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Time was first published in 1923. As Time became established as one of the United States' leading newsmagazines, an appearance on the cover of Time became an indicator of a person's notability, fame or notoriety.

Cover of Time magazine

(Project Photo from Time Magazine cover February 21, 2011)

Lists of People on the Cover of Time Magazine

(See over 1,000 Profile Links with Bio's under PROFILES LINK at right)






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Other Links

Time: Time Capsule/1939: A History of the Year Condensed from the Pages of Time. Can You Identify These People? List of 16 people on selected covers.