World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group





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  • ARIPOV, Abdulla Uzbekistani politician, awarded Order Fidokorona Khizmatlari Uchun (Order for Selfless Service). 24 May 2021
  • BUCKINGHAM, Julia Clare British pharmacologist, awarded Wellcome Gold Medal by British Pharmacological Society (BPS). 24 May 2021
  • KARIKÓ, Katalin Hungarian biochemist, awarded Ignaz Semmelweis Prize. 25 May 2021
  • GRETZKY, Wayne Canadian professional ice hockey player (retd), sports industry executive and ice hockey coach, stepped down as Vice-Chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group. 25 May 2021
  • MAKUMBI, Jennifer Nansubuga Ugandan novelist and writer, jointly awarded Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year. 25 May 2021
  • SEN, Amartya Kumar Indian economist and academic, awarded Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences. 26 May 2021
  • ZIDANE, Zinedine Yazid French football coach, sports commentator and fmr professional footballer, resigned as Manager of Real Madrid Club de Fútbol. 26 May 2021
  • AYVAZYAN, Ara Armenian diplomatist and politician, resigned as Minister of Foreign Affairs. 27 May 2021
  • HANIKA, Iris German writer, won Leipzig Book Prize for Fiction. 28 May 2021
  • KOM, Meethoi Leima Mary Indian boxer and police officer, won silver medal at Asian Boxing Championship. 30 May 2021
  • CORMANN, Mathias Hubert Paul Australian (b. Belgian) politician, appointed as the Secretary-General of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). 1 June 2021
  • KASPI, Victoria (Vicky) Michelle Canadian astrophysicist and academic, jointly awarded Shaw Prize in Astronomy. 1 June 2021
  • HOFER, Norbert Gerwald Austrian politician, resigned as Leader of Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs. 1 June 2021
  • MOTSAMAI, Ntlhoi Lesotho politician, appointed Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture. 4 June 2021
  • COPELAND, Shemekia American blues, gospel and R&B singer, awarded Blues Music Awards B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. 6 June 2021
  • COEL, Michaela British actor, screenwriter, performance artist and singer, awarded BAFTA TV Award for Leading Actress. 6 June 2021
  • GOITA, Col Assimi Malian army officer, sworn in as interim President. 7 June 2021
  • SHAHID, Abdulla Maldivian civil servant and politician, elected President of United Nations General Assembly. 7 June 2021
  • DANGAREMBGA, Tsitsi Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, film-maker and politician, awarded PEN Pinter Prize. 8 June 2021
  • KHURELSUKH, Ukhnaa Mongolian politician, elected President. 9 June 2021
  • CHAPMAN, Todd C. American diplomatist, retired as Ambassador to Brazil. 9 June 2021
  • NGRÉBADA, Firmin Central African Republic politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 10 June 2021
  • LEÓN, Tania Justina American composer and conductor, won Pulitzer Prize in Music. 11 June 2021
  • DIOP, Abdoulaye Malian politician and fmr diplomatist, appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation. 11 June 2021
  • BENNETT, Naftali Israeli business executive and politician, sworn in as Prime Minister. 13 June 2021
  • FOSTER, Arlene Isabel British lawyer and politician, resigned as First Minister of Northern Ireland. 14 June 2021
  • DONDRA, Henri Marie Central African Republic politician and fmr international organization official, sworn in as Prime Minister. 15 June 2021
  • RAMANATHAN, Veerabhadran (Ram) American (b. Indian) scientist and academic, jointly awarded Blue Planet Prize. 16 June 2021
  • KHAN, Karim Ahmed British lawyer, sworn in as Chief Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. 16 June 2021
  • NADELLA, Satya American (b. Indian) computer industry executive, appointed Chairman of Microsoft Corporation. 16 June 2021
  • RAISI, Hojatoleslam Val-Moslemin Sayyed Ebrahim Iranian politician and religious leader, elected President. 19 June 2021
  • GREY, Clare Philomena British physical chemist and academic, awarded Körber European Science Prize. 21 June 2021
  • MELROY, Col (retd) Pamela Ann American astronaut and air force officer (retd), sworn in as Deputy Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 21 June 2021
  • BRISTOW, Laurence (Laurie) Stanley British diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to Afghanistan. 21 June 2021
  • DJERAD, Abdelaziz Algerian political scientist and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 24 June 2021
  • KHURELSUKH, Ukhnaa Mongolian politician, sworn in as President. 25 June 2021
  • HANCOCK, Matthew (Matt) John British politician, resigned as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. 26 June 2021
  • QUEEN LATIFAH American rap artist and actor, awarded BET Lifetime Achievement Award. 27 June 2021
