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2018 Updates

Heads of State, heads of government, leaders of administrative divisions, heads of organisations and religious leaders.

01.01.18 Switzerland: (Pres), Cantons Aargau, Fribourg, Graubunden, Jura, Schaffhausen

and Solothurn. EU: President of the Council of the E.U. Norway: Trondelag.

08.01.18 UK: Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

13.01.18 U.S: Virginia (gov).

16.01.18 Romania: (PM). U.S: New Jersey (gov).

18.01.18 New Page: Provinces of Poland

29.01.18 Romania: (PM).

04.02.18 Morocco: Western Sahara (PM).

14.02.18 South Africa (Pres).

15.02.18 Nepal (PM).

11.03.18 Chile: (Pres).

19.03.18 Trinidad and Tobego: (Pres).

21.03.18 Myanmar: (Pres).

22.03.18 Slovakia: (PM).

23.03.18 Mauritius: (Pres). Peru: (Pres).

30.03.18 Myanmar: (Pres).

01.04.18 Botswana: (Pres). San Marino: (Captains-general).

02.04.18 Ethiopia: (PM). Peru: (PM).

09.04.18 Armenia: (Pres).

16.04.18 Guinea-Bissau: (PM).

18.04.18 Armenia: (PM).

19.04.18 Cuba: (Pres), (PM).

20.04.18 Kyrgyzstan: (PM).

21.04.18 Azerbaijan: (PM).

23.04.18 Armenia: (PM).

25.04.18 Spain: Madrid (governor).

01.05.18 Australia: Western Australia (gov). Switzerland: Valais, Zurich (canton heads).

03.05.18 Malta (Sovereign Military Order): (Grand Master).

06.05.18 Switzerland: Glarus (gov).

08.05.18 Armenia: (PM). Costa Rica: (Pres).

11.05.18 Malaysia: (PM).

20.05.18 Montenegro: (Pres).

01.06.18 Italy: (PM). Spain: (PM). Pakistan: (PM). Switzerland: Cantons Bern, Neuchatel, St. Gallen, Thurgau, Uri.

04.06.18 Jersey: (PM).

06.06.18 Nagorno-Karabak: (PM).

07.06.18 Egypt: (PM).

14.06.18 Jordan: (PM). Venezuela: (VP).

20.06.18 Georgia: (PM).

21.06.18 New Zealand: (PM)

26.06.18 Russian Federation: Central, North Caucasus and Ural federal districts.

01.07.18 Switzerland: Cantons Basel Land, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Luzern and Schwyz.

01.08.18 New Zealand: (acting PM)

07.08.18 Colombia: (Pres).

09.08.18 Bhutan: (PM).

15.08.18 Paraguay: (Pres).

18.08.18 Belarus: (PM). Pakistan: (PM).

24.08.18 Australia: (PM).

08.09.18 Abkhazia: (PM).

09.09.18 Pakistan: (Pres). Sudan (PM).

13.09.18 Slovenia: (PM). Switzerland: Geneva (pres).

17.09.18 Haiti: (PM).

21.09.18 Vietnam: (Pres).

01.10.18 San Marino: (Capt-regents).

02.10.18 Iraq: (Pres).

23.10.18 Vietnam: (Pres).

24.10.18 Iraq: (PM).

25.10.18 Ethiopia: (Pres).

26.10.18 Sri Lanka: (PM).

07.11.18 Bhutan: (PM).

17.11.18 Maldives: (Pres).

20.11.18 Bosnia: (Pres).

01.12.18 Mexico: (Pres).

 

 

Deaths of 2018

08.01.18 George Maxwell Richards, Trinidadian statesman, President 2003-13 (1931).

29.01.18 Ion Ciubuc, PM of Moldova 1997-99 (1943).

13.02.18 Henri Laborde de Monpezat, French born Prince-consort of Denmark 1972-2018 (1934).

14.02.18 Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwean statesman, PM of Zimbabwe 2009-13 (1952).

07.03.18 Reynaldo Bignone, Argentine general and head of state 1982-83 (1928).

17.03.18 Phan Van Khai, Vietnamese statesman, PM of Vietnam 1997-2006.

01.04.18 Rios Montt, Guatemalan general and dictator, president of Guatemala 1982-83 (1926).

29.04.18 Luis García Meza, Bolivian general, president of Bolivia 1980-81 (1929).

22.06.18 Rezső Nyers, Hungarian statesman, President of the MSzMP 1989 (1923).

23.06.18 Kim Jong Pil, Korean statesman, PM of South Korea 1971-75, 1998-2000 (1926).

26.06.18 Henri Namphy, Haitian general, President of Haiti 1986-88 (1932).

14.07.18 Theo-Ben Gurirab, Namibian statesman, PM of Namibia 2002-05, Pres of the U.N General Assembly 1999-2000 (1938).

16.08.18 Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian statesman, PM of India 1996, 1998-2004 (1924).

18.08.18 Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat, General-secretary of the UN 1997-2006 (1938).

20.09.18 Mohamed Karim Lamrani, PM of Morocco 1971-72, 1983-86, 1992-94 (1919).

21.09.18 Tran Dai Quang, President of Vietnam 2016-18 (1956).

01.10.18 Do Muoi, PM of Vietnam 1988-91, general-secretary 1991-97 (1917).

20.10.18 Wim Kok, PM of the Netherlands 1994-2002 (1938).

30.11.18 George H.W. Bush, President of the U.S 1989-93, vice-president 1981-89, CIA director 1976-77, U.N ambassador 1971-73 (1924).

07.12.18 Belisario Betancur Cuartas, President of Colombia 1982-86 (1923).

 

Nobel Prizes

Chemistry: Francis Arnold (U.S), George Smith (U.S), Gregory Winter (U.K).

Economics: William Nordhaus (U.S), Paul Romer (U.S).

Literature: Not Awarded.

Peace: Nadia Murad (Iraq), Denis Mukwege (D.R. Congo).

Physics: Arthur Ashkin (U.S), Gérard Mourou (France), Donna Strickland (Canada).

Physiology and Medicine: James P. Allsion (U.S), Tasuku Honjo (Japan).

 

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