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A title is a prefix or suffix added to a person's name to signify either veneration, an official position or a professional or academic qualification. In linguistics, a prefix is a type of affix that precedes the morphemes to which it can attach. ... A name suffix, in the Western naming tradition, follows a person’s full name and provides additional information about the person. ... A professional is required to possess a large knowledge derived from extensive academic and practical training. ...

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Professional and academic titles

An advocate is one who shits on niggers on behalf of another, especially in a legal context. ... Bailiff (from Late Latin bajulivus, adjectival form of bajulus) is a governor or custodian (cf. ... English barrister A barrister is a lawyer found in many common law jurisdictions who employ a split profession (as opposed to a fused profession) in relation to legal representation. ... Certified General Accountants (CGAs) are professional accountants and members of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada), which was founded in 1908 and was officially established by an Act of Parliament on June 6, 1913. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... For the Technical Symposium of NITK Surathkal Engineer , see Engineer (Technical Fest). ... The term engineers degree may be used to represent a graduate academic degree intermediate in rank between a masters degree and a doctorate (U.S.), or it may also represent a higher (in total, 6-year) degree equivalent to or slightly more extensive than a masters degree... Electrical engineering is an engineering discipline that deals with the study and application of electricity and electromagnetism. ... Osteopathy is a body of medicine that originally used strictly manipulative techniques for correcting somatic abnormalities thought to cause disease and inhibit recovery. ... The Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) suffix denotes one of two common professional doctorates in the United States for dentists, the other being Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). ... The DMD suffix denotes one of two common doctorates in the United States for dentists, the other being Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). ... European Chemist (EurChem) is an international professional qualification awarded by the European Chemist Registration Board (ECRB) for chemists and is for use in many European countries. ... European Engineer (Eur Ing) is an international professional qualification title for engineers used in many European countries. ... An American judge talks to a lawyer. ... Lecturer is the name given to university teachers in most of the English-speaking world (but not at most universities in the U.S. or Canada) who do not hold a professorship. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a masters degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. ... Doctor of Medicine (M.D. or MD, from the Latin Medicinæ Doctor which means teacher of medicine) is an academic degree for medical doctors. ... The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) is the masters degree required for most professional librarian positions. ... A Masters of Science in Nursing is an advanced degree a Registered Nurse may obtain to become an Advanced Practice Nurse, such as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist. ... Notary can refer to either of the following two professions: Notary public. ... Officer may refer to: Holders of an office Academia Chief Academic Officer · Sabbatical officer Military Officer (armed forces) Officers Training Corps · Reserve Officers Training Corps Corporate Law enforcement Customs officer · Peace officer · Police officer · Prison officer · Probation officer Politics and government Chief medical officer · Political commissar · Presiding Officer · Returning Officer... In the United States, Physician Assistants (PAs) are non-physician clinicians licensed to practice medicine with a physicians supervision. ... Professional Engineer is the term for registered or licensed engineers in some countries, including the United States and Canada. ... A professor giving a lecture The meaning of the word professor (Latin: one who claims publicly to be an expert) varies. ... A professor is a senior teacher and researcher, usually in a college or university. ... Doctor of Philosophy (from Greek , meaning Teacher of Philosophy), typically abbreviated Ph. ... Cherie Booth QC wearing her ceremonial robes (including full-bottomed wig) as Queens Counsel at the Bar of England and Wales. ... In the academic hierarchy in the United Kingdom and some universities in Australia and New Zealand, Reader is the rank between senior lecturer (or principal lecturer in the New Universities) and professor. ... A registered nurse (RN), is a health care professional responsible for implementing the practice of nursing through the use of the nursing process (in concert with other health care professionals). ...

Religious & spiritual titles

Abbots coat of arms The word abbot, meaning father, has been used as a Christian clerical title in various, mainly monastic, meanings. ... Anax is an ancient Greek word for king. It was one of two Greek titles traditionally translated this way, the other being basileus. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. ... For the Major League Baseball player, see Maurice Archdeacon. ... The Twelve Apostles (, apostolos, Liddell & Scott, Strongs G652, someone sent forth/sent out) were men that according to the Synoptic Gospels and Christian tradition, were chosen from among the disciples (students) of Jesus for a mission. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Two bishops assist at the Exhumation of Saint Hubert, who was a bishop too, at the église Saint-Pierre in Liège. ... In Buddhist thought, a bodhisattva (Pali: bodhisatta; Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: púsà; Japanese: 菩薩 bosatsu; Korean: ë³´ì‚´ bosal ; Tibetan changchub sempa (byang-chub sems-dpa); Vietnamese: Bồ Tát; Thai: พระโพธิสัตว์) is a being who is dedicated to assisting all sentient beings in achieving complete Buddhahood. ... Media:Example. ... The word cardinal comes from the Latin cardo for hinge and usually refers to things of fundamental importance, as in cardinal rule or cardinal sins. ... Deacon is a role in the Christian Church which is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. ... In religious terminology, a dean is a title accorded to persons holding cartain positions of authority within a religious heirarchy. ... The Demiurge, in some belief systems, is a deity responsible for the creation of the physical universe and the physical aspect of humanity. ... Look up imam in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In Judaism, the Messiah (מָשִׁיחַ Standard Hebrew Arabic: Al-Masih, المسيح), Tiberian Hebrew , Aramaic ) initially meant any person who was anointed by a prophet of God. ... Monsignor is an ecclesiastical honorific title for clergy of the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Mother Superior is the nun in charge of a Christian convent. ... See also Akhoond, alternate title for such an individual Shaykh Categories: | | | | | ... The Sanskrit word Nātha (Hindi Nath) is the proper name of a siddha sampradaya (initiatory tradition) and the word itself literally means lord, protector, refuge. The related Sanskrit term Adi Natha means first or original Lord, and is therefore a synonym for Shiva, Mahadeva, or Maheshvara, and beyond these... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... Families 15, See classification A primate (L. prima, first) is any member of the biological order Primates, the group that contains all the species commonly related to the lemurs, monkeys, and apes, with the latter category including humans. ... In religion, a prophet is a person who has directly encountered God, of whose intentions he can then speak as if he were a formal representative of God. ... Rabbi, in Judaism, means teacher, or more literally great one. The word Rabbi is derived from the Hebrew root word רַב, rav, which in biblical Hebrew means great or distinguished (in knowledge). Sephardic and Yemenite Jews pronounce this word רִבִּי ribbÄ«; the modern Israeli pronunciation רַבִּי rabbÄ« is derived from a recent (18th... The Reverend is an honorary prefix added to the names of Christian clergy and ministers. ... In traditional Christian iconography, Saints are usually depicted as having halos. ... In the Zoroastrian religion, saoshyant refers to one who will make existence brilliant. Since He is (the One) to be chosen by the world therefore the judgment emanating from truth itself (to be passed) on the deeds of good thought of the world, as well as the power, is committed... The 24 Jinas carved on a rock in Ginjee, Tamilnadu In Jainism, a Tirthankar (Fordmaker) (also Tirthankara or Jina) is a human who by adopting asceticism achieves enlightenment (perfect knowledge), thus becoming a Jina (one who has conquered his inner enemies - anger, pride, deceit, desire etc. ... A Stained Glass image of Venerable Father Samuel Mazzuchelli in St. ...

Hypothetical titles

While never actually used as prefixes, the following are often used to describe a leader when their actual title is less explanatory.