  • LÖFVEN, (Kjell) Stefan Swedish trade union official and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 28 June 2021
  • KESHAP, Atul American diplomatist, appointed Chargé d'affaires to India. 29 June 2021
  • KENT, Mark Andrew Geoffrey British diplomatist, stepped down as Ambassador to Argentina. 30 June 2021
  • BENABDERRAHMANE, Aymen Algerian politician and fmr central banker, appointed Prime Minister. 30 June 2021
  • GUSTAFSON, Rickard Swedish business executive, stepped down as President and CEO of SAS Group. 1 July 2021
  • BLAKEMORE, A. K. British poet and author, won Desmond Elliott Prize. 1 July 2021
  • SINGH RAWAT, Tirath Indian agriculturist and politician, resigned as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. 2 July 2021
  • BROWNE, Gaston Alphonso Antigua and Barbuda business executive, sworn in as Chairman of Caribbean Community (CARICOM). 5 July 2021
  • BEZOS, Jeffrey (Jeff) Preston American online retail executive, stepped down as Chairman, President and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc. 5 July 2021
  • PILLAI, P.S Sreedharan Indian lawyer and politician, appointed Governor of Goa. 6 July 2021
  • RIVLIN, Reuven Israeli lawyer, politician and head of state, stepped down as President. 7 July 2021
  • YASINZAI, Aman Ullah Khan Pakistani politician and justice (retd), resigned as Governor of Balochistan. 7 July 2021
  • RAJAPAKSA, Basil Rohana Sri Lankan politician, sworn in as Minister of Finance. 8 July 2021
  • DJOKOVIC, Novak Serbian professional tennis player, won Men’s Singles at The Championships, Wimbledon. 11 July 2021
  • RONALDO DOS SANTOS AVEIRO, Cristiano Portuguese professional footballer, awarded Golden Boot at UEFA Euro 2020 Championship. 11 July 2021
  • DEUBA, Sher Bahadur Nepalese politician, sworn in as Prime Minister. 13 July 2021
  • AVAKOV, Arsen Borysovych Ukrainian engineer and politician, resigned as Minister of Internal Affairs. 13 July 2021
  • BAIS, Ramesh Indian agriculturalist and politician, sworn in as Governor of Jharkhand. 14 July 2021
  • DATTATREYA, Bandaru Indian politician, sworn in as Governor of Haryana. 15 July 2021
  • LOHREY, Amanda Frances Lillian Australian novelist and fmr academic, won Miles Franklin Literary Award. 15 July 2021
  • COLLARD, Ian Frank British diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to Lebanon. 15 July 2021
  • NADAR, Shiv Indian business executive, engineer and philanthropist, resigned as Managing Director of HCL Technologies. 19 July 2021
  • HARUTYUNYAN, Vagharshak Armenian politician and fmr military officer, resigned as Minister of Defence. 20 July 2021
  • MECHICHI, Hichem Tunisian public servant and politician, dismissed as Prime Minister. 25 July 2021
  • YEDDYURAPPA, B(okanakere) S(iddalingappa) Indian politician and government official, resigned as Chief Minister of Karnataka. 26 July 2021
  • KHOMCHAK, Lt-Gen. Ruslan Borysovych Ukrainian military officer, dismissed as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces. 27 July 2021
  • RAZ, Adela Afghan diplomatist and UN official, took over as Ambassador to USA. 27 July 2021
  • CASTILLO TERRONES, José Pedro Peruvian teacher, trade unionist and politician, sworn in as President. 28 July 2021
  • HUSAIN, Ishrat Pakistani economist, central banker (retd) and university administrator, resigned as Adviser to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity. 29 July 2021
  • STEVENS, Sir Simon Laurence British public policy analyst and health manager, stepped down as Chief Executive of National Health Service England. 31 July 2021
  • MIN AUNG HLAING, Sr Gen. Myanma army officer, took over as Prime Minister. 1 August 2021
  • MAKUNTS, Lilit Armenian politician and philology, appointed Ambassador to United States of America. 2 August 2021
  • BANGA, Manvinder (Vindi) Singh Indian business executive, appointed Chair of UK Government Investments (UKGI). 2 August 2021
  • AVINYAN, Tigran Armenian politician and information technology consultant, resigned as Deputy Prime Minister. 2 August 2021
  • KOOLI, Ali Tunisian politician and fmr banker, dismissed as Minister of Finance. 2 August 2021
  • BAPTISTE, Alva Romanus Saint Lucia politician and fmr transport official, sworn in as Minister for External Affairs, International Trade, Civil Aviation and Diaspora Affairs. 5 August 2021
  • MODISE, Thandi South African politician, appointed Minister of Defence and Military Veterans. 5 August 2021
  • GAVRILIŢA, Natalia Moldovan economist and government official, sworn in as Prime Minister. 6 August 2021
  • PAYENDA, Mohammad Khalid Afghan international organization official and politician, stepped down as Acting Minister of Finance. 10 August 2021
  • PRASAD, Ganga Indian business executive and politician, sworn in as Governor of Manipur. 12 August 2021
  • GHANI, Ashraf Afghan anthropologist, academic, university administrator, government official and head of state, stepped down as President. 15 August 2021
