The Swede, who became the face of the fight against climate change across the planet, is the youngest recipient of this distinction, awarded since 1927 by the magazine.
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In one of Time at only 16 years old. Activist against global warming Greta Thunberg has been named Personality of the Year 2019 by the famous American magazine. The Swede, who became the face of the fight against climate change across the planet, is the youngest recipient of this distinction, awarded since 1927.
– TIME (@TIME) December 11, 2019
Greta Thunberg, who started in the summer of 2018 to demonstrate alone for the climate every Friday in front of the Swedish Parliament, has since rallied millions of supporters to her cause. Regularly named among the favorites for the Nobel Peace Prize, she was finally not selected.
Greta Thunberg, who was in recent days at the climate conference in Madrid, was selected by Time in front of five other finalists: Donald Trump, the leader of the US Congress Democrats Nancy Pelosi, the star of the United States team Megan Rapinoe, the CIA agent who warned of the phone call between Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president, prompting the president's impeachment proceedings, and pro-democracy protesters from Hong Kong.
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