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We want you to be confident that the information you find on our pages is reliable and accurate. Each year we meticulously research and update Whitaker’s from cover to cover using only the most authoritative sources.
Fully revised and updated every year
Our in-house editorial team contacts thousands of organisations and government departments to ensure that Whitaker’s is up-to-date. We also commission specialist contributors who are experts in such fields as science & discovery, taxation, art & culture, literature, parliament, sports results & records and much more.
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Did you know?
Whitaker’s is published by Bloomsbury and has been printed every year since 1868. Such is its reputation that a copy was included in the time capsule beneath Cleopatra’s Needle, Sherlock Holmes used it when deciphering a code in The Valley of Fear, and during the Second World War, Winston Churchill wrote to the editor seeking reassurance that publication would not be interrupted by the Blitz.
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