  • PEIRIS, Gamini Lakshman Sri Lankan politician and academic, appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. 16 August 2021
  • YASSIN, Muhyiddin bin Malaysian politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 16 August 2021
  • KARIKÓ, Katalin Hungarian biochemist, jointly awarded Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Pioneering Research on COVID-19 Vaccines. 16 August 2021
  • POUDEL, Dormani Nepalese politician, resigned as Chief Minister of Bagmati Pradesh. 18 August 2021
  • CHAKWERA, Lazarus McCarthy Malawi theologian, politician and head of state, elected Chairperson of Southern African Development Community. 18 August 2021
  • PATTEN, Pramila Mauritian lawyer and UN official, appointed Officer-in-Charge of UN Women. 18 August 2021
  • ARREAZA MONSERRAT, Jorge Alberto Venezuelan politician, appointed Minister of Industries and National Production. 19 August 2021
  • MAÚRTUA DE ROMAÑA, Óscar José Ricardo Peruvian government minister, politician and diplomatist, sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs. 20 August 2021
  • YAAKOB, Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri bin Malaysian lawyer and politician, sworn in as Prime Minister. 21 August 2021
  • CUOMO, Andrew Mark American lawyer, state governor and fmr government official, resigned as Governor of New York. 23 August 2021
  • BELL BURNELL, Dame S(usan) Jocelyn British astrophysicist, academic and univ. administrator, awarded Copley Medal. 24 August 2021
  • LUNGU, Edgar Chagwa Zambian lawyer, politician and head of state, stepped down as President. 24 August 2021
  • NÍ GHRÍOFA, Dorieann Irish poet, won James Tait Black Prize for Biography. 25 August 2021
  • KARIKÓ, Katalin Hungarian biochemist, jointly awarded Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. 26 August 2021
  • MUSOKOTWANE, Situmbeko Zambian economist and government official, sworn in as Minister of Finance. 27 August 2021
  • HUSSEIN, Dato' Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Malaysian lawyer and politician, sworn in as Minister of Defence. 30 August 2021
  • ERMEKBAEV, Maj.-Gen. Nurlan Baiuzaqulı Kazakhstani politician and diplomatist, resigned as Minister of Defence. 31 August 2021
  • SALAZAR, Ken Lee American lawyer, politician and government official, sworn in as Ambassador to Mexico. 2 September 2021
  • CONDÉ, Alpha Guinean professor of law, politician and head of state, deposed as the President in a military coup. 5 September 2021
  • INTELMANN, Tiina Estonian diplomatist, appointed European Union Ambassador to Somalia. 7 September 2021
  • SINGER, Peter Albert David Australian philosopher, writer and academic, awarded Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture. 7 September 2021
  • MAURYA, Baby Rani Indian politician and activist, resigned as Governor of Uttarakhand. 8 September 2021
  • GOYAL, Piyush Indian politician, appointed Sherpa for G20 Meet. 8 September 2021
  • CLARKE, Susanna British writer, won Women’s Prize for Fiction. 8 September 2021
  • THAPA, Gen. Purna Chandra Chandra Nepalese army officer and fmr UN official, retired as Chief of Army Staff. 8 September 2021
  • PASHINYAN, Nikol Armenian politician and journalist, sworn in as Prime Minister. 10 September 2021
  • RUPANI, Vijay R. Indian politician, resigned as Chief Minister of Gujarat. 11 September 2021
  • BIEBER, Justin Canadian singer, won Artist of the Year at MTV Video Music Awards. 12 September 2021
  • TAX, Stergomena Lawrence Tanzanian international organization official, appointed Minister of Defence. 13 September 2021
  • LAKSHMAN, Weligamage Don (W. D.) Sri Lankan economist, academic and central banker, stepped down as Governor of Central Bank of Sri Lanka. 14 September 2021
  • SALGADO, Sebastião Ribeiro, Jr Brazilian photographer, awarded Praemium Imperiale for Painting. 14 September 2021
  • ARAGHCHI, Abbas Iranian diplomatist, replaced as Vice-Minister for Political Affairs. 14 September 2021
  • TRUSS, Rt Hon. Elizabeth (Liz) Mary British management accountant and politician, appointed Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs. 15 September 2021
  • KOMUNYAKAA, Yusef American academic and poet, awarded Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award. 15 September 2021
  • FABER, Patrick Jason Belizean politician, sworn in as Leader of the Opposition. 16 September 2021
  • BIJLEVELD, Anna (Ank) Theodora Bernardina Dutch politician, resigned as a Minister of Defence. 17 September 2021
  • ALLEN, Debbie American actor, dancer, choreographer, director and producer, awarded Governor’s Award at Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. 19 September 2021
  • CAFIERO, Santiago Andrés Argentine politician, sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship. 20 September 2021
  • BROWN, Rt Hon. (James) Gordon British politician and UN official, appointed WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing. 20 September 2021
