Vladimir Putin Nominated For Man Of The Year By Time’s Magazine (Photos)

President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for man of the year by Time’s Magazine, Brainnews report.

Time Magazine is almost ready to announce its 2023 Person of the Year.

The nine candidates for the honor were revealed Monday morning during NBC’s “Today Show” and are highlighted by individuals, groups or concepts that “had the most influence on the world throughout the previous 12 months.”

The award is a tradition that dates back to 1927, according to Time, and is the “annual designation for the person, group or concept that most shaped the headlines, for good or ill.”

Vladimir Putin Nominated For Man Of The Year By Time's Magazine

Previous winners include Martin Luther King Jr., Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Finalists for Time’s Person of the Year 2023:

Hollywood Strikers:

According to Time, the strike put on by Hollywood actors and writers this year was “a rare show of the power of both labor and the entertainment industry.”

The strike, which last 118 days, ended when a tentative agreement was reached in November between SAG-AFTRA, the union representing 160,000 actors and media professionals, and Hollywood studios and streaming services.

Vladimir Putin:

Vladimir Putin Nominated For Man Of The Year By Time's Magazine

The Russian President was Time’s Person of the Year in 2007 and has been on the Time 100 list multiple times, including in 2022, the publication said.

Xi Jinping:

The Chinese President has been on the Time100 list more than 10 times, according to the publication. The list honors the 100 most influential global figures.

Jinping was also a runner-up for Time’s 2017 Person of the Year.

King Charles III:

King Charles III took his position on the throne in May.

“At a moment of change for the monarchy, he signified the power of tradition,” Time said. His mother, Queen Elizabeth II, was Time’s Person of the Year in 1952 when she ascended to the throne.

Jerome Powell:

Vladimir Putin Nominated For Man Of The Year By Time's Magazine

Powell has been the Chairman of the Federal reserve since February 2018 and has “played a key role managing high inflation in the U.S.,” according to Time.

He has been on the Time100 list twice before, in 2019 and 2020.

Barbie:

The Greta Gerwig-directed film became the highest-grossing movie of 2023 with more than $1.36 billion globally, surpassing “The Super Mario Bros. Movie.”

“The film made clear the possibility for theatrical success remains even in a streaming world,” Time said of the movie.

Trump Prosecutors:

Trump became the first U.S. president in history to be indicted, charged in four separate cases with more than 90 counts.

Prosecutors in Florida, Georgia, New York and Washington D.C. brought forward felony charges for election interference and illegally holding on to classified documents.

Taylor Swift:

Swift, who beat Jinping for the 2017 Person of the Year, had a massive year, from re-releasing her albums with record-setting streams to make one of the most successful concert films in history, according to Time.

Vladimir Putin Nominated For Man Of The Year By Time's Magazine

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