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The 2009 TIME 100 Finalists

In Lists, Magazines, Misc, Movies, Music, TV, USA on மார்ச் 31, 2009 at 10:31 பிப

Courtesy & Complete List: Time

Activism

  • Aung San Suu Kyi: National League of Democracy leader (63)
  • Yoani Sénchez: Blogger (33)
  • The Charter 08 authors: The 303 Chinese citizens who signed this pro-democracy manifesto
  • Dalai Lama: Spiritual leader (73)

US Politics

  • Barack Obama (47, President of the United States)
  • Sarah Palin: Governor of Alaska (45)
  • Hillary Clinton: US Secretary of State (61)

President Contenders – 2012 America

  • Mike Huckabee: Commentator, candidate-in-waiting (53)
  • Michelle Obama: First Lady (45)
  • Ron Paul: U.S. Representative, former presidential candidate (73)

GOP Opposition

  • Eric Cantor: Republican whip, U.S. House of Representatives (45)
  • John Boehner: U.S. House minority leader (59)
  • Newt Gingrich: Political analyst (65)
  • Jonathan Krohn: Lil’ Limbaugh (14)

Behind the scenes – Wheeler dealers

  • Ron Bloom: Auto adviser (53)
  • Neel Kashkari: TARP-throb (35)

Government Organizations

  • Bill Gross: Pimco co-founder (65)
  • James Lockhart: Federal Housing Finance Agency CEO (62)
  • Sheila Bair: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation chairwoman (54)

Religion – Jesus Christ

  • Pope Benedict XVI (81)
  • Rowan Williams: Archbishop of Canterbury (58)
  • Rick Warren: Evangelist (55)

Social Service

  • Sister Mary Scullion: Philadelphia’s Mother Theresa (55)

Finance

  • Leonard Abess: Banker (60)
  • Odell Barnes: The foreclosure king

Filthy Rich & Powerful

  • Warren Buffett: Berkshire Hathaway chairman (78)
  • T. Boone Pickens: Billionaire, renewable-energy booster (80)

Media, News Heads

  • Sam Zell: Tribune Co. chairman and CEO (67)
  • Rupert Murdoch: News Corp. chairman (78)

TV Executives

  • Charlie Gasparino: CNBC on-air editor (47)
  • Abdul Rahman al-Rashed: Al-Arabiya general manager
  • Seth MacFarlane: Animation maven (35)

On Screen Persona – Ladies

  • Katie Couric: News anchor (52)
  • Oprah Winfrey: Kingmaker (55)
  • Rachel Maddow: MSNBC host (35)

TV Shows

  • Jon Stewart: Faux-news anchor (46)
  • Jay Leno: Prime-time TV host (58)
  • Tina Fey: Actress, comedian, writer (38)
  • The View: Whoopi Goldberg moderates discussions and is joined by Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters

Extreme Right: Conservative Gang

  • Bill O’Reilly: Commentator/enforcer of spin-free zone (59)
  • Rush Limbaugh: Radio host (58)

Bank Board

  • Jamie Dimon: JPMorgan Chase CEO (53)
  • Ken Lewis: Bank of America CEO (61)
  • Dick Kovacevich: Wells Fargo chairman (66)
  • Lloyd Blankfein: Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO (54)

Dow Brass Ring

  • Michael Duke: Wal-Mart CEO (57)
  • Jeffrey Immelt: General Electric chairman and CEO (53)
  • Indra Nooyi: PepsiCo CEO (53)

Hi-Tech Crowd

  • Jeff Bezos: Amazon.com chairman (45)
  • Steve Jobs: Apple chairman and CEO (56)
  • Jeff Kindler: Pfizer CEO (54)
  • John Chambers: Cisco Systems CEO (59)
  • Steve Ballmer: Microsoft CEO (53)

Dangerous Liaisons

  • Muqtada al-Sadr: Shi’ite cleric (35)
  • Rod Blagojevich: Former Illinois governor (52)
  • Baitullah Mehsud: Taliban leader

