1962 TIME Magazine Cover Person of the Year - Pope John XXIII. Pope of the Catholic Church and ruled the Vatican City from 1958 until his death in 1963. He made various efforts during the Holocaust to save refugees, mostly Jewish people, from the Nazis. On 7 September 2000, the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation launched the International Campaign for the Acknowledgement of the humanitarian actions undertaken by Pope John Paul for people persecuted by the Nazi regime.
1993 ~ MEN OF THE YEAR - THE PEACEMAKERS ~ Also known as Yasser Arafat, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Yitzhak Rabin, the Peacemakers had a busy ’93. Rabin and Arafat shook hands on the White House lawn as Bill Clinton looked on, while Mandela and de Klerk worked tirelessly toward a new South Africa. The latter pair won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 while Arafat and Rabin, along with Shimon Peres, won in 1994.