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Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People 2016

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi


Born: June 19, 1945
Profession/Field: Politics
Aung San Suu Kyi was born on June 19, 1945 in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese social democratic stateswoman, politician, diplomat and author. Aung San Suu Kyi serves as the First and incumbent State Counsellor and Leader of the National League for Democracy and is also the first female Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar. She became General Secretary of the newly formed National League for Democracy (NLD). NLD won 81% of the seats in Parliament in the 1990 elections. She was under house arrest since 1989 till 2010, that’s between 15 to 21 years.

Mussie Zerai

Mussie Zerai

Mussie Zerai


Born: 1975
Profession/Field: Roman Catholic priest
Mussie Zerai was born in 1975. Mussie Zerai is a Roman Catholic priest. He is well known for his work during the European migrant crisis. Mussie Zerai co-founded an organization named Agenzia Habeshia which works for asylum seekers and refugees. He was nominated for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize by The Peace Research Institute Oslo.

Nadia Murad

Nadia Murad

Nadia Murad


Profession/Field: Yazidi Rights Activis
Nadia Murad is a Yazidi rights activist. Nadia Murad was kidnapped and held by the Islamic State in August 2014. Nadia Murad was nominated by the Iraqi goverment for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for her activism on January 5 2016.

Kathleen Kennedy

Kathleen Kennedy

Kathleen Kennedy


Born: June 5, 1953
Profession/Field: Film producer, President of Lucasfilm
Kathleen Kennedy was born on June 5, 1953 in Berkeley, California, United States. Kathleen Kennedy is an American film producer. she co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Frank Marshall and Steven Spielberg in 1981. She has produced the Jurassic Park franchise, the first two [Jurassic Park (1993) and The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)] of which became two of the top ten highest-grossing films of the 1990s. The list of Kennedy’s work has more than 60 films, 120 Academy Award nominations, and over $11 billion worldwide including three of the highest grossing films in motion picture history.

Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky


Born: March 17, 1997
Profession/Field: Swimmer
Katie Ledecky was born on March 17, 1997 in Washington, D.C., United States. Katie Ledecky is an american swimmer, nine-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist. Currently she holds the world record in the 400-, 800-, and 1,500-meter freestyle (long course) and also holds the record of the fastest-ever times in the 500-, 1000-, and 1,650-yard freestyle events. Ledecky unexpectedly won gold in the 800-meter freestyle In her international debut at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra


Born: July 18, 1982
Profession/Field: Actress, Singer, Producer, Philanthropist
Priyanka Chopra was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Priyanka Chopra is an indian actress, singer, producer and philanthropist. She has wo the title of the Miss World pageant of 2000. Priyanka Chopra has received a National Film Award, and five Filmfare Awards, and was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2016.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson


Born: May 2, 1972
Profession/Field: Actor, producer, professional wrestler
Dwayne Johnson was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, United States. Dwayne Johnson is well known by his ring name The Rock. Dwayne Johnson is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler. He also played football for his college team. His grandfather Peter Maivia, his father Rocky Johnson were also professional wrestler.

Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un


Born: January 8, 1983
Profession/Field: Supreme Leader of North Korea
Kim Jong Un was born on January 8, 1983 in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim Jong Un is is the supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Kim Jong Un the youngest son of Kim Jong-il (1941–2011) and the grandson of Kim Il-sung (1912–1994) holds holds the titles of First Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, Chairman of the National Defence Commission, Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army, and presidium member of the Politburo of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza


Born: November 15, 1986
Profession/Field: Tennis player
Sania Mirza was born on November 15, 1986 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Sania Mirza is an Indian professional tennis player. Sania Mirza is currently ranked No. 1 in the women’s doubles rankings. Mirza has notable wins over Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva and Marion Bartoli; as well as former world No. 1s Martina Hingis, Dinara Safina, and Victoria Azarenka in her singles career.

Jin Liqun

Jin Liqun

Jin Liqun


Born: August 1949
Profession/Field: Politician
Jin Liqun was born on August 1949 in Changshu, China. Jin Liqun is a Chinese politician, banker, and professor. Jin Liqun is currently the President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun served as Vice Minister of Finance, Director General of the World Bank Department at the Ministry of Finance, and Alternative Executive Director of China to the World Bank Group. He was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China before joining the ADB (Asian Development Bank).

