Czar, Tsar, Pshaw

Too many czars. In the interest of effective communication we suggest alternative terms that better represent the duties and authorities of political appointees who coordinate policy outside the Executive Branch agencies.  We look to history…

From Bartleby Online, Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

POTENTATE; liege, – lord; suzerain, overlord, overking, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch.
crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator, protector, president, stadholder or stadtholder, judge.
cæsar, kaiser, czar or tsar, sultan, soldan [obs.], grand Turk, caliph, imamor imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, pendragon, tycoon, mikado, inca, cazique; voivode or waywode, hospodar, landamman; sayid or sayyid, cacique, czarevitch, grand seignior.
prince, duke (nobility) [See Nobility]; archduke, doge, elector; seignior; landgrave, margrave; maharajah, rajah, emir, nizam, nawab (Indian ruling chiefs) [See Nobility].
empress, queen, sultana, czarina or tsarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine; czarevna or tsarevna, czarina; maharani, rani [both Hindu], begum [Moham.]; rectoress orrectress, rectrix.

The Margrave of Manufacturing!

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