#97 Time Magazine – The 100 most influential people in the world.



Time Magazine has brought out, ‘The 100 most influential people in the world’ article. Here it list’s the 100 people told by someone else, why the person has been chosen by someone close to them/friend/colleague/inspired by them, here they say why this person is in the top 100.

The 100 chosen people and the people who tell the world why they have been chosen are as follows, in no particular order;


– Cristiano Ronaldo by Pele

– Carl Icahn by T. Boone Pickens

– Marina Abramovic by James Franco

– Alice Waters by Ruth Reichl

– Charlie Rose by Michael Bloomberg

– Phoebe Philo by Stella McCartney

– Carrie Underwood by Brad Paisley

– Christy Turlington Burns by Melinda Gates

– Arundhati Roy by Pankaj Mishra

– Donna Tartt by Ann Patchett

– Malala Yousafzai by Gabrielle Giffords

– Pope Francis by Barack Obama

– Erwiana Sulistyaningsih by Somaly Mam

– Robert Redford by Harvey Weinstein


– Abu Du’a (a.k.a Abu Bakr al-Baghdad) by Frank Kerney

– Kim Jong Un by Adam Johnson

– Nicolas Maduro by Nikhil Kumar

– Kirsten Gillibrand by Alfonse D’Amato

– Rand Paul by Mitch McConnell

– Thuli Madonsela by Lamido Sanusi

– Jerry Brown by Grey Davis

– Angela Markel by Jurgen Klinsmann

– Andrew Haldane by John Cassidy

– Michelle Bachelet by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

– Eric Holder by John Lewis

– Narendra Modi by Fareed Zakaria

– Withelma ‘T’ Ortiz Walker Pettigrew by Ricky Martin

– Barack Obama by Joe Klein

– Xi Jinping by Jon Huntsman

– Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi by Ayman Mohyeldin

– Shinzo Abe by Jack Lew

– Ory Okolloh by Esther Dyson

– Scott Walker by Chris Christie

– Hassan Rouhani by Mohamed ElBaradei

– Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala by Bono

– Vladimir Putin by Madeleine Albright

– John Kerry by Hilary Clinton

– Mary Barra by Lee Lacocca


–  Benedict Cumberbatch by Colin Firth

– Seth Meyers by Amy Poehler

– Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez by Trey Parker and Matt Stone

– Kerry Washington by Valerie Jarrett

– Binyavanga Wainaina by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

– Amy Adams by Emily Blunt

– John Green by Shailene Woodley

– Steve McQueen by Lupita Nyong’o

– Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele by Judd Apatow

– Diane Paulus by Audra McDonald

– Robin Wright by Naomi Watts

– Matthew McConaugheyby Richard Linklater

– Miley Cyrus by Dolly Parton

– Yao Chen by Hannah Beech

– Barbara Brown Taylor by Elizabeth Dias


 – Jason Collins by Chelsea Clinton

– Natalie Massenet by Jenna Lyons

– Mary Jo White by Prett Bharara

– Tom Steyer by Al Gore

– Jack Ma by Michael Schuman

– Richard Sherman by Sean Gregory

– Alfonso Cuaron by J.J. Abrams

– Megan Ellison by Jessica Chastain

– Robert Lanza by Alice Parker

– Megyn Kelly by Brit Hume

– Arvind Kejriwal by Rajdeep Sardesai

– Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe by Forest Whitaker

– John  Kavoc by Brian Greene

– Travis Kalanick by Neil Patrick Harris

– Jenji Kohan by Shonda Rhimes

– Lydia Ko by Annika Sorenstam

– Anat Admati by Rana Foroohar

– Obadah al-Kaddri by Lara Setrakian

– David Sinclaire by David Agus

– Kathryn Sullivan by John Glenn

– Jose Mujica by Meghan McCain

– Edward Snowdon by Daniel Domscheit-Berg

– Major General Herbert Raymond McMaster by Dave Bamo

– Imam Omar Kobine Layama, Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga and the Rev. Nicolas Guerekoyame-Bgangou by Jim Wallis

– Hosain Rahman by Matt Vella

– Arunachalam Murugananham by Ruchira Gupta

– Katherine Hayhoe by Don Cheadle


– Beyoncé by Sheryl Sandberg

– Pony Ma by Arianna Huffington

– Janet Yellen by Christine Lagarde

– Tony Fadell by Yves Behar

– Sheika al-Mayassa Bint Harmad bin Khalfia al-Thani by Takashi Murakami

– Pharrell Williams by Justin Timberlake

– Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy by Jack Dorsey

– Jeff Bezos by Peter Thiel

– Aliko Dangote by Bill Gates

– Serena Williams by Dwyane Wade

– Ertharin Cousin by Rahm Emanuel

– David Kosh and Charles Kosh by Karl Rove

– Hilary Clinton by Malala Yousafazi


These are the 100 most influential people who either using their faith, career, passion, attitude, motivation to make people be in ore of them & as you can see every person that has been chosen is defiantly influential. Every person that makes up the 100 list is described by someone else why they are in this list and the things people write about others is beautiful! I cannot wait to get my hands on this magazine and add it to my collection!





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