Who’s Who : the essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide, published annually since 1849.
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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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Today in Who’s Who
The annual update
The 2017 Who's Who update published on 5th December 2016.
On 20 April 1981, Steve Davis became the world snooker champion at the age of 23, when he beat Doug Mountjoy 18-12.
Born on 26 April
2017 edition of Who's Who
Explore a selection of entrants new to Who's Who for 2017.