Who's who in the Twentieth Century

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Asa Briggs
Oxford University Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 629 pages
From Albert Einstein to the Marx Brothers, this authoritative reference book provides 2,000 biographies of men and women from different countries and cultures who have contributed to the thought as well as the action of the twentieth century. Who's Who in the Twentieth Century features biographies on leading figures from politics, religion, science, literature, medicine, cinema, sport, and many other fields of human activity. Entries include such diverse personalities as Woody Allen, Winston Churchill, Eric Clapton, Bill Clinton, Princess Diana, Walt Disney, Sigmund Freud, Mahatma Gandhi, Bill Gates, Jimi Hendrix, Adolf Hitler, Ho Chi Minh, Martin Luther King, Lenin, Madonna, Nehru, Pablo Picasso, Pol Pot, Elvis Presley, Ronald Reagan, Richard Strauss, Elizabeth Taylor, Mother Teresa, Margaret Thatcher, and Andy Warhol.
The book's worldwide coverage spans all countries and cultures, and offers a truly balanced look back on the people who have helped shape the world in the over the past hundred years. From browsers to biographers, anyone seeking clear and accurate information on the leading figures of this century will find Who's Who in the Twentieth Century is an essential work of reference.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
34
Section 3
49
Section 4
103
Section 5
126
Section 6
150
Section 7
181
Section 8
195
Section 18
445
Section 19
475
Section 20
476
Section 21
479
Section 22
505
Section 23
506
Section 24
516
Section 25
555

Section 9
223
Section 10
248
Section 11
256
Section 12
313
Section 13
330
Section 14
339
Section 15
368
Section 16
422
Section 17
437
Section 26
560
Section 27
580
Section 28
591
Section 29
595
Section 30
621
Section 31
622
Section 32
626
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