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A Dictionary of Political Biography

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches


Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199569137 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199569137.001.0001

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Compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it describes and assesses the lives of more than 1,000 men and women who have shaped political events across the world.

Each entry includes an account of the background, career, and achievements of the individual concerned, balancing fact with critical appraisal.

This revised edition, commissioned especially for Oxford Reference Online, contains over 100 new entries, and the whole text has been thoroughly revised and updated.

Book.  840 pages.  366907 words. 

Subjects: Political History

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Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, Tunku (8 Feb. 1903) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Acheson, Dean Gooderham (11 Apr. 1893) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Adamec, Ladislav (10 Sept. 1926) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Adams, Grantley Hubert (12 Apr. 1898) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Adenauer, Konrad (5 Jan. 1876) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Agnew, Spiro (9 Nov. 1918) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Ahidjo, Ahmadou (Aug. 1924) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud (28 Oct. 1956) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Ahtisaari, Martti (23 June 1937) in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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Aitken, William Maxwell in A Dictionary of Political Biography

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