  • MITCHELL, Hon. Frederick Audley Bahamian lawyer and politician, sworn in Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service. 20 September 2021
  • WEISSMAN, Drew American academic and immunologist, jointly awarded Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. 22 September 2021
  • CARLILE, Brandi American singer and songwriter, won Artist of the Year Award at Americana Honors & Awards. 22 September 2021
  • BRAVERMAN, Sue-Ellen (Suella) Cassiana British barrister and politician, sworn in as Attorney-General for England and Wales. 23 September 2021
  • DEISSEROTH, Karl American neuroscientist, physician and academic, jointly awarded Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. 24 September 2021
  • MAKTOUM, Maktoum bin Muhammad al- United Arab Emirates government official, appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. 25 September 2021
  • DALDRY, Stephen David British theatre and film director, won Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. 26 September 2021
  • BROBERG, Pele Greenlandic politician, pilot and business executive, demoted from Minister of Foreign Affairs and Climate. 27 September 2021
  • DONFRIED, Karen Erika American research institute director and fmr government official, appointed Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. 28 September 2021
  • YOON, Prabda Thai writer, artist and journalist, awarded Fukuoka Prize for Arts and Culture. 29 September 2021
  • BHADAURIA, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Indian air force officer, retired as Chief of the Air Staff. 30 September 2021
  • CARVALHO, Evaristo do Espírito Santo de São Tomé and Príncipe politician and head of state, stepped down as President. 2 October 2021
  • SUGA, Yoshihide Japanese politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 4 October 2021
  • JULIUS, David American physiologist and academic, jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 4 October 2021
  • PARISI, Giorgio Italian theoretical physicist and academic, jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Physics. 5 October 2021
  • LIST, Benjamin German chemist and academic, jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry. 6 October 2021
  • DE MISTURA, Staffan Domingo Italian/Swedish international organization official and UN official, appointed UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara. 6 October 2021
  • ADAMSON, Frances Australian diplomatist sworn in as Governor of South Australia. 7 October 2021
  • GURNAH, Abdulrazak Tanzanian novelist, literary critic, editor and academic, awarded Nobel Prize in Literature. 7 October 2021
  • THE WEEKND Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer, appointed Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations World Food Programme. 7 October 2021
  • LEWIS, Dave British business executive, appointed UK Government’s Supply Chain Adviser. 8 October 2021
  • BENCHAABOUN, Mohamed Moroccan politician and fmr banker, stepped down as Minister of the Economy and Finance. 8 October 2021
  • KURZ, Sebastian Austrian politician, resigned as Federal Chancellor. 10 October 2021
  • KALJULAID, Kersti Estonian public servant and head of state, stepped down as President. 11 October 2021
  • SCHALLENBERG, Alexander Austrian diplomatist and politician, sworn in as Federal Chancellor. 11 October 2021
  • ZHANG, Qiyue Chinese diplomatist, replaced as Ambassador to Greece. 12 October 2021
  • SANER, Ersan Turkish-Cypriot politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 13 October 2021
  • SOLBERG, Erna Norwegian politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 14 October 2021
  • RAO, Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Indian chemist and academic, awarded Energy Frontier Prize 2020. 14 October 2021
  • BOEHM, Thomas German immunobiologist, geneticist and academic, awarded Heinrich Wieland Prize. 18 October 2021
  • DROGBA TÉBILY, Didier Yves Cóte d'Ivoirian fmr professional footballer, appointed WHO Ambassador for Sports and Health. 18 October 2021
  • THUMMALAPALLY, Vinai Kumar American (b. Indian) business executive, diplomatist and government official, appointed Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the US Trade and Development Agency. 18 October 2021
  • KHALILZAD, Zalmay American (b. Afghan) diplomatist and consultant, stepped down as Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation. 18 October 2021
  • KUWARI, Ali ibn Ahmed al- Qatari business executive and politician, appointed Minister of Finance. 19 October 2021
  • SOHI, Amarjeet Canadian community organizer and politician, elected Mayor of Edmonton City, Alberta. 19 October 2021
  • MASON, Dame Sandra Prunella Barbadian lawyer, judge and fmr diplomatist, elected President. 20 October 2021



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