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Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

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List Criteria: Must have been named one of Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People

Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People of 2012 were just announced, continuing on with the tradition of naming the most fascinating people of the year, an annual event that began in 1993 when Walters collected 12 of the most interesting people of the year and brought their stories together for a primetime special. The end of the year list of the most accomplished, exciting, and fascinating public figures of the year was so popular, Walters has returned to present her list of the Ten Most Fascinating People of the Year every year since.

The most controversial, the most entertaining, and the most noteworthy people of the year generally represent a cross-section of athletes, actors, politicians, military, artists, and business people from around the world. Of the people to appear most often on the list are Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, Tom Hanks, and General David Petraeus, who is 2012's Most Fascinating Person of the Year.

If they are controversial, entertaining, and engaging personalities, chances are you will find your favorite public figure on this list. Think it's Tom Hanks? Nelson Mandella? Pippa Middleton? BarYou tell us! Vote for your favorite public figure on this complete list of Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People of the Year. And if you don't see your favorite entertainer, political figure, or entrepreneur on the list, check back for the 2013 inductees onto the list of Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People.

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    Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Steve Jobs

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    Mother Teresa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Mother Teresa

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    Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Steven Spielberg

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    Steve Irwin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Steve Irwin

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    Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Bill Gates

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    James Cameron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    James Cameron

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    President Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    President Barack Obama

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    President Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    President Bill Clinton

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    Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Ellen DeGeneres

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    Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

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    Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

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    Andre Agassi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Andre Agassi

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    Benjamin Netanyahu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Benjamin Netanyahu

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    David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

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    Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Kerri Strug

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    Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Lady Gaga

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    President Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    President Jimmy Carter

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    Michael Crichton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Michael Crichton

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    Katherine Heigl is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Katherine Heigl

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    Jesse Tyler Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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    Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Christopher Reeve

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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridg... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

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    Jamie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Jamie Foxx

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    Sacha Baron Cohen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Sacha Baron Cohen

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    Michelle Obama is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Michelle Obama

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    Rush Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Rush Limbaugh

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    Usher Raymond is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Usher Raymond

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    Elton John is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Elton John

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    Michael Phelps is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Barbara Walters 2012 Most Fascinating People List

    Michael Phelps

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