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ALDRIN, Buzz (<i>born</i> 1930), President, Starcraft Enterprises International (research and development of space technology, manned flight to Mars), since 1988

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; World History; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 411 words.

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Andean Community

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Financial Institutions and Services.

(CAN)

An association of South American nations set up in 1969 to enhance economic cooperation. The original members were Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela;...

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Arbuthnott, John Campbell (1924 - 2012), Lord-Lieutenant, Grampian Region (Kincardineshire), 1977–99; Her Majesty’s Lord High Commissioner to General Assembly, Church of Scotland, 1986, 1987

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 324 words.

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ASHWORTH, Peter Anthony Frank (<i>born</i> 1935), Director, Leeds Permanent Building Society, 1971–92 (President, 1978)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography. 73 words.

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asiento

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Economic History.

(Spanish: contract) was the concession made by Spain to Britain at Utrecht in 1713 of the right to supply negro slaves to the Spanish empire. Intended to last for 30 years, the trade was...

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BAYLISS, Jeremy David Bagot (<i>born</i> 1937), Chief Executive, The Foundation, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1997–2002; President, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 1996–97

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; World History; Historical Geography. 193 words.

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Brandt Report

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Economics.

The report of an Independent Commission on International Development Issues, chaired by Willy Brandt, former German Chancellor. The report, on steps to promote North–South cooperation, was...

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CHESTERTON, Oliver (Sidney) (1913 - 2007), Consultant, Chestertons, Chartered Surveyors, London, since 1980 (Partner, 1936, Senior Partner, 1945–80)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography. 145 words.

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CLARKE, Paul (Robert Virgo) (<i>born</i> 1953), Chief Executive, Clerk of the Council, Keeper of the Records and Surveyor General, Duchy of Lancaster, 2000–13; independent mentor, since 2013

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography. 185 words.

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CROFTS, Max Osborn (<i>born</i> 1950), Consultant, Jones Lang LaSalle (formerly J. P. Sturge &amp; Sons, then King Sturge LLP), since 2011 (Partner, 1981–2011); President, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2009–10

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography. 233 words.

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