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Person of the Year

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  1. Who was Time’s 2021 Person of the Year in the same year he he changed his title from "CEO" to "Technoking"?
  2. As of 2023, who is the youngest ever winner?
  3. Which controversial figure won the award for his impact on events in both 1939 and 1942?
  4. Who won it in 2010 whilst being the subject of an Oscar-winning film in the same year?
  5. Who was also proclaimed as the "Man of the half-century" when he won the award in 1949?

  6. Who won the Time Person of the Year in 2022?
  7. And, who won the award in 1952?
  8. Who was the first U.S. president to win the title and went on to receive a total of three?
  9. Who in 1930 led a 240-mile march to protest the imposition of taxes on salt and also became Time Person of the Year?
  10. Who was named Time Person of the Year in 1963?
  11. Which emperor won the title in 1935?
  12. Can you name the oldest winner?
  13. Who was acknowledged as "Man of the Decade" when awarded it for the second time in 1989?
  14. Which Chancellor of West Germany won it for "seeking to bring about a fresh relationship between East and West"?
  15. Which American won the title jointly with President Richard Nixon in 1975?
  16. The tradition began in 1928 when Time magazine editors decided to look for who had made the biggest story of the year. Hence, which American did they award it to in 1928?


  1. Elon Musk
  2. Greta Thunberg
  3. Joseph Stalin (Many may have guessed Adolf Hitler for this question. Hitler did win it once in 1938.)
  4. Mark Zuckerberg
  5. Winston Churchill
  6. Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy
  7. Queen Elizabeth II
  8. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  9. Mahatma Gandhi
  10. Martin Luther King Jr.
  11. Emperor Haile Selassie of Eithiopia
  12. Joe Biden (who jointly won it with Kamala Harris in 2020)
  13. Mikhail Gorbachev
  14. Willy Brandt
  15. Henry Kissinger
  16. Charles Lindbergh