some of them have been controversial is really underselling it!
Time make their choice based on who they believe had the most influence that year, whether that influence was good or bad. There have already been more than 100 "winners" since the issue was first launched in 1927. Let's take a look at some of the most controversial choices for Person of the Year in this gallery. Click on!
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