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Who's Who 2017

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: 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. 

Learn more about the update, or explore a selection of entrants.


New entrants: Marlon James

A new entrant to the 2017 edition of Who's Who is Marlon James, novelist and short story writer. His most recent novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, won the 2015 Man Book Prize.


Born on 11 December


2017 edition of Who's Who

Explore a selection of entrants new to Who's Who for 2017.

 

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