Sunita Narain

Born: 1961
Profession/Field: Environmentalist
Sunita Narain was born in 1961 in New Delhi is an Indian political activist and environmentalist. She started her career as writer and researcher for the State of India’s Environment reports. She started to work hard on global environmental issues as researcher.

Roy Choi

Born: February 24, 1970
Profession/Field: Chef
Roy Choi was born on February 24, 1970 in Seoul, South Korea. Roy Choi is a well known Korean American chef. Food and Wine magazine named him as one of the top ten “Best New Chefs” of 2010. Choi released his autobiography in November 2013 named L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food.

Felix Kjellberg (a.k.a. PewDiePie)

Born: October 24, 1989
Profession/Field: Let’s Play (gaming) comedy vlog Video game commentator
Felix Kjellberg was born on October 24, 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Felix Kjellberg is well known as PewDiePie. PewDiePie is a youtube channel. This channel had more than 40 million subscribers in December 2015. This has become the most viewed channel of all time on 19 July 2014.

Hope Jahren

Born: September 27, 1969
Profession/Field: Geochemist and Geobiologist
Hope Jahren was born on September 27, 1969 in Austin, Minnesota, U.S. Hope Jahren is an American geochemist and geobiologist at the University of Hawaii. Hope Jahren has won many prestigious awards in her field. She also wrote a book named Lab Girl.

Dan Carder

Profession/Field: Technology

Lee Berger

Born: December 22, 1965
Profession/Field: Paleoanthropologist, Physical Anthropologist and Archeologist
Lee Berger was born on December 22, 1965 in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, US. Lee Berger is an American paleoanthropologist, physical anthropologist and archeologist. He started his career as a researcher.

Marc Edwards and Mona Hanna-Attisha

Born: May 16, 1964
Profession/Field: Professor and Doctor
Marc Edwards was born on May 16, 1964 in Buffalo, New York, United States. Marc Edwards is a professor and an expert of water treatment. He did notable work for the people of washington DC. Mona Hanna-Attisha is a doctor. Her first love is Pediatrics. She did notable work for the health of childrens.

Christiana Figueres

Born: August 7, 1956
Profession/Field: Global climate change analyst
Christiana Figueres was born on August 7, 1956 in San José, Costa Rica. Christiana Figueres is a Costa Rican diplomat. Christiana Figueres started her career as Minister Counselor at the Embassy of Costa Rica. In 1987 Christiana Figueres designed the negotiation of comprehensive financial and technical cooperation programs and directed also.

Alan Stern

Born: November 22, 1957
Profession/Field: Astrophysics,Aerospace engineering,Planetary science
Alan Stern was born on November 22, 1957 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Alan Stern is an American engineer and planetary scientist. Alan Stern has been involved in almost 24 space mission and has also developed eight scientific instruments. Alan Stren was executive director of the Southwest Research Institute.

Raj Panjabi

Profession/Field: Health care

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Born: December 4, 1985
Profession/Field: Sabre Fencer
Ibtihaj Muhammad was born on December 4, 1985 in Maplewood, New Jersey, United States. Ibtihaj Muhammad is an American sabre fencer. She is the first muslim woman who who observes hijab to qualify for the United States Olympic Team.

Gina Rodriguez

Born: July 30, 1984
Profession/Field: American Actress
Gina Rodriguez was born on July 30, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Gina Rodriguez is an american actress who known for her role like Majo Tenorio in Filly Brown, Beverly in The Bold and the Beautiful,Jane Villanueva in the CW comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin.

Kathy Niakan

Profession/Field: Biologist
Kathy Niakan is a biologist. She works in human developmental and stem cell biology. She became the first scientist in the world to gain regulatory approval to edit the genomes of human embryos for research In 2016. Niakan became a group leader at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in London in 2013.

