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Albert Lebrun

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — World History.

(1871–1950)

French statesman, 17th and last President (1932–40) of the Third Republic. A moderate conservative, he pursued a respected but unspectacular parliamentary career...

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Alija Izetbegović

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — World History.

(1925–2003)

Bosnian politician, President of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992–96), and part of a rotating tripartite presidency (1996–2000). Izetbegović's championing of Islam brought...

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The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 4014 words.

The sudden collapse of regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria startled the world. These revolutions have just begun, and it is too soon to say how they will end. ‘The Arab Revolutions...

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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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Athenian democracy

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — World History.

A form of popular government established in Athens by Cleisthenes (died 508 bc) in the last decade of the 6th century bc. The principal organ of democracy was the popular assembly (ekklesianull...

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Augusto Leguía

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — World History.

(b. Lambayeque, 19 Feb. 1863; d. Lima, 6 Feb. 1932)

Peruvian; Finance Minister 1903, Prime Minister 1904, President 1908–12, 1919–29 Born into a middle-class provincial family of...

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BARCLAY, Colville Herbert Sanford (1913 - 2010), painter

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Painting; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; World History; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 170 words.

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BENDALL, Vivian Walter Hough (<i>born</i> 1938), chartered surveyor and valuer in private practice, 1956–2014

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; World History; Historical Geography. 170 words.

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BLESSLEY, Kenneth Harry (1914 - 2012), Valuer and Estates Surveyor, Greater London Council, 1964–77

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Historical Geography; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government. 194 words.

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BOSVILLE MACDONALD OF SLEAT, Ian Godfrey (<i>born</i> 1947), 25th Chief of Sleat

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government; World History; Historical Geography. 242 words.

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