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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After his re - inauguration he appointed François Lonseny Fall as prime minister ,
but Fall resigned two months later , while on a trip to Paris , claiming that Conté
was blocking all attempts at reform and making his job impossible . The post of ...
BJP reforms aimed at India's urban middle classes eventually triggered
something of a rural backlash , and a revived Congress ( I ) party under Sonia
Gandhi stormed to a shock election victory in 2004. The stock market went into a
tailspin as ...
His unusually outspoken rhetorical style was backed by treatises suggesting
radical reforms , such as the privatization of the postal savings system . At the
same time he was careful not to talk himself out of favour within the guarded and