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World Who's Who

The comprehensive, newly-expanded World Who's Who brings together current and hard-to-find biographical information on about 70,000 of the most gifted, famous and influential men and women in all fields.

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  • GEOANĂ, Mircea Dan Romanian diplomatist, politician and international organization official, took up office as Deputy Secretary General of NATO. 17 October 2019
    South African diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to South Korea. 17 October 2019


  • SHAMGAR, Meir
    Israeli lawyer, former government official and former judge. Died 18 October 2019
  • ALONSO, Alicia
    Cuban ballet dancer, choreographer and ballet director. Died 17 October 2019