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TIME Magazine Reveals Shortlist For ‘Person Of The Year’ 2017
By Mikelle Leow, 05 Dec 2017
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TIME has yet again unveiled its shortlist for ‘Person of the Year’. The 10 contenders of were announced on Monday morning through NBC’s Today.
2017’s line of candidates might be the magazine’s most contentious yet. It comprises North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and US President Donald Trump—who did, in fact, claim in a tweet that TIME had contacted him for the second year in a row.
The list also includes former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who was crowned GQ’s ‘Man of the Year’ for 2017.
Have a look at the shortlist and view the full article on TIME to learn how the runners were selected.
1. Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon
2. The Dreamers activists
3. Patty Jenkins, director of Wonder Woman
4. Kim Jong Un, North Korean leader
5. Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback
6. The #MeToo movement
7. Robert Mueller, special counsel
8. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia
9. Donald Trump, President of the United States
10. Xi Jinping, President of China
Video via TIME
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