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President

A president is a leader of an organization, company, club, trade union, university, country, a division or part of any of these, or, more generally, anything else.

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20 July Plot - Planned Government
... following were appointed these roles as of July 1944 Generaloberst Ludwig Beck (Army) – President Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (DNVP) – Chancellor Wilhelm ...
Xidian University - Famous Alumni
... and Chairman, Lenovo Group (联想集团) Wang Zhigang (王志刚) - President, CETC (中国电子科技集团) Li Changyin (李长印) - Chief Director, CSIC (中国船舶重工集团) Zeng Liqing ... (腾讯) Yang Jun (杨军) - Vice President, China Great Wall Computer Group Co ... Lin Yang (林杨) - Chief Executive Officer, Digital China (神州数码) Shao Kai (邵凯) - President, UFIDA Software Engineering Co ...
1960 - Events - September
... The Congolese president, Joseph Kasavubu, fires Patrice Lumumba's entire government, and also places Lumumba under house arrest ... President Dwight D ... September 26 – The leading candidates for President of the United States, Richard Nixon and John F ...
Xidian University - President
... The current president is Zheng Xiaojing (郑晓静). ...
United States Presidential Election, 1996
... election of 1996 was a contest between the Democratic national ticket of President Bill Clinton from Arkansas and Vice President Al Gore from Tennessee and the Republican ... On November 5, 1996, President Clinton went on to win re-election with a substantial margin in the popular vote and electoral college ...

More definitions of "president":

  • (noun): An executive officer of a firm or corporation.
  • (noun): The head administrative officer of a college or university.
    Synonyms: prexy
  • (noun): The chief executive of a republic.

Famous quotes containing the word president:

    There can only be one Commander-in-Chief. In these times, crises cannot be managed and wars cannot be waged by committee. To the ears of the world, the President speaks for the nation. While he is of course ultimately accountable to Congress, the courts, and the people, he and his emissaries must not be handicapped in advance in their relations with foreign governments as has sometimes happened in the past.
    Gerald R. Ford (b. 1913)

    How much would it cost you to stand at the wrong end of a shooting gallery?
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Horsefeathers, Huxley College president to con artist Baravelli (Chico Marx)

    I do not choose to run for President in nineteen twenty-eight.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)