Time's Person of the Year: 1992-present

Published On: Dec 19 2012 10:59:36 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 09 2015 11:09:17 AM CST

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

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

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