TIME Announces 2017 Person of the Year Short List

Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 04:46:22 AM. The finalists for TIME's 2017 Person of the Year have Monday were revealed on 'Today'.

The finalists for TIME's 2017 Person of the Year have Monday were revealed on "Today".

The 2017 Person of the Year will be revealed Wednesday.

Here's this year's short list:

Colin Kaepernick: The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback started a protest against police brutality by kneeling for the national anthem.

Donald Trump: The President was named Person of the Year last year. He will celebrate his first year in the Oval Office this January.

Jeff Bezos: The Amazon CEO has surpassed Bill Gates as the richest man in the world.

The Dreamers: Undocumented immigrants brought into the U.S. as children face uncertainty if the Trump Administration revokes the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Patty Jenkins: The "Wonder Woman" director is the first woman to at the helm of a film that made more than $100 million in its opening weekend.

The #MeToo movement: Men and women across the globe took to social media to share that they were victims of sexual harassment using this hashtag.

Kim Jong Un: The North Korean leader has launched ballistic missile tests, thereby renewing fear of a nuclear war. He's also publicly traded insults with President Trump.

Robert Mueller: He's been appointed as special counsel to investigate potential involvement of the Trump campaign in Russian affairs.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: The crown prince announced a new anti-corruption committee to crack down on royals.

Xi Jinping: The President of China won his second five-year term earlier this year.

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