This photo obtained December 7, 2016 courtesy of TIME shows US President-elect Donald Trump as Person of the Year cover. Time magazine named Donald Trump its "Person of the Year" for 2016 for his stunning upset election victory that rewrote the rules of politics, delivering him to the helm of a divided America.
This 15 December 2003 combo photo shows the latest covers of Newsweek and Time magazines, both featuring former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein after his capture by US forces in Tikrit. Hussein knocked Jesus Christ off the cover of Time this weekend as the magazine -- and its main weekly rival Newsweek -- both reworked their latest issues following the former Iraqi leader's capture. It was the first time Time had changed covers in the middle of a print run since the 1983 bombing of the UMS Marine barracks in Beirut.
Time's January 3 issue to be published 27 December 1993, shows a combo on its cover, a 25 Dec release, of (L-R) Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, South African President Frederik W. de Klerk and Palestinian Liberation Organisation leader Yasser Arafat who have been named "Men of the Year" by the magazine for their efforts to resolve two of the world's deepest hatreds.
This image obtained December 9, 2015 courtesy of TIME shows the cover for Person of the Year 2015. Time magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year 2015," hailing her leadership during Europe's debt, refugee and migrant crises, as well as Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
This image obtained courtesy of Time magazine on October 25, 2013 shows the November 4, 2013 cover with a photo of Britain's Prince Charles. Britain's royal family on October 25, 2013 rushed to deny a report that Prince Charles believed becoming king when Queen Elizabeth II dies would be like "prison".
This image obtained December 11, 2013 courtesy of TIME Magazine shows the 2013 Person of the Year cover with Pope Francis. Time magazine on Wednesday named Pope Francis its person of the year, saying that in nine months in office the head of the Catholic Church had become a new voice of conscience.
This image taken 18 December, 2006 shows the 25 Decmber/ 01 January cover of Time Magazine featuring the "Person of the Year" cover. Time magazine named 'You' as its person of the year 16 December, with a mirror cover designed to reflect the importance of user-generated Internet content as a driving force in the modern world. User-generated content on websites such as YouTube has proved the latest twist in the Internet revolution, with the site attracting millions of users and earning its founders 1.65 billion dollars when it was bought by Google earlier this year.
This picture released 22 December, 2002 by Time Magazine shows Cynthia Cooper of Wordcom (L), Coleen Rowley of the FBI (C) and Sherron Watkins of Enron who have been named Persons of the Year by the magazine. According to Time, "they took huge professional and personal risks to blow the whistle on what went wrong at WorldCom, Enron and the FBI-and in so doing helped remind us what American courage and American values are all about.
This image obtained March 13, 2015 courtesy of TIME magazine shows the March 23, 2015 cover. It was either a curious oversight or an ominous editorial directive