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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Following riots in the capital Bangui and the murder of dozens of schoolchildren ,
David Dacko led a successful coup against Bokassa , backed by France , in
September 1979. Showing what would prove to be characteristic tenacity , Bozizé
The new military authorities asked respected businessman Rosa to head a
caretaker government until fresh elections could be held , although coup leader
Gen. Veríssimo Correia Seabra retained considerable control as head of the
In the next election , held in 1996 ( following a coup in January and the formation
of a transitional government ) , Tandja was again an unsuccessful candidate , this
time losing to Brig . - Gen . Ibrahim Barre Maïnassara , the coup leader and ...