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.
Výsledky 1-3 z 86
Andranik Markarian was born in the early 1950s in what was then the Soviet
Socialist Republic of Armenia . From an early age he became involved with
nationalist activists . In the early 1970s he joined the banned National Unity Party
This early hesitation was replaced by overwhelming party support at his
reelection to the post in November 2001 . Following the 11 September 2001
attacks in the USA , Schröder's popularity began to fall as he gave his backing to
In this post he introduced tough austerity measures in 1995 to tackle the
economic recession which had beset the country since the early 1990s . He was
also a strong supporter of Swedish participation in the single European currency