Admirals of the World

A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present

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About the Book

This work provides biographies of more than 500 men and women who have served as admiral, vice admiral, or rear admiral. While officers from the U.S., British, French and Japanese navies make up the bulk of the work, officers from 22 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, and Spain, are also included. The main criterion for inclusion is that each person must have actively served in the rank of at least rear admiral, but not necessarily in enemy action. This effectively rules out people who were granted the rank on retirement, as a courtesy title or posthumously. The book also includes lists of admirals organized by nationality and by year of birth.

About the Author(s)

Counselor and counseling tutor William Stewart has been writing for more than 40 years. He has published many counseling and self-help books as well as Biographical Dictionary of Anthropologists and Admirals of the World: A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present with McFarland. He lives in Eastleigh, Hants, England.

Bibliographic Details

William Stewart
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 341
Bibliographic Info: appendices, index
Copyright Date: 2009
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3809-9
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8288-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      1

THE ADMIRALS      3

Appendix A: Admirals by Nationality      295

Appendix B: Admirals by Year of Birth      301

Index      309

Book Reviews & Awards

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