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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Ilham had once wanted to become a Soviet diplomat , but the collapse of the
Soviet Union led him to become a roving businessman and minor oil magnate .
He is a sports fan with a reputation as a “ playboy ' and remains president of the ...
He initially studied to become a teacher and then read economics at the Janus
Pannonius University of Sciences in Pécs ... He first entered politics as a member
of the Association of Young Communists ( KISZ ) , before becoming vice ...
As a student of law at the University of Milan , his close friends included Bettino
Craxi , who was later to become leader of the Italian Socialist Party and prime
minister . Milan remains Berlusconi's home , where he now lives with his second