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Head of state

The head of state is the figurehead of a state, who represents the unity of the state. However, the head of state may not have very much real power. In a modern republic, the head of state is a president, usually elected by the people or by a par ...

                                               

Governor General of Canada

The Governor General of Canada is the person who represents Canadas Queen. The Queen of Canada does not spend much time in Canada because she is also the Queen of several other countries. The Governor General is technically chosen by the Queen an ...

                                               

Emir

Emir "commander" or "general", also "prince"; also transliterated as amir, aamir or ameer) is a high title of nobility or office. It is used throughout the Arab world and historically in some Turkic states and Afghanistan. Emirs are usually consi ...

                                               

Lord Protector

A Lord Protector is a British title for heads of state. It has two different meanings at different times in history. The title of Lord Protector was first used by royal princes or other nobles who ruled as regent while the English monarch was sti ...

                                               

Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland

Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland was a title given to the rulers during the Great Interregnum from 1649-1659 after the execution of Charles I and the installation of Oliver Cromwell. There were 2 lord protectors ...

                                               

Shah

Shah is a Persian word which means the king or ruler of a country. This word is used in different countries in the world, including Iran, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Presently the term "Shah" is used as a surname commonly by many people in I ...

                                               

Party leader

In politics, the party leader is the most powerful official within a political party. The party leader is typically responsible for managing the partys relationship with the general public. As such, he or she b.v.will be the person in the party t ...

                                               

Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour

Camillo Paolo Filippo Giulio Benso, Count of Cavour, Isolabella and Leri, better known as Cavour, was an Italian politician and statesman. He was an important person in the movement toward the Italian unification. Cavour was born in Turin during ...

                                               

Pedro Lascurain

Pedro Jose Domingo de la Calzada Manuel Maria Lascurain Paredes was a Mexican politician. He served as the 38th President of Mexico. He served as president for less than one hour on February 19, 1913. It is the shortest presidency in the history ...

                                               

Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition is the name given to the leader of the largest party not in government in a Westminster System of parliamentary government. The Leader of the Opposition is often seen as the alternative Prime Minister, Premier or Chie ...

                                               

Leader of the Opposition (Belize)

The Leader of the Opposition of Belize is the politician who leads the Official Opposition in Belize and also elected official who, according to the Constitution," commands the support of those elected official that do not support the Government. ...

                                               

Leader of the Opposition (New Zealand)

The Leader of the Opposition in New Zealand is the politician who leads the MPs that are not in government in the New Zealand Parliament. In the debating chamber the Leader of the Opposition sits directly opposite the Prime Minister. At present, ...

                                               

Leader of the Opposition (Scotland)

The Leader of the Opposition is an informal term given to the leader of the largest party not in government in the Scottish Parliament. Since 11 August 2020, this has been Ruth Davidson of the Scottish Conservative Party.

                                               

List of presidents of Rwanda

This article lists the Presidents of Rwanda since the creation of the office in 1961, to the present day. As specified in the constitution, the President functions as the head of state of Rwanda, and possesses broad executive powers. The officeho ...

                                               

Francesc Macià i Llussà

Macià achieved the rank of lieutenant-colonel during his military career. He condemned the assault of some Spanish officers on the journal La Veu de Catalunya in 1905. He was forced to abandon the army. In 1922 he founded the independentist party ...

                                               

President of Crimea

The President of the Republic of Crimea was the head of the state of the Republic of Crimea, Ukraine from February 16, 1994 to the time of its end on March 17, 1995. The post was ended as it had problems with the Constitution of Ukraine. The firs ...

                                               

Orson Welles

George Orson Welles was an American director of movies and the theatre, as well as an actor, screenwriter, broadcaster and producer. Welles was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In 1938, he performed The War of the Worlds about an attack on Earth by be ...

                                               

Elsevier

Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database launched in 2004. It gives four types of quality measure for each title; those are h-Index, CiteScore, SJR SCImago Journal Rank and SNIP Source Normalized Impact per Paper.

                                               

Pearson plc

Pearson plc is a British multinational publishing and education company. They are headquartered in London. It was created as a construction business in the 1840s, but they changed to publishing in the 1920s. It is the biggest education company, a ...

                                               

Steve McNair

Steve LaTreal McNair was an American football quarterback who played for the Tennessee Titans and the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for Alcorn State University. McNair was murdered on July 4, 2009.

                                               

Assistant referee

An assistant referee is a referee that helps the main referee with areas that they cannot see or control. The assistant referee has the power to do things that the main referee cannot do. For example, in Football, the assistant referee can call o ...

                                               

Video assistant referee

Video assistant referee is a system that helps referees to decide better about players fouls, if a goal was valid, red card decisions, etc. in soccer matches. When the referee is going to review a play on the field at the VAR box, they outline a ...

                                               

Leo Dandurand

Joseph Viateur "Leo" Dandurand, was the owner of the Montreal Canadians in the National Hockey League and in the league that evolved into the Canadian Football League. Dandurand was born in Bourbonnais, Illinois. He moved to Canada with his famil ...

                                               

Heinrich Retschury

Heinrich Retschury was an Austrian football player, referee, coach and official. He played for First Vienna FC and the Austrian team. Heinrich Retschury played for First Vienna FC as defender. Together with Wilhelm Eipeldauer he formed the defenc ...

                                               

Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman was an American movie director. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri and died of leukemia in Los Angeles, California. In 2006, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized his body of work with an Academy Honor ...

