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Who's Who 2017

Who’s Who: the essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in every area of public life, published worldwide, and written by the entrants themselves. More about Who’s Who


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Who’s Who 2017 is also available in print from A & C Black.


Who Was Who: over 100,000 people, now deceased, who were included in previous editions of Who's Who creating the definitive roll-call of British history. More about Who Was Who

Who Was Who - Volume XIII, 2011-2015: since 1897, Who’s Who has been an invaluable source of information on the careers of people of influence in all walks of life and from all parts of the world. It includes entries for people who died between 2011 and 2015, each with the date of death added and, where necessary, given a final revision. Click here for more information.


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The annual update

The 2017 Who's Who update published on 5th December 2016.

You can search the full list and see who's new in 2017 Learn more about the update here


Cricketing History

On 19 June 1978, Sir Ian Botham became the first man in cricketing history to to score a century and take eight wickets in one innings of a Test match. Afterwards, the defeated Pakistani captain Wasim Bari said that, "England bowled better, batted better, and fielded better than we did.  And this man Botham is a magnificent cricketer."

Born on 25 June


2017 edition of Who's Who

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