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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Vice President Justice Abdus Sattar , who took over as head of state and
chairman of the BNP ( which Gen. Zia had founded in 1979 ) , was overthrown by
Gen. Ershad in 1982. In opposition he appointed Khaleda Zia as vice chair of the
In November of that year the PDGE won all but 12 seats in legislative elections
which were boycotted by the opposition following more arrests . The results were
disputed by the US and Spanish governments and the latter withdrew aid to the ...
Chen campaigned on a platform of opposition to years of KMT corruption and he
countered mainland Chinese threats of imminent war with reassurances to his
supporters that he no longer advocated immediate sovereignty . He was elected