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Rulers and monarchs in ancient and modern times

Raise a class to monarchies past and present with a few appellations for rulers in ancient and modern times.

aga
(chiefly historical) in Muslim countries, especially under the Ottoman Empire: a military commander or official.

Caesar
a title of Roman emperors, especially those from Augustus to Hadrian.

elector
(historical) a German prince entitled to take part in the election of the Holy Roman Emperor.

grand duke
a prince or nobleman ruling over a territory in certain European countries.

Khedive
the title of the viceroy of Egypt under Turkish rule 1867–1914.

mikado
(historical) a title given to the emperor of Japan.

Negus
(historical) a ruler, or the supreme ruler, of Ethiopia.

pharaoh
a ruler in ancient Egypt.

rani
a Hindu queen.

regent
a person appointed to administer a state because the monarch is a minor or is absent or incapacitated.

shogun
a hereditary commander-in-chief in feudal Japan.

Tenno
the Emperor of Japan.

viceroy
a ruler exercising authority in a colony on behalf of a sovereign.

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