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Succession

Succession is the act or process of following in order or sequence. It may further refer to:

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Succession
... Succession is the act or process of following in order or sequence ... It may further refer to Order of succession, in politics, the ascension to power by one ruler, official, or monarch after the death, resignation, or removal from office of another, usually in a clearly defined order ... Simultaneity succession, in music, is a chord or harmonic progression, or more generally a series of different groups of pitches, the pitches in each group being played ...
Temuchin - Succession - Jochi
... Genghis Khan was aware of this friction between his sons (particularly between Chagatai and Jochi) and worried of possible conflict between them if he died and therefore he decided to divide his empire among his sons and make all of them Khan in their own right and by appointing one of his sons as his successor ... Chagatai was considered unstable due to his temper and rash behavior because of his statements he made that he would not follow Jochi if he were to become his father's successor ...
List Of Conflicts In Europe - 13th Century
... Albigensian Crusade 1211 Welsh uprising of 1211 1215–1217 First Barons' War 1216–1222 War of Succession of Champagne 1220–1264 The Age of the Sturlungs 1223–1241 Mongol invasion ...
Jazmin Grace Grimaldi - History
... Some of these have obtained succession rights through legitimation or adoption, including Princess Charlotte, an illegitimate child who was adopted by her own father ... Prince Rainier III made obtaining succession rights in this manner impossible for the illegitimate children of his son Albert by adopting a new constitution in 2002, which limited the succession ...
William VII, Marquess Of Montferrat - Succession
... William's body was given back to his family and was buried in the Cistercian abbey of Santa Maria di Lucedio, alongside his father ... His obituary remembers him as fundator huius monasterii "founder of this monastery." In fact, he was just a member of the founding family and an endower ...

More definitions of "succession":

  • (noun): (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established.
    Synonyms: ecological succession
  • (noun): Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
    Synonyms: taking over
  • (noun): The action of following in order.
    Synonyms: sequence
  • (noun): A group of people or things arranged or following in order.
    Example: "A succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"

Famous quotes containing the word succession:

    What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a swift succession of beings which follow one another, assert themselves and disappear; a fleeting symmetry; a momentary order.
    Denis Diderot (1713–1784)

    Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    A mother’s life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.
    Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)