On December 8th, Time Magazine named Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy 2022's Person of the Year, he said he inspired Ukrainians and won global accolades for his courage in resisting Russia's devastating invasion.
The former comedian rallied his fellowcomrades in broadcasts from the capital and traveled through his war-torn nation after he left Ukraine's capital of Kyiv at the outbreak of the war, the publication noted in bestowing its annual title.
On Tuesday, Zelenskyy visited Ukrainian troops near the front lines in eastern Ukraine.
Zelenskyy's success as a wartime leader relied on the fact that courage is contagious. It spread through Ukraine's political leadership in the first days of the invasion, as everyone realized that the president had stuck around, Time wrote in acknowledging the 44-year-old leader.
In 2021, Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk was named Time's Person of the Year, a year in which he saw his electric car company become the most valuable carmaker in the world. This tradition began in 1927.