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See List Of Names Nominated For TIMES Magazine 2016 Person of the Year

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TIMES Magazine has released the list of nominees for the 2016 Person of the Year. Those on the list have influenced the news, for better or for worse this year.

See full list below:

Simone Biles

She made her Olympic debut in Rio de Janeiro and won four gold medals and one bronze.

Hillary Clinton

The former First Lady, New York Senator and Secretary of State became the first woman to receive the U.S. presidential nomination of a major political party.

CRISPR Scientists

These scientists developed technology that can edit DNA.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Turkish President, he survived a coup attempt this year.

Nigel Farage

Head of the U.K. Independence Party, Farage oversaw Brexit.

The Flint Whistleblowers

Local residents, along with civil-engineering professor Marc Edwards and local pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, blew the whistle on the lead-poisoned water in Flint, Mich..

Beyoncé Knowles

This year her message was all about racial injustice, police violence and feminism.

Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister who guided his country’s economy into position as the “emerging-market world’s most positive story.”

Vladimir Putin

The Russian president made headlines this year with his country’s intervention in Syria and meddling into the US elections.

Donald Trump

Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States.

Mark Zuckerberg

CEO of Facebook.

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