Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year for 2019

Sweden’s Greta Thunberg has been named as Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. Greta Thunberg is the Swedish schoolgirl who inspired a global movement to fight climate change and became popular with the “#FridaysForFuture“. She is the youngest person to be chosen by the magazine in a tradition that started in 1927.

TIME is also expanding Person of the Year to reflect the full range of subjects that TIME covers. For the first time, TIME has chosen the most influential person in a range of fields

S.No. Name Profession Category
1 Greta Thunberg Climate activist Person of the Year
2 Bob Iger Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Businessperson of the Year
3 The Public Servants Federal workers of the US Guardians of the Year
4 United States women’s national soccer team Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Year
5 Melissa Jefferson (Lizzo) Singer Entertainer of the Year

 

Source: The Time

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