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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... in Chad since his 1990 coup , and was elected president for five - year terms in
1996 and 2001. A French - trained soldier , he was the leader of the forces which
enabled his fellow Muslim , northerner Hissène Habré , to take power in 1982.
Lahoud was elevated to commander of the armed forces in November 1989 and
took charge of the fractious army , navy and air force with a clear vision of
reconstruction in mind . Early in 1990 Lahoud constituted an emergency plan for
A Sandhurst - trained officer and head of his country's armed forces since 1972 ,
he had played a major role in modernizing army units and in increasing armed
forces personnel . Born in 1952 in Doha , Hamad bin Khalifa al - Thani attended ...