Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders

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Routledge, Jun 3, 2014 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 656 pages
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This new work of biographical reference presents succinct narrative biographies of every serving head of state and head of government.
Its content covers approximately 200 countries and territories and provides over 300 biographical profiles.
Each country section contains:
* A brief explanation of its type of government and the roles of the head of state, the head of government and the legislature
* Lists of the most recent heads of state and head of government, with dates of office
* Biographical profiles of current head of state and government, and other recent incumbents of these positions who remain significant and active political leaders
* A photographic section of a selection of the world's key political leaders
* A full index by name, date of taking office, and source of authority.
 

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Contents

Afghanistan
1
Albania
4
Algeria
7
Andorra
10
Angola
12
Antigua and Barbuda
15
Argentina
18
Armenia
21
Lithuania
315
Luxembourg
320
Macedonia
323
Madagascar
326
Malawi
329
Malaysia
331
Maldives
335
Mali
337

Australia
24
Austria
28
Azerbaijan
31
Bahamas
34
Bahrain
37
Bangladesh
40
Barbados
43
Belarus
46
Belgium
49
Belize
52
Benin
55
Bhutan
57
Bolivia
59
Bosnia and Herzegovina
61
Botswana
65
Brazil
67
Brunei
71
Bulgaria
73
Burkina Faso
76
Burundi
79
Cambodia
81
Cameroon
86
Canada
89
Cape Verde
93
Central African Republic
96
Chad
99
Chile
101
China Peoples Rep
103
Colombia
108
Comoros
110
Congo Dem Rep
112
Congo Rep
115
Costa Rica
118
Côte dIvoire
120
Croatia
123
Cuba
126
Cyprus
129
Czech Republic
134
Denmark
138
Djibouti
141
Dominica
144
Dominican Republic
146
East Timor
148
Ecuador
152
Egypt
155
El Salvador
158
Equatorial Guinea
160
Eritrea
163
Estonia
165
Ethiopia
167
Fiji
170
Finland
174
France
177
Gabon
182
Gambia
185
Georgia
187
Germany
191
Ghana
196
Greece
198
Grenada
201
Guatemala
204
Guinea
206
GuineaBissau
209
Guyana
211
Haiti
214
Honduras
218
Hungary
220
Iceland
224
India
227
Indonesia
232
Iran
235
Iraq
239
Ireland
243
Israel
247
Italy
252
Jamaica
257
Japan
260
Jordan
264
Kazakhstan
267
Kenya
270
Kiribati
274
Korea North
276
Korea South
282
Kuwait
288
Kyrgyzstan
291
Laos
294
Latvia
297
Lebanon
300
Lesotho
304
Liberia
307
Libya
309
Liechtenstein
313
Malta
339
Marshall Islands
342
Mauritania
344
Mauritius
347
Mexico
350
Micronesia
352
Moldova
354
Monaco
357
Mongolia
359
Morocco
362
Mozambique
365
Myanmar
368
Namibia
370
Nauru
373
Nepal
375
Netherlands
378
New Zealand
380
Nicaragua
384
Niger
386
Nigeria
388
Norway
390
Oman
393
Pakistan
395
Palau
399
Palestine
401
Panama
405
Papua New Guinea
407
Paraguay
410
Peru
412
Philippines
416
Poland
419
Portugal
422
Qatar
425
Romania
427
Russian Federation
431
Rwanda
436
St Kitts and Nevis
438
St Lucia
441
St Vincent and the Grenadines
444
Samoa
447
San Marino
449
São Tomé and Príncipe
451
Saudi Arabia
454
Senegal
456
Seychelles
459
Sierra Leone
461
Singapore
463
Slovakia
466
Slovenia
470
Solomon Islands
473
Somalia
476
South Africa
478
Spain
481
Sri Lanka
485
Sudan
490
Suriname
492
Swaziland
495
Sweden
498
Switzerland
501
Syria
503
Taiwan
506
Tajikistan
510
Tanzania
513
Thailand
516
Togo
519
Tonga
522
Trinidad and Tobago
524
Tunisia
527
Turkey
530
Turkmenistan
533
Tuvalu
535
Uganda
538
Ukraine
541
United Arab Emirates
545
United Kingdom
548
United States
554
Uruguay
558
Uzbekistan
560
Vanuatu
563
Vatican City
565
Venezuela
569
Vietnam
572
Yemen
576
Yugoslavia
579
Zambia
588
Zimbabwe
590
Contact Details
595
Dates of Taking Power
623
Personal Names
631
Types of Regime
634
Photographs
636
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East is Director of the Cambridge International Reference on Current Affair (CIRCA).