Other (mainly Former, Colonial) Empires & Protectorates
In the (post-)colonial sense, some other powers had High Commissioners, or rather the exact equivalent in their language
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... While being a U.S ... protectoratefrom 1905 to 1941,the Dominican Republic had first various native regimes,then US military Governors 29 November 1916 € 24 July 1922,and just before it ... High Commissioner,Sumner Welles,who served from 1922â“1924 ...
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