Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Times Magazine names German Chancellor, Angela Merkel 2015 Person of the year!



German chancellor, Angela Merkel has been named the 2015 Time Person of the Year. Merkel becomes the 4th woman to ever be named Person of the Year, after Time opened up the contest to women in 1936. She beat Caitlyn Jenner, ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, Black Lives Matter activists, Travis Kalanick, Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Donald Trump who were all shortlisted for the title. Time cited Angela Merkel’s resolve in leading Europe through this summer’s Greek debt crisis, and her encouragement of other countries to open their borders to migrants and refugees.