Time magazine recently compiled a list of “the trailblazers, visionaries and cultural ambassadors who defined a nation” and present on this list is the late Steve Jobs.

The Apple co-founder is being recognized for the work he did in the tech industry and is considered by Time to be a “digital visionary.” Jobs finds himself among other famous Americans whose names are recognized worldwide including Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln.

According to Time magazine, “Jobs was a visionary whose great genius was for design: he pushed and pushed to make the interface between computers and people elegant, simple and delightful. He always claimed his goal was to create products that were ‘insanely great.’ Mission accomplished.”

The full list of Americans honored by Time include:

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Sacagawea
  • Meriwether Lewis
  • William Clark
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Sitting Bull
  • Alexander G. Bell
  • Thomas Edison
  • Henry Ford
  • The Wright Brothers
  • Margaret Sanger
  • Albert Einstein
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Louis Armstrong
  • James Watson
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Steve Jobs

Visit the Time magazine website to read more about Steve Jobs.

Source: Time Magazine via ModMyi
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