Glamor Dolls

  • Kate Winslet: Actress (33)
  • Angelina Jolie: Actress (33)

Rich People’s Hobby

  • Stella McCartney: Fashion designer (37)
  • Tom Ford: Fashion designer (47)

Mid-Life Crisis Gentlemen

  • Joaquin Phoenix: Actor, alleged rapper (34)
  • Ricky Gervais: Comedian, scamp (47)
  • Patrick Swayze: Actor (56)

Out-of work Hollywood Stars

  • Tom Hanks: Actor, filmmaker (52)
  • George Clooney: Actor (47)
  • Brad Pitt: Actor (45)
  • Hugh Jackman: Actor, Oscar host (40)
  • Clint Eastwood: Actor, director (78)

Teenage Heartthrobs

  • Zac Efron: Actor, pinup (21)
  • Miley Cyrus: Actress, singer (16: Hannah Montana)
  • Taylor Swift: Singer (19)
  • The Jonas Brothers: Kevin, 21; Joe, 19; Nick, 16 : Musicians, hormone aggregators

Teaching in University: Academia

  • Nouriel Roubini: Economics professor (49)
  • Meredith Whitney: Banking analyst (39)
  • Roland Fryer: Harvard University economics professor (31)

Fancy Construction: Civil Engineers

  • Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio: Founders, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
  • Rem Koolhaas: Architect (64)
  • Renzo Piano: Architect (71)

Queer

  • Dan Barber: Blue Hill at Stone Barns chef (39)
  • Damien Hirst: Wealthy art provocateur (43)
  • William Kentridge: Artist (54)
  • Gustavo Dudamel: Los Angeles Philharmonic (28)

Rappers

  • Kanye West: Musician (31)
  • Lil’ Wayne: Self-proclaimed greatest rapper alive (26)
  • T-Pain: Musician, producer (23)
  • M.I.A.: Singer (31)

Alternate Grammy

  • Rain: South Korean pop star
  • Prince: Singer, commercial genius, legend (50)

Gulf Autocrats

  • Gamal Mubarak: Egyptian politician (46)
  • Sheik Mohammed al-Maktoum: Emir of Dubai (59)
  • Madeeha Hasan Odhaib: Seamstress, Baghdad district councilwoman (38)

Petrol & Oil mixed with Money

  • Ali al-Naimi: Saudi Arabian Oil Minister (74)
  • Prince Alwaleed bin Talal: Saudi billionaire (54)
  • Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan: Abu Dhabi Investment Authority managing director

Forbes Top 10 in World

  • Carlos Slim: Mexican monopolist (60)
  • Alexander Lebedev: Billionaire (49)
  • Mo Ibrahim: Sudanese-born cell-phone magnate

Sports

  • Tiger Woods: Golfer (33)
  • Danica Patrick: Racy driver (28)
  • Manny Pacquiao: Boxer (30)
  • Rafael Nadal: Tennis player (22)
  • Lance Armstrong: Bicyclist (37)
  • Kaká: Soccer star (29)
  • Michael Phelps: Olympian (23)
  • Kobe Bryant: Basketball star (30)

Sports Club Owners

  • Mark Cuban: Entrepreneur (50)

Military, Army

  • General Petraeus: General, U.S. Central Command chief (56)
  • David McKiernan: International Security Assistance Force commander (57)

Local Govt; Big Impact

  • Michelle Rhee: Washington, D.C., schools chancellor (39)
  • Elizabeth Warren: Congressional Oversight Panel chairwoman (59)

Finance

  • Ben Bernanke: Federal Reserve Chairman (55)

Hollywood Movies

  • Judd Apatow: Director, producer (41)
  • Tyler Perry: Filmmaker (39)
  • Danny Boyle: The Oscars’ top dog (52)

Television Programming

  • Matthew Weiner: Mad Men creator (44)

Thinkers, Bestsellers

  • Malcolm Gladwell: Author (45)
  • Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein: Nudgers

