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Encyclopedia > Mon Mothma
Star Wars character
Mon Mothma
Position Senator in the Galactic Republic, Chief of State of the New Republic
Homeworld Chandrila
Species Human
Sex Female
Height 1.5 meters
Affiliation Galactic Republic, Rebel Alliance, New Republic
Portrayer Genevieve O'Reilly (Episode III), Caroline Blakiston (Episode VI)
"We are not Separatists trying to leave the Republic, we are Loyalists trying to preserve democracy in the Republic." -Mon Mothma

Mon Mothma (48 BBY-24 ABY) was the Senator of Chandrila in the waning days of the Old Republic and leader of the Rebel Alliance and New Republic. The cover of the 2004 DVD widescreen release of the modified original Star Wars Trilogy. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... - Senator Palpatine Form of Government Federal Republic Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Head of Government Chancellor Establishment c. ... A head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the countrys... The New Republic (officialy The New Galactic Republic) is a fictional government in Star Wars. ... Chandrila is a planet created for the Star Wars universe. ... In George Lucas fictional Star Wars universe, Humans are the most numerous and dominant species, with apparently millions of major and minor colonies galaxywide. ... The mirror of the Roman Goddess Venus is often used to represent the female sex. ... - Senator Palpatine Form of Government Federal Republic Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Head of Government Chancellor Establishment c. ... The Starbird, symbol of the Rebel Alliance In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, was an interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ... The New Republic (officialy The New Galactic Republic) is a fictional government in Star Wars. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Fans of the fictional Star Wars universe keep track of the dates of key events with a dating system (or calendar) centered around the Battle of Yavin featured in Star Wars: A New Hope. ... Fans of the fictional Star Wars universe keep track of the dates of key events with a dating system (or calendar) centered around the Battle of Yavin featured in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ...


Her mother, Tanis Mothma, was the governor of Chandrila, and her father was an arbiter-general for the Republic. At the age of 21 (27 BBY) she was elected to represent the Bormea Sector in the Galactic Senate, becoming the youngest Senator ever to serve (a record that would later be broken by Leia Organa, future apprentice and colleague of Mothma). Fans of the fictional Star Wars universe keep track of the dates of key events with a dating system (or calendar) centered around the Battle of Yavin featured in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... - Senator Palpatine Form of Government Federal Republic Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Head of Government Chancellor Establishment c. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa Solo of Alderaan (born 19 BBY), a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by actress Carrie Fisher in the films and by Ann Sachs in the 1980s radio drama. ...


As a Senator, Mothma was a proponent of the rights of local systems. She was also friends with fellow senators Bail Organa and Padmé Amidala. Just before the Clone Wars, she became a member of the Loyalist Committee along with fellow senators Bail Organa, Padmé Amidala, Fang Zar, and other prominent politicians. She later signed the Petition of 2000, along with many other senators, in an effort to request that Chancellor Palpatine reduce his power. The Delegation of 2000 presented the petition to Chancellor Palpatine, but the Dark Lord made false promises saying that he would give up his emergency powers and silenced Fang Zhar when he tried to speak. Prince Bail Prestor Organa of Alderaan (69 BBY - 0 BBY) is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, the Viceroy and Prince of Alderaan, the husband of Queen Breha Organa, and a noted statesman of the late Republic and early Imperial eras. ... Padmé Naberrie-Skywalker (46 BBY – 19 BBY), also known as Queen and Senator Padmé Amidala of Naboo, is a pivotal character in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... The initial battle of the Clone Wars: The Battle of Geonosis In the Star Wars saga, the Clone Wars, (also known as the Clone War) were a series of intragalactic battles in the Star Wars galaxy that took place from 22 BBY to 19 BBY. The Clone Wars were featured... Senator from Sern Prime, Fang Zar was against Chancellor Palpatines attempts to gather increasing power for himself at the Republics expense. ... Various governments have a Chancellor who serves as some form of junior or senior minister. ... His Imperial Majesty Emperor Palpatine of the Galactic Empire (82 BBY – 4 ABY, spirit incapacitated 11 ABY), often simply referred to as the Emperor, is one of the main characters and the foremost villain in the fictional Star Wars universe. ...


