Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders
The second edition of this important biographical reference presents over 300 succinct narrative biographies of some of the most important, influential and powerful people in the world. Covering some 200 countries and territories it profiles every serving head of state and head of government and explains both, the role of the head of state, head of government and the legislature as well as each country's type of government.
Containing biographical profiles of close to 350 world leaders, this book will be essential for anyone needing information on those in power. Entries for each country or territory include:
This new edition is going to be a great asset to reference libraries, as well as governmental and political organizations world-wide.
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As part of the movement towards a constitutional monarchy , Sheikh Hamad
proclaimed himself king on 14 February 2002 and the country's official name
became the Kingdom of Bahrain . The king appoints the cabinet . The prime
minister is ...
A technocrat with a background in natural sciences , Noghaideli's appointment as
premier in February 2005 following the death of Zurab Zhvania came as a
surprise to some ; Zhvania was regarded as one of Georgia's few statesmen , and
He won the national poll with 64 % of the vote — though the result was
challenged by the opposition — and was sworn in on 2 February 2005 , pledging
to wage an “ unrelenting war on poverty ” . Guebuza had been one of the first ...