Welcome to Who's Who 2019

  • Over 34,000 autobiographical entries of noteworthy and influential people who impact British life
  • Includes Who Was Who – Over 94,000 entries, for deceased people
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2019 is one of the most significant years in recent memory for the Land of the Rising Sun. With the new season for Japan’s iconic spring cherry blossom (sakura) upon us, discover the Who’s Who entrants born or living in Japan, or who simply appreciate its fascinating culture and history.

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Tim Burton

Tim Burton is an American film director and producer who has been creating dark and eccentric films since the 1980s. He is best known for works including Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and Sweeney Todd alongside animated films such as James and the Giant Peach, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride. His latest film Dumbo, which was released at the end of March, is a live-action animated remake of the 1941 Disney classic.



APRIL 1, 2019


Find out which Who’s Who entrants were born in Japan as we celebrate its history and culture.

MARCH 17, 2019

St. Patrick's Day

 On 17th March Who's Who celebrates St. Patrick's Day and all things Irish. 

FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Valentine's Day

 On 14th February Who's Who celebrates Valentine’s Day and all things romantic.