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Agustín Guillermo Carstens (born in 1958 in Mexico City) is a prominent Mexican economist and current Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of Felipe Calderón. Previously, he served as Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from 1 August 2003 to 16 October 2006 and as Treasurer of the Bank of Mexico.
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Hans Göran Persson (Swedish IPA: ['ʝœ:ran 'pæ:ʂɔn]) (born January 20, 1949) was the thirty-first prime minister of Sweden (1996 – 2006). He was the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party and a member of the Riksdag. Conceding defeat in the Swedish general election on September 17, 2006, he announced that he would resign as party leader. At an extra Party Congress in March 17, 2007 he was succeeded by Mona Sahlin. From August 2007 he is working as part time corporate lobbyist for the JKL Group.
Göran Persson is Obese and he was in a bicycle accident during his time as Prime Minister and in September 2003 Persson was diagonosed with hip osteoarthritis and surgery was recommended. He chose to go through Sweden's public health-care system instead of seeking private treatment; he was put on a waiting list, and finally received a hip replacement operation in June 2004. During that 9-month period he walked with a limp and reportedly was on strong painkillers; he had to cancel several official trips due to the pain he was in.
Yevgeny Maksimovich Primakov (Евгений Максимович Примаков) (born October 29, 1929) is a Russian politician and a former Prime Minister of Russia. He was also the last Speaker of the Soviet of the Union of the Supreme Soviet, and the Russian Foreign Minister responsible for changing the foreign policy from largely unconditional support of the United States to a more nationalist defense of Russia's interests.
Jean-Luc Joseph Marie Dehaene (born August 7, 1940) is a Belgian politician.
He was born in Montpellier, France, when his parents were fleeing German troops. He got into politics through the Algemeen Christelijk Werknemersverbond (ACW), a trade union which was closely linked to the Christelijke Volkspartij (CVP). In 1981, he became Minister of Social Affairs and Institutional Reform, until 1988, when he became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Traffic and Institutional Reform.
Emomalii Rahmon (Tajik: Эмомалии Раҳмон or امامعلی رحمان (formerly Emomali Sharifovich Rahmonov, Эмомалӣ Шарифович Раҳмонов or ایماملی رحماناو); born October 5, 1952) has served as the head of state since 1992 and the President of Tajikistan since 1994.
Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani (Arabic: الشيخ تميم بن حمد آل ثاني) is the current Heir Apparent of Qatar. He was born on 3 July 1980. He is the son of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, and his second wife, Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned.