(CNN Spanish) – magazine time Designate Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, as Person of the Year in 2021. “Person of the Year is a predictor of influence, and few people have had more influence than Elon Musk on life on Earth, and perhaps also on life beyond Earth,” Editor-in-chief wrote From time Edward Filcental.
He added, “In 2021, Musk emerged not only as the richest person in the world, but also perhaps the richest example of the massive change in our society.” Also, the article on the decision from the magazine To find solutions to an existential crisis, to embody the possibilities and dangers of the age of tech giants, to lead the most daring and disruptive transformations in society, Elon Musk is the 2021 Person of the Year. time“.
– timing) December 13, 2021
time She chose Simone Biles as Female Athlete of the Year after her decision Withdrawing from some competitions in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. “When a black athlete like Biles takes clear measures to protect her mental and physical health, to indicate that it is worth protecting, that action holds special power,” the statement reads. In the article that time Posted about the athlete. “It’s so much more than her sport.” Unleash the Beals Decision A global conversation about mental health in sport and the importance of talking about it.
On the other hand, the pop star Olivia Rodrigo He was named Artist of the Year, while the title of Heroes of the Year, formerly known as “Guardians”, went to the scholars behind covid-19 mRNA vaccineSpecifically, Katalin Carrico, Barney Graham, Kizmekia Corbett, and Drew Wiseman.
In its 2020 edition, time His name is Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, He was elected President and Vice President of the United States in November of that year. The two made history when they defeated Donald Trump in a tough election that put him in a small club of presidents who only served one term. Additionally, Harris became the nation’s first woman, first black woman, and first South Asian woman to hold the position of vice president-elect.
Time magazine’s tradition of highlighting a particularly influential person began in 1927, as its Man of the Year. Later, the name was changed to Person of the Year, which is given to an individual, group, movement or idea that had the most impact in the past year. In 2006, Time magazine named “You” as its Person of the Year in recognition of the millions of people who contribute to Internet content. Not everyone who made the cut had a positive effect. Adolf Hitler, for example, was Man of the Year in 1938. In 2019, Time magazine chose the young climate activist Greta Thunberg.