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 returned to Côte d'Ivoire for the FPI Constitutional Congress , at which he was
elected the party's secretary - general . He stood in the presidential elections of
October 1990 as the FPI candidate against incumbent President Houphouët ...
Chirac , remaining aloof to prepare a third presidential bid , put forward fellow
party member Edouard Balladur as prime minister for the second cohabitation '
government , little expecting that his loyal colleague would emerge as a rival for
However , the revolution of March 2005 saw him freed ; following some initial
jousting with interim president Kurmanbek Bakiyev , Kulov threw his weight
behind Bakiyev's presidential bid , in return for which Bakiyev pledged to appoint