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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From 1972 to 1974 Howard was the vice president of the New South Wales
Liberal Party , and in May 1974 he was elected to the federal Parliament as a
Liberal MP for Bennelong , a suburb of Sydney . For a brief period in 1975 he
served as ...
The first liberal premier in 61 years , he headed a multiparty coalition consisting
of his own Flemish Liberals and Democrats ... Returned to office after the May
2003 elections , his new coalition consisted just of the liberals and socialists .
Sr , who served almost two dozen years in Liberal cabinets under four different
prime ministers , was regarded as one of the architects of the postwar social
policy that is considered an enduring part of the Liberal legacy . The younger