People on Time Covers 1990

Wikipedia and Time list the Time magazine covers and with no international covers, my list is shorter than post 2000. Guess the people featured on at least one cover in 1990.
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Last updated: February 11, 2024
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American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the US president from 1989 to 1993. He also served as the vice president from 1981 to 1989
George H W Bush
American politician and businessman who served as the US vice president from 2001 to 2009 He served as White House Chief of Staff, the U.S. representative for Wyoming's at-large congressional district from 1979 to 1989, and as the US secretary of defense.
Dick Cheney
King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia from 13 June 1982 until his death in 2005.
King Fahd
Elected to two consecutive one-year terms as president of the National Rifle Association of America. He maintained a rigorous speaking schedule and spoke out for conservative causes on what he considered a weakening of gun owners' rights.
Joe Foss
Soviet and Russian politician who served as the last leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 to the country's dissolution in 1991. He served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 and additionally as head of state beginning in 1988. Time Man of the Decade
Mikhail Gorbachev
Iraqi politician and revolutionary who served as the fifth president of Iraq from 1979 to 2003. He also served as prime minister of Iraq from 1979 to 1991 and later from 1994 to 2003
Saddam Hussein
German politician who served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998 and Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 1973 to 1998.
Helmut Kohl
Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the first and founding head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924.
Vladimir Lenin
American filmmaker, painter, visual artist, musician and actor. He has received critical acclaim for his films, which are often distinguished by their surrealist, dreamlike qualities. He won awards for The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, and Mulholland Drive as well as Twin Peaks
David Lynch
South African anti-apartheid activist and politician who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state.
Nelson Mandela
American trumpeter, composer, and music instructor, who is currently the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He won nine Grammy Awards, and his oratorio Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music
Wynton Marsalis
American financier. He is known for his role in the development of the market for high-yield bonds ("junk bonds"), and his conviction and sentence following a guilty plea on felony charges for violating U.S. securities laws. Pardoned by Donald Trump
Michael Milken
President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. He previously served as a representative and senator from California and as the vice president from 1953 to 1961.
Richard Nixon
American politician, statesman, diplomat, and US Army officer who was the US secretary of state from 2001 to 2005. He was the first Black secretary of state.
Colin Powell
American politician who served as the vice president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. He represented Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 1981 and in the U.S. Senate from 1981 to 1989.
Dan Quayle
American politician and actor who served as the US president from 1981 to 1989. He is considered one of the most prominent conservative figures in American history.
Ronald Reagan
Soviet physicist and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, which he was awarded in 1975 for emphasizing human rights around the world.
Andrei Sakharov
American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1990 until his retirement in 2009.
David Souter
Said a black man had carjacked their car in Boston and shot both his pregnant wife and himself. His statement set off a months-long manhunt by the Boston Police Department for a black assailant that lasted until his brother confessed that the wife was killed by the husband to collect her insurance payout
Charles Stuart
American politician who was the governor of New Hampshire from 1983 to 1989 and later White House chief of staff from 1989 to 1991.
John Sununu
American author and lawyer. After leaving the U.S. Attorney's Office, he became a novelist and wrote the legal thrillers Presumed Innocent , The Burden of Proof, Pleading Guilty, and Personal Injuries,
Scott Turow
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