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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He later graduated from Damascus University before travelling to Egypt to study
law . In the 1950s Abbas became heavily involved in underground Palestinian
politics in Qatar , where he became director of personnel for the country's civil ...
He returned to France in 1967 for university posts in Paris , before becoming
professor and later dean of the law and economics faculty at the University of
Dakar . He also worked as a barrister at the Court of Appeal in Dakar , and is a
Another of the obstacles to effective opposition unity was removed later that year
when her brother and sometime rival Anura Bandaranaike resigned from the
SLFP . The general election in August 1994 saw her campaigning as the PA