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These are desciptions of titles that appear in the Great Empires timeline.

Ranks and titles

High Imperial

  • Grand Emperor is a very rare title denoting a Monarch of an even higher rank than an Emperor, historically used by the Ming and Qing Emperors of China. Currently used as the primary title of The Emperors of Rome.

Imperial

  • Emperor or Empress ​is a title which denotes a ruler of an empire. Emperor consort or Empress consort is used to denote the spouse of a reigning emperor of empress.
    • Tsar or Tsarina, derived from the Latin "Caesar", used in non-formal contexts to denote the Empeors of Russia.
    • Basileus or Basileia, was a title used by the historical Byzantine Emperors
    • Samraat or Samrajni is an ancient Indian title sometimes translated into modern English as Emperor
    • Khagan, Great Khan or Great Khatun is a title of Imperial rank in the Mongolian and Turkic languages. Currently used by the Mongol Emperors.

High royal

  • King of Kings or Queen of Queens, mostly used in Christian contexts to denote Jesus Christ or the Christian Roman emperors of the Late Empire and Byzantine periods.
    • Shahanshah, literally "King of Kings" a corruption of the Middle Persian šāhān šāh, meaning"King's King." Currently used in Persia by the Empress.
    • Maharaja, Sanskrit for "Great King" or "High King"
  • High King or High Queen, a king or queen who rules over lesser kings or queens, officially used by the kings and queens of Korea

Royal

  • King or Queen is the title of a ruler of a Kingdom. Their realm is called a Kingdom. King consort or Queen consort denotes a spouse of a reigning King or Queen.
    • Shah or Shahbanu, Persian title for king and queen. Their real is called a Shahdom.
    • Khan or Khatun, originally a military rank, later used to denote a ruler of a Khanate.
    • Raja or Rani, Indian for ruler

Princely, ducal and other titles

  • Prince or Princess, title used by sons and daughters of kings, queens, emperors and emperors. Also used to denote a ruler of a principality. Prince consort or Princess consort is sometimes used to denote the spouse of a king or queen.
    • Crown prince of Crown princess, title of the person currently expected to inherit the throne, the heir apparent or heiress apparent
  • Archduke or Archduchess, ruler of an archduchy, historically used by large European states
  • Grand duke of Grand duchess, ruler of a grand duchy
  • Duke or Duchess, ruler of a duchy
  • Baron or Baroness, ruler of a barony
  • Sheikh or Sheikha, Arabic honorific meaning elder, sometimes ruler of a Sheikhdom
  • Emir or Emira, is a title of high office, used throughout the Muslim world.

Religious

  • Pope, Bishop of Rome, Head of the Roman Catholic Church and Christendom.
  • Caliph or Calipha, ruler of a caliphate, Commander of the Faithful and leader of Islam, used by the Abbasid and Kenopian Caliphates.
  • High Priest or High Priestess, a high ranking priest or priestess that sometimes is also a state leader

Democratic

  • President, democratically elected person that is the head of a nation, organization, company, university, union or something else
  • Chancellor, a title of various official positions in the governments of many nations.
  • Prime minister, a prime minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system.
  • Chairperson, also simply known as the chair, is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board committee, or deliberative assembly.

Other

  • Dictator, someone who rules with absolute power over a country, used as secondary title of Emperors of Rome.

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