Minister may refer to:
- Minister (Christianity), a Christian who ministers in some way
- Minister (diplomacy), the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador
- Minister (government), a politician who heads a ministry (government department)
- Shadow minister, a member of a Shadow Cabinet of the opposition
Other articles related to "minister, ministers":
... CDU) - Chancellor Willy Brandt (SPD) - Vice Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerhard Schröder (CDU) - Minister of Defense Paul Lücke (CDU) - Minister of the ... - Aenne Brauksiepe (CDU) succeeds Heck as Minister of Family and Youth ... Erhard Eppler (SPD) succeeds Wischnewski as Minister of Economic Cooperation ...
... She was Norwegian Minister for Environmental Affairs from 1974 to 1979 and became Norway's first, and to date only, female Prime Minister ... She served as Prime Minister from February to October in 1981 ... Brundtland became Norwegian Prime Minister for two subsequent terms the first was from 9 May 1986 until 16 October 1989 ...
... A prime minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system ... In many systems, the prime minister selects and may dismiss other members of the cabinet, and allocates posts to members within the government ... In most systems, the prime minister is the presiding member and chairman of the cabinet ...
... President John Tyler appointed Irving as Minister to Spain ... While Irving hoped his position as Minister would allow him plenty of time to write, Spain was in a state of perpetual political upheaval during most of his tenure, with a number of warring factions ... His official duties as Spanish Minister also involved negotiating American trade interests with Cuba and following the Spanish parliament's debates over slave trade ...
... Further information List of Prime Ministers of Canada, Members of the Canadian House of Commons, and List of Canadian senators Axworthy, Lloyd (born 1939) – former Cabinet minister Bain, Thomas (1834–1915 ... Howe, Clarence (1886–1960) – Cabinet minister Howe, Joseph (1804–1873) – Father of Confederation Keyes, Stan (born 1953) Sir Lafontaine, Louis-Hippolyte (1807–1864) – co-pr ...
Famous quotes containing the word minister:
“Before any woman is a wife, a sister or a mother she is a human being. We ask nothing as women but everything as human beings.”
—Ida C. Hultin, U.S. minister and suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 17, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)
“[T]he minister preached a sermon on Jonah and the whale, at the end of which an old chief arose and declared, We have heard several of the white people talk and lie; we know they will lie, but this is the biggest lie we ever heard.”
—Administration in the State of Miss, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“[T]he dignity of parliament it seems can brook no opposition to its power. Strange that a set of men who have made sale of their virtue to the minister should yet talk of retaining dignity!”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)