The top 100, in which each honoree gets a tribute written by another well-known figure, is a reminder of who has predominated headlines over the last year
Fighter Ronda Rousey, Canadas prime minister, Justin Trudeau, and anonymous Italian writer Elena Ferrante all landed on this years Time 100 most influential people listing, a roundup of the worlds current brightest thinkers, leaders and artists.
A read-through of the top 100 is a reminder of who has dominated headlines over the last year, from basketball player Stephen Curry, in the midst of a record-breaking season at the Golden State Warrior to the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and her handled in the European migrant crisis.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the musical Hamilton, induced the publications listing days after winning a Pulitzer Prize.
The countrys most well known transgender celebrity, Caitlyn Jenner, also appears on the listing, as do rappers Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar.International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde is also featured.
Each honoree gets a tribute written about them by another well-known figure, with the secretary of state, John Kerry( himself on the list, with kind words written by Bono ), honoring actor and now Oscar-winner Leonardo Dicaprio.
Bill and Melinda Gates pay tribute to fellow husband-and-wife tech boomers turned philanthropists Mark Zuckerburg and Priscilla Chan.
This years presidential race featured heavily, with Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders all inducing the listing( with Ohio governor John Kasich a notable absentee ).
Actor Jennifer Lawrence paid tribute to singer Adele, whose latest album 25 sold 3.38 m transcripts in the first week in the US alone, a new record. Adele is a gift, an international treasure, but shes also sweet, funny, intelligent and beautiful. Bitch, wrote Lawrence.
Its not all inspirational kinds who induced Times cut: the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un stimulated the list, as did the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.
And there were some noticeable drop-offs from last year. Jeb Bushs embarrassing presidential run ensured he didnt make it this year, and Elizabeth Warrens name might still be hurled around as a possible vice-presidential pick, but she was knocked off the list.
Kim Kardashian West and spouse Kanye West both fell off this years list.
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