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  • Roger Wolfe Kann (1907 - 1954)
    Roger Wolfe Kahn (October 19, 1907 – July 12, 1962) was an American jazz and popular musician, composer, and bandleader ("Roger Wolfe Kahn and His Orchestra"). Life and career[edit] Roger Wo...
  • Hiram W. Johnson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1866 - 1945)
    Hiram Warren Johnson (September 2, 1866 – August 6, 1945) was a leading American progressive and later isolationist politician from California; he served as the 23rd governor from 1911 to 19...
  • Henry Seidel Canby (1878 - 1961)
    Henry Seidel Canby (September 6, 1878 – April 5, 1961) was a critic, editor, and Yale University professor. A scion of a Quaker family that arrived in Wilmington, Delaware, around 1740 and gre...
  • Hugo Dieter Stinnes (1870 - 1924)
    Hugo Stinnes was on the 3rd weekly cover of Time magazine (March 17, 1923, Vol.1, No3)): Time Magazine: The Ruhr: Saturday, Mar. 17, 1923 "Hugo Stinnes. Crafty, potent, indurate, Herr Hugo Stinne...
  • Walter Lippmann (1889 - 1974)
    Walter Lippmann (September 23, 1889 – December 14, 1974)[1] was an American writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, c...

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.