Each year an individual is awarded from each of the Four Temperaments: Artisan, Guardian, Idealist, and Rational.
The awards are given to individuals who are "famous" and have significantly impacted the world, to illustrate and highlight the Four Temperaments.Keirsey Temperament Awards 2010
The selection is difficult, for sometimes Temperament is hidden because we are looking at these individuals from a far. We don't know the individuals personally, and only through the media are we familiar with these people.2011 Keirsey Temperament AwardsIDEALIST OF THE YEARWael Ghonim, Champion Idealist
Egyptian Activist, Google Employee, Arab Spring Organizer"No one was a hero"
Honorable MentionAngelina Jolie, Healer Idealist
Director, Actress, UNHCR AmbassadorThe Search and Re-search
In MemoriamVaclav Havel, Counselor Idealist
Playwright, Author, Poet, Dissident, Czech PresidentThe Need for TranscendenceRATIONAL OF THE YEARSalman Khan, Mastermind Rational
Khan Academy: KhanAcademy.orgLet's Reinvent Education
In MemoriamSteve Jobs, Inventor Rational
Apple Computers CEOThe Master of Innovation
In MemoriamLynn Margulis, Inventor Rational
BiologistA Complex CharacterGUARDIAN OF THE YEARSyrian People
The Syrian People are protesting their totalitarian government. Warren Buffet, Inspector Guardian
"Wizard of Omaha," Investor
Buffett is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes.
Honorable Mention"High 5" John -- MOW volunteer Youtube Video
In MemoriamBetty Ford, Provider Guardian
First LadyBetty Ford Clinics
In MemoriamAndy Rooney, Inspector GuardianOf The Greatest GenerationARTISAN OF THE YEARAnthony Robles, Crafter Artisan
In Robles' final year of eligibility (2010-11), Robles went undefeated, going 36-0
on the year becoming a three-time Pac-10 champion
In Memoriam Nancy Wake, Crafter Artisan
WWII French Resistance
'The White Mouse' A wily, feisty, brave, woman who helped save many people's lives in WWII.
In MemoriamElizabeth Taylor, Performer Artisan
As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty and distinctive violet eyes.