TIME Magazine Releases It’s List Of ‘100 Most Influential People’ For 2016

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Every year Time magazine honors a group of celebrities, activists, and creative minds who in one way or the other way inspire others with their achievement.

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This year’s list includes Actors, Artists, Leaders, Icons, Sports men and a host of others including Leonardo di Caprio, Caitlyn Jenner, Idris Elba, Nicki Minaj, Taraji .P. Henson, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, actress Priyanka Chopra, Kendrick Lamar, Dwayne Johnson, Adele, Usain Bolt, Hillary Clinton, Pope Francis and a host of other incredible people.

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The 6 black and white covers features Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicki Minaj, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg (sharing a cover), Christine Lagarde, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Priyanka Chopra.

See the Full 2016 list below;

Adele

Singer, songwriter

Aung San Suu Kyi

Burmese politician

Aziz Ansari

Comedian

Binny Bansal & Sachin Bansal

Flipkart co-founders

Lee Berger

Paleoanthropologist

Gael García Bernal

Actor, activist

Mohammed bin Nayef

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Usain Bolt

Champion sprinter

Eli Broad

Entrepreneur, philanthropist

Dan Carder

Engineer

Roy Choi

Chef, entrepreneur

Priyanka Chopra

Actor

Hillary Clinton

Former U.S. Secretary of State, presidential candidate

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Writer

James Comey

FBI director

Ryan Coogler

Flim director

Tim Cook

Apple CEO

Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator, Texas, presidential candidate

Stephen Curry

Golden State Warriors basketball player

Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor, environmentalist

Jaha Dukureh

Safe Hands for Girls founder, advocate

Idris Elba

Actor

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President of Turkey

Dr. Laura Esserman & Dr. Shelley Hwang

Surgical oncologists

Elena Ferrante

Author

Christiana Figueres

Executive secretary, U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change

Pope Francis

Pontiff

Ariana Grande

Singer

Guo Pei

Designer

Nikki Haley

Governor, South Carolina

Lewis Hamilton

Formula One driver

Mona Hanna-Attisha & Marc Edwards

Pediatrician, researcher

Taraji P. Henson

Actor

François Hollande

President of France

Lester Holt

NBC Nightly News anchor

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Film director

Bjarke Ingels

Architect

Oscar Isaac

Actor

Hope Jahren

Geobiologist, author

Caitlyn Jenner

Activist, reality star

Jin Liqun

President, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Actor, producer, professional wrestler

Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm president

John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State

Kim Jong Un

Supreme Leader of North Korea

Felix Kjellberg

Entertainer, YouTube star

Karlie Kloss

Model, entrepreneur

Yayoi Kusama

Artist

Christine Lagarde

International Monetary Fund director

Kendrick Lamar

Rapper

Katie Ledecky

Swimmer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Actor

Palmer Luckey

Inventor, founder, Oculus Rift

Sean MacFarland

United States Army General

Mauricio Macri

President of Argentina

Melissa McCarthy

Actor, designer

Angela Merkel

Chancellor of Germany

Yuri Milner

Venture capitalist

Nicki Minaj

Singer, rapper

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Actor, creator, “Hamilton”

Sania Mirza

Tennis player

Sérgio Moro

Brazilian federal judge

Denis Mukwege

Gynecologist, Panzi Hospital, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Fencer

Nadia Murad

Advocate

Sunita Narain

Environmentalist

Diana Natalicio

University of Texas at El Paso president

Kathy Niakan

Developmental biologist

Barack Obama

President of the United States

Raj Panjabi

Last Mile Health co-founder and CEO

Sundar Pichai

Google CEO

Reince Priebus

Republican National Committee chairman

Vladimir Putin

President of Russia

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Activist

Raghuram Rajan

Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Gina Rodriguez

Actor

Lori Robinson

United States Air Force General

Marilynne Robinson

Novelist

Ronda Rousey

Ultimate fighter

Paul Ryan

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker

Mark Rylance

Actor

Bernie Sanders

U.S. Senator, Vermont, presidential candidate

Jordan Spieth

Golfer

Alan Stern

Astrophysicist

Charlize Theron

Actor, activist

Kip Thorne

Astrophysicist

Riccardo Tisci

Givenchy designer

Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada

Donald Trump

The Trump Organization chairman and president, presidential candidate

Tsai Ing-wen

President-elect, Taiwan

Tu Youyou

Chemist

Darren Walker

Ford Foundation president, philanthropist

Wang Jianlin

Chinese businessman

Xi Jinping

President of the People’s Republic of China, General Secretary, Communist Party, China

Mussie Zerai

Activist, Roman Catholic priest

Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan

Philanthropists, Facebook founder and CEO, pediatrician

 

 

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