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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When he returned he taught the subject in Ethiopia . In 1955 he was appointed
director of the government's new civil aviation department and became a board
member of Ethiopian Airlines in 1958 . Girma switched from aviation to more
He resigned from the IDF again after peace returned later that year to launch his
career in politics . As a candidate for Likud , Sharon was elected to Parliament in
December 1973 but stepped down a year later to serve as security adviser to ...
His undergraduate studies were completed at the University of San Francisco
and he returned to Stanford in 1970 where he obtained a doctorate in human
resources economics in 1976. While at Stanford he met Eliane Karp , a Belgian -