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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survival of Martin's government hinged on the votes of two independent MPs .
Martin won by a single vote , and went on to survive several more confidence
votes the ...
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Domestically , Ahern survived a vote of no confidence in June 2000 and
weathered the embarrassment of a ' no ' vote in a referendum on the EU's crucial
Nice Treaty on enlargement in June 2001 - Ireland had been the only country to
hold a ...