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Updated: December 16, 2009 18:51 IST

Time magazine names Bernanke ‘Person of the Year’

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The Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, who has been named Time magazine's
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The Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, who has been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2009.

The Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2009.

Last year’s winner was then-President-elect Barack Obama. The 2007 winner was Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Other previous winners have included Bono, President George W. Bush, and Amazon.com CEO and founder Jeff Bezos.

Keywords: Ben Bernanke

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