Governor

Flag of the Governor of Gibraltar, 1982–Present

Administrative leader and head of a polity or political region, ranking under the head of state and in some cases, such as governors-general, as the head of state's official representative.

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Governor General of Canada

Federal viceregal representative of the.

Federal viceregal representative of the.

First page of the proclamation of the 1947 Letters Patent as published in the Canada Gazette
Vincent Massey (left foreground), was the first Canadian-born person appointed as viceroy since Confederation.
Michaëlle Jean reciting the oaths of office as administered by Puisne Justice Michel Bastarache, 27 September 2005
Governor General Adrienne Clarkson (right) meets with Russian president Vladimir Putin (left) in the governor general's study of Rideau Hall, 18 December 2000
The Lord Tweedsmuir gives the Throne Speech at the opening of the third session of the 18th Canadian Parliament, 27 January 1938
Governor General David Johnston greeting a crowd during Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa, July 2016.
Michaëlle Jean wearing the insignia of the Order of Canada and Order of Military Merit along with the Canadian Forces Decoration
The present flag of the governor general was adopted in 1981.
Statue of Louis de Buade de Frontenac, the third and sixth governor general of New France at the Quebec Parliament Building.
Political organization of the Province of Canada, after the introduction of responsible government under the Union Act, 1848.
Prince Arthur inspects members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Valcartier Camp as the governor general of Canada in 1914.
Marquess of Willingdon (left) during an official visit to Washington, D.C. as the governor general of Canada.
Lord Byng, the 12th governor general of Canada. His role during the King–Byng affair served as a catalyst for change over the role of the governor general in the British Empire.
Georges Vanier, the 19th governor general of Canada. The convention of alternating between anglophone and francophones began with Vanier's appointment.
Jeanne Sauvé (left), Canada's first female governor general
Governor General Adrienne Clarkson (right) toasts Russian president Vladimir Putin in the ballroom of Rideau Hall, 18 December 2000
As the representative of Canada's head of state, the governor general, Michaëlle Jean, welcomes US President Barack Obama to Canada, 19 February 2009

As governor is the noun in the title, it is pluralized thus, governors general, rather than governor generals.

South Tyrol

Autonomous province in northern Italy, one of the two that make up the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol.

Autonomous province in northern Italy, one of the two that make up the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol.

The Atlas Tyrolensis, showing the entire County of Tyrol, printed in Vienna. 1774
A map from 1874 showing South Tirol with approximately the borders of today's South and East Tyrol
Plaque at a German-language school in both Italian and German
Detailed map of South Tyrol
Ulten Valley
Map of South Tyrol with its eight districts
The Laubengasse or Via dei portici, a street in the capital Bolzano
Brixen is the third largest city
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Val Badia, near the town of Badia
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Group of spruce and pine trees in Latemar forest
The assembly building of South Tyrol
Luis Durnwalder was governor of South Tyrol from 1989 until 2014
Widmann Palace in Bolzano, seat of the provincial government
Vineyards of St. Magdalena in Bozen with St. Justina and Rosengarten group in the background
Cable car on Mount Seceda in the Dolomites
License plate of South Tyrol ( Bz )
Electronic identity cards are issued in three languages (Italian, German, English) in South Tyrol.
Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Bolzano
A Musikkapelle in historic Tyrolean costumes
Tyrolean architecture
Tirol Castle, which gave the wider region its name

The provincial government (Landesregierung) of South Tyrol (formerly also called provincial committee, Giunta provinciale in Italian, Junta provinziala in Ladin) consists of a provincial governor and a variable number of provincial councilors.

Luis Durnwalder, Landeshauptmann of South Tyrol 1989–2014

Landeshauptmann

Chairman of a state government and the supreme official of an Austrian state and the Italian autonomous provinces of South Tyrol and Trentino.

Chairman of a state government and the supreme official of an Austrian state and the Italian autonomous provinces of South Tyrol and Trentino.

Luis Durnwalder, Landeshauptmann of South Tyrol 1989–2014

In English speaking countries, the title is usually translated as "governor," though as mentioned above the function corresponds more to that of minister-president or premier.

The first lieutenant governor of Saskatchewan (1905–1910), Amédée E. Forget

Lieutenant Governor (Canada)

Viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the.

Viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the.

The first lieutenant governor of Saskatchewan (1905–1910), Amédée E. Forget
A meeting of Canada's lieutenant governors in September 1925; standing, from left to right: Henry William Newlands (Saskatchewan), Walter Cameron Nichol (British Columbia), Frank Richard Heartz (Prince Edward Island), James Albert Manning Aikins (Manitoba); seated, left to right: James Robson Douglas (Nova Scotia), Narcisse Pérodeau (Quebec), Henry Cockshutt (Ontario), and William Frederick Todd (New Brunswick); (missing: Robert Brett (Alberta)
Lieutenant Governor's Commission of Appointment, 1925. Appointing James Robson Douglas as lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia.
Lieutenant Governor's Commission of Appointment, 2006. Appointing Mayann E. Francis as lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia.
George Stanley (left), designer of the Canadian national flag and lieutenant governor of New Brunswick from 1981 to 1987, with his wife, Ruth
Albert Edward Matthews, lieutenant governor of Ontario, whom Mitchell Hepburn avoided completely throughout the latter's service as premier
Canada's governor general, lieutenant governors, Territorial commissioners and their private secretaries, 2016.
Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Pierre Duchesne receives the viceregal salute at Remembrance Day ceremonies in 2010
Lieutenant Governor's Recognition Badge
Ray Lawson, lieutenant governor of Ontario from 1946 to 1952, wearing second-class court uniform

Also, as governor is the main noun in the title, it is the word that is pluralized; thus, it is lieutenant governors, rather than lieutenants governor.

