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"The person who contributed most to the betterment of Asia in the past 100 years"

Introduction
From among the five who topped their respective categories, we picked the one we considered the most outstanding - the Asian of the Century. And the winners are ...


Mohandas Gandhi -- Asian of the Century
photo: Asiaweek Pictures
Politics and Government
Deng Xiaoping (China)
Business and Economics
Morita Akio (Japan)
Arts, Literature and Culture
Kurosawa Akira (Japan)
Science and Technology
Charles K. Kao (China/U.S.)
Moral and Spiritual Leadership
Mohandas K. Gandhi (India)

Contenders
As they say in film production, many great scenes from our history were left on the cutting room floor

20 Icons of the Century
Here are 20 concepts that defined the region over the past 100 years

Poll
Have your say on who you think is the Asian of the Century


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