Outlines the lives and achievements of some 19,000 of the most influential men and women from almost every country in the world. From heads of state, politicians, religious leaders and ambassadors, to the eminent and successful in business, finance, technology, film, music, fashion, sport, literature and the performing arts.
* Entries are included on merit and achievement
* Fully updated every year to ensure accuracy
* Provides invaluable information on the headline makers
* Replaces numerous single-nation directories saving you time and money in your research
* Includes the CD-ROM version with its powerful search facilities, attractively laid out screens and clear on-screen instructions.
'One of the most useful reference books for anyone needing quick and authoritative information on the leading personalities of the day.' - The Economist