This new edition of The International Who's Who, lists biographical details of more than 18,000 of the world's most distinguished and eminent personalities. In over 1,700 pages this outstanding reference work records the lives and achievements of men and women from almost every profession and activity, from heads of state to sporting greats. Europa's editorial team aim to include those people who have risen to the top of their field or profession -- from the headline makers to those names that most people would not have heard of but whose achievements and talents guarantee their inclusion. Entries are taken from almost every country in the world and from a wide variety of fields to include the leading figures from the worlds of science, business, finance, politics, law, administration and medicine to art, entertainment, music and fashion to name but a few. There is also a separate section with details of reigning royal families.
A typical entry includes details such as name, nationality, date and place of birth, family details, occupation/profession, career summary, education, awards and honors, publications, leisure interests, address, telephone/fax/e-mail/internet address.
Almost 1,000 new entries have been selected for this new edition, and existing biographies have been thoroughly updated. There is an obituary list of people who appeared in the last edition but who have since died. This truly authoritative work is the easiest and most reliable way of finding out about the leading personalities of today and is regularly used by cultural, scientific and professional bodies, the media, public and academic libraries, businesses, government, schools, colleges and universities,international organizations, and embassies.
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Book Description Routledge, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. 2. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1857430832