Mehemet Ali Viceroy of Egypt, by Auguste Couder, 1841.

Wali (administrative title)

Administrative title that was used in the Muslim World (including the Caliphate and Ottoman Empire) to designate governors of administrative divisions.

Administrative title that was used in the Muslim World (including the Caliphate and Ottoman Empire) to designate governors of administrative divisions.

Mehemet Ali Viceroy of Egypt, by Auguste Couder, 1841.

In Algeria, a wāli is the "governor" and administrative head of each of the 58 provinces of the country, and is chosen by the president.

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Pasha

A pasha's Tugh with two horse tails
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Stone Pasha

Pasha, Pacha or Paşa (paşa; Pashë; باشا), in older works sometimes anglicized as bashaw, was a higher rank in the Ottoman political and military system, typically granted to governors, generals, dignitaries, and others.

Limburg (Netherlands)

Southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.

Southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.

Map showing the two contemporary provinces called "Limburg" as well as the medieval Duchy they are both named after. (The small overlap is Teuven and Remersdaal, two villages in the eastern part of Voeren, a municipality in Belgian Limburg since 1977).
Map showing the medieval "lands of Overmaas" and the Duchy of Limburg, both in the Middle Ages possessed by the Dukes of Brabant. Together these two counties formed one province in the Seventeen Provinces. (The dark lines are the modern borders).
Provincial Government Buildings in Maastricht.
Map of Limburg (2019)
Apples, with cherries, pears and prunes, major produce of Limburgian fruit growing business
Blooming fruit trees, a tourist attraction in the Southern part of Limburg
Gronsveld castle
Eijsden town hall
Typical half-timbered houses
Folklore
Bicycle-racing
Square in front of the Munsterchurch at Roermond, where the provincial diocese of the Roman Catholic church seats.
At Eijsden the river Meuse enters this province as well as the country
Path in Southern Limburgian Ravensbos
River Gulp near Slenaken
Site at the Mooker heath in Northern Limburg
Oud-Lemiers near Vaals, as seen from the Schneeberg in Germany
Brunssummer heath in South Eastern Limburg

The provincial council (States-Provincial - Provinciale Staten) has 47 seats, and is headed by a King's Commissioner (Commissaris van de Koning) who unofficially is called the Governor.

Vermont

State in the New England region of the United States.

State in the New England region of the United States.

The Old Constitution House at Windsor, where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted on July 8, 1777
A circa 1775 flag used by the Green Mountain Boys
The gold leaf dome of the neoclassical Vermont State House (Capitol) in Montpelier
1791 Act of Congress admitting Vermont into the Union
Vermont in 1827. The county boundaries have since changed.
Map of Vermont showing cities, roads, and rivers
Population density of Vermont
Mount Mansfield
Western face of Camel's Hump Mountain (elevation 4079 ft).
Fall foliage at Lake Willoughby
Köppen climate types of Vermont, using 1991–2020 climate normals.
Silurian and Devonian stratigraphy of Vermont
The hermit thrush, the state bird of Vermont
A proportional representation of Vermont exports, 2020
Fall foliage seen from Hogback Mountain, Wilmington
Lake Champlain
Autumn in Vermont
Stowe Resort Village
The Lyndon Institute, a high school in Lyndon, Vermont
The University of Vermont
Old Mill, the oldest building of the university
Vermont welcome sign in Addison on Route 17 just over the New York border over the Champlain Bridge
Amtrak station in White River Junction
The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, in Vernon
The Vermont Supreme Court's building in Montpelier
Vermont towns hold a March town meeting for voters to approve the town's budget and decide other matters. Marlboro voters meet in this building.
Senators Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy and Representative Peter Welch greet supporters in 2017.
Vermontasaurus sculpture in Post Mills, in 2010

The law, the first of its kind in the nation, created nine District Environmental Commissions appointed by the Governor, who judged land development and subdivision plans that would have a significant impact on the state's environment and many small communities.

The Rencong alphabet, a native writing system found in central and South Sumatra. The text reads (Voorhoeve's spelling): "haku manangis ma / njaru ka'u ka'u di / saru tijada da / tang [hitu hadik sa]", which is translated by Voorhoeve as: "I am weeping, calling you; though called, you do not come" (hitu adik sa- is the rest of 4th line.

Yang di-Pertua Negeri

The Rencong alphabet, a native writing system found in central and South Sumatra. The text reads (Voorhoeve's spelling): "haku manangis ma / njaru ka'u ka'u di / saru tijada da / tang [hitu hadik sa]", which is translated by Voorhoeve as: "I am weeping, calling you; though called, you do not come" (hitu adik sa- is the rest of 4th line.

The Yang di-Pertua Negeri (head of state in Malay) is the official title of the ceremonial governors of the Malaysian states without monarchs (hereditary heads of state), namely Penang, Malacca, Sabah and Sarawak.

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Lieutenant governor

High officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction.

High officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction.

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Often a lieutenant governor is the deputy, or lieutenant, to or ranked under a governor — a "second-in-command", rather like deputy governor.