World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group





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  • AGA KHAN IV, HH Prince British Spiritual Leader and Imam of Ismaili Muslims, awarded Order of Danaker by Government of Kyrgyzstan. 18 October 2016
  • NEHWAL, Saina Indian professional badminton player, appointed Member of IOC Athletes' Commission. 18 October 2016
  • MURRAY, Bill American comedian, actor and writer, awarded Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. 23 October 2016
  • MISTRY, Cyrus Pallonji Irish business executive dismissed as Chairman of Tata Sons Ltd. 24 October 2016
  • BEATTY, Paul American poet and novelist, won Man Booker Prize. 25 October 2016
  • KITANO, Takeshi Japanese film director, actor, comedian and screenwriter, named Officier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur. 25 October 2016
  • GEORGIEVA, Kristalina Ivanova Bulgarian economist, international organization official and politician, appointed CEO of World Bank. 28 October 2016
  • JÓHANNSSON, Sigurður Ingi Icelandic politician and former veterinarian, resigned as Prime Minister. 30 October 2016
  • ASSAF, Ibrahim ibn Abd al-Aziz al- Saudi Arabian economist and government official, dismissed as Finance Minister. 31 October 2016
  • AOUN, Gen. Michel Lebanese politician and former army officer, elected President of Lebanon. 31 October 2016
  • BONO Irish rock singer, songwriter and humanitarian, named Glamour magazine's first Man of the Year. 1 November 2016
  • HWANG, Kyo-ahn South Korean lawyer and politician, dismissed as Prime Minister. 2 November 2016
  • HARIRI, Saad ed-Din Lebanese/Saudi Arabian business executive and politician, named Prime Minister of Lebanon. 3 November 2016
  • EDMONDS, David British company director and business executive, resigned as Chairman of London Legacy Development Corporation. 3 November 2016
  • DASTIS QUECEDO, Alfonso Maria Spanish diplomatist, appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation. 4 November 2016
  • SAAKASHVILI, Mikheil Ukrainian (born Georgian) politician, lawyer and former head of state, resigned as Governor of Odesa Oblast. 7 November 2016
  • MURILLO, Rosario Nicaraguan government official and poet, elected Vice-President. 7 November 2016
  • TRUMP, Donald John, Sr American business executive and property developer, elected President. 9 November 2016
  • MARKOVIĆ, Duško Montenegrin politician, appointed Chairman-designate of the Government. 9 November 2016
  • BORISOV, Lt Gen. Boyko Metodiev Bulgarian politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 13 November 2016
  • MATATA PONYO, Augustin Democratic Republic of the Congo economist and politician. 14 November 2016
  • GREIFELD, Robert American business executive and former stock exchange official, retired as CEO and President of Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. 15 November 2016
  • ROBINSON, William (Smokey), Jr American R&B and soul singer, songwriter and producer, won Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. 16 November 2016
  • DODON, Igor Moldovan economist, academic and politician, elected President. 17 November 2016
  • CLAPPER, James R., Jr American air force officer (retd) and government official, resigned as Director of National Intelligence. 17 November 2016
  • DRAKE Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and actor, awarded American Music Award for Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip Hop. 20 November 2016
  • KUMSISHVILI, Dimitri Georgian business executive, politician and former banking executive, named as Finance Minister. 22 November 2016
  • JORDAN, Michael Jeffery American business executive and former professional basketball player, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom. 22 November 2016
  • COE, Sebastian (Seb) Newbold British former politician and former athlete, stepped down as Chairman of British Olympic Association. 24 November 2016
  • SHARIF, Gen. Raheel Pakistani army officer, retired as Chief of Army Staff. 26 November 2016
  • JENSEN, Kristian Danish politician, appointed Minister of Finance. 28 November 2016
  • CHAO, Elaine L. American government official, nominated for Secretary of Transportation. 29 November 2016
  • DACRE, Paul Michael British newspaper editor, announced he would step down as Chairman of Editors' Code of Practice Committee. 1 December 2016
  • MATTIS, Gen. James N. American retired army officer, nominated for US Secretary of Defence. 1 December 2016
  • RENZI, Matteo Italian politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 5 December 2016
  • VAN DER BELLEN, Alexander Austrian economist, academic and politician, elected President of Austria. 4 December 2016
  • VALLS, Manuel French politician and author, resigned as Prime Minister. 6 December 2016
  • PANNEERSELVAM, Thiru O. Indian politician and state official, appointed Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. 6 December 2016



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