Kip Thorne

Born: June 1, 1940
Profession/Field: Astrophysics, gravitational physics
Kip Thorne was bor on June 1, 1940 in Logan, Utah, United States. Kip Thorne is an American theoretical physicist. He is well known for his notable work in the fielf of gravitational physics and astrophysics.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Born: January 16, 1980
Profession/Field: Actor, composer, rapper, writer
Lin-Manuel Miranda was born on January 16, 1980 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, lyricist, librettist, rapper, and actor. His famous fims as an actor are Clayton’s Friends, Pete, (1996), The Electric Company Rapper, (2009), The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Reggie, (2012).

Tim Cook

Born: November 1, 1960
Profession/Field: Chief Executive of Apple Inc.
Tim Cook was born on November 1, 1960 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Tim Cook is the Chief Executive Officer of Apple Inc. Tim Cook joined apple as senior vice president of worldwide operations in March 1988. Tim Cook was appointed Chief Executive on August 24, 2011.

Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal

Born: August 5, 1981 (Sachin Bansal)
Profession/Field: Co-Founder & CEO of Flipkart and Co-founder& Executive Chairman of Flipkart
Binny Bansal was born in Chandigarh. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Sachin Bansal was born on August 5, 1981 in Chandigarh. Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal came together to found e-commerce platform Filpkart in 2007. Google rejected binny twice. While doing job in amazon.com sachin met binny and decided to come together with a new e-commerce company.

Yuri Milner

Born: November 11, 1961
Profession/Field: Businessman (venture capitalist, Founder of Digital Sky Technologies (DST Global)
Yuri Milner was born on November 11, 1961 in Moscow, Russia. Yuri Milner is a rissian entrepreneur. Yuri Milner founded investment firms like Digital Sky Technologies (DST). Milner has invested his money in Facebook, Zynga, Twitter, Flipkart, Spotify, ZocDoc, Groupon, JD.com, Planet Labs, Xiaomi, OlaCabs, Alibaba, Habito and many others.

Mohammed bin Nayef

Born: August 30, 1959
Profession/Field: Politics
Mohammed bin Nayef was born on August 30, 1959 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Mohammed bin Nayef is the crown price and First Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia. King Salman appointed him heir presumptive on april 29, 2015. He is nephew of King Salman and also a member of the House of Saud.

Pope Francis

Born: December 17, 1936
Profession/Field: Religion
Pope Francis was born on December 17, 1936 in Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. In 1969 Pope Francis was ordained a Catholic priest and Pope Francis was argentina’s provincial superior of the Society of Jesus from 1973 to 1979. His work has been noted for his humility, emphasis on God’s mercy, concern for the poor, and commitment to interfaith dialogue.

Sundar Pichai

Born: July 12, 1972
Profession/Field: CEO of Google
Sundar Pichai was born on July 12, 1972 in Chennai, India. Sundar Pichai is an Indian American business executive. In 2004 Pichai joined Google where he gave his innovation efforts including Google Chrome and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google Drive. On August 10, 2015 Pichai was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc.

Wang Jianlin

Born: October 24, 1954
Profession/Field: Businessman
Wang Jianlin was born on October 24, 1954 in Mianyang, China. In March 2016, Forbes ranked him the richest person in aisa with an estimated net worth of US$28.7 billion. Since 1993 he has been ceo of the Dalian Wanda Group where he started working as the Genreal Managerin 1992.

Eli Broad

Born: June 6, 1933
Profession/Field: Founder, The Broad Foundations; Co-founder, KB Home; Founder, SunAmerica
Eli Broad was born on June 6, 1933 in Bronx, New York City, U.S. Eli Broad is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. Forbes ranked him the 65th wealthiest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $7.4 billion in October 2015. In 1957 Broad and Kaufman decided to come together for a business. They touched the new sky together. In 1963, Kaufman took retirment and Broad moved the company to Los Angeles.

Stephen Curry

Born: March 14, 1988
Profession/Field: Basketball Player
Stephen Curry was born on March 14, 1988 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player. He played for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). According to the Many players and analysts he is the greatest shooter in NBA history. Stephen Curry wo the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2014-2015.