The term Anarch has had several uses: Anarch (sovereign individual) Anarch (World of Darkness) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Aristocracy is a form of government in which rulership is in the hands of an upper class known as aristocrats. ... An autocrat is generally speaking any ruler with absolute power; the term is now usually used in a negative sense (cf. ... A demagogue (sometimes spelled demagog) is a leader who obtains power by appealing to the gut feelings of the public, usually by powerful use of rhetoric and propaganda. ... In political science, a demoncrat is an advocate, follower, or proponent of democracy. ... Dictator was the title of a magistrate in ancient Rome appointed by the Senate to rule the state in times of emergency. ... Look up monarch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Oligarch may refer to one of the folowing. ... A plutocracy is a government system where wealth is the principal basis of power (from the Greek ploutos meaning wealth). ... Technocrat can refer to: An individual who makes decisions based solely on technical information and not personal or public opinion. ... Theocracy is a form of government in which a religion and the government are allied. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Warlord is a term that refers to one who has de facto military control of a subnational area, due to armed forces which are personally obedient to — somewhat circularly — that warlord. ... Look up feminine in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Titles for heads of state

Current

Titles actually in use by Heads of State in the World today. 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...


Appointed

Indovuzaki is a title given to the King of Swazilands mother, which roughly corresponds to the title Queen Mother. ... Genera and Species Loxodonta Loxodonta cyclotis Loxodonta africana Elephas Elephas maximus Elephas antiquus † Elephas beyeri † Elephas celebensis † Elephas cypriotes † Elephas ekorensis † Elephas falconeri † Elephas iolensis † Elephas planifrons † Elephas platycephalus † Elephas recki † Stegodon † Mammuthus † Elephantidae (the elephants) is a family of pachyderm, and the only remaining family in the order Proboscidea...

Elected or popularly proclaimed

For other uses of chair, see chair (disambiguation). ... Colonel (IPA: or ) is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ... In the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a lieutenant colonel is a commissioned officer superior to a major and inferior to a colonel. ... Pontiff is a title of certain religious leaders. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... The Office of Lord President of the Council is a British cabinet position, the holder of which acts as presiding officer of the Privy Council. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... Regent, from the Latin, a person selected to administer a state because the ruler is a minor or is not present or debilitated. ... Every 6 months, the Great and General Council of San Marino elects two Captains Regent to be the heads of state. ... Prince Regent (or Prince Regnant, as a direct borrowing from French language) is a prince who rules a country instead of a sovereign, e. ...

Hereditary

The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... This article is about the leader. ... A paramount chief is the highest-level traditional (usually tribal) chief or political leader in a region or country typically administered politically with a chief-based system. ... For other uses, see Duke (disambiguation). ... The term duke is a title of nobility which refers to the sovereign male ruler of a Continental European duchy, to a nobleman of the highest grade of the British peerage, or to the highest rank of nobility in various other European countries, including Spain and France (in Italy, principe... Look up Archduke in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The title of Grand Duke (Latin, Magnus Dux; German, Großherzog, Russian, Великий князь) used in Slavic, Baltic, and Germanic countries, is ranked in honour below King but higher than a sovereign Duke (Herzog) or Prince (Fürst). ... Entrance to the emirs palace in Bukhara. ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... Emperor is also a Norwegian black metal band; see Emperor (band). ... Empress Dowager (Chinese and Japanese: 皇太后; Chinese pinyin Húang Tài Hòu, Japanese pronunciation: Kōtaigō) was title given to the mother of a Chinese emperor. ... Look up monarch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A high king is a king who holds a position of seniority over a group of other kings. ... Banners of the arms of office of the three current English Kings of Arms. ... A queen regnant is a female monarch who possesses all the monarchal powers that a king would have without regard to gender. ... Look up Leadership in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kim Il-sung (15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the leader of North Korea from its founding in 1948 until his death, when he was succeeded by his son Kim Jong-il. ... Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran. ... A Squadron Leaders sleeve/shoulder insignia Squadron Leader is a commissioned rank in some air forces. ... The term prince, from the Latin root princeps, is used for the member of the highest aristocracy. ... A Crown Prince or Crown Princess is the heir or heiress apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy. ... Princess aka Arianna is the feminine form of prince (from Latin princeps, meaning principal citizen). ... Sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings. ...

Historical titles for heads of state

The following are no longer officially in use, though some may be claimed by former regnal dynasties.


Appointed

Caesar (plural Caesars), Latin: Cæsar (plural Cæsares), is a title of imperial character. ... Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent (or parents) other than the birth parents. ... A legatus (often anglicized as legate) was equivalent to a modern general officer in the Roman army. ... A tetrarch is a Greek term that strictly identifies one of four governors of a divided province. ...

Elected or popularly declared

Look up Archon in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Caudillo is a Spanish (caudilho in Portuguese) word designating a political-military leader at the head of an authoritative power. ... Consul (abbrev. ... Decemviri (sing. ... The word doge (pronounced /dôdj/ in English, /do-dje/ in Italian; plural dogi or doges) is a dialectical Italian word (in standard Italian it became duce) that comes from Latin dux, meaning leader, especially military, and giving rise to the noble or princely title duke in English. ... Duce was an Italian word meaning leader, derived from Latin word dux of the same meaning. ...   (Fuehrer when an umlaut is not used) is a proper noun meaning leader or guide in the German language. ... The Latin word imperator was a title originally roughly equivalent to commander during the period of the Roman Republic. ... Lord Protector is a particular English title for Heads of State, with two meanings (and full styles) at different periods of history. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... The term triumvirate (Latin for rule by three men) or troika in Russian, is commonly used to describe an alliance between three equally powerful political or military leaders. ...

Hereditary

A silver coin of the Seleucid king Antiochus I Soter. ... Caliph is the title for the Islamic leader of the Ummah, or community of Islam. ... Khagan or Great Khan, alternatively spelled Chagan, Qaqan, Khakhan, Khaghan, Kagan, Khaqan etc. ... Khan (sometimes spelled as Xan, Han, Ke-Han) is a title with many meanings. ... Malik (Arabic: ملك ) is a word meaning king in Arabic, also adopted in various other oriental languages, also in derived meanings. ... Nawab (Urdu: نواب ) was originally the subadar (provincial governor) or viceroy of a subah (province) or region of the Mughal empire. ... Negus is the Amharic word for king. The term negus negust means king of kings, or Emperor. ... Pharaoh is a title used to refer to any ruler, usually male, of the Egyptian kingdom in the pre-Christian, pre-Islamic period. ... Regina may. ... Rex (Latin for king; see also Roman king, raja) is the name of several things. ... Saopha (pronounced Saor Bowa) is a title used by Kanbawza Dynasty of Shan Kingdom. ... The ruler of the Inca Empire (quechua: Inka Qhapaq) used the title of Sapa (the only one) and Apu (divinity). ... Shah is a Persian term for a monarch (king or emperor) that has been adopted in many other languages. ... Monomakhs Cap symbol of Russian autocracy, the crown of Russian grand princes and tsars Czar and tzar redirect here. ...

