Welcome to Who's Who 2022

  • 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
  • Born on this day now available as an email to your inbox or by RSS feed

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Who's Who 2022

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Who’s Who 2022 is the 174th edition of one of the world’s longest established reference books, brought up to date for the year ahead with over 400 new names. Discover who they are here.

 

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

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Polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bt, OBE started his adventurous life in the Army with the Royal Scots Greys. In 1982 he became the first man to reach both the North and South Poles by surface travel and in 2009 he became the first OAP to scale Mount Everest. His books include Living Dangerously, Captain Scott and most recently Shackleton. Find out more about his life here.

 

Latest Update

  • From the arts, the 2022 edition edition includes actor Toby Jones, screenwriter and film director Amma Asante and sound designer Paul Arditti.
  • From charity and campaigning, new entrants include feminist activist Gabby Edlin, LGBT+ campaigner Sue Sanders and Royal Horticultural Society President Keith Weed.

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DECEMBER 1, 2021

Who's Who in 2022?

Who's Who 2022 is the 174th edition of one of the world's longest established and most comprehensive general reference books, brought up to date for the year ahead. 

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DECEMBER 1, 2020

Who's Who in 2021?

Who's Who 2021 is the 173rd edition of one of the world's longest established and most comprehensive general reference books, brought up to date for the year ahead. 

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DECEMBER 3, 2019

Who’s Who in 2020?

Who's Who 2020 is the 172nd edition of one of the world's longest established and most comprehensive general reference books, brought up to date for the year ahead with nearly 700 new names. It contains over 34,000 autobiographical entries, carefully updated for maximum accuracy from information personally supplied by the biographee.

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