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg

Born: February 24, 1985 and May 14, 1984
Profession/Field: Pediatrician and Computer programmer, Internet entrepreneur
Priscilla Chan was born on February 24, 1985 in Braintree, Massachusetts, United States. Priscilla Chan is an American pediatrician and philanthropist. Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York, United States. Mark Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is co-founder and chief executive of the social networking website Facebook. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg got married on May 19, 2012.

Kendrick Lamar

Born: June 17, 1987
Profession/Field: Rapper songwriter
Kendrick Lamar was born on June 17, 1987 in Compton, California, United States. Kendrick Lamar is an american rapper. Kendrick Lamar releasedhis first full-length project, titled Youngest Head Nigga in Charge at the age of 16, in 2004.

Gael García Bernal

Born: November 30, 1978
Profession/Field: Actor, director
Gael García Bernal was born on November 30, 1978 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Gael García Bernal is a Mexican film actor, director, and producer. He studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He started his career in 1989. In his career he gave some very successful films like Amores perros, Bendito Infierno, The Last Post and many more. He directed some successful movies also.

Taraji P. Henson

Born: September 11, 1970
Profession/Field: Actress, singer
Taraji P. Henson was born on September 11, 1970 in Washington, D.C., United States. Taraji P. Henson is an american actress and singer. She started her hollywood career in 1995 in guest roles in television shows but her first breakthrough was in Baby Boy (2001). She also gave some another successful movies like Hustle & Flow, Four Brothers, Talk to Me, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, No Good Deed, Empire and many more.

Melissa McCarthy

Born: August 26, 1970
Profession/Field: Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Fashion Designer
Melissa McCarthy was born on August 26, 1970 in Plainfield, Illinois, United States. Melissa McCarthy is an american Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Fashion Designer. Melissa McCarthy’s work was first noticed for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls from 2000 to 2007. In 2011 The comedy film Bridesmaids gave her major success and fame for her role. Forbes named her as the third highest-paid actress in the world that year in 2015.

Elena Ferrante

Born: 1943
Profession/Field: Novelist
Elena Ferrante was born in 1943 in Naples, Italy. Elena Ferrante is a Italian novelist. Her book’s originally published in Italian, have been translated into English, Dutch, French, and Spanish, among other languages. The Neapolitan Novels is one of the her famous novel.

Riccardo Tisci

Born: August 1, 1974
Profession/Field: Fashion Designer
Riccardo Tisci was born on Auguest 1, 1974 in Taranto, Italy. Riccardo Tisci is an Italian fashion designer. After completing his graduation from London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 1999 Tisci worked for Puma and Coccapani for a short time.

Ryan Coogler

Born: May 23, 1986
Profession/Field: Film director, screenwriter
Ryan Coogler was born on May 23, 1986 in Oakland, California, United States. Ryan Coogler is an american film director and screen writer. His first feature film, Fruitvale Station was a huge successful movie. This movie won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film. He also directed and wrote Creed (2015).

Ariana Grande

Born: June 26, 1993
Profession/Field: Singer, Actress
Ariana Grande was born on June 26, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, United States. Ariana Grande is an american actress and singer. Grande startes her singing career in 2011. Her debut studio album Yours Truly was released in 2013.

Idris Elba

Born: September 6, 1972
Profession/Field: Actor, Musician, Voice Actor, DJ
Idris Elba was born on September 6, 1972 in London Borough of Newham, United Kingdom. Idris Elba is an English actor, musician, voice actor, and DJ. Idris Elba has given a appearance in films such as American Gangster (2007), Takers (2010), Thor (2011), Prometheus (2012). He also voices Shere Khan in The Jungle Book (2016).

Bjarke Ingels

Born: October 2, 1974
Profession/Field: Architect
Bjarke Ingels was born on October 2, 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Bjarke Ingels is a Danish architect. He is the founder of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). He is well known for his innovative and ambitious designs and projects. His notable projects are Islands Brygge Harbour Bath, Copenhagen (completed 2003), Maritime Youth House, Amager, Denmark (completed 2004), VM Houses, Ørestad, Copenhagen (completed 2005).

Oscar Isaac

Born: March 9, 1979
Profession/Field: Actor, Musician
Oscar Isaac was born on March 9, 1979 in Guatemala. Oscar Isaac is a Guatemalan American actor and musician. He is well known for his lead film roles in the comedy-drama Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), for which he got a Golden Globe Award Nomination. Oscar Isaac started his acting career in crime drama Illtown in 1988. His notable works are The Nativity Story, Body of Lies, Balibo, For Greater Glory and many more.

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Born: September 30, 1975
Profession/Field: Writer, Journalist
Ta-Nehisi Coates was born on September 30, 1975 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Ta-Nehisi Coates is an American writer, journalist, and educator. Ta-Nehisi Coates is national reporter for The Atlantic. He has also worked for The Village Voice, Washington City Paper, and Time. Coates released his first book in 2008 named The Beautiful Struggle. This book is a memoir about coming of age in West Baltimore and its effect on him. His second book, Between the World and Me, released in July 2015, won the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Guo Pei

Born: March 12, 1967
Profession/Field: Chinese Fashion Designer
Guo Pei was born on March 12, 1967 in Haidian District, Beijing, China. Guo Pei is a Chinese fashion designer. Guo Pei is best known for Rihanna’s trailing yellow gown at the 2015 Met Ball. She is the first Asian designer to be invited to become a guest member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Born: January 13, 1961
Profession/Field: Actress, comedian, producer
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961 in New York City, New York, United States. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an American actress, comedian and producer. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is best known for her work on the comedy series Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine. She did some roles in films such as Hannah and Her Sisters, Jack the Bear, Fathers’ Day and many more. She has received seven Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award, six Screen Actors Guild Awards, five American Comedy Awards and two Critics’ Choice Television Awards.

Mark Rylance

Born: January 18, 1960
Profession/Field: Actor, Theatre Director, Playwright
Mark Rylance was born on January 18, 1960 in Ashford, United Kingdom. Mark Rylance is an English actor, theatre director and playwright. Mark Rylance did some films such as Prospero’s Books (1991), Angels and Insects (1995), Institute Benjamenta (1996), and Intimacy (2001). Mark Rylance has received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Bridge of Spies (2015).

Charlize Theron

Born: August 7, 1975
Profession/Field: Actress, Producer, Fashion Model
Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975 in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa. Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress, producer and fashion model. Charlize Theron did some hollywood movies such as The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), The Italian Job (2003), Hancock (2008), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).

Yayoi Kusama

Born: March 22, 1929
Profession/Field: Japanese Artist and Writer
Yayoi Kusama was born on March 22, 1929 in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer. She is best known for Painting, drawing, sculpture, installation art, performance art, film, fiction, fashion, writer.

Aziz Ansari

Born: February 23, 1983
Profession/Field: Observational comedy,Improvisational comedy,Self-deprecation
Aziz Ansari was born on February 23, 1983. Aziz Ansari is an American comedian actor. He started his career as Stand-up-comedian in New York. He did some comedy show also which helped him to grab some roles in Hollywood.

Caitlyn Jenner

Born: October 28, 1949
Profession/Field: Television Personality, Decathlete
Caitlyn Jenner was born in October 28, 1949 in Mount Kisco, New York. Caitlyn Jenner is retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete and an American television personality. She got famous as decathlete. In 1975 Jenner won the French national championship and also won a gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games in the Same Year.

Laura Esserman and Shelley Hwang

Profession/Field: Surgeon and Breast Cancer Oncology Specialist
Dr. Laura Esserman is a surgeon and breast cancer specialist She has also held the position of Director of UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Centre since 1996. Nationally and Internationally she is known as a leader in the field of breast cancer. She has published more than 150 articles about breast cancer.

Palmer Luckey

Born: September 19, 1992
Profession/Field: Founder at Oculus VR
Palmer Luckey was born on September 19,1992 in Long Beach, California. Palmer Luckey is the inventor of the Oculus Rift and also the founder of Oculus VR. Forbes gave Luckey rank #26 in the list of America’s Richest entrepreneurs under 40 in 2015.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Born: February 26, 1954
Profession/Field: President of Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdogan was born on February 26, 1954. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a Turkish politician. He has been 12th President of Turkey since 2014. Recep Tayyip Erdogan established the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in 2001 and led this party to three general election victories in 2002, 2007 and 2011. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was a semi-professional footballer. He was involved in Islamist political movements as a student.

