This time last year, she was just like any other teenager and we definitely didn’t know her name. Today, Greta Thunberg has been named Time’s Person of the Year for 2019. So, what’s happened for the teen activist to get the attention of the world?
From staging school strikes for climate change all around the world, to delivering powerful speeches, to meeting world leaders and Hollywood celebrities, to a Nobel Peace Prize nomination, to giving Donald Trump the stink eye, there certainly isn’t anyone more deserving of the Time’s Person of the Year for 2019 accolade than this Swedish youngster.
Click through our photo gallery to learn 10 facts about Greta Thunberg, a schoolgirl who inspired a global movement to fight climate change and the magazine’s youngest choice ever to be named Person of the Year.