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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Khaleda Zia led the BNP to a convincing victory in February 1991 and was
appointed the country's first female prime minister . Her BNP government revised
the presidential system in favour of a ' parliamentary system with a more powerful
Already appointed prime minister in the alternative cabinet drawn up by
Ravalomanana in February 2002 , he was among the 15 lawyers who attested in
April to Ravalomanana's first - round victory . He remained head of
In May 1993 this PA recorded a notable victory in Western province ( which
included the capital , Colombo ) when elections were held for provincial councils
. Chandrika Kumaratunga was sworn in on 21 May as chief minister of Western ...