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Who's Who 2016

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’s Who

the definitive directory of everyone who’s anyone in Britain, and beyond, today.

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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.

Publication of Dracula

On 26 May 1897, Bram Stoker's novel Dracula was published, defining the modern form of the vampire tale.


Born on 31 May

2016 edition of Who's Who

Explore a selection of entrants new to Who's Who for 2016.

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