                                               

Bill Bixby

Bill Bixby, was an American actor, director, and producer. He is known for the role of David Banner in the TV series The Incredible Hulk. Bixby died from complications of prostate cancer in Los Angeles on November 21, 1993. He was 59 years old.

                                               

Frank Buxton

Frank Buxton was an American actor, television writer, author, and television director. He was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts. In 1966, Buxton teamed up with Hal Seeger in the animated cartoon series Batfink. He also hosted the game show Get th ...

                                               

Kevin Corcoran

Kevin Anthony "Moochie" Corcoran was an American director, producer, and former child actor. He worked as a child in many of Walt Disneys most popular movies of the late 1950s and 1960s. These include Savage Sam, Old Yeller, Toby Tyler, Pollyanna ...

                                               

Wes Craven

Wesley Earl "Wes" Craven was an American movie director, producer and writer. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is well known for horror movie classics including A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream. On August 30, 2015, Wes Craven died of brain ...

                                               

Stan Freberg

Stanley Victor "Stan" Freberg was an American author, recording artist, animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director. His career began in 1944. He was still active in the industry in his mid-80s, ...

                                               

Larry Hagman

Larry Martin Hagman was an American movie, television, stage, and voice actor who is known for his role as J.R. Ewing in Dallas and as Major Anthony "Tony" Nelson in I Dream of Jeannie. His mother was actress Mary Martin. His father was of Swedis ...

                                               

Edward Herrmann

Edward Kirk Herrmann was an American actor of movies and television, television director, narrator, and screenwriter. He won a Tony Award in 1976 and an Emmy Award in 1999. Herrman was born in Washington, D.C. He was raised in Grosse Pointe, Mich ...

                                               

Danny Leiner

Daniel Danny Leiner was an American movie director. His credits include The Great New Wonderful, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Dude, Wheres My Car?, Layin Low, and Time Expired. Leiner also directed a wide range of television, including Arre ...

                                               

Nancy Malone

Nancy Malone was an American television actor, director and producer. From the 1950s to 1970s, she was an actress and from the 1980s to the 1990s, she was a director and producer. She was best known for her roles on television series such as Nake ...

                                               

Garry Marshall

Marshall wrote for comedians Joey Bishop and Phil Foster. Soon he moved on to writing for television series, including The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Tonight Show. In 1970, he adapted the Neil Simon play and 1968 movie The Odd Couple into a popul ...

                                               

Penny Marshall

Carole Penny Marshall was an American actress, producer and director. She starred as Laverne in the sitcom Laverne & Shirley from 1976 to 1983. Marshall directed many movies, including Awakenings, A League of Their Own, and Big. From 1971 to 1981 ...

                                               

Harry Morgan

Harry Morgan was an American actor. He was well known for his role in the M*A*S*H TV series as Colonel Sherman T. Potter and as Bill Gannon in the T.V. series Dragnet. He won an Emmy Award in 1980. Morgan was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 10 ...

                                               

Vic Morrow

Victor Morrow was an American actor. He was famous for acting in the television series Combat!, in which he also worked as a television director. Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York City. He was the father of actress Jennifer Jason Leigh. Morr ...

                                               

Susan Oliver

Charlotte Gercke was an American actress, pilot and television director. She made her first appearance in television in the July 31, 1955 episode of the drama series Goodyear TV Playhouse.

                                               

Harold Ramis

Harold Allen Ramis was an American comedic actor, director, producer and writer. His best known movie roles were as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters and Russell Ziskey in Stripes, both movies he co-wrote. He also wrote and directed Caddyshack, Natio ...

                                               

Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner was an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, and comedian. He won nine Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career. Reiners most significant voice role is Sarmoti from Father of the Pride.

                                               

Gene Reynolds

Gene Reynolds was an American actor turned award-winning television writer, director, and producer. He was one of the producers of the popular TV series M*A*S*H. Reynolds appeared In Old Chicago 1937, Captains Courageous 1937, Love Finds Andy Har ...

                                               

Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas was an American actor. He is best known from playing the character Kojak in a television series and many television movies. He was born in Garden City, New York; his parents were Greek Americans.

                                               

Garry Shandling

Garry Emmanuel Shandling was an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. He was best known for his work in Its Garry Shandlings Show and The Larry Sanders Show.

                                               

Sam Shepard

Samuel Shepard Rogers III was an American playwright, actor, and television and movie director. He is the author of several books. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child. Shepard was nominated for an Academy Aw ...

                                               

Ben Gazzara

Biagio Anthony Gazzarra, known as Ben Gazzara, was an American movie, stage, and Emmy Award winning television actor and director. Gazzara has appeared in many movies such as; Capone, Saint Jack, An Early Frost, Road House, Summer Sam, 13, and hi ...

                                               

Gene Kelly

Eugene Curran Kelly, better known as Gene Kelly, was an American dancer, actor, singer, director, producer and choreographer. He was a great example of 20th century filmed dance, famous for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks ...

                                               

Tony Scott

Scott was born in North Shields, the son of Elizabeth and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. Scott was educated at the Royal College of Art and at the University of Sunderland.

                                               

Frantisek Salzer

Frantisek Salzer was a Czechoslovak Theatre Director, Theatre Actor, Film Actor, University Professor and Translator.

                                               

Yuri Lyubimov

Yuri Petrovich Lyubimov is a Soviet and Russian actor and director, founder of the internationally-renowned Taganka Theatre. He is one of the leading names in the Russian theatre world. After service in the Soviet Army during the World War II, Ly ...