Vladimir Putin

Born: October 7, 1952
Profession/Field: President of Russia
Vladimir Putin was born on October 7, 1952 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician. Vladimir Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Vladimir Putin was Prime Minister from 1999 to 2000, President from 2000 to 2008, and again Prime Minister from 2008 to 2012.

Paul Ryan

Born: January 29, 1970
Profession/Field: Politics
Paul Ryan was born on January 29, 1970 in Janesville, Wisconsin, United States. Paul Ryan is a member of the Republican Party who has served as the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district since 1999 and is the 54th and current Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Diana Natalicio

Born: August 25, 1939
Profession/Field: American Academic Administrator
Diana Natalicio was born on August 25, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Diana Natalicio is an American academic administrator. Diana Natalicio serves as president of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). She was named the first female president of the university in 1988.

Lori Robinson

Born: 1959
Profession/Field: United States Air Force general
Lori Robinson was born in 1959 who is a United States Air Force general. Lori Robinson is Commander of Pacific Air Forces, Air Component Commander for United States Pacific Command, and Executive Director, Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

Lester Holt

Born: March 8, 1959
Profession/Field: Journalist
Lester Holt was born on March 8, 1959 in Marin County, California, United States. Lester Holt is an American journalist. Lester Holt started his career and spent 19 years with CBS in 1981. Lester Holt was made the permanent anchor of NBC Nightly News on June 18, 2015.

Queen Máxima

Born: May 17, 1971
Profession/Field:
Queen Máxima was born on May 17, 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Queen Máxima is the wife of King Willem-Alexander. Since 1980 she became the first Dutch queen consort on 30 April 2013. In April 1999 Máxima met Willem-Alexander during the Seville Spring Fair. After some time Máxima and Willem-Alexander were married on 2 February 2002 in a civil ceremony.

Ted Cruz

Born: December 22, 1970
Profession/Field: Politics
Ted Cruz was born on December 22, 1970 in Calgary, Canada. Ted Cruz is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Texas. Ted Cruz is the longest-serving, Solicitor General in Texas history. Ted Cruz also taught U.S. Supreme Court litigation at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin.

François Hollande

Born: August 12, 1954
Profession/Field: President of France
François Hollande was born on August 12, 1954 in Rouen, France. François Hollande is a French politician. François Hollande has been President of the French Republic since being elected to the position in 2012. François Hollande has played many roles in his political career such as the First Secretary of the French Socialist Party from 1997 to 2008, the mayor of Tulle from 2001 to 2008, and the President of the Corrèze General Council from 2008 to 2012.

Darren Walker

Born: August 28, 1959
Profession/Field: President of Ford Foundation
Darren Walker was born on August 28, 1959 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. Darren Walker is a executive who serves as president of the Ford Foundation. Before this Darren Walker has worked as a lawyer and as an investment banker. Darren Walker started his career at the international law firm Cleary in 1986. Darren Walker joined Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) and spent seven years in its capital markets division in 1988.

James Comey

Born: December 14, 1960
Profession/Field: American lawyer
James Comey was born on December 14, 1960 in Yonkers, New York, United States. James Comey is an American lawyer. James Comey is the seventh and current Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was the United States Deputy Attorney General, the second-highest-ranking official in the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York prior to becoming Deputy Attorney General.

Raghuram Rajan

Born: February 3, 1963
Profession/Field: Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
Raghuram Rajan was born on February 3, 1963 in Bhopal India. Raghuram Rajan is currently serving as the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, the central bank of India. He was the youngest chief economist at the International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2007. He was appointed as the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India On 5 September. Rajan was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements On 9 November 2015.

Hillary Clinton

Born: October 26, 1947
Profession/Field: Politics
Hillary Clinton was born on October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Hillary Clinton is an American politician. She is also a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2016 election. Hillary Clinton was the First Lady of the United States during the presidency of Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001, the junior United States Senator representing New York from 2001 to 2009 and the the United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013.

