World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group





Updates
  • SPIELBERG, Steven American film director and producer, appointed CEO of Amblin Partners. 19 September 2017
  • GUTERRES, AntÓnio Manuel de Oliveira Portuguese politician and UN official, awarded Dostuk Order by Kyrgyzstan. 21 September 2017
  • WALLSTRÖM, Margot Swedish politician and UN official, awarded Agent of Change Award by UN Women. 21 September 2017
  • TOPBAŞ, Kadir Turkish architect and politician, stepped down as Mayor of Istanbul. 22 September 2017
  • DAVENPORT, Michael Hayward British diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to Kuwait. 24 September 2017
  • KLEY, Karl-Ludwig German lawyer and business executive, appointed Chairman Supervisory Board Deutsche Lufthansa AG. 25 September 2017
  • GONÇALVES LOURENÇO, João Manuel Angolan party official and politician, sworn in as President. 26 September 2017
  • PÄRT, Arvo Estonian composer, won Ratzinger Prize. 26 September 2017
  • MANSILLA FERNÁNDEZ, Williams Agberto Guatemalan military commander and government official, stepped down as Minister of Defence. 28 September 2017
  • LORGAT, Haroon South African accountant, business executive and sports administrator, stepped down as CEO of Cricket South Africa. 28 September 2017
  • PRICE, Thomas (Tom) Edmunds American politician, government official and fmr surgeon, resigned as Secretary of Health and Human Services. 29 September 2017
  • ROSBASH, Michael American geneticist, biologist and academic, awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 2 October 2017
  • LÓPEZ CABALLERO, Alfonso Colombian diplomatist and politician, appointed Ambassador to Armenia. 2 October 2017
  • WEISS, Rainer (Rai) American (born German) physicist and academic, awarded Nobel Prize in Physics. 3 October 2017
  • ABDULATIPOV, Ramazan Gadzhimuradovich Russian/Dagestan politician, diplomatist and university administrator, resigned as President of Dagestan. 3 October 2017
  • HENNIS-PLASSCHAERT, Jeanine Antoinette Dutch politician, resigned as Minister of Defence. 4 October 2017
  • ISHIGURO, Kazuo British writer, awarded Nobel Prize in Literature. 5 October 2017
  • SCHWARTZ, Stephen M. American diplomatist, resigned as Ambassador to Somalia. 6 October 2017
  • JOSHI, Adm. Devendra Kumar Indian naval officer, sworn-in as Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 8 October 2017
  • THALER, Richard H. American economist, author and columnist, won Noble Prize in Economic Sciences. 9 October 2017
  • KHER, Anupam Indian actor, appointed Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. 11 October 2017
  • ELVIN, Jo Australian journalist and editor, stepped down as Editor-in-Chief of Glamour Magazine. 12 October 2017
  • ATWOOD, Margaret Eleanor Canadian writer, received Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. 15 October 2017
  • JEENBEKOV, Sooronbay Kyrgyzstani zoological engineer and politician, won presidential election. 15 October 2017
  • SAUNDERS, George American writer and academic, awarded Man Booker Prize 2017. 17 October 2017
  • RUF Beatrix German/Swiss art gallery curator, stepped down as the Director of Stedelijk Museum. 17 October 2017
  • FETTER, Trevor American business executive, resigned as CEO of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. 23 October 2017
  • SHAREEF, Mohammed Hussain Maldivian government official, took office as Ambassador to Sri Lanka. 23 October 2017
  • LOBO MORENO, Ramón Augusto Venezuelan economist and politician, appointed President of Banco Central de Venezuela. 26 October 2017
  • BARZANI, Masoud Iraqi (Kurdish) politician, stepped down as President. 1 November 2017
  • LÉGLISE-COSTA, Philippe French civil engineer and diplomatist, appointed Permanent Representative to European Union. 2 November 2017
  • HARIRI, Saad ed-Din Lebanese business executive and politician, stepped down as Prime Minister. 4 November 2017
  • MNANGAGWA, Emmerson Zimbabwean politician, dismissed as Vice-President. 6 November 2017
  • STUBBE, JoAnne American chemist and academic, received Pearl Meister Greenguard Prize. 7 November 2017
  • PATEL, Priti Sushil British politician, stepped down as Secretary of State for International Development. 8 November 2017
  • SINHA, Surendra Kumar Bangladeshi judge, steps down as Chief Justice of Supreme Court. 11 November 2017
  • MENDES, Shawn Peter Raul Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist, awarded Best Artist by MTV Europe Music Awards. 12 November 2017
  • DOS SANTOS, Isabel Angolan business executive, removed as President of SONANGOL. 15 November 2017
  • NAZARBAEVA, Dariğa Nursultanqizi Kazakhstani politician and media executive, appointed Head of Public Council of Kazakh Foreign Ministry. 16 November 2017
  • KHAN, Amjad Ali Indian musician (sarod) and composer, awarded Dayawati Modi Award. 17 November 2017
  • ROSS, Diana American singer and actress, won American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement. 19 November 2017
  • ROSE, Charles (Charlie) Peete, Jr American broadcaster and journalist, removed as Co-Presenter of CBS Morning Show. 20 November 2017
  • MUGABE, Robert Gabriel Zimbabwean politician, head of state and former teacher, resigned as President. 21 November 2017
  • PUTIN, Col Vladimir Vladimirovich Russian politician and head of state, decorated with the Manas Order of the First Degree. 22 November 2017
  • ABDYGULOV, Tolkunbek Kyrgyzstani economist and banking executive, appointed Deputy Prime Minister. 23 November 2017
  • ATAMBAYEV, Almazbek Kyrgyzstani engineer and politician, awarded the title of the Hero of the Kyrgyz Republic. 24 November 2017
  • MARLIN, William V. St Maarten politician, stepped down as Prime Minister. 25 November 2017
  • BOND, Ruskin Indian writer, awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by Chandigarh Literary Society. 26 November 2017
  • MEADE KURIBREÑA, José Antonio Mexican economist, lawyer and government official, resigned as Secretary of Finance and Public Credit. 27 November 2017
  • CHORY, Joanne, American biologist and academic, received 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. 3 December 2017
  • RUSH, Geoffrey Roy Australian actor, stepped down as President of Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts. 3 December 2017
  • INSLEE, Jay Robert American lawyer and politician, elected Chairman of Democratic Governors Association. 4 December 2017
  • REARDON, Katherine (Kate) Genevieve British writer, stepped down as Editor of Tatler Magazine. 4 December 2017
  • MEWA, Commins Aston Solomon Islands politician, sworn in as Minister for Home Affairs. 5 December 2017
  • CLEGG, Nicholas (Nick) William Peter British politician, won Best Non-Fiction by a Parliamentarian prize at Parliamentary Book Awards 2017. 5 December 2017
  • BERSET, Alain Swiss politician, elected President of Swiss Confederation for 2018. 6 December 2017
  • BABIŠ, Andrej Czech business executive and politician, appointed Prime Minister. 6 December 2017
  • TAVARES, Carlos French automotive industry executive, appointed President of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association for 2018. 6 December 2017
  • SZYDŁO, Beata Maria Polish politician, stepped down as Prime Minister. 7 December 2017
  • GANDHI, Rahul Indian Politician, elected President of Indian National Congress. 11 December 2017
  • MORAWIECKI, Mateusz Jakub Polish lawyer, banking executive, politician and historian, sworn in as Prime Minister. 11 December 2017



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