Supreme Leader
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Supreme Leader

A supreme leader or supreme ruler typically refers to the person among a number of leaders of a state, organization or other such group who has been given or is able to exercise the most – or complete – authority over it. In a religion, this role is usually satisfied by a person deemed to be the representative or manifestation of a god or gods on Earth. In politics, a supreme leader usually has a cult of personality associated with them, such as below:

List of titles

Listed by date of establishment.

1920s/30s and earlier

World War II

Cold War era

Post-Cold War era

See also


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