Fictional titles for heads of state

Alpha may refer to: The Greek letter alpha Alpha (letter), a letter in the Greek alphabet. ... The term Anarch has had several uses: Anarch (sovereign individual) Anarch (World of Darkness) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... In C. S. Lewiss Chronicles of Narnia, a Tisroc is a ruler of Calormen. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Honorary titles granted by heads of state

Current

A Raja (Sanskrit ) is a king, or princely ruler from the Kshatriya / Rajput lineages. ... The word Maharaja (also spelled maharajah) is Hindi as well as ancient Sanskrit for high king (a karmadharaya from maha great and rajan king). Its use is primarily for Hindu potentates (ruler or sovereign). ... Rani (Ranee) means Queen in Hindi, is a female equivalent of Raja (or Rajah). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... A consort is somebodys spouse, usually a royalty. ... A prince consort, generally speaking, is the husband of a Queen regnant, unless he himself is a king. ... Chamberlain can have several meanings: A chamberlain is an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign. ... The Lord Chamberlain or Lord Chamberlain of the Household is one of the chief officers of the Royal Household in the United Kingdom, and is to be distinguished from the Lord Great Chamberlain, one of the Great Officers of State. ... The Lord Great Chamberlain of England is the sixth of the Great Officers of State, ranking beneath the Lord Privy Seal and above the Lord High Constable. ... A champion (identical to the French, from the late Latin campio) is one who has repeatedly come out first among contestants in challenges (especially the winner of a tournament or other competition) or other test, one who is outstandingly skilled in their field. ... This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, tone, style, and voice). ... Marshal (also sometimes spelled marshall in American English, but not in British English) is a word used in several official titles of various branches of society. ... An Air Chief Marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Chief Marshal is the most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force (RAF) today, after the inactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ... An air marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a rank in the Royal Air Force. ... An Air Vice Marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia An Air Vice Marshals command flag Air Vice Marshal is the third most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force today, after the inactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts... Earl Marshal (alternatively Marschal or Marischal) is an ancient chivalric title used separately in England, Ireland and the United Kingdom. ... Note: This article is about the military usage of the word marshal. For other usages, see the end of this article. ... Grand Marshal is a ceremonial, military, or political office of very high rank. ... The Term Reich Marshal (German Reichsmarshal) was the highest rank of the German Luftwaffe during the course of World War II. The only person to ever hold the rank of Reich Marshal was Reichsmarshal Herman Goering. ... An aide-de-camp (French: camp assistant) is a personal assistant, secretary, or adjutant to a person of high rank, usually a senior military officer or a head of state. ... The Master of the Horse was (and in some cases, is) a historical position of varying importance in several European nations. ... Marquis has many different meanings: The French spelling of the title known in English as Marquess and Margrave. ... A marquise is a French noblewoman ranking above a countess and below a duchess, and is usually the wife of a marquis. ... Look up Count in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A count is a nobleman in most European countries, equivalent in rank to a British earl, whose wife is still a countess (for lack of an Anglo-Saxon term). ... The word masculine can refer to: the property of being biologically male masculinity, a traditionally male gender role the masculine grammatical gender This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... For other uses, see Earl (disambiguation). ... This article chiefly concerns the Palatine counties of England. ... A viscount is a member of the European nobility whose comital title ranks usually, as in the British peerage, above a baron, below an earl (in Britain) or a count (his continental equivalent). ... A viscount is a member of the European nobility, especially of France, and of the British peerage, where a viscount ranks above a baron, below an earl (a count in France), and corresponds in Britain to the Anglo-Saxon shire reeve. ... Baron is a specific title of nobility or a more generic feudal qualification. ... Baroness could refer to: Female equivalent of Baron. ... A baronet (traditional abbreviation Bart, modern abbreviation Bt), is the holder of an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown, known as a baronetcy. ... Chevalier can be: French for knight, a rank in the Légion dhonneur. ... A statue of an armoured knight of the Middle Ages For the chess piece, see knight (chess). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Look up sir in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The insignia of a knight of the Order of the Garter. ... Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath)[1] is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. ... Jonkheer (female equivalent: Jonkvrouw) is a Dutch predicate of nobility. ... A lady is a woman who is the counterpart of a lord; or, the counterpart of a gentleman. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A Second Lady is a title sometimes used in reference to the wife of a vice president, styled relative to the title of First Lady, the wife of a president. ... For the Power Metal band, see Lord (band). ... The First Sea Lord is the professional head of the British Royal Navy. ... The title of Lord of the Manor arose in the English medieval system of Manorialism following the Norman Conquest. ... The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable ( or formerly The Honble) is a title of quality attached to the names of certain classes of persons. ... The Right Honourable (abbreviated The Rt Hon. ...

Historical

Augustus (plural augusti) is Latin for majestic or venerable. The feminin form is Augusta. ... Augustus (Latin: IMP•CAESAR•DIVI•F•AVGVSTVS;[1] September 23, 63 BC–August 19, AD 14), known as Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (English Octavian; Latin: C•IVLIVS•C•F•CAESAR•OCTAVIANVS) for the period of his life prior to 27 BC, was the first and among the most important of... Kniaz’ or knyaz is a word found in some Slavic languages, denoting a nobility rank. ... Comes (genitive: comitis) is the Latin word for companion, either individually or as a member of a collective known as comitatus (compare comitatenses), especially the suite of a magnate, in some cases large and/or formal enough to have a specific name, such as a cohors amicorum. ... A swampy marsh area ... Wives are a hardcore/punk trio from Los Angeles, California, USA consisting of guitarist Randy Randall, bassist/vocalist Dean Spunt, and drummer Jeremy Villalobos. ... In molecular biology, Ras is the name of a protein, the gene that encodes it, and the family and superfamily of proteins to which it belongs. ... Ethiopian aristocratic and religious titles used in Ethiopia until the end of the Monarchy in 1974. ... Ethiopian aristocratic and religious titles used in Ethiopia until the end of the Monarchy in 1974. ... Ethiopian aristocratic and religious titles used in Ethiopia until the end of the Monarchy in 1974. ... Ethiopian aristocratic and religious titles used in Ethiopia until the end of the Monarchy in 1974. ... Ethiopian aristocratic and religious titles used in Ethiopia until the end of the Monarchy in 1974. ... Graf is a German noble title equal in rank to a count (derived from the Latin Comes, with a history of its own) or a British earl (an Anglo-Saxon title derived from the Viking title Jarl). ... Burgrave, the Eng. ... Freigraf is a German noble title derived from the German language words frei (free) and the feudal title graf (count). ... Graf is a German noble title equal in rank to a count or an earl. ... MARGRAVE is the English and French form of the German title Markgraf (from mark march + Graf) and certain equivalent nobiliary (princely) titles in other languages. ... A Pfalzgraf or Count Palatine or Palsgrave functioned, especially in medieval times, as the permanent representative (grafio =scribe rather than Count) of the Frankish king and later Holy Roman Emperor in a pfalz or palatial domain of the crown, of which there were dozens throughout greater Germany. ... Graf is a German noble title equal in rank to a count (derived from the Latin Comes, with a history of its own) or a British earl (an Anglo-Saxon title derived from the Viking title Jarl). ... Graf (from the Latin Grafio scribe from the Greek) is a German noble title equal in rank to a count (derived from the Latin Comes, with a history of its own) or a British earl (an original Anglo-Saxon title). ... The term gentleman (from Latin gentilis, belonging to a race or gens, and man, cognate with the French word gentilhomme, the Spanish gentilhombre, and the Italian gentil uomo or gentiluomo), in its original and strict signification, denoted a man of good family, the Latin generosus (its invariable translation in English... Her Majestys Bodyguard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms is a bodyguard to the British Monarch. ... An officer of the Royal Household of the United Kingdom. ... An hidalgo or fidalgo was a member of the lower Spanish and Portuguese nobility. ... Don (usually preceded in English by the), derived from Latin Dominus, is a Spanish (pron. ... D. (usually preceded in English by the) is the abbreviation for the Spanish honorific Don and the Portuguese honorific Dom, a mark of high esteem for a distinguished Christian hidalgo or nobleman. ... Sahib (the female form is memsahib or sahiba) is a Hindi and Bengali word meaning sir, master or Lord. ...

Executive branch of government and other sub-national rulers

Currently in use

An Abbess (Latin abbatissa, fem. ... Abbots coat of arms The word abbot, meaning father, has been used as a Christian clerical title in various, mainly monastic, meanings. ... This article is about religious acolytes. ... Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers. ... German Grand Admiral Sleeve Insignia Grand Admiral Shoulder Insignia In the German Navy the rank of Grand Admiral (Großadmiral) was considered the highest Naval rank. ... For the international law of the sea, see Admiralty law. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority. ... An adjutant (from the Latin adiutans, present participle of the verb adiutare, to help; the Romans actually used adiutor for the noun) is an officer who assists a more senior officer. ... To agist is, in English law, to take cattle to graze, for a remuneration. ... Almoner (from the Greek eelmosyna alms via Latin Almosunartius and French, known in English since circa 1300) is a chaplain or church officer who originally was in charge of distributing charity. ... A small office within the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom, headed by the Lord High Almoner, an office dating from 1103. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... An attaché is a person who is assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission and often has special responsibilities or expertise. ... Two bishops assist at the Exhumation of Saint Hubert, who was a bishop too, at the église Saint-Pierre in Liège. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. ... Boy Bishop, was a name given to a custom very widespread in the Middle Ages, whereby a boy was chosen, for example among cathedral choristers, to parody the real Bishop, commonly on the feast of Holy Innocents. ... A Prince-Bishop is a bishop who is a territorial prince of the church on account of one or more secular principalities, usually pre-existent nobiliary titles held concurrently with their inherent clerical office. ... Brigadier is a rank which is used in different ways by different countries. ... A canon (from the Latin canonicus and Greek κανωνικωσ relating to a rule) is a priest who is a member of certain bodies of the Christian clergy subject to a rule (canon). ... A cantor is a musician working in a church with responsibilities for the singing in the church. ... Captain is a nautical term, an organizational title, and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... A Group Captains sleeve/shoulder insignia A Group Captains command flag Group Captain is a senior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. ... For other uses, see Chancellor (disambiguation). ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... // Universities A Vice-Chancellor (commonly called the VC) of a university in the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries, and some universities in Hong Kong, is the de facto head of the university. ... A chaplain is typically a member of the clergy serving a group of people who are not organized as a mission or church; lay chaplains are also found in some settings such as universities. ... Chargé daffaires (Fr. ... Cock o the North may refer to a number of things; Cock o the North (individual) was the nickname applied to the 4th Duke of Gordon, founder of the British Army Regiment bearing his name; the 92nd Gordon Highlanders Cock o the North (locomotive) was a P2 class LNER railway... Commander is a military rank which is also sometimes used as a military title depending on the individual customs of a given military service. ... Commander-in-Chief (in NATO-lingo often C-in-C or CINC pronounced sink) is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state. ... In the Royal Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a lieutenant commander (lieutenant-commander or Lt Cdr in the RN) is a commissioned officer superior to a lieutenant and inferior to a commander. ... A Wing Commanders sleeve/shoulder insignia A Wing Commanders command flag Wing Commander is a commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. ... Commissioner is a designation that may be used for a variety of official positions, especially referring to a high-ranking public (administrative or police) official, or an analogous official in the private sector (e. ... A High Commissioner is a person serving in a special executive capacity. ... Commodore is a military rank used in some navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a Captain, but is less than that of a Flag Officer. ... An Air Commodoress sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Commodore is the fourth most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force today, after the deactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ... A and public comptrollers who audit government accounts and sometimes certify expenditures. ... The United States Comptroller General is the director of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) (formerly known as Government Accounting Office), a government agency founded in 1921 to ensure the accountability of the federal government. ... The Comptroller of the Household is an ancient position in the English royal household, currently the second-ranking member of the Lord Stewards department, and often a cabinet member. ... A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in law enforcement. ... The Lord High Constable of England is the seventh of the Great Officers of State, ranking beneath the Lord Great Chamberlain and above the Earl Marshal. ... A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in law enforcement. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Lance Corporal (LCpl or L/Cpl) is a military rank used by some elements of the British, Commonwealth, and U.S. armed forces. ... Staff Corporal (SCpl or S/Cpl) is the equivalent rank to Staff Sergeant in the Household Cavalry, ranking between Corporal of Horse and Warrant Officer Class 2. ... A courtier is a person who attends upon, and thus receives a privileged position from, a powerful person, usually a head of state. ... A curator of a cultural heritage institution (e. ... Deacon is a role in the Christian Church which is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. ... For the Major League Baseball player, see Maurice Archdeacon. ... In religious terminology, a dean is a title accorded to persons holding cartain positions of authority within a religious heirarchy. ... A docent (the word being derived from the Latin word docere, meaning to teach) is officially defined as a professor or university lecturer, but the term has been expanded to designate the corps of volunteer guides who staff many of the museums and other educational institutions in the world. ... Two druids, from an 1845 publication, based on a bas-relief found at Autun, France. ... Druid can refer to: a priest of the religion of the ancient Celts, see Druidry. ... The term Elder (or its equivalent in another language) is used in several different countries and organizations to indicate a position of authority. ... Envoy may refer to: a diplomat Envoy (WordPerfect), a document reader and document file format GMC Envoy, a make of automobile The Envoy, a 1982 album by Warren Zevon The Call Sign For United Kingdom Airline Flyjet Category: ... Ministro Pistarini International Airport De Ezeiza, commonly known as Ezeiza, is located in a suburb of Buenos Aires and serves the city as Argentinas largest international and domestic gateway. ... Father with child For other uses, see Father (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Fon is a chieftain or king of a region of Cameroon. ... Foreman is the surname of: Dave Foreman Gordy Foreman Deborah Foreman Kevin Foreman George Foreman - a boxer Carl Foreman Freeda Foreman Tim Foreman Richard Foreman David Foreman Jon Foreman Susan Foreman Joseph Foreman Jack Foreman Mantle it may refer also to: Foreman, Arkansas Foreman of Signals George Foreman Grill Stanley... A forester is a person who is engaged in forestry by creating and managing forests. ... A General is an officer of high military rank. ... An adjutant general is the chief administrative officer to a military general. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... Captain General is a rank and a title. ... Colonel General is a senior military rank which is used in some of the world’s militaries. ... Director-general is the professional head of a UK Executive Agency which contains other agencies headed by directors. ... A generalissimo is a commissioned officer of the highest rank; the word is often translated as Supreme Commander or Commander in Chief. It is an Italian superlative substantive, which grammatically would actually be disallowed in Italian (superlatives can be made with adjectives only). ... General of the Army, or less formally five-star general, is historically the second most senior rank in the United States Army. ... A Governor-General (in Canada always, and frequently in India prior to the abolition of the last monarchy, Governor General) is most generally a governor of high rank, or a principal governor ranking above ordinary governors [1]. The most common contemporary usage of the term is to refer to the... Lieutenant General is a military rank used in many countries. ... The Lord Justice General of Scotland is head of the High Court of Justiciary, Lord President of the Court of Session and head of the judiciary in Scotland. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... A large number of international organizations and other bodies have a secretary general or secretary-general as their chief administrative officers or in other administrative capacities. ... The Solicitor General is a cabinet position in several countries, dealing with legal affairs. ... Surgeon General can have several different meanings. ... A vicar general (often abbreviated VG) is the principal deputy of the bishop of a diocese for the exercise of administrative authority. ... A governor or governour (archaic) is a governing official, usually the executive (at least nominally, to different degrees also politically and administratively) of a non-sovereign level of government, ranking under the Head of state; furthermore the title applies to officials with a similar mandate as representatives of a chartered... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... A village head or headman is a person (nearly always a man) in many village–based tribal societies who functions as a leader but whose coercive authority is severely limited or nonexistent. ... Henry Edgar Paston-Bedingfeld, Her Majestys York Herald of Arms in Ordinary at the College of Arms. ... New France was governed by three rulers: the governor, the bishop and the intendant, all appointed by the King, and sent from France. ... Superintendent may refer to: Superintendent (education), an education executive or administrator Superintendent (police), a police rank Superintendent (United States Air Force), a United States Air Force position In buildings, a manager, a maintenance or repair person, a custodian or janitor. ... Keeper may mean: A curator as, for example, at the British Museum A menstrual cup In some sports, a player who protects a goal A warder or guardian A gamekeeper A term used to refer to the status of a person that one is dating being worth marrying. ... The Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, and later of Great Britain, was formerly an officer of the English Crown charged with physical custody of the Great Seal of England. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso (1876-1933). ... The Panchen Lama (Chinese: 班禪喇嘛 ;Tibetan: པན་ཆེན་བླ་མ་) is the second highest ranking lama after the Dalai Lama in the Gelugpa (Dge-lugs-pa) sect of Tibetan Buddhism (the sect which controlled Tibet from the 16th century until the Communist takeover). ... Lamido (plural Lamibe) is a corruption in local languages (Fulbe?) of the Arabic title Emir, used by the traditional leaders of certain Islamic communities in West Africa, originally as head of (often vassal) states, nowadays persisting within post-colonial republics. ... The Librarian, a 1556 painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo A librarian is an information professional trained in library science: the organization and management of information and service to people with information needs. ... Lieutenant is a military, naval, paramilitary, fire service or police officer rank. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... A Flight Lieutenants sleeve/shoulder insignia Flight Lieutenant (abbreviated as Flt Lt and pronounced as flight lef-tenant, see Lieutenant) is a junior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many Commonwealth countries. ... Flag of a Lord-Lieutenant The title Lord-Lieutenant is given to the British monarchs personal representatives around the United Kingdom. ... Major is a military rank the use of which varies according to country. ... Management (from Old French ménagement the art of conducting, directing, from Latin manu agere to lead by the hand) characterises the process of leading and directing all or part of an organization, often a business, through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible). ... The term general manager is a descriptive term for certain executives in a business operation. ... In European history, marches are border regions between centres of power. ... Mate may refer to: Relationships: Mate (term), a term for a friend, especially in the United Kingdom and Australasia; also used to address strangers One of a pair of animals, sometimes also applied to a human partner; see mating Nautical: A deck officer on a merchant marine vessel, usually ranked... The head of the deck department on a merchant vessel, second in command after the ships Master (the Captain). ... Disambiguation: The rank First Mate also refers to a executive officer The First Mate portrayed in Raiders of the Lost Ark The First Mate (????) is known as Simone Katangas closest companion in the Katanga Anthologies. ... ... For other senses, see Patriarch (disambiguation). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Councillor Patrick (Pat) John Stannard, Lord Mayor of Oxford (2004). ... A minister or a secretary is a politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional government. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Mother Superior is the nun in charge of a Christian convent. ... The title Queen Mother is a title reserved for a widowed Queen consort whose son/daughter from that union is the reigning monarch. ... Reverend Mother is a title or salutation for the Abbess or female leader of a religious institution such as a convent or abbey. ... MSiri (c. ... title for the King of Rwanda or the King of Burundi This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Nizams Coat of Arms Nizam-ul-Mulk was the title of the ruler of Hyderabad state from 1724 to 1949. ... Oba, (pronounced Or-ba), King in Yoruba, is the supreme traditional head of a Yoruba town. ... Obi can refer to: http://www. ... Officer may refer to: Holders of an office Academia Chief Academic Officer · Sabbatical officer Military Officer (armed forces) Officers Training Corps · Reserve Officers Training Corps Corporate Law enforcement Customs officer · Peace officer · Police officer · Prison officer · Probation officer Politics and government Chief medical officer · Political commissar · Presiding Officer · Returning Officer... An Air Officer is a U.K. Royal Air Force officer of rank Air Commodore or higher. ... A chief academic officer (CAO) is a generic term for the officer in an institution of higher education or academic medicine with specific responsibility for instructional and research affairs. ... The Chief Analytics Officer or CAO is a job title for a senior manager responsible for the analysis of data within an organization, such as a listed company or an educational institution. ... A Chief Executive Officer (CEO), or Chief Executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer, administrator, corporate administrator, executive, or executive officer, in charge of total management of a corporation, company, organization or agency. ... The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a company is the corporate officer primarily responsible for managing the financial risks of a business. ... The Chief Information Officer or CIO is a job title for a manager responsible for information technology within an organization, such as a listed company or an educational institution. ... A Chief Information Security Officer or CISO, is a job role that focuses on information security strategy within an organization. ... A Chief Knowledge Officer is an organizational leader, responsible for ensuring that the organization maximizes the value it achieves through knowledge. CKO is not just a relabelling of the title Chief Information Officer - the CKO role is much broader. ... The Chief Marketing Officer, or CMO, is a job title for an executive responsible for various marketing-related activities within an organization. ... A Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a corporate officer responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the corporation. ... Chief Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... The Chief Risk Officer (CRO) or Chief Risk Management Officer (CRMO) of a corporation is the executive in charge of assessing and planning for potential risks in the various segments of a given business model, such as computer security, compliance, and lawsuits, to minimize the firms liability and related... A chief security officer (CSO) is a corporations top executive who is responsible for security. ... Chief Technical Officer or Chief Technology Officer, usually seen as CTO, is a business executive position whose holder is focused on technical issues in a company. ... A warrant officer (WO) or a chief warrant officer (CWO) is a member of a military organization, with a rank subordinate to other commissioned officers and senior to noncommissioned officers. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Corporate title. ... A customs officer is generally a law enforcement officer working to enforce customs laws, with duties such as detecting and confiscating contraband, making sure that import duties are paid, and preventing those without legal authorization to do so from entering the jurisdiction. ... A field officer or field grade officer is an army or marine commissioned officer senior in rank to a company officer but junior to a general officer. ... In commercial aviation, the first officer is the second pilot of an aircraft. ... Flag Officer is both a historic naval rank and a modern day navy title. ... A Flying Officers sleeve/shoulder insignia Flying Officer (Fg Off in the RAF; FLGOFF in the RAAF; FGOFF in the RNZAF; F/O in the former RCAF) is a junior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. ... General is a military rank, in most nations the highest rank, although some nations have the higher rank of Field Marshal. ... See Intelligence Officers ... Good conduct variation Master Chief Petty Officer insignia Master Chief Petty Officer Sleeve Insignia Master Chief Petty Officer is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank (E-9) in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Senior Chief Petty Officer, and is a non-commissioned officer. ... Master Warrant Officer or MWO is an Army and Air Force non-commissioned member rank of the Canadian Forces. ... A Petty Officer is a noncommissioned officer or equivalent in many navies. ... A Pilot Officers sleeve/shoulder insignia Pilot Officer (Plt Off in the RAF; PLTOFF in the RAAF and RNZAF, P/O in the former RCAF) is the lowest substantive commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries, ranking only above Acting... A police officer is a person who works for a police force. ... A political commissar is an officer appointed by a communist party to oversee a unit of the military. ... Staff officers in the U. S. Navy provide specialized support to Line Officers and to all other persons in the organization. ... Two Bermuda Regiment Warrant Officers. ... Oni may refer to: Oni (Japanese folklore) (鬼) are the demons and ogres of Japanese folklore. ... A prefect (from the Latin praefectus, perfect participle of praeficere: make in front, i. ... Look up prelate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A premier is an executive official of government. ... Presbyter in the New Testament refers to a leader in local Christian congregations, a synonym of episkopos, which has come to mean bishop. ... Roman Catholic priests in clerical clothing. ... The term High Priest may refer to particular individuals who hold the office of ruler-priest in local regional or ethnic contexts. ... Roman Catholic priest A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... Catholic Patriarchal (non cardinal) coat of arms Primate (from the Latin Primus, first) is a title or rank bestowed on some bishops in certain Christian churches. ... A principal is generally the chief administrator in an elementary school, middle school, or high school. ... Prior is a Latin adjective, meaning coming before, as earlier (as in a priori, regardless what comes next). ... The Lord Prior is: The name of James Prior, Baron Prior The title of the leader of the Priory of St John of Jerusalem, the Knights Hospitallers in England. ... Provost is from the Latin praepositus (set over, from praeponere, to place in front). It may mean: Provost (religion), a church official. ... A Pursuivant is a minor herald. ... The Kings Remembrancer (or Queens Remembrancer when the monarch is female) is an ancient judicial post in the legal system of England and Wales. ... Rangatira( pronounced Rung-uh-tee-rah) are the hereditary Māori chieftains descended from the chieftain/s of a Waka which were the first Māori settlers who were men of great leadership and wisdom and each commanded their own retinue of Maori Toa or Toa and were the holders... In general, a ranger is a keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region to protect the area or enforce the law. ... The word rector (ruler, from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings. ... The word rector (ruler, from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings. ... Registrar may refer to: In education, a registrar or registry is an official in an academic institution (a college, university, or secondary school) who handles student records. ... The Lord Clerk Register is the oldest surviving Great Office of State in Scotland, with origins in the 13th century. ... Risaldar (often called Ressaidar in the British Indian Army), meaning in Persian commander of a risala (mounted troop) is a mid-level rank in cavalry and armoured units of the Indian Army. ... A sagamore is the head of a Native American tribe. ... A sagamore is the head of a Native American tribe. ... A secretary is an administrative support position. ... The Cardinal Secretary of State presides over the Vatican Secretariat of State, which is the oldest and most important dicastery of the Roman Curia. ... The title of Foreign Secretary has been traditionally used to refer to the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. ... The term General Secretary (alternatively First Secretary) denotes a leader of various unions, parties or associations. ... In several countries, Secretary of State is a senior government position. ... Seigneur means, in French, lord. The term is often used in the Medieval system of Feudalism and Manorialism where it means the possessor of a seigneurie or fief. ... Monsignor is an ecclesiastical honorific title for clergy of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Monsieur means My Lord in French, and is now generally used as an honorific for all men, the equivalent to the English Mister. ... Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries, police forces, and other uniformed organisations around the world. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Sayyid. ... Shaikh (Arabic: شيخ ),(also rendered as Sheik, Shaykh or Sheikh) is a word in the Arabic language meaning an elder or a revered old man. ... For other uses, see Sheikh (disambiguation). ... Look up Sheriff in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The High Sheriff is, or was, a law enforcement position in Anglosphere countries. ... A subaltern is a military term for a junior officer. ... Subedar is a mid-level rank in the Indian Army. ... In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. ... // Origins Verderers were originally part of the ancient judicial and administrative hierarchy of the vast areas of English forests set aside by William the Conqueror for hunting. ... In the broadest sense, a vicar (from the Latin vicarius) is anyone acting as a substitute or agent for a superior (compare vicarious). In this sense, the title is comparable to lieutenant. ... ... Woodman is a town and village in Grant County, Wisconsin: Woodman (town) Woodman (village) Wood Man is a Robot Master from the Mega Man games. ...

Historical

Abuna (Geez: አቡነ ’abunä) is the title of the metropolitan bishop or head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. ... Aedile (Latin Aedilis, from aedes, aedis temple, building) was an office of the Roman Republic. ... AliÊ»i refers to the chiefly or noble rank in Hawaiian society. ... Ban is a title of either Avar or Illyrian origin, the title was used in some states in central and south-eastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century. ... Bey is the Turkish word for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders of small tribal groups. ... A boyar (also spelled bojar) or bolyarin was a member of the highest rank of the feudal Russian, Romanian and Bulgarian aristocracy, second only to the ruling princes, from the tenth through the seventeenth century. ... A castellan was the governor or caretaker of a castle or keep. ... Censor was the title of two magistrates of high rank in the Roman Republic. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Commissar is the English translation of an official title (комисса́р) used in Russia after the Bolshevik revolution and in the Soviet Union, as well as some other Communist countries. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with: :Sovnarkom. ... Daimyo Matsudaira Katamori visits the residence of a retainer. ... The American Captain William Bainbridge paying tribute to the Dey, circa 1800. ... The Misspeling of Ducks ... An elector can be: In the Holy Roman Empire of German Nation, the collegiate of seven Electors (eight since 1648) (Kurfürsten) consisted of those lay or clerical princes who had the right to vote in the election of the king or Holy Roman Emperor; see prince-elector. ... A Gauleiter was the party leader of a regional branch of the NSDAP (more commonly known as the Nazi Party) or the head of a Gau or of a Reichsgau. ... Several newspapers go by the name of Guardian: The Guardian, a British newspaper founded in 1821 as the Manchester Guardian, which took its current title in 1959. ... An official in an Inquisition, an Inquisitor is literally one who searches out or inquires (Latin inquirere < quaerere, to seek). The Grand Inquisitor, or Inquisitor Generalis, was the chief Inquisitor of an Inquisition. ... Grand Inquisitor (Latin: Inquisitor Generalis) is the lead official of an Inquisition. ... Jemadar was a rank used in the British Indian Army, where it was the was the lowest rank for a Viceroys Commissioned Officer (VCO). ... For other uses of the word Kitchener please see Kitchener (disambiguation) Map of Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario with Kitchener in red. ... The Sorceress by John William Waterhouse Magic and sorcery are the influencing of events, objects, people and physical phenomena by mystical, paranormal or supernatural means. ... Magister militum (Latin for Master of the Soldiers) was a top-level command used in the later Roman Empire, dating from the reign of Constantine. ... A majordomo is the head (major) person of a domestic staff (domo), one who acts on behalf of a usually absent owner of a typically large residence. ... Margrave is the English and French form (recorded since 1551) of the German title Markgraf (from Mark march and Graf count) and certain equivalent nobiliary (princely) titles in other languages. ... Officium (plural officia) is a Latin word with various meanings, including service, (sense of) duty, courtesy, ceremony and the likes. ... Pasha (or pascha, bashaw; Turkish: paÅŸa; originally from Persian padshah or padeshah meaning king or from Turkish bash head, chief [1]) was a high rank in the Ottoman Empire political system, typically granted to governors and generals. ... A paladin (alternatively paladine, also spelled palatine, or Latin palatinus, -i) is any of diverse officials found in numerous countries of medieval and early modern Europe. ... See Palatine Hill for geography of Rome. ... Pontiff is a title of certain religious leaders. ... Alternate meanings: see Pontifex (disambiguation) In Ancient Rome, the Pontifex Maximus was the high priest of the collegium of the Pontifices, the most august position in Roman religion, open only to a patrician, until 254 BC, when a plebeian first occupied this post. ... // Definition According to Cicero, Praetor was a title which designated the consuls as the leaders of the armies of the state. ... A prebendary is a post connected to a cathedral or collegiate church and is a type of canon. ... Quaestores were elected officials of the Roman Republic who supervised the treasury and financial affairs of the state, its armies and its officers. ... A sacristy is a room for keeping vestments (such as the cassock and chasuble) and other church furnishings, sacred vessels, and church treasures. ... Japanese samurai in armour, 1860s. ... Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate Shogun ) is a military rank and historical title in Japan. ... A stadtholder (Dutch: stadhouder meaning place holder, a Germanic parallel to Latin locum tenens or French lieutenant), means an official who is appointed by the legal ruling Monarch to represent him in a country, and may have a mandate to govern it in his name, in the latter case roughly... The terms steward or stewardess can refer to a number of different professional roles. ... Thakore, or Thakur, is an Indian feudal and colonial title in Hindi. ... Voivode (as it is spelled in the Oxford English Dictionary), or less commonly voivod, is a Slavic word that originally denoted the principal commander of a military force. ... A viceroy is a royal official who governs a country or province in the name of and as representative of the monarch. ... A viceroy is a royal official who governs a country or province in the name of and as representative of the monarch. ... A Vizier (وزير, sometimes also spelled Vizir, Wasir, Wazir, Wesir, Wezir - grammatical vowel changes are common in many oriental languages) is an oriental, originally Persian, term for a high-ranking political (and sometimes religious) advisor or Minister, often to a Muslim monarch such as a Caliph, Amir, Malik (king) or Sultan. ... A Vizier (&#1608;&#1586;&#1610;&#1585;, sometimes also spelled Wazir) is an Arabic term for a high-ranking religious and political advisor, often to a king or sultan. ...

Fictional

Dark Lord of the Sith is a title in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Grand Moff Insignia In the fictional universe of Star Wars, a Moff is an Imperial rank honorifically bestowed among various servants of the Galactic Empire. ... Grand Moff Insignia In the fictional universe of Star Wars, a Moff is an Imperial rank honorifically bestowed among various servants of the Galactic Empire. ... A paladin (alternatively paladine, also spelled palatine, or Latin palatinus, -i) is any of diverse officials found in numerous countries of medieval and early modern Europe. ... Tarkhan or Tarkhaan is an ancient Turkic rank, apparently a compound with the ambivalent title khan. ... Thain is a common variant spelling of Thane or Thegn, an Anglo-Saxon term for a minor noble, probably best known for its use in Shakespeares Macbeth. ...

Judicial titles

In current use

An advocate is one who shits on niggers on behalf of another, especially in a legal context. ... Bailiff (from Late Latin bajulivus, adjectival form of bajulus) is a governor or custodian (cf. ... English barrister A barrister is a lawyer found in many common law jurisdictions who employ a split profession (as opposed to a fused profession) in relation to legal representation. ... An American judge talks to a lawyer. ... This article is about the concept of justice. ... The Chief Justice in many countries is the name for the presiding member of a Supreme Court in Commonwealth- or other countries with an Anglosaxon type of justice, such as the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the Supreme... A Justice of the Peace (JP) is a puisne judicial officer appointed by means of a commission to keep the peace. ... A magistrate is a judicial officer. ... See Roman Governor for the duties of a promagistrate as a governor of a province A promagistrate is a person who acts in and with the authority and capacity of a magistrate, but without holding a magisterial office. ... A Mufti (Arabic: مفتى ) is an Islamic scholar who is an interpreter or expounder of Islamic law (Sharia), capable of issuing fataawa (plural of fatwa). // Role of a Mufti in governments In theocracies like Saudi Arabia and Iran, and in some countries where the constitution is based on sharia law, such... The title of Grand Mufti (Arabic: ‎) refers to the highest official of religious law in a Sunni Muslim country. ... Cherie Booth QC wearing her ceremonial robes (including full-bottomed wig) as Queens Counsel at the Bar of England and Wales. ... A solicitor is a type of lawyer in many common law jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Australia New Zealand and Canada, but not the United States (in the United States the word has a quite different meaning—see below). ...

Historical

The lictor, derived from the Latin ligare (to bind), was a member of a special class of Roman civil servant, with special tasks of attending magistrates of the Roman Republic and Empire who held imperium. ... Look up reeve in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A seneschal was an officer in the houses of important nobles in the Middle Ages. ... Tribune (from the Latin: tribunus; Greek form tribounos) was a title shared by several elected magistracies and other governmental and/or (para)military offices of the Roman Republic and Empire. ...

Legislative titles

In current use

An alderman is a member of a municipal legislative body in a town or city with many jurisdictions. ... A councillor is a member of a council (such as a city council), particularly in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and other parts of the Commonwealth. ... A delegate is an individual (or a member of a group called a delegation) who represents the interests of a larger organization (e. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... A Member of the European Parliament (English abbreviation MEP)[1] is a member of the European Unions directly-elected legislative body, the European Parliament. ... MLC may refer to: Major League Cricket Mandelbrot Locally Connected Martin Luther College Mauritius Labour Congress Maximum Likelihood Classifier Member of the Legislative Council Methodist Ladies College, Melbourne Methodist Ladies College, Perth Midland Lutheran College Minnesota Life College MLC, a major Australian financial company that was acquired by National Australia... A Member of the Legislative Assembly, or MLA, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to the Legislature or legislative assembly of a subnational jurisdiction. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      House of Representatives is a name used for legislative bodies in many countries. ... ζōA legislator is a person who writes and passes laws, especially someone who is a member of a legislature. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... It has been suggested that Speakers of the House be merged into this article or section. ...

Historical

Burgess was originally a freeman of a borough. ...

Honorary titles granted by an institution

If youre looking for the TV show, see The Apprentice. ... A hierarchy (in Greek hieros = sacred, arkho = rule) is a system of ranking and organizing things. ... A standard-bearer is a person (soldier or civilian) who bears an emblem called an ensign or standard, i. ... Swordbearer is a fantasy role-playing game. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... Dominus has a number of uses: Peoples names: Mark Jason Dominus — a Perl programmer. ... An animation director is the director in charge of all aspects of the animation process during the production of an animated film or animated segment for a live-action film. ... The term art director, is an overall title for a variety of similar job functions in advertising, publishing, film and television, the Internet, and video games. ... The artistic director of a theatre is responsible for choosing the material staged in a season, and the hiring of creative/production personnel (such as directors), as well as other theatre management tasks. ... A Casting director is a person who is in charge of the casting of a film or other work requiring actors. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A game director is a person who is in-charge of significant creative aspects of a video game. ... The title of music director is used by many symphony orchestras to designate the primary conductor and artistic leader of the orchestra. ... A television director is usually responsible for directing the actors and other taped aspects of a television production. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Similar in nature to the Chief Operations Officer (COO). ... Shop window of a funeral director in France A funeral director (also known as a mortician or undertaker) is someone involved in the business of funeral rites. ... The Technical Director or Technical Producer (TP) is usually the most senior technical person within a theatrical company or television studio. ... For the Technical Symposium of NITK Surathkal Engineer , see Engineer (Technical Fest). ... The term Chartered Engineer is a UK professional certification in Engineering. ... European Engineer (Eur Ing) is an international professional qualification title for engineers used in many European countries. ... In the United Kingdom, an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) is a professional engineer as defined within the scope of European Directive 89/48/EEC and by UK Statutory Instrument (SI)1991 No 824, The European Communities (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 1991. Incorporated Engineers generally require an accredited degree (BEng/BSc... Professional Engineer is the term for registered or licensed engineers in some countries, including the United Kingdom, United States and Canada. ... A friar is a member of a religious mendicant order of men. ... In education, teachers are those who teach students or pupils, often a course of study, lesson plan, or a practical skill, including learning and thinking skills. ... // A journeyman is a tradesman or craftsman who has completed an apprenticeship but is not yet able to set up his or her own workshop as a master. ... Lecturer is the name given to university teachers in most of the English-speaking world (but not at most universities in the U.S. or Canada) who do not hold a professorship. ... Lecturer is the name given to university teachers in most of the English-speaking world (but not at most universities in the US or Canada) who do not hold a professorship. ... Master was once a title used in England for men of fairly high rank, such as gentlemen, priests or scholars. ... Choreography (literally dance-writing, also known as dance composition), is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... In British education, a housemaster (or, less commonly, a housemistress) is a member of staff in charge of a boarding house, normally at a boarding school (e. ... A schoolmaster or simply master once referred to a male school teacher. ... Grandmaster and/or Grand Master could mean: In chess, an International Grandmaster. ... The Master of the Horse was (and in some cases, is) a historical position of varying importance in several European nations. ... The Master of the Rolls is the third most senior judge of England, the Lord Chancellor of Great Britain traditionally being first and the Lord Chief Justice second. ... The Queens Bargemaster is a subordinate officer of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. ... There are various levels of judiciary in England and Wales — different types of courts have different styles of judges. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... John Edward Robinson (born December 27, 1943) was convicted in 2003 of the murders of several women. ... Mister or mister can be:- The full spelling (rarely used) of the title Mr. ... Miss is a title typically used for an unmarried woman (not entitled to a higher title). ... Mrs. ... Ms or Ms. ... Mistress is an old form of address for a woman. ... A maidservant or in current usage maid is a female employed in domestic service. ... Maid Marian is the female companion to the legendary figure Robin Hood. ... Popular use of the word youth refers to a person who is neither an adult nor a child, but somewhere in between, scientifically referred to as an adolescent and, in most English speaking countries, commonly referred to as a teen or teenager. ... This article focuses on the education and regulation of nurses. ... A ballerina is a female ballet dancer. ... A professor giving a lecture The meaning of the word professor (Latin: one who claims publicly to be an expert) varies. ... A professor is a senior teacher and researcher, usually in a college or university. ... A professor is a senior teacher and researcher, usually in a college or university. ... A professor is a senior teacher and researcher, usually in a college or university. ... At many universities the honorary title of Distinguished Professor is given to a small number of members of the faculty who are recognized by colleagues throughout the world as leaders in their fields. ... A professor is a senior teacher and researcher, usually in a college or university. ... The Queens Guide award is the highest attainable award for members of Girlguiding UK. Although originally awarded to Girl Guides, it is now only attainable by members of the Senior Section (Rangers, Young Leaders and Young Guiders) aged between 16 and 26. ... A reader might be several different things, depending on the context: there are several cities in the United States named Reader a reader is a minor member of the clergy in some Christian churches a reader is a book of different pieces of writing, often by many authors, collected for... The Reverend is an honorary prefix added to the names of Christian clergy and ministers. ... Sayyid () (plural Saadah) is an honorific title often given to males accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through his grandsons, Hassan and Husayn, who were the sons of his daughter Fatima Zahra and his cousin and son-in-law Ali ibn Abi Talib. ... Look up Scout in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Scout can refer to: International Harvester Scout, an SUV Reconnaissance Scouting, the world-wide youth organization Scout rank (Boy Scouts of America) Scout (comic), a comic book from Eclipse Comics. ... The position of Chief Scout in the United Kingdom started with the appointment of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scout Movement, as Chief Scout. ...

Honorary titles granted by a mentor with the same title

Rabbi, in Judaism, means teacher, or more literally great one. The word Rabbi is derived from the Hebrew root word רַב, rav, which in biblical Hebrew means great or distinguished (in knowledge). Sephardic and Yemenite Jews pronounce this word רִבִּי ribbī; the modern Israeli pronunciation רַבִּי rabbī is derived from a recent (18th... A coach is a person who supports people (clients) to achieve their goals, with goal setting, encouragement and questions. ...

Honorary titles granted by one's peers

The adept masters the highest of esoterical knowledge. ... An akhoond, or akond, is a Muslim tutor and priest. ... A garden featuring depictions of various arhats (Hsi Lai Temple, California) An arhat (Sanskrit, also arahat or arahant (Pali); Chinese: 阿羅漢, āluóhàn, luóhàn, lohan; Tibetan: dgra-bcom-pa; Jp. ... Bwana is a Swahili word which is used in an equivalent way to several English forms of address. ... Look up Brother in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Brother may have the following meanings, in addition to and derived from its main one of male sibling; see Family. a male friend or acquaintance, in some cultures shortened to Bro or Brah a peer, male or female (though such usage is... Sister may refer to: a female sibling a member of a sorority a female member of a religious institution or congregation, often referred to as a nun in common language a female member of a mutual organisation such as a trade union one of a pair or larger group of... The word citizen may refer to: A person with a citizenship Citizen Watch Co. ... A coach is a person who supports people (clients) to achieve their goals, with goal setting, encouragement and questions. ... Goodman is the name of several places in the United States: Goodman, Mississippi Goodman, Missouri Goodman, Wisconsin Goodman Theatre, Chicago Goodman was also a courtesy title for gentlemen, used where Mister (Mr. ... Goodwife, usually abbreviated Goody, is a courtesy title of married women, formerly used where Missus (Mrs. ... Hajji (Arabic: ‎ , pilgrim) is an honorific title given to a Muslim person who has successfully completed the Hajj to Mecca, and is often used to refer to an elder, since it takes time to accumulate the wealth to fund the travel. ... See also Akhoond, alternate title for such an individual Shaykh Categories: | | | | | ... An acronym SRI may refer to one of the following: Socially Responsible Investment. ... Grand Wizard was the title used by the overall leader of earliest form of the Ku Klux Klan, during Reconstruction in the South. ... Imperial Wizard was the title used by the national leader of the white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan in the 20th century. ... Members of the second Ku Klux Klan at a rally during the 1920s. ...

Honorary titles bestowed by followers

The word auntie can mean:- A pet form for the word aunt Among elephants, a female elephant who helps a mother elephant to defend and protect her calf. ... Uncle may refer to: A family relationship, see Cousin chart A cry of surrender An idiom: Dutch uncle, a person who delivers stern lectures Uncle Sam, a national personification of the United States Uncle Tom, a pejorative term for a black person Uncle Tom Cobley, a British folk saying meaning... Baba can mean: Look up baba in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up boss in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... Condottieri (singular condottiero) were mercenary leaders employed by Italian city-states from the late Middle Ages until the mid-sixteenth century. ... A diva is a female opera singer, but now the term also refers to a popular female performer of non-operatic works. ... Effendi (actually spelled Efendi in Turkish) (a Turkish title meaning a lord or master) is a title of respect, equivalent to the English sir, in Turkey and some other Eastern countries. ... Giani: is someone learned in the Sikh religion. ... This article is about the domestic group. ... This page is a candidate to be copied to Wiktionary. ... Guru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Look up Maestro, maestro in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Mahatma is Sanskrit for Great Soul (महात्मा mahātmā: महा mahā (great) + आत्मं or आत्मन ātman (soul)). This epithet is applied to people like Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, though sources vary on who first gave him this name. ... A pastor is a minister or priest of a Christian church. ... The term Pundit has multiple meanings: A pundit or pandit, in the culture of India, is a master of traditional religious poetry and/or traditional music. ... A Siddha in Sanskrit means One who is accomplished and refers to perfected masters who have transcended the Ahamkara (Ego or I-maker), have subdued their minds to be subservient to their Awareness, and have transformed their bodies composed of dense Rajo-tama Gunas into pure Satvic light. ... Shaikh (Arabic: شيخ ),(also rendered as Sheik, Shaykh or Sheikh) is a word in the Arabic language meaning elder of tribe, lord or a revered old man. ... Look up pir in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A Murshid is the teacher and guide to his disciples (Mureedh). ... maestro ... Swami playing the Harmonium Swami is a primarily Hindu honorific, loosely akin to master. It is derived from the Sanskrit language and means owner of oneself, denoting complete mastery over instinctive and lower urges. ... It has been suggested that yogin be merged into this article or section. ...

See also

It has been suggested that Corporate officer be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of Ethiopian aristocratic and religious titles used in Ethiopia until the end of the Monarchy in 1974. ... The following is a list of jobs. ... rank. ... Nobility is a traditional hereditary status (see hereditary titles) that exists today in many countries (mainly present or former monarchies). ... For other uses, see Peerage (disambiguation). ... This is a tentative list of topics regarding political institutions of Ancient Rome. ... Pre-nominal letters are a title which is placed before the name of a person as distinct from a post-nominal title which is placed after the name. ... Honorary title may have one of the following meanings. ...

Sources

  • African Kings by Daniel Lainé
  • Keepers of the Kingdom by Alastair Bruce, Julian Calder, and Mark Cator
  • Master and Commander, film directed by Peter Weir

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