Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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From Albert Einstein to the Marx Brothers, this reference book provides 2000 biographies of men and women from different countries and cultures who have contributed to the thought as well as the action of the 20th century. The biographies include leading figures from politics, religion, science, literature, medicine, cinema, sport and many other fields of human activity. The worldwide coverage, spans all countries and cultures, and the entries are intended to be clear and accessible, as well as up to date and reliable.show more

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  • Paperback | 637 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 38.1mm | 430.91g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged and updated ed
  • 0192800914
  • 9780192800916

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ENTRIES INCLUDE: GERRY ADAMS, AUNG SAN SUU KYI, WOODY ALLEN, NEIL ARMSTRONG, KEN BRANAGH, RICHARD BRANSON, MARIA CALLAS, WINSTON CHURCHILL, ERIC CLAPTON, BILL CLINTON, ROALD DAHL; DE GAULLE, JACQUES DELORS, DIANA PRINCESS OF WALES, MARLENE DIETRICH, WALT DISNEY, PLACIDO DOMINGO, ALBERT EINSTEIN, EDWARD ELGAR, SIGMUND FREUD, MAHATMA GANDHI, GADDAFI, BILL GATES, GERMAINE GREER, STEPHEN HAWKING, JIMI HENDRIX, BARBARA HEPWORTH, ADOLF HITLER, HO CHI MINH, DAVID HOCKNEY, SADDAM HUSSEIN, MICHAEL JACKSON, J. F. KENNEDY, IMRAN KAHN, MARTIN LUTHER KING, LENIN, MADONNA, NEHRU, BINYAMIN NETANYAHU, RICHARD NIXON, RUDOLF NUREYEV, PABLO PICASSO, POL POT, ELVIS PRESLEY, RONALD REAGAN, BENJAMIN SPOCK, RICHARD STRAUSS, QUENTIN TARANTINO, ELIZABETH TAYLOR, MOTHER TERESA, MARGARET THATCHER, ANDY WARHOLshow more

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