Person of the Year

Read about our nominees for TFK's 2016 Person of the Year, and cast your vote

December 08, 2016


Who was the most important newsmaker of 2016? You get to decide! Read on to learn about the 12 nominees and to cast your vote for the TIME For Kids Person of the Year.

Be sure to make your choice by January 1! We will announce the winner at and in TIME For Kids magazine.

Click on the images below to read about each candidate. Then cast your vote in the poll.



Hillary Clinton

The Cubs

LeBron James

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Elon Musk

Barack Obama

Michelle Obama

U.S. Olympians


J.K. Rowling

Donald Trump
























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