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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
... The conspirators were earlier designated positions in secret to form a government that would take office after the assassination of Hitler were it to prove successful ... Because of the plot's failure, such a government never rose to power and most of its members were executed ...
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). ...
Xidian University - Famous Alumni
... Wang Zhigang (王志刚) - President, CETC (中国电子科技集团) Li Changyin (李长印) - Chief Director, CSIC ... (腾讯) Yang Jun (杨军) - Vice President, China Great Wall Computer Group Co ... Digital China (神州数码) Shao Kai (邵凯) - President, UFIDA Software Engineering Co ...
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 national ticket of ... 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): The head administrative officer of a college or university.
    Synonyms: prexy
  • (noun): The chief executive of a republic.
  • (noun): An executive officer of a firm or corporation.

Famous quotes containing the word president:

    We must choose. Be a child of the past with all its crudities and imperfections, its failures and defeats, or a child of the future, the future of symmetry and ultimate success.
    Frances E. Willard 1839–1898, U.S. president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union 1879-1891, author, activist. The Woman’s Magazine, pp. 137-40 (January 1887)

    Every President wants to do right.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    “It’s hard enough to adjust [to the lack of control] in the beginning,” says a corporate vice president and single mother. “But then you realize that everything keeps changing, so you never regain control. I was just learning to take care of the belly-button stump, when it fell off. I had just learned to make formula really efficiently, when Sarah stopped using it.”
    Anne C. Weisberg (20th century)