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

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Reference - 635 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. The book offers international coverage and provides invaluable background material on the world's government leaders. It identifies some of the most important people in international affairs and clearly explains each country's type of government. A photographic section of a selection of the world's political leaders helps put a name to the face. Contents: * Covers about 200 countries and territories * Over 300 biographical profiles * Divided by country, each country section provides a brief explanation of its type of government and the roles of the head of state, the head of government and the legislature * Lists the most recent heads of state and head of government, with dates of office * Biographical profiles of current head of state and government * A photographic section of a selection of the world's political leaders * Fully indexed by name, date of taking office, and source of authority.
 

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Contents

Sheikh Khalifa
4
Owen Arthur
10
Said Musa
19
Bolivia
59
Contents
62
Contents
103
Georgi Purvanov Comoros
110
Cambodia Côte dIvoire
120
Mozambique
365
Amadou Toumani Touré Nauru
373
Cheikh elAvia ould Mohamed New Zealand
380
Niger
386
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438
Tommy Remengesau St Vincent and the Grenadines
444
Paraguay 410
451
Seychelles
459

Central African Republic Czech Republic
134
Idriss Déby Margrethe II
141
Pierre Charles Georgia
187
Ghana
196
Equatorial Guinea 160 Guatemala
204
Siim Kallas
211
Laisenia Qarase Honduras
218
Iraq
239
Sheikh Saad
288
Ariel Sharon
294
Ivory Coast Einars Repše
300
Liberia
307
Daniel arap
315
Monaco
357
Adrian Nastase Slovakia
466
Solomon Islands Thailand 516
473
Thabo Mbeki Taufaahau Tupou IV
522
Turkey
530
Sweden Uganda
538
Bashar alAssad United Arab Emirates
545
Vatican City
565
Milo Djukanović
579
Zimbabwe
590
Russian Federation 431
615
Tanzania
619
Vietnam 572
622
Personal Names
631
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East is Director of the Cambridge International Reference on Current Affair (CIRCA).

Richard Thomas, in addition to his Emmy-award winning work on The Waltons, has starred in well over 40 television series and specials, among them Roots: The Next Generation, Law and Order SVU, and The Practice; he has also starred in numerous classic and contemporary plays around the country and on the London and Broadway stage, most recently in Richard Greenbergs A Naked Girl on the Appian Way.

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