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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Previously prime minister , he is credited with leading the successful ' yes '
campaign in the TRNC in a referendum on a UN - sponsored plan to unify the
island . After its rejection by Greek Cypriots , the international community
promised an ...
Between 1952 and 1959 he lectured at the Air Force Academy , while he also
briefly attended the Frunze Military Academy in the Soviet Union . In the 1950s
and 1960s Mubarak was a successful air force pilot , seeing action in the Yemen
The following March he won election for the first time as mayor of Paris , using
this power base to keep himself in the political forefront ; he retained both the
RPR leadership and the Paris mayoralty until he launched his successful bid for