Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year' awarded to woman for first time in 29 years

Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year' awarded to woman for first time in 29 years

Time Magazine’s prestigious ‘Person of the Year’ title has previously been given to both men like Barack Obama and general groups like the medics fighting the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. But this year, the title has been given to a woman for the first time since 1986.

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, is the fourth woman to be bestowed the award outright, and the first to win since it was changed from ‘Man of the Year’ in 1999.

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