Sergio Moro

Born: August 1, 1972
Profession/Field: Brazilian Federal Judge
Sergio Moro was born on August 1, 1972 in Paraná, Brazil. Sergio Moro is a Brazilian federal judge. Sergio Moro has gained national fame for commanding the prosecution of the crimes identified in the investigation nicknamed Operação Lava Jato, a case of high-profile scandals of corruption and bribery involving government officials and business executives. Sergio Moro was appointed as a federal judge in 1996.

Justin Trudeau

Born: December 25, 1971
Profession/Field: Canadian Politician
Justin Trudeau was born on August 1, 1972 in Ottawa, Canada. Justin Trudeau is a Canadian politician. Justin Trudeau is the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, and the leader of the Liberal Party. He is the second-youngest Canadian prime minister after Joe Clark. Forbes ranked Trudeau the 69th most powerful person in the world.

Xi Jinping

Born: June 15, 1953
Profession/Field: General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Xi Jinping was born on June 15, 1953 in Beijing, China. Xi Jinping is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. Xi Jinping is the President of the People’s Republic of China, and the Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission. In 1971 Xi Jinping joined the Communist Youth League and the Communist Party of China in 1974.

Barack Obama

Born: August 4, 1961
Profession/Field: U.S.
Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Barack Obama is an American politician serving as the 44th President of the United States. Barack Obama gained national attention during his campaign in 2004. In November 2012 Obama was reelected as president.

Mauricio Macri

Born: February 8, 1959
Profession/Field: President of Argentina
Mauricio Macri was born on February 8, 1959 in Tandil, Argentina. Mauricio Macri is the current President of Argentina since 2015. Mauricio Macri is the first democratically-elected non-radical President since 1916. Mauricio Macri started his political career in 2003.

Jaha Dukureh

Profession/Field: FGM activist

Reince Priebus

Born: March 18, 1972
Profession/Field: American Politician
Reince Priebus was born on March 18, 1972 in Dover, New Jersey, United States. Reince Priebus served as a clerk for the Wisconsin State Assembly Education Committee after his graduation from Whitewater. Reince Priebus was reselected to a third term on a near-unanimous vote, making him the first chairman to lead the Republican National Committee for three consecutive terms with a Democratic president in the White House on 26 january 2015.

Tsai Ing-wen

Born: August 31, 1956
Profession/Field: Taiwanese Politician
Tsai Ing-wen was born on August 31, 1956 in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. Tsai Ing-wen is a Taiwanese politician. Tsai Ing-wen is the president-elect of the Republic of China, the first woman elected to the office. Tsai Ing-wen did her graduation in law and was subsequently a university professor.

Sean MacFarland

Born: February 12, 1959
Profession/Field: Genreal in The United State Army
Sean MacFarland was born on February 12, 1959 in New York, United States. Sean MacFarland is a three-star general in the United States Army. Sean MacFarland was chosen as commander of the coalition against ISIS in Syria and Iraq in 2015. Throughout his career Sean MacFarland has served in Armor and Cavalry units.

Bernie Sanders

Born: September 8, 1941
Profession/Field: American Politician
Bernie Sanders was born on September 8, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. Bernie Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States senator from Vermont. In the 2016 election Bernie Sanders is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.

Nikki Haley

Born: January 20, 1972
Profession/Field: Governor of South Carolina
Nikki Haley was born on January 20, 1972 in Bamberg, South Carolina, United States. Nikki Haley is an American Republican politician. Since 2011 she has served as the 116th Governor of South Carolina. Nikki Haley is the first woman to serve as Governor of South Carolina.

Donald Trump

Born: June 14, 1946
Profession/Field: American Politician
Donald Trump was born on June 14, 1946 in Queens, New York City, U.S. Donald Trump is an American businessman, politician, television personality, author. Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for President of the United States for the 2016 election.

Angela Merkel

Born: July 17, 1954
Profession/Field: Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954 in Hamburg, Germany. Angela Merkel is a German politician and former research scientist. Since 2005 Angela Merkel has been the Chancellor of Germany. Merkel was selected Germany’s first woman Chancellor at the head of a grand coalition consisting of the CDU.

