TIME 2013 Person Of The Year Finalists


TIME has announced the finalists for the 2013 TIME Person Of The Year and we have the complete list. In making the announcement on The Today Show, TIME Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs specified that the list is meant to recognize a “person who has had the most impact on events this year, for better or worse.”

2013 TIME Person Of The Year Finalists

  • Bashar Assad, president of Syria
  • Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder
  • Ted Cruz, Texas senator
  • Miley Cyrus, singer
  • Pope Francis, leader of the Catholic Church
  • Barack Obama, president of the United States
  • Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran
  • Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services
  • Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower
  • Edith Windsor, gay-rights activist

So who is your favorite to win? Leave a comment below.

Updated: December 10, 2013 — 11:31 am