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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As a trusted member of Masire's government , Mogae was appointed as vice
president in 1992. He contested , and won , a seat in the National Assembly
representing the Palapye constituency in 1994 . In November 1997 President
After elections in 1977 he was also appointed vice president of the republic , and
in August 1978 he added to these posts that of prime minister . On 19 November
1980 Vieira seized power in a coup , capitalizing on the resentment of those ...
Leadership structure : The head of state is a president , elected ( along with the
vice president ) by the National Assembly or , if the required two - thirds ' majority
is not achieved , by a broader United Peoples ' Conference ( UPC ) convened for