Writers, Book Keepers

  • Tucker Max: Frat-boy laureate (33)
  • Jeff Kinney: Author (38)
  • Takashi Murakami: Artist (46)
  • Stephenie Meyer: Author (35)
  • Roberto Saviano: Mob muckraker (29)
  • Khaled Hosseini: Author (44)

Notable Indians

  • Ram Charan: Management consultant to the stars (67)
  • Ratan Tata: Tata Motors chairman (71)
  • Mukesh Ambani: Petrol prince (51)
  • Ronnie Screwvala: UTV Group CEO (46)

Commonwealth

  • Tony Blair: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (55)
  • Gordon Brown: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (58)
  • Boris Johnson: Mayor of London (44)
  • Kevin Rudd: Prime Minister of Australia (51)

EU

  • Angela Merkel: Chancellor of Germany (54)

Jews, Israel Lobby

  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Prime Minister–designate of Israel (59)
  • George Mitchell: US envoy to the Middle East (75)
  • Tzipi Livni: Israeli Foreign Minister (50)

Environment, Pollution

  • Steven Chu: U.S. Secretary of Energy (61)
  • Connie Hedegaard: Danish energy czar (48)

Researchers: More Academia

  • Yochiro Nambu: University of Chicago professor (88)
  • Nicholas Christakis: Social scientist (47)

Medical Doctors

  • Dr. Alain Carpentier: Heart surgeon (75)
  • Peter Pronovost: Johns Hopkins physician (44)
  • Eric Chivian (professor of psychiatry at Harvard) and Richard Cizik (Evangelical)
  • Doris A. Taylor: Medical researcher
  • Stephan Schuster and Webb Miller: Gene genies
  • Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki: 23andMe co-founders
  • Douglas Melton: Harvard Stem Cell Institute co-director (55)
  • Craig Venter: Geneticist (62)

South Asia

  • Sonia Gandhi: Indian National Congress Party president (62)
  • Asif Ali Zardari: President of Pakistan (53)
  • Ashfaq Pervez Kayani: Pakistan army chief of staff (56)

Africa

  • Morgan Tsvangirai: Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (57)
  • Robert Mugabe: President of Zimbabwe (85)
  • Paul Kagame: President of Rwanda (51)

Enemy?

  • Vladimir Putin: Prime Minister of Russia (56)
  • Hu Jintao: President of China (66)
  • Ma Ying-jeou: President of Taiwan (58)
  • Evo Morales: President of Bolivia (49)

Incumbent?

  • Jacob Zuma: African National Congress president (66)
  • Anwar Ibrahim: Malaysian politician (61)

Technology & Web Entrepreneurs

  • Jessica Flannery: Kiva co-founder (32)
  • Nate Silver: FiveThirtyEight.com (31)
  • The Twitter Guys, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone
  • Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook founder (24)
  • Jay Adelson: Digg CEO (38)
  • moot: 4chan.org founder

Entertainment Industry

  • Michael Rapino: Live Nation CEO (43)
  • Ryan Schreiber: Pitchfork Media founder (33)

Cool Guys

  • Dov Charney: American Apparel founder (40)
  • Richard Kelly: Xcel Energy CEO (63)

Inner Villain Exposure Enablers

  • Jeff Han: Perceptive Pixel founder (33)
  • Will Wright: Game designer (49)
  • Dan Houser: Rockstar Games co-founder (34)
  • Shigeru Miyamoto: Video-game designer (56)

Volunteering, NGO, Donations

  • Larry Brilliant: Google good guy (64)
  • Nancy Brinker: Susan G. Komen founder (62)
  • Mary Lou Jepsen: Pixel Qi founder (44)

Example Bureaucrats

  • Tom Dart: Cook County, Ill., sheriff (46)
  • Cory Booker: Mayor of Newark, N.J. (39)
  • Michael Bloomberg: Mayor of New York City (67)

Newsmakers

  • The Pregnant Man: Thomas Beatie (35)
  • Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III: Pilot (58)
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