Weekly Time magazine identified the Person of the Year. This is the newly elected President of the United States of America Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton, Trump’s rival for the presidential race, was the closest to a victory.

Donald Trump said that he considered this award of Time has been a very honorable title.

American weekly has been determining the winners in the nomination “Person of the Year” for nearly ninety years. The main criterion in choosing a champion is his impact on the events of the year.

Last year, Angela Merkel, German Chancellor was awarded the honorary title.

List of nominees for the year 2016:

Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation;

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the head of Turkish Republic;

Nigel Farage, the UK Independence Party constitutor;

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of social network Facebook;

Hillary Clinton, the former US presidential candidate.