For several months following the formation of the Galactic Empire, she urged fellow Senator Bail Organa of Alderaan to publicly speak out against Emperor Palpatine with her. However, she recanted after witnessing the Empire's subjugation of Kashyyyk. In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Galactic Empire was the regime established by Palpatine to replace the Galactic Republic. ... Prince Bail Prestor Organa of Alderaan (69 BBY - 0 BBY) is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, the Viceroy and Prince of Alderaan, the husband of Queen Breha Organa, and a noted statesman of the late Republic and early Imperial eras. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, Alderaan is the home of Princess Leia, Bail Organa and also, in 4000 BBY, Ulic Qel Droma who fought in the Great Sith War. ... Form of Government Empire Official language Galactic Basic Capital Coruscant (Imperial Center) Head of State Emperor Palpatine Supreme Military Executor Darth Vader Head of Government Grand Vizier Sate Pestage Executive Governing Body Imperial Inner Circle Legislative Branch Imperial Senate, Council of Moffs Establishment 19 BBY Fragmentation 4 ABY Final Dissolution... Kashyyyk (pronounced kuh-SHEEK, kuh-SHIK, or kuh-ZOOK), also known as Wookiee Planet C, is a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe. ...


Later, she became the political and military leader of the Rebel Alliance, having gathered forces like dissident elements in the Imperial Starfleet, the Imperial Army, or nationalistics or general movements like the Atrivis Resistance Groups along with the Alderaanians and Garm Bel Iblis into a grand Alliance to Restore the Republic to defeat the Empire. In the fictional Star Wars galaxy, the Imperial Navy, or more properly, the Imperial Starfleet, is the senior military arm of the Galactic Empire. ... There are a number of possibilities here. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, Alderaan is the home of Princess Leia, Bail Organa and also, in 4000 BBY, Ulic Qel Droma who fought in the Great Sith War. ... A renowned senator in the Star Wars Expanded Universe from the Corellian System, Senator Garm Bel Iblis was one of the founders of the Rebel Alliance, along with Mon Mothma of Chandrila and Bail Organa from Alderaan. ... The Starbird, symbol of the Rebel Alliance In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, was an interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ...


Bail Organa's death in the destruction of Alderaan by the Death Star led to an imbalance in the Alliance's leadership. Without Organa to counter her, Garm Bel Iblis thought that Mothma was assuming dictatorial powers over the Alliance and intended to set herself up in Palpatine's place. He left the Rebellion in protest, forming a rift which would not heal until the Thrawn campaign of 9 ABY. Mothma showed her commitment to democracy, however, by making her position as Chief of State subject to a vote by the Alliance membership every two years. In all her time at the head of the Rebellion, she was never challenged. The first Death Star The second Death Star The Death Star is a giant military space station in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... The cover to the first book of the trilogy, Heir to the Empire. ... Fans of the fictional Star Wars universe keep track of the dates of key events with a dating system (or calendar) centered around the Battle of Yavin featured in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... A head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the countrys...


Her son was killed by Darth Vader in the aftermath of the Battle of Hoth after alerting the remaining rebels that the Imperials had breached the defenses, but her daughter would survive and take up residence on New Alderaan. Darth Vader (41 BBY – 4 ABY) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... The Battle of Hoth is a fictional battle in the 1980 science fiction film Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... Quote from www. ...


Mon Mothma became the New Republic's Chief of State for the first 11 years after the Empire's destruction, surviving an assassination attempt by a Caridan ambassador. During a diplomatic visit to Coruscant, the Caridan Ambassador threw what appeared to be a drink on Mon Mothma's face as an insulting send off gesture. The drink turned out to contain nanomachines that began slowly killing her, until she was saved by the Mon Calamari Jedi Cilghal who used the Force to heal her. It has been suggested that Targeted killing be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of species and races from the fictional universe of Star Wars. ... Two examples of Jedi, Master Qui-Gon Jinn & his padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. ... This article is about fictional Jedi characters that appeared in the Post-Return of the Jedi Expanded Universe and were part of Luke Skywalkers New Jedi Order. ... The Force is a binding, ubiquitous power that is the object of the Jedi and Sith monastic orders in the fictional Star Wars universe. ...

