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Time releases list of 100 most influential people

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Time releases list of 100 most influential people
Comedian Aziz Ansari, video game streamer Felix Kjellberg, and tech industry icons like Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai are in good company

MANILA, Philippines – Time Magazine on Thursday, April 21, released the 2016 edition of its 100 most influential people list.

In this 2016 list, comedian Aziz Ansari, video game streamer Felix Kjellberg, and tech industry icons like Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai are in good company. They’re keeping apace with well-known artistic and cultural icons like Adele and Idris Elba and world leaders such as Barack Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi.

There’s room for Pope Francis and Leonardo DiCaprio as well.

Time has on its website a profile for each of the 100 people chosen, but here’s a peek into the names that made it to the list:

Pioneers

  • Aziz Ansari
  • Caitlyn Jenner 
  • Laura Esserman and Shelley Hwang
  • Palmer Lucky
  • Sunita Narain
  • Roy Choi
  • Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie)
  • Hope Jahren
  • Dan Carder
  • Nadia Murad
  • Lee Berger
  • Mussie Zerai
  • Marc Edwards and Mona Hanna-Attisha
  • Christian Figueres
  • Alan Stern
  • Raj Panjabi
  • Ibtihaj Muhammad 
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Kathy Niakan
  • Kip Thorne
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda

Titans

  • Tim Cook
  • Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal
  • Yuri Milner
  • Mohammed bin Nayef
  • Katie Ledecky
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Pope Francis
  • Sundar Pichai
  • Wang Jianlin
  • Kathleen Kennedy
  • Eli Broad 
  • Stephen Curry
  • Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg

Artists

  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Gael Garcia Bernal
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Elena Ferrante
  • Riccardo Tisci
  • Ryan Coogler
  • Ariana Grande
  • Idris Elba
  • Bjarke Ingels 
  • Oscar Isaac
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Guo Pei
  • Julia Louis Dreyfus
  • Mark Rylance
  • Charlize Theron
  • Yayoi Kusama
  • Priyanka Chopra

Leaders

  • Kim Jong-Un
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  • Vladimir Putin
  • Paul Ryan
  • Diana Natalicio
  • Lori Robinson
  • Lester Holt
  • Queen Maxima 
  • Ted Cruz
  • Francois Hollande
  • Darren Walker
  • James Comey 
  • Raghuram Rajan
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Sergio Moro 
  • Justin Trudeau
  • Xi Jinping
  • Barack Obama
  • Mauricio Macri
  • Jaha Dukureh
  • Reince Priebus
  • Tsai Ing-Wen
  • Sean MacFarland
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Nikki Haley
  • Jin Liqun
  • Donald Trump
  • Angela Merkel
  • Christine Lagarde

Icons

  • Nicki Minaj
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Usain Bolt
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Karlie Kloss
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
  • Adele
  • Tu Youyou
  • Denis Mukwege
  • Sania Mirza
  • Ronda Rousey 
  • Leonardo DiCaprio

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