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The annual update
The 2016 Who's Who update published on 7th December 2015. Find out more in our press release.
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.
Who Was Who 2011 – –2015 is the thirteenth in a series of volumes composed of entries removed from Who’s Who on account of death. 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.
25 October marks the anniversary of the death of John Peel, the longest serving original Radio 1 DJ. Peel has been widely acknowledged for his influence in promoting new artists from various genres, such as debuting The Ramones in 1976.
Born on 27 October
2016 edition of Who's Who
Explore a selection of entrants new to Who's Who for 2016.