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San Lumen
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Proper Form of Address for Your Leader

Postby San Lumen » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:44 pm

In San Lumen the King/Queen's formal title is His/Her Royal and Imperial Majesty though using the term Your Majesty is often considered acceptable

The Prime Minister is simply called Prime Minister. There is no formal title.

What's the proper form of address in your country?

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Valentine Z
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Postby Valentine Z » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:46 pm

Valentijn “De Sierlijke en Vrij Valkyrie General” Samantha Maxwell Delta Weston Stijn Angelus Tracey Mitchell Marnix Svw. Constantine Sein Lin Zaw Naing can be called by many names, like literally.

For military and formalities, people will have to call him "General" or "Gen. Valentijn".

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Postby Borovan entered the region as he » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:20 pm

Prime Minister or Her most excelent is fine formally but Miss is used by personal colleagues and friends.

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Postby Sapientia Et Bellum » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:21 pm

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Postby Chadtonia » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:23 pm

Chadtonian Presidents have not had a uniform of address, though it seems forthcoming the standard will be uniformly as follows:

His Exalted Royal President or His Exalted President
-male

Her Most Esteemed Royal President or Her Most Esteemed President
-female.
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Misthas
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Postby Misthas » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:08 pm

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Great Nortend
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Postby Great Nortend » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:24 am

The King is addressed properly as 'Your Majesty', and thereafter, 'Sire'. Members of the Royal Family with the title or rank of 'Prince' or equivalent are permitted to address him as 'My Seigneur'.

The Prime Minister is addressed 'Your Grace'. Social equals (such as senior peers) would address him as 'Mr Prime Minister', or 'Limmes'. 'My Lord Treasurer' is also used in Parliament.
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Brittany Normandy Aquitaine
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Postby Brittany Normandy Aquitaine » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:28 am

There isn't actually an official address, some may call the leader Mr. President (most common), or even just by the first name, which is always Gael.

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Postby Amuaplye » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:30 am

He just prefers "Mr. Chuikov."
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Postby Iciaros » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:35 am

The sovereign is usually addressed by their title, most commonly 'Empress' (though this can occasionally vary; the sovereign is entitled to modify their official title). 'My Empress' is the formal address for citizens, but obviously foreigners aren't expected to refer to her as their sovereign.

There are no hard and fast rules, though, and basically anything goes where a clear attempt at showing respect is made, and where the address is not inconsistent with a royal title. "Majesty', 'Grace', 'Highness' etc all work. In any case, most sovereigns haven't really cared that much about it, and would probably let a mistake go unless it's obviously meant to be an insult.
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Postby Brigance » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:17 am

The head of state:-
    Sa Majesté le roi/la reine de Brigance
    His/Her Majesty the King/Queen of Brigance

The head of government:-
    L’honourable le Premier/la Première ministre de Brigance
    The Honourable the Prime Minister of Brigance

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Postby Aikoland » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:40 am

The proper form of address for Queen Aiko is:
Her Royal Highness, Queen Aiko of Aikoland

The proper form of address for the Prime Minister is:
The Honorable [name], Prime Minister of Aikoland

Although, the Queen herself is not a fan of formalities and generally prefers to simply be called Queen Aiko.
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Postby Silver Commonwealth » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:55 am

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Postby Socialist Communist States » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:58 am

Formal: "The Ultimate Supreme Leader of the States"

Informal: incompetent "The Supreme Leader"

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Postby American Pere Housh » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:00 am

Her Imperial Majesty or Her Majesty to most people and Isabella to personal friends and family
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Postby Augustan America » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:15 am

The Praesidis is addressed "Ave, Praesidis" by civilians and "Ave, Imperator" by soldiers.
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Postby Hiachijan » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:18 am

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Postby Cerinda » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:22 am

The proper Form of Address for Andrei Kamriov is Supreme Leader.
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Postby Nachfolgia » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:32 pm

Nachfolgians and second class citizens from all over the Reich are required by law to address the Oberserfuhrur/Oberseterfuhrurin as " Mein/Meine Obersterfuhrur/Obersterfuhrurin."

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Postby Diarcesia » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:44 pm

In writing: "The Monarch Diarcesian" initially, and then "the Monarch" afterwards
Verbally: "Your Primacy" and then "Sir"
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Postby Arthropol » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:35 pm

Monarch:
Most high, most potent and most excellent Prince/Princess, NAME, by the Grace of God, King/Queen of Arthropol, Co-Prince/Princess of Andorra, Most Christian Majesty.
(Très haut(e), très puissant(e) et très excellent(e) Prince/Princesse, NAME, par la grâce de Dieu, Roi/Reine d'Arthropol, Coprince/Coprincesse d'Andorre, Roi/Reine Très-chrétien)

Title of the current King of Arthropol:
"Most high, most potent and most excellent Prince, Pierre Henri Charles Louis Phillipe de Bourbon, by the Grace of God, King of Arthropol, Co-Prince of Andorra, Most Christian Majesty."
(Très haut, très puissant et très excellent Prince, Pierre Henri Charles Louis Phillipe de Bourbon, par la grâce de Dieu, Roi d'Arthropol, Coprince d'Andorre, Roi Très-chrétien)

The King is simply called 'His Majesty' or 'Your Majesty' in daily life, and even just 'Pierre' to some people.

Prime Minister:
Son Excellence (Monsieur/Mademoiselle/Madame/Docteur) NAME, Premier ministre arthropolien, OTHER POLITICAL ROLES
His/Her Excellency (Mr/Miss/Mrs/Dr) NAME, Prime Minister of Arthropol, OTHER POLITICAL ROLES

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The Prime Minister is simply called 'Her Excellency', 'Madam' or 'Mrs/Dr Alard' in daily live, and just 'Claire' to colleagues and friends.
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Postby Darussalam » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:40 pm

Hazrat Mawlānā or 'Ala Hazrat, closely translated to 'Our Master' or 'Present Sovereign', is generally used to address the Emperor-Caliph.

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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Gandoor » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:58 pm

In formal situations, the Prime Minister is addressed as such:
The Honourable [NAME], Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Gandoor

In the case of our current Prime Minister in specific, it would be:
The Honourable Nikolai Olanovich Semenov, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Gandoor

In informal situations, they can simply be addressed as 'Prime Minister [NAME]', optionally with the inclusion of ', of Gandoor' after their name, which is often only used in a situation where you would need to distinguish them from another country's Prime Minister.
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Postby Zhouran » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:10 pm

The President of the State Presidium is generally addressed by their military rank since Zhouran is a Yuhukekang-style stratocracy in which the national leadership is military-ruled with the civilian majority government being civilian. Other than that, the President of the State Presidium can be simply addressed as president instead for convenience.
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Brilinako
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Brilinako » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:19 pm

In formal situations, the Lehendakari is addressed as The Most Honourable NAME, Lehendakari of the Republic of Brilliania. In foreign languages, the term "President" and its variants are accepted as well.
In informal situations, just Lehendakari NAME is used.
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