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Royal And Noble Ranks
Traditional rank amongst European royalty , peers , and nobility is rooted in Late Antiquity
Late Antiquity
and the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
. Although they vary over time and among geographic regions (for example, one region's prince might be equal to another's grand duke ), the following is a reasonably comprehensive list that provides information on both general ranks and specific differences. CONTENTS* 1 Ranks and title * 1.1 Sovereign
Sovereign
* 1.2 Other sovereigns, royalty, peers, and major nobility * 1.3 Minor nobility, gentry, and other aristocracy * 2 Corresponding titles of nobility between languages * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links RANKS AND TITLE This article contains embedded lists that MAY BE POORLY DEFINED, UNVERIFIED OR INDISCRIMINATE . Please help to clean it up to meet Wikipedia's quality standards
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Russian Revolution
The RUSSIAN REVOLUTION was a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917 which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
. The Russian Empire
Russian Empire
collapsed with the abdication of Emperor Nicholas II and the old regime was replaced by a provisional government during the first revolution of February 1917 (March in the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
; the older Julian calendar
Julian calendar
was in use in Russia at the time). Alongside it arose grassroots community assemblies (called 'soviets ') which contended for authority. In the second revolution that October, the Provisional Government was toppled and all power was given to the soviets
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Proclamation Of The Republic (Brazil)
The PROCLAMATION OF THE REPUBLIC (Portuguese : Proclamação da República do Brasil) was a military coup d\'état that established the First Brazilian Republic
First Brazilian Republic
on November 15, 1889. It overthrew the constitutional monarchy of the Empire of Brazil
Brazil
and ended the reign of Emperor Pedro II . The proclamation of the Republic took place in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
, then capital of the Empire of Brazil, when a group of military officers of the Brazilian Army
Brazilian Army
, led by Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca , staged a coup d'état without the use of violence, deposing Emperor Pedro II and the President of the Council of Ministers of the Empire , the Viscount of Ouro Preto
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Siamese Revolution Of 1932
The SIAMESE REVOLUTION OF 1932 or the SIAMESE COUP D\'éTAT OF 1932 (Thai : การปฏิวัติสยาม พ.ศ. 2475 or การเปลี่ยนแปลงการปกครองสยาม พ.ศ. 2475) was a crucial turning point in 20th-century Thai history . The revolution, a coup d\'état , was a nearly bloodless transition on 24 June 1932, which changed the system of government in Siam
Siam
from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional monarchy . The "revolution" was brought about by a comparatively small group of military and civilians, who formed Siam's first political party, the Khana Ratsadon (Peoples' Party). It ended 150 years of absolutism under the Chakri Dynasty and almost 800 years of absolute rule of kings over Thai history. It was a product of global historical change as well as domestic social and political changes
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Italian Institutional Referendum, 1946
An INSTITUTIONAL REFERENDUM (referendum istituzionale, or referendum sulla forma istituzionale dello Stato, in Italian ) was held in Italy
Italy
on 2 June 1946, a key event of Italian contemporary history . Until 1946, Italy
Italy
was a kingdom ruled by the House of Savoy
House of Savoy
, kings of Italy
Italy
since the Risorgimento and previously rulers of Savoy
Savoy
. However, Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
, enjoying the support of the reigning monarch, imposed fascism after the 28 October 1922 March on Rome
March on Rome
, eventually engaging Italy
Italy
in World War II
World War II
alongside Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany

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Spanish Transition To Democracy
The SPANISH TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY (Spanish : Transición española a la democracia), or simply THE TRANSITION (Spanish : La Transición) refers to the restoration of democracy in Spain after the death of Francisco Franco in 1975. The transition began shortly after Franco's death on 20 November 1975, while its completion has been variously said to be marked by the Spanish Constitution of 1978 , the failure of an attempted coup on 23 February 1981, or the electoral victory of the Spanish Socialist Workers\' Party (PSOE) on 28 October 1982. Though faced with political and economic crises at the time, the transition to democracy was one of the factors that allowed Spain to join the European Economic Community and NATO
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Unification Of Germany
The UNIFICATION OF GERMANY into a politically and administratively integrated nation state officially occurred on 18 January 1871, in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles
in France. Princes of the German states gathered there to proclaim Wilhelm I of Prussia
Prussia
as German Emperor after the French capitulation in the Franco-Prussian War
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Meiji Restoration
The MEIJI RESTORATION (明治維新, Meiji Ishin), also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji . Although there were Emperors before the Meiji Restoration, the events restored practical abilities and consolidated the political system under the Emperor of Japan
Emperor of Japan
. The goals of the restored government were expressed by the new emperor in the Charter Oath . The Restoration led to enormous changes in Japan's political and social structure, and spanned both the late Edo period
Edo period
(often called the Late Tokugawa shogun ) and the beginning of the Meiji period
Meiji period

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First French Empire
French Revolutionary Wars
French Revolutionary Wars
• Constitution adopted 18 May 1804 • Coronation of Napoleon
Napoleon
I 2 December 1804 •
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Liberal Wars
Liberal victory, Concession of Evoramonte : * Constitutional monarchy is restored. * Dom Miguel renounces all his claims to the throne and goes into exile. BELLIGERENTS Liberals SUPPORTED BY: * United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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Second French Empire
The SECOND FRENCH EMPIRE (French: Deuxième Empire
Empire
français) was the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III
Napoleon III
from 1852 to 1870, between the Second Republic and the Third Republic , in France
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Italian Unification
Timeline Italy
Italy
portal * v * t * e ITALIAN UNIFICATION (Italian : Unità d'Italia), or the RISORGIMENTO ( , meaning resurgence or revival), was the political and social movement that consolidated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of the Kingdom of Italy
Italy
in the 19th century. The process began in 1815 with the Congress of Vienna
Congress of Vienna
and was completed in 1871 when Rome
Rome
became the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. The memory of the Risorgimento is central to both Italian politics and Italian historiography, for this short period (1815–1860) is one of the most contested and controversial in modern Italian history. Italian nationalism was based among intellectuals and political activists, often operating from exile
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Iranian Revolution
Imperial State of Iran
Iran
* Regency Council * Resurgence Party * Imperial Iranian Army * Imperial Guard * SAVAK *
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Modern Cambodia
After the fall of the Pol Pot
Pol Pot
regime of Democratic Kampuchea
Democratic Kampuchea
, Cambodia
Cambodia
was under Vietnamese occupation and a pro- Hanoi
Hanoi
government, the People\'s Republic of Kampuchea was established. A civil war raged during the 1980s opposing the government's Kampuchean People\'s Revolutionary Armed Forces against the Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea
Democratic Kampuchea
, a government in exile composed of three Cambodian political factions: Prince Norodom Sihanouk 's Funcinpec party, the Party of Democratic Kampuchea
Democratic Kampuchea
(often referred to as the Khmer Rouge
Khmer Rouge
) and the Khmer People\'s National Liberation Front (KPNLF)
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Legitimists
The LEGITIMISTS (French : Légitimistes) are royalists who adhere to the rights of dynastic succession to the French crown of the descendants of the eldest branch of the Bourbon dynasty, which was overthrown in the 1830 July Revolution
July Revolution
. They reject the claim of the July Monarchy
Monarchy
of 1830–1848 which placed Louis Philippe, Duke of Orléans , head of the Orléans cadet branch of the Bourbon dynasty until he, too, was dethroned and driven, with his family, into exile. Following the movement of Ultra-royalists during the Bourbon Restoration
Restoration
of 1814, legitimists came to form one of the three main right-wing factions in France, which was principally characterized by its counter-revolutionary views. The other two right-wing factions were, according to historian René Rémond , the Orléanists and the Bonapartists
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Oligarchy
OLIGARCHY (from Greek ὀλιγαρχία (oligarkhía); from ὀλίγος (olígos), meaning 'few', and ἄρχω (arkho), meaning 'to rule or to command') is a form of power structure in which power rests with a small number of people. These people might be distinguished by nobility , wealth, family ties, education or corporate, religious or military control. Such states are often controlled by a few prominent families who typically pass their influence from one generation to the next, but inheritance is not a necessary condition for the application of this term. Throughout history, oligarchies have often been tyrannical , relying on public obedience or oppression to exist. Aristotle
Aristotle
pioneered the use of the term as a synonym for rule by the rich, for which another term commonly used today is plutocracy
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