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Alex Salmond

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Politics.

(b. 1954).

Politician. Born in Linlithgow, Salmond studied History and Politics at St Andrews before working in banking. He was returned to the Westminster Parliament in 1987 as...

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ARIAS SÁNCHEZ, Oscar (<i>born</i> 1940), President of Costa Rica, 1986–90 and 2006–10; President, Arias Foundation for Peace, 1990–2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Political History; Politics. 194 words.

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Arthur Henderson

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — British History.

(1863–1935).

Labour politician. Brought up on Tyneside and apprenticed as an ironfounder, Henderson, then a fervent Gladstonian Liberal, moved slowly to the view that the political...

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BALLADUR, Edouard (<i>born</i> 1929), Grand Officier, Légion d’Honneur; Grand Croix de l’Ordre National du Mérite; Member, Conseil d’Etat, France, since 1984; Prime Minister of France, 1993–95

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; UK Politics; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 347 words.

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BĂSESCU, Traian (<i>born</i> 1951), President of Romania, 2004–14

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Political History; Politics. 161 words.

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BĒRZIŅŠ, Andris (<i>born</i> 1944), President of Latvia, since 2011

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Political History; Politics. 170 words.

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BUZEK, Jerzy Karol (<i>born</i> 1940), Member (European People’s Party Group), European Parliament, since 2004 (President, 2009–12)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; UK Politics; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Political Behaviour. 165 words.

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central Europe

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Politics.

Cannot be sharply delimited on a map. Although it is situated on the east-west axis of the continent—the adjective “central” here signifies an in-between (as in Central America) rather than...

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CHÁVEZ FRÍAS, Hugo Rafael (1954 - 2013), President of Venezuela, since 1999

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Political History; Politics. 100 words.

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CLARKE, Ellis (Emmanuel Innocent) (1917 - 2010), President of Trinidad and Tobago, 1976–86 (Governor General and C-in-C, 1973–76)

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P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 182 words.

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