Look back on 20 years of Time magazine's Person of the Year.
Time has named President Barack Obama its Person of the Year for 2012, citing his reelection in November despite high unemployment and other national problems. Look back on 20 years of Person of the Year winners.
(1992) President Bill Clinton
(1993) The Peacemakers -- Represented by Yasser Arafat, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Yitzhak Rabin
(1994) Pope John Paul II
(1995) Then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich
(1996) -- Scientist David Ho, pioneered HIV treatment
(1997) -- David Grove, semiconductor pioneer and former Intel CEO
(1998) -- President Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who investigated Clinton over Whitewater and the Monica Lewinsky affair
(1999) Jeffrey Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com
(2000) President George W. Bush
(2001) New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani
(2002) The Whistleblowers -- Represented by Cynthia Cooper (WorldCom), Coleen Rowley (FBI) and Sherron Watkins (Enron, pictured)
(2003) The American Soldier
(2004) President George W. Bush
(2005) The Good Samaritans -- Represented by Bono and Bill and Melinda Gates (pictured)
(2006) You -- Represented by the individual content creator on the World Wide Web
(2007) Russian President Vladimir Putin
(2008) President Barack Obama
(2009) Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke
(2010) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
(2011) The Protester -- Represented by many global movements, including the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, the Tea Party movement and protests in Greece, Indian, Russia and other countries
(2012) President Barack Obama
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