Time's Person of the Year: 1992-present

Published On: Dec 19 2012 08:59:36 AM PST   Updated On: Dec 09 2015 09:09:17 AM PST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was named Time magazine's person of the year. Look back at the last 23 years of honorees.

Bill and Melinda Gates
15 / 25
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

(2005) The Good Samaritans -- Represented by Bono and Bill and Melinda Gates (pictured)


E-News Registration


KXLY.com Email Newsletters

Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more!

The KXLY.com Message Hub

KXLY.com has launched a new system which has been set up to make it much easier for you to manage all of your e-mail subscriptions.

Most Popular