Person of the Year.

We asked TIME 100 honorees to submit nominations for 2011's Person of the Year. Some selections

Paul Kagame

President of Rwanda

To many Africans, especially the youth, Steve Jobs will be remembered and admired for defying limitations--overcoming the challenges of technological design, markets and culture. Through iTunes, for example, people enjoy music in a way they never did before. Certainly Rwandans identify with his spirit of determination and innovation.

Chris Colfer

Actor and singer, star of the television series Glee

In the unsympathetic world of an inner-city public high school in Clovis, Calif., Mikendra McCoy supplies her students with much more than just an education. With compassion, she teaches life lessons. "You got to tell the world...

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