1945 births in all BBC programmes
Is Aung San Suu Kyi on the brink of power in Myanmar?
Baroness Hale, president of the Supreme Court, delivered a bombshell ruling this week.
Journalist Richard Miron profiles Ehud Olmert, the acting prime minister of Israel.
Mark Coles profiles Lady Brenda Hale, the new President of the UK Supreme Court.
Michael Cockerell tells the story of Michael Martin, speaker of the Commons.
David Dabydeen profiles Portia Simpson-Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica.
Edward Stourton profiles the controversial new leader of the Philippines.
Mark Coles profiles Sir Martin Sorrell, the Don Draper of the 21st century.
Journalist Peter Oborne profiles the financier Sir Ronald Cohen.
Clive Coleman profiles Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster.