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Chief Justice of Connacht

The Chief Justice of Connacht was the senior judge who assisted the Lord President of Connaught in judicial matters. Despite the Chief Justices title, full judicial powers were vested in the Lord President himself when the office was established ...

                                               

Chief Justice of Munster

The Chief Justice of Munster was the senior of the two judges who assisted the Lord President of Munster in judicial matters. Despite the judges title of Chief Justice, full judicial authority was vested in the Lord President, who "had power to h ...

                                               

Law Adviser to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

The Law Adviser to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was a Law Officer of the English Crown in nineteenth-century Ireland. The office lapsed in the 1880s, but was briefly revived in the twentieth century. It was abolished on the establishment of the ...

                                               

Lord Justices (Ireland)

The Lord Justice of Ireland was an ancient senior position in the governance of Ireland, held by a number of important personages, such as the Earl of Kildare. In the later centuries of British rule the Lords Justices were three office-holders in ...

                                               

Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Lord Lieutenant of Ireland or more formally Lieutenant General and General Governor was the title of the chief governor of Ireland from the Williamite Wars of 1690 until the Partition of Ireland in 1922. This spanned the Kingdom of Ireland and th ...

                                               

Master of the Rolls in Ireland

The Master of the Rolls in Ireland was a senior judicial office in the Irish Chancery under English and British rule, equivalent to the Master of the Rolls in the English Chancery. Originally called the Keeper of the Rolls, he was responsible for ...

                                               

Principal Solicitor for Ireland

The Principal Solicitor for Ireland was one of the Irish Law Officers in the sixteenth century. The office originated in a rather unusual way, from a dispute between two rivals for the Office of Solicitor General for Ireland, Patrick Barnewall an ...

                                               

Recorder of Cork

The Recorder of Cork was a judicial office holder in pre-Independence Ireland. The Recorder was the chief magistrate of Cork city: his principal duty was to keep the peace. The office was broadly similar to that of the Recorder of Dublin, except ...

                                               

Secretary of State (Ireland)

The Principal Secretary of State, or Principal Secretary of the Council, was a government office in the Kingdom of Ireland. It was abolished in 1801 when Ireland became part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland under the Acts of Uni ...

                                               

Under-Secretary for Ireland

The Under-Secretary for Ireland was the permanent head of the British administration in Ireland prior to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. The Under-Secretarys residence was at Ashtown Lodge in Phoenix Park, also known as the Und ...

                                               

Vice Great Seneschal of Ireland

Vice Great Seneschal of Ireland, is not a formal title of office, but describes a functional role under the aegis of the Hereditary Great Seneschal or Lord High Steward of Ireland, the latter acting under royal authority dating back several centu ...

                                               

Assembly of Representatives (Mandatory Palestine)

The Assembly of Representatives was the elected parliamentary assembly of the Jewish community in Mandatory Palestine. It was established on 19 April 1920, and functioned until 13 February 1949, the day before the first Knesset, elected on 25 Jan ...

                                               

Deputy Prime Minister of Italy

The Deputy Prime Minister of Italy, officially Vice-President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic, is a senior member of the Italian Cabinet. Moreover, it is often colloquially known as Vicepremier. The office of the Deputy Prime ...

                                               

George Nedham

George Nedham was a supporter of the Royalist cause during the English Civil War who, following their defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651, emigrated to the West Indies. First he went to Antigua, and later migrated to Jamaica. Here he marrie ...

                                               

Sessei

Sessei was the highest government post of the Ryūkyū Kingdom below the king; the sessei served the function of royal or national advisor. In the Ryukyuan language at the time, the pronunciation was closer to shisshii, and has only changed relativ ...

                                               

Governor of Nandi County

The office of the County Governor of Nandi is one of the State Offices in 47 devolved governments in 47 Counties of Kenya. The county governor and the deputy governor are the chief executive and the deputy chief executive of the county. The first ...

                                               

Machakos County Governor

The Machakos County Governor is the chief executive of the Machakos and the various agencies and departments over which the officer has jurisdiction, as prescribed in the Republic of Kenya Constitution 2010. It is a directly elected position, vot ...

                                               

List of Malaysian State Assembly Representatives (2008–13)

The following are the members of the Dewan Undangan Negeri or state assemblies, elected in the 2008 state election and by-elections. Also included is the list of the Sarawak state assembly members who were elected in 2011.

                                               

List of Malaysian State Assembly Representatives (2013–18)

The following are the members of the Dewan Undangan Negeri or state assemblies, elected in the 2013 state election and by-elections. Also included is the list of the Sarawak state assembly members who were elected in 2016. The opposition coalitio ...

                                               

List of Malaysian State Assembly Representatives (2018–)

The following are the members of the Dewan Undangan Negeri or state assemblies, elected in the 2018 state elections which was part of the 2018 Malaysian general elections. Also included are the list of the Sarawak state assembly members who were ...

                                               

Minister of State (Netherlands)

The Minister of State is an honorary title in the Netherlands. The title is formally granted together with the style Excellency, by the Monarch, but on the initiative of the cabinet of the Netherlands. It is given on a personal basis, for life ra ...

                                               

Eleruwa

Solomon Olarnrewaju Olaribikusi II 1960–1969 Sabi – Ayinla Edu Bankole-Akangbe Agan died in 1911 Gbajumola I – Afasan reigned till about 1860 Olasubu – Akangbe osin Fasina Akindele Ajani Sangotola II 1938 – 4th Dec. 1944 Bolanle Olaniyan Gbajumol ...

                                               

Akarigbo of Remo

The Akarigbo of Remoland is the royal title of the paramount ruler of the thirty three towns that makes up the Remo kingdom in Ogun state in Nigeria The capital of the kingdom is Sagamu or Shagamu also known as Ishagamu and it is made up of thirt ...

                                               

Erejuwa II

Erejuwa II was a Nigerian traditional title holder and paramount leader of the Itsekiri who was Olu of Warri from 1951 to 1964 and from 1966 to 1987. He succeeded his father Ginuwa II as Olu. Ginuwa II was a great grandson of Olu Akengbuwa the la ...

                                               

Godson Ezechukwu

Igwe Godson Ogbunanwa Ezechukwu, OON, KSP, JP is the traditional ruler of Umuchu Community. He is the paramount ruler in Umuchu, an Igbo town in Aguata local government area, Anambra, Nigeria.

                                               

Igwe of Nnewi kingdom

The Nnewi monarchy, like the British monarchy, is a traditional inheritance of the throne based on Patrilineality and sonship heredity. In Nnewi the traditional monarch is called the Igwe. The Igwe is born and not made or elected, and the institu ...

                                               

Jaafaru Dan Isiyaku

Jaafari Dan Isiyaku was the sixteenth Sarkin Zazzau, he reigned from 1937 to 1959. As Emir of Zaria, he was administrative head of Zaria Emirate Native Authority which consisted of seventeen districts and he was responsible for the maintenance of ...

                                               

List of Igbo Nnewi monarchs

The Monarchy of Nnewi concerns the monarchical head of state of Nnewi, which is a traditional and hereditary monarchy with a tetrarchy system. The Kingdom of Nnewi has been a monarchy since 15th century. Chiefdoms were set up at various dates in ...

                                               

List of governors of the Northern Mariana Islands

The following is a list of persons who served as Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands. The term of office is 4 years. The longest-serving governor in CNMI history is Pedro Tenorio, who served 12 years in office from 1982 to 1990 and again fro ...

                                               

Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has a self-governing government consisting of a locally elected governor, Lieutenant Governor and the Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Legislature. Incumbent Governor Eloy S. Inos died on Dece ...

                                               

Nicholas Brokam

Nicholas Brokam was a Papua New Guinean politician. He was a member of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly between 1961 and 1968, also serving as Under-Secretary for Economic Affairs and Information and Extension Services.

                                               

Batarah Shah Tengah

Sultan Batara Shah Tengah was the 8th Sultan of Sulu. He reigned from 1596 to 1608. He was the son of the previous Sultan Muhammad ul-Halim, also known as Pangiran Buddiman. The title "Batara" in his name is a reference to Brunei annals, which us ...

                                               

Dayang Kalangitan

Dayang Kalangitan is a legendary figure in early Philippine history who was said to be Dayang of the pre-Hispanic Indianized Philippine polity of Pasig. The eldest daughter of Rajah Gambang and ruling Pasig together with her husband, Rajah Lontok ...

                                               

List of ancient Philippine consorts

This is a list of the queen consorts of the major kingdoms and states that existed in present-day Philippines. Only the senior queens - i.e. those with the rank of Dayang and Lakambini - are listed.

                                               

List of sultans of Sulu

This is a list of sultans and later claimants of the Sultanate of Sulu. The Royal House of Sulu is a royal house of the Sulu Archipelago in the Philippines. Historically the head of the Sultanate of Sulu, the position of sultan today carries with ...

                                               

Heads of state and government of the Philippines

Under the Spanish Colonial Government 1571–1764 Status: Defunct Inaugural holder: Miguel Lopez de Legazpi The Royal Governor-General of the Philippines ruled the Spanish colony that is today the Republic of the Philippines except a two-year Briti ...

                                               

Free Legal Assistance Group

The Free Legal Assistance Group is a nationwide organization of human rights lawyers in the Philippines, founded in 1974 by Sen. Jose Diokno, Lorenzo Tañada and Joker Arroyo during the Martial Law Era under ex-President Ferdinand Marcos. It is th ...

                                               

Jose Diokno Boulevard

Jose Diokno Boulevard is a 4.38-kilometre long major collector road that runs north-south along the eastern perimeter of the SM Mall of Asia complex and parallel to Macapagal Boulevard in Bay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. It provides access fr ...

                                               

Movement of Concerned Citizens for Civil Liberties

The Movement of Concerned Citizens for Civil Liberties is an advocacy coalition in the Philippines which was first formed under the leadership of Jose W. Diokno in 1971, as a response to the suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus in the wake of ...

                                               

Marshal of Poland

Marshal of Poland is the highest rank in the Polish Army. It has been granted to only six officers. At present, this rank is equivalent to a Field Marshal or General of the Army in other NATO armies.

                                               

Prefect (Romania)

The office traces its origin to the ispravnici who held office in the Danubian Principalities before these united in 1859. Two laws of 1864 introduced the office of prefect into the new Romanian state, modelled on the French equivalent. Another l ...

                                               

Lucius Alienus

Lucius Alienus was a citizen of ancient Rome who served as plebeian aedile in 454 BC. According to the Roman historian Livy, he accused Gaius Veturius Cicurinus, the consul of the previous year, of illegally selling the plunder which had been gai ...

                                               

Quintus Catius

For others named Catius, see Catia gens. Quintus Catius was an officer of the Roman Republic during the Second Punic War. Catius was plebeian aedile with Lucius Porcius Licinius in 210 BC. Using money collected through fines, they dedicated bronz ...

                                               

Marcus Fulvius Nobilior (consul 189 BC)

Marcus Fulvius Nobilior, Roman general, a member of one of the most important families of the plebeian Fulvia gens. He started his political career as curule aedile in 195 BC. When praetor 193 BC he served with distinction in Spain, and as consul ...

                                               

Sextus Julius Caesar (consul 91 BC)

Sextus Julius C. f. Caesar was a Roman statesman, who held the consulship in 91 BC. He died during the Social War. However, he is best known to history as the uncle of Gaius Julius Caesar, the dictator.

                                               

Sextus Julius Caesar (consul 157 BC)

Sextus Julius Caesar Sex. f. L. n. was a Roman statesman, and the first member of the Julii Caesares to hold the consulship, which he attained in 157 BC.

                                               

Gnaeus Ogulnius

Gnaeus Ogulnius was a Roman politician in the early 3rd century BC. He served as tribunus plebis in 300 BC and as aedilis curulis in 296. He was a member of the plebeian gens Ogulnia. Livy accused Gnaeus and his brother, Quintus Ogulnius, of crav ...

                                               

Quintus Aemilius Papus

Quintus Aemilius Papus, a member of the gens Aemilia - an ancient ruling class - of the Papus family, was a Roman general and statesman.

                                               

Lucius Aurelius Cotta (consul 65 BC)

Lucius Aurelius Cotta was a Roman politician from an old noble family who held the offices of praetor, consul and censor. Both his father and grandfather of the same name had been consuls, and his two brothers, Gaius Aurelius Cotta and Marcus Aur ...

                                               

Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus

Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus was a Praetor in 148 BC, Consul in 143 BC, Proconsul of Hispania Citerior in 142 BC and Censor in 131 BC.