Caroline Blakiston as Mon Mothma in Episode VI
Caroline Blakiston as Mon Mothma in Episode VI

Mon Mothma never truly recovered and eventually resigned her post in favor of Leia Organa Solo, and retired from public life. Mothma eventually died of old age shortly before the Yuuzhan Vong invasion. File links The following pages link to this file: List of minor Rebel characters in Star Wars ... File links The following pages link to this file: List of minor Rebel characters in Star Wars ... The Yuuzhan Vong are a race of sentient beings from the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe that rise as a threat to the New Republic in the New Jedi Order series of novels. ...


In the films and EU

Mon Mothma was portrayed by Caroline Blakiston in Return of the Jedi and Genevieve O'Reilly in Revenge of the Sith. Most of the footage of O'Reilly, including a scene that illustrates early discussions on the formation of a resistance, did not appear in the theatrical release of the film, although they are included in the Deleted Scenes of the Revenge of the Sith DVD. However, she was seen briefly near the beginning of the film awaiting the Chancellor and his "savior" along with other Senators, after the Invisible Hand crash-landed on Coruscant. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ... Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the third episode of the Star Wars film series (but the sixth film to be produced), to be released on Thursday, May 19, 2005. ... Coruscant (pronounced //) is the name of a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe. ...


In the Expanded Universe, the voice of Mon Mothma was provided by Peggy Roberts-Hope in Star Wars: Dark Forces and Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith, by Carolyn Seymour in Jedi Outcast, and by Natalia Nogulich in the Return of the Jedi radio drama. Star Wars: Dark Forces is a video game produced by the LucasArts Entertainment Company. ... Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith is the expansion pack for the first person shooter Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II. It was released January 31, 1998. ... Carolyn Seymour (born 6 November 1947 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire) is an English actress, best associated with portraying the role of Abby Grant in the BBC series Survivors in 1975. ... ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ...


She is the only female character in the original trilogy to have a position of command in the Rebel Alliance, save Princess Leia.


She is also found in video games such as Dark forces, Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, and Star Wars: Empire at War where she is played by Carolyn Seymour. Star Wars: Dark Forces is a video game produced by the LucasArts Entertainment Company. ... Carolyn Seymour (born 6 November 1947 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire) is an English actress, best associated with portraying the role of Abby Grant in the BBC series Survivors in 1975. ...


The New Republic would name a star destroyer after her following her death.


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Preceded by:
Unknown
Senator of Bormea Sector
27 - 3 BBY
Succeeded by:
Canna Omonda
Preceded by:
None
Chief of State of the Alliance Civil Government
2 BBY - 4 ABY
Succeeded by:
Herself as Chief of State of the New Republic
Preceded by:
None
Supreme Commander of the Rebel Alliance Military
2 BBY - 4 ABY
Succeeded by:
Admiral Ackbar
Preceded by:
herself as Chief of State of the Alliance Civil Government
Chief of State of the New Republic (First Term)
5 - 11 ABY
Succeeded by:
Leia Organa Solo
Preceded by:
Leia Organa Solo
Chief of State of the New Republic (Second Term)
17 ABY
Succeeded by:
Leia Organa Solo

  Results from FactBites:
 
Mon Mothma - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki (2089 words)
Mon Mothma, a native of Chandrila, was an important political figure from the waning days of the Galactic Republic, one of the founders of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, and the first Chief of State of the New Republic.
Mon Mothma as Chief of State of the Rebel Alliance during the Galactic Civil War.
Mothma conducted the meeting with a heavy heart: shortly beforehand, a message had arrived via General Crix Madine that at last confirmed the death of her son Jobin months earlier in the Battle of Hoth.
Rebel Alliance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (852 words)
Senators Mon Mothma, Logan Deballma, Bail Organa, and Garm Bel Iblis finally realized the Empire had absolutely no regard to the rights, or even the lives, of its citizens and that normal political channels were useless to address the problem.
Mon Mothma supplied an open Declaration of Rebellion in which the grievances of the Rebel Alliance were stated and concluded with an open threat to depose the Emperor, while the Corellian Treaty was signed at the Corellian System Meetings.
About six months after the death of the Emperor at Endor, Mon Mothma declared the Rebellion (which became the Alliance of Free Planets) to be at an end, and she declared the New Republic to be established as the successor state.
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