abdications

  • 1 ABDICATIONS —    of which the most celebrated are those of the Roman Dictator Sylla, who in 70 B.C. retired to Puteoli; of Diocletian, who in A.D. 305 retired to Salone; of Charles V., who in 1556 retired to the monastery St. Yuste; of Christina of Sweden, who …

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  • 2 abdications — ab·di·ca·tion || ‚æbdɪ keɪʃn n. act of relinquishing office or power, resignation …

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  • 3 Abdication — L abdication (du latin abdicatio, renier, renoncer ; ab de, et dicare, déclarer, proclamer comme n appartenant pas à quelqu un) est l acte selon lequel une personne renonce et cède d elle même sa fonction avant l expiration du temps… …

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  • 4 Abdiquer — Abdication L abdication (du latin abdicatio, renier, renoncer ; ab de, et dicare, déclarer, proclamer comme n appartenant pas à quelqu un) est l acte selon lequel une personne renonce et cède d elle même sa fonction avant l expiration du… …

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  • 5 Abdication — (from the Latin abdicatio , disowning, renouncing, from ab , away from, and dicare , to declare, to proclaim as not belonging to one) is the act of renouncing and resigning from a formal office, especially from the supreme office of state. In… …

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  • 6 Abdication — • Ecclesiastically considered, is the resignation of a benefice or clerical dignity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abdication     Abdication      …

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  • 7 Reign — A reign is a period of time a person serves as a monarch or pope. No time limit exists on reigns, nor is there a term of office. Thus a reign usually lasts for the remainder of the monarch s life, unless the monarchy itself is abolished or the… …

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  • 8 Kanshō — [Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 331 351.] Change of era*; 1460: The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new one commenced in Chōroku 4.Events of the Kanshō eraUntil… …

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  • 9 Diocletianic Persecution — The Christian Martyrs Last Prayer, by Jean Léon Gérôme (1883) The Diocletianic Persecution (or Great Persecution) was the last and most severe persecution of Christians in the Roman empire.[1] In 303, Emperor …

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  • 10 Déposition des empereurs byzantins — La cour byzantine fut souvent le théâtre d’intrigues et de complots pour le pouvoir suprême sur l’empire. Aucune loi de succession n’était définie. Il n’y avait pas d’absolue certitude que le descendant d’un empereur monterait sur le trône, bien… …

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  • 11 History of Christianity — Church history redirects here. For the journal, see American Society of Church History#Church History. For the magazine, see Christianity Today#Christian History. Church historian redirects here. For LDS official church historian, see Church… …

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  • 12 George VI of the United Kingdom — Infobox British Royalty|majesty name =George VI title =King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British dominions beyond the Seas; Emperor of India caption =Formal portrait, circa 1940–46. reign =11 December 1936 – 6 February 1952 Emperor of India …

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  • 13 Monarchy of the Netherlands — Monarch of Kingdom of the Netherlands Monarchy Federal …

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  • 14 Baudouin I of Belgium — Infobox Belgian Royalty|monarch name =Baudouin title =King of the Belgians imgw =200 caption =King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola reign =17 July, 1951 ndash; 31 July, 1993(age|1951|7|17|1993|7|31 years) coronation = predecessor =Leopold III successor …

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  • 15 Charles X of France — Charles X redirects here. For the King of Sweden, see Charles X Gustav of Sweden, for the Catholic claimant of 1589, see Charles, Cardinal de Bourbon. Charles X King Charles X by François Pascal Simon Gérard, 1825 …

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  • 16 Birth of the Italian Republic — The birth of the Italian Republic (officially on June 2, 1946) is a key event of Italian contemporary history. Until 1946, Italy was officially a monarchy ruled by the House of Savoy, kings of Italy since the Risorgimento (and previously of… …

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  • 17 Ferdinand VII of Spain — Ferdinand VII (October 14, 1784 September 29, 1833) was King of Spain twice, in 1808, and from 1813 to 1833 (from 1808 to 1813 in dispute with Joseph Bonaparte).The eldest surviving son of Charles IV, king of Spain, and of his wife Maria Louisa… …

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  • 18 Charles IV of Spain — Charles IV Portrait of Charles IV by Goya King of Spain Reign 14 December 1788–19 March 1808 ( 1000000000000001900000019 years …

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  • 19 Henri, comte de Chambord — Infobox French Royalty name=Henry V title=King of France and Navarre (disputed) caption= reign=2 August 1830 9 August 1830 3 June 1844 ndash; 24 August 1883 reign type=Reign Pretendence coronation= full name=Henri Charles predecessor=Louis XIX… …

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  • 20 Monarchy of Spain — King of Spain redirects here. For other uses, see King of Spain (disambiguation). King of Spain Monarchy …

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