John Kerry

Born: December 11, 1943
Profession/Field: United States Secretary of State
John Kerry was born on December 11, 1943 in Aurora, Colorado, United States. John Kerry is an American diplomat and Democratic Party politician. John Kerry is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. Kerry worked in Massachusetts as an Assistant District Attorney, after getting his J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Christine Lagarde

Born: January 1, 1956
Profession/Field: Lawyer
Christine Lagarde was born on January 1, 1956 in Paris, France. Christine Lagarde is a French lawyer and Union for a Popular Movement politician. Since 5 July 2011 Christine Lagarde has been the Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Nicki Minaj

Born: December 8, 1982
Profession/Field: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer and songwriter. Minaj got public attention after releasing three mixtapes between 2007–09. Minaj’s first and second studio albums peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200

Lewis Hamilton

Born: January 7, 1985
Profession/Field: Formula One driver
Lewis Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985 in Stevenage, United Kingdom. Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver from England. Lewis Hamilton is currently racing for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team. Lewis Hamilton is the 2008, 2014 and 2015 Formula One World Champion.

Usain Bolt

Born: August 21, 1986
Profession/Field: Olympic athlete
Usain Bolt was born on August 21, 1986 in Sherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica. Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Bolt is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records. Bolt’s achievements in sprinting have given him the media nickname “Lightning Bolt”

Marilynne Robinson

Born: November 26, 1943
Profession/Field: Novelist
Marilynne Robinson was born on November 26, 1943 in Sandpoint, Idaho, United States. Marilynne Robinson is an American novelist and essayist. Marilynne Robinson is best known for her novels Housekeeping (1980) and Gilead (2004). Marilynne Robinson has received numerous awards such as the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005, the 2012 National Humanities Medal, and the 2016 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Karlie Kloss

Born: August 3, 1992
Profession/Field: Model
Karlie Kloss was born on August 3, 1992 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Karlie Kloss is an American fashion model and supermodel. Karlie Kloss was the face of Donna Karan, Lacoste, and Lanvin campaigns in 2013.

Jordan Spieth

Born: July 27, 1993
Profession/Field: Golfer
Jordan Spieth was born on July 27, 193 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Jordan Spieth is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour. Jordan Spieth is the ormer world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking. Jordan Spieth is a two-time major winner.

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Born: August 15, 1963
Profession/Field: Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Composer
Alejandro González Iñárritu was born on August 15, 1963 in Mexico City, Mexico. Alejandro González Iñárritu is a Mexican film director, producer, screenwriter, and former composer. Alejandro González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Adele

Born: May 5, 1988
Profession/Field: Singer, Songwriter
Adele was born on May 5, 1988 in Tottenham, London, United Kingdom. Adele is an English singer and songwriter. Her debut album was 19 released in 2008. In 2009 Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards.

Tu Youyou

Born: 30 December 1930
Profession/Field: Medicinal
Tu Youyou was born on December 30, 1930 in Ningbo, China. Tu Youyou s a Chinese pharmaceutical chemist and educator and best known for discovering artemisinin and dihydroartemisinin, used to treat malaria. Tu Youyou is the first citizen of the People’s Republic of China to receive the Nobel Prize in natural sciences and the first Chinese Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine.

Denis Mukwege

Born: March 1, 1955
Profession/Field: Gynecologist
Denis Mukwege was born on March 1, 1955 in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Denis Mukwege is a Congolese gynecologist. Denis Mukwege specializes in the treatment of women who have been gang-raped by rebel forces. In 2013 he was awarded his first of three nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize and in 2014 he received the European Union’s Sakharov Prize.

Ronda Rousey

Born: February 1, 1987
Profession/Field: Mixed Martial Artist
Ronda Rousey was born on February 1, 1987 in Riverside, California, United States. Ronda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress. Ronda Rousey has won eleven of her fights in the first round. Ronda Rousey is the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Born: November 11, 1974
Profession/Field: Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States. Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. Leonardo DiCaprio started his career in the early 1990s by appearing in television commercials. Leonardo DiCaprio has received international fame by his work in James Cameron’s epic romantic Titanic (1997) which became the highest-grossing film to that point.

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