Welcome to Who's Who 2021

  • 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 2021

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Who’s Who 2021 is the 173rd edition of one of the world’s longest established reference books, brought up to date for the year ahead with over 320 new names. Discover who they are here.

 

Gareth Southgate

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Gareth Southgate, OBE became Manager of the England Football Team in 2016, having played for England over 50 times himself between 1995 and 2004. He was named BBC Coach of the Year in 2018, and is currently leading England through their Euro 2020 campaign. Born in Watford in 1970, he has played for Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough and has authored two books, Woody and Nord: a football friendship and Anything is Possible. Find out more about his life here.

 

Latest Update

  • From the arts, the 2021 edition includes actor and author Robert Webb, wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan and historian Dan Jones.
  • From science and medicine, new entrants include Katherine Barclay of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education and Nasrin Hafezparast of Outcome Based Healthcare.

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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.

Keep reading to find out more information on this year's edition >

SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

The Great British Bake Off

September is well underway and so is the tenth series of the Great British Bake Off. Read about our biographees who enjoy whipping up cakes, bread and puddings.