2013 Newsmaker Roster Name list
 
 
English Name
Chinese Name
Descriptions
 
English Name
Chinese Name
Descriptions
1
Xi Jinping
習近平
General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, President of the People's Republic of China
14
Jang Seong-taek
張成澤
North Korean government official
2
Barack Obama
奧巴馬
President of the United States
15
Hassan Rouhani
魯哈尼
President of Iran
3
Shinzo Abe
安倍晉三
Prime Minister of Japan
16
Xu Ming
徐明
Chinese entrepreneur
4
Edward Snowden
斯諾登
American whistleblower
17
Wang Lijun
王立軍
Former Vice-mayor and Police Chief of the megacity of Chongqing 
5
Li Keqiang
李克強
Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
18
Yingluck Shinawatra
英祿
Prime Minister of Thailand
6
Bo Xilai
薄熙來
Former Communist Party Secretary of Chongqing 
19
Serena Williams
莎蓮娜
American tennis player
7
Jeremy Lin
林書豪
American basketball player
20
Bo Guagua
薄瓜瓜
Son of former Politburo member Bo Xilai
8
Nelson Mandela
曼德拉
Former President of South Africa
21
Ben Bernanke
伯南克
American economist and the Chair of the Federal Reserve 
9
Kim Jong-un
金正恩
Supreme Leader of North Korea
22
Chen Yongzhou
陳永洲
A Chinese reporter who got arrested
10
Gu Kailai
谷開來
The second wife of former Politburo member Bo Xilai
23
Peng Liyuan
彭麗媛
The spouse of the President of the People's Republic of China
11
Vladimir Putin
普京
President of Russia
24
Joseph Biden
拜登
Vice President of the United States
12
Margaret Thatcher
戴卓爾
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
25
Lawrence Summers
薩默斯
Former Director of the National Economic Council 
13
Mohamed Morsy
穆爾西
President of Egypt