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.

Etymologically, a president is one who presides, (from Latin prae- "before" + sedere "to sit"; giving the term praeses). Originally, the term referred to the presiding officer of a ceremony or meeting (i.e., chairman), but today it most commonly refers to an official. Among other things, "President" today is a common title for the heads of state of most republics, whether popularly elected, chosen by the legislature or by a special electoral college.

Other articles related to "president":

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 - Famous Alumni
... Founder 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 ... (腾讯) Yang Jun (杨军) - Vice President, China Great Wall Computer Group Co ... - Chief Executive Officer, Digital China (神州数码) Shao Kai (邵凯) - President, UFIDA Software Engineering Co ...
United States Presidential Election, 1996
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 former Senator Bob Dole of ... On November 5, 1996, President Clinton went on to win re-election with a substantial margin in the popular vote and electoral college ...
Xidian University - President
... The current president is Zheng Xiaojing (郑晓静). ...
20 July Plot - Planned Government
... these roles as of July 1944 Generaloberst Ludwig Beck (Army) – President Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (DNVP) – Chancellor Wilhelm Leuschner (SPD) – Vice-Cha ...

Famous quotes containing the word president:

    The future of America may or may not bring forth a black President, a woman President, a Jewish President, but it most certainly always will have a suburban President. A President whose senses have been defined by the suburbs, where lakes and public baths mutate into back yards and freeways, where walking means driving, where talking means telephoning, where watching means TV, and where living means real, imitation life.
    Arthur Kroker (b. 1945)

    It’s given new meaning to me of the scientific term black hole.
    Don Logan, U.S. businessman, president and chief executive of Time Inc. His response when asked how much his company had spent in the last year to develop Pathfinder, Time Inc.’S site on the World Wide Web. Quoted in New York Times, p. D7 (November 13, 1995)

    I have come to the conclusion that the major part of the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts of expositions and fairs and by tourists into town.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)