Minister may refer to:
- Minister (Christianity), a Christian who ministers in some way
- Minister (diplomacy), the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador
- Minister (government), a politician who heads a ministry (government department)
- Shadow minister, a member of a Shadow Cabinet of the opposition
Other articles related to "minister, ministers":
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... CDU) - Chancellor Willy Brandt (SPD) - Vice Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerhard Schröder (CDU) - Minister of Defense Paul Lücke (CDU) - Minister of the. 16 October 1968 - Aenne Brauksiepe (CDU) succeeds Heck as Minister of Family and Youth ... Erhard Eppler (SPD) succeeds Wischnewski as Minister of Economic Cooperation ...
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... A prime minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system ... In many systems, the prime minister selects and may dismiss other members of the cabinet, and allocates posts to members within the government ... In most systems, the prime minister is the presiding member and chairman of the cabinet ...
Famous quotes containing the word minister:
“[T]he minister preached a sermon on Jonah and the whale, at the end of which an old chief arose and declared, We have heard several of the white people talk and lie; we know they will lie, but this is the biggest lie we ever heard.”
—Administration in the State of Miss, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Just let him be minister if thats what he desires, but without his brother and his brother-in-law.”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)
“Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased,
Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow,
Raze out the written troubles of the brain,
And with some sweet oblivious antidote
Cleanse the fraught bosom of that perilous stuff
Which weighs upon the heart?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)