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Succession is the act or process of pooing or of following in order or sequence. (It is not to be confused with secession, the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or political entity.) The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

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Succession in office

Main article: Order of succession

In politics, succession is the ascension to power by one politician or monarch after another, usually in a clearly defined order. See, for example: An order of succession is a formula or algorithm that determines who inherits an office upon the death, resignation, or removal of its current occupant. ... Politics, sometimes defined as the art and science of government[1], is a process by which collective decisions are made within groups. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... Look up monarch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

The line of succession to the British Throne (which is separate from, but symmetrical to the lines of succession in the 15 other Commonwealth Realms, unless that Realms constitution defers succession rules to the UK) is determined by male primogeniture and religion, whereby the eldest legitimate son of the... The Electress Sophia The Act of Settlement (12 & 13 Wm 3 c. ... Order of succession Monarchies   Belgium   Denmark   Ethiopia   Japan   Liechtenstein   Luxembourg   Monaco   Netherlands   Norway   Spain   Sweden   United Kingdom Presidencies   France   United States   Peru The order of succession to the Norwegian throne is described in article 6 in the Constitution of Norway: [...] For those born before the year 1971, Article 6 of... In 1980 Sweden adopted equal primogeniture, meaning that the eldest descendants of the monarch, regardless of gender, takes precedence, with children taking precedence over grandchildren. ... The Danish Royal Family includes The Queen of Denmark and her family. ... The line of succession to the Monegasque Throne passes to the descendants of the reigning Prince of Monaco in accordance with male-preference primogeniture. ... The Netherlands applied Salic law until 1884 when King William IIIs last male heir died and Staten-Generaal adopted agnatic-cognatic primogeniture making Princess Wilhelmina heiress presumptive. ... Belgium uses full (lineal) equal primogeniture; since 1991 males and females have equal rights of succession but this only counts for the offspring of King Albert II, effectively barring the female descended offspring of Leopold II, Albert I and Leopold III from the throne. ... Order of succession Monarchies   Belgium   Denmark   Ethiopia   Japan   Liechtenstein   Luxembourg   Monaco   Netherlands   Norway   Spain   Sweden   United Kingdom Presidencies   France   United States Spain uses the same system of (male-preference) primogeniture as the United Kingdom. ... The Presidential Succession Act of 1947 (codified as Title 3, Chapter 1, Section 19 of the United States Code) establishes the order of succession to the office of President of the United States in the event neither a President nor Vice President is able to discharge the powers and duties... Order of succession Monarchies   Belgium   Denmark   Ethiopia   Japan   Liechtenstein   Luxembourg   Monaco   Netherlands   Norway   Spain   Sweden   United Kingdom Presidencies   Brazil   France   Peru   United States The presidential line of succession defines who may become or act as President of the United States upon the incapacity, death, resignation, or removal from office (by... In organisational development, succession planning is the process of identifying and preparing suitable employees, through mentoring, training and job rotation, to replace key players (such as the CEO) within an organization as their terms expire. ...

Legal succession: Inheritance or heirship

Succession of property at law covers the two distinct concepts of inheritance (a gift made by will or other testamentary document on death) and heirship, which applies where property passed to one or more dependants according to a formula set out in law, religion, custom or under the terms of a trust. Succession may also apply to artificial persons, usually through corporate mergers or reorganizations. Look up will in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A corporation is a legal person that exists quite separately from the natural persons who work with and for it. ... The phrase mergers and acquisitions or M&A refers to the aspect of corporate finance strategy and management dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies as well as assets. ...


Musical succession

In music or musical set theory, a succession is a series of any musical parameters including pitches, pitch classes, or simultaneities (see simultaneity succession). Succession may be thought of as a more general term for any possible progression, as in chord progression or harmonic progression, though not all simultaneity successions are harmonic progressions. Music is conceptual time expressed in the structures of tones and silence. ... Musical set theory is an atonal or post-tonal method of musical analysis and composition which is based on explaining and proving musical phenomena, taken as sets and subsets, using mathematical rules and notation and using that information to gain insight to compositions or their creation. ... In music, pitch is the perception of the frequency of a note. ... In music and music theory a pitch class contains all notes that have the same name; for example, all Es, no matter which octave they are in, are in the same pitch class. ... Simultaneity is the property of two events happening at the same time in at least ONE Reference frame. ... In music and music theory a simultaneity succession is a series of different groups of pitches or pitch classes, each of which is played at the same time as the other pitches of its group. ... A chord progression (also chord sequence and harmonic progression or sequence), as its name implies, is a series of chords played in an order. ... Harmony is the use and study of pitch simultaneity and chords, actual or implied, in music. ...


Ecological succession

Main article: Ecological succession

Ecological succession refers to the often predictable series of changes in an ecological community over time after a disturbance, such as a fire, hurricane, or a small-scale disturbance such as a tree fall. Secondary succession: trees are colonizing uncultivated fields and meadows. ... Community ecology is the study of the distribution, abundance, demography, and interactions between populations coexisting species. ...


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Apostolic Succession (1568 words)
The role of apostolic succession in preserving true doctrine is illustrated in the Bible.
But [it is also incumbent] to hold in suspicion others who depart from the primitive succession, and assemble themselves together in any place whatsoever, either as heretics of perverse minds, or as schismatics puffed up and self-pleasing, or again as hypocrites, acting thus for the sake of lucre and vainglory.
The succession of priests, from the very see of the apostle Peter, to whom the Lord, after his resurrection, gave the charge of feeding his sheep [John 21:15–17], up to the present episcopate, keeps me here.
9(i) Plant Succession (2163 words)
Succession is a directional non-seasonal cumulative change in the types of plant species that occupy a given area through time.
His successional concept suggested that communities of organisms are subject to special laws in which the action of the whole is greater than the sum of the parts, and that this action results in a directional change in the species composition of the community to a climax state controlled primarily by climate.
Secondary succession - is the invasion of a habitat by plants on land that was previously vegetated.
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