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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A national conference in February 1990 appointed former finance minister
Nicéphore Soglo as interim prime minister and Kérékou reluctantly agreed to
hold free elections . In the ensuing March 1991 presidential election he won only
The multinational group of plotters included Sir Mark Thatcher , son of the former
UK prime minister , and was allegedly backed by the intelligence services of
various Western governments including the USA . The PDGE and its close allies
In May 2000 Israel fulfilled its earlier promises and comprehensively withdrew
from southern Lebanon although Lahoud protested at the minor infractions of the
border still being committed by the former occupiers . Lahoud indicated in 2004 ...