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noun authority, bigwig, boss, chief, chieftain, commander, czar, dictator, director, emperor, executive, governor, head, head honcho, high chief, imperator, leader, lord, magnate, majesty, master, monarch, overlord, paraaount lord, patriarch, person who is reported to, power, royal personage, ruler, superior

KING. The chief magistrate of a kingdom, vested usually with the executive power.
     2. The following table of the reigns of English and British kings and queens, commencing with the Reports, is added, to assist the student in many points of chronology.


     Accession. Henry III................ 1216 Edward I................. 1272 Edward II................ 1307 Edward III............... 1307 Richard II............... 1377 Henry IV................. 1399 Henry V.................. 1413 Henry VI................. 1422 Edward IV................ 1461 Edward V................. 1483 Richard III.............. 1483 Henry VII................ 1485 Henry VIII............... 1509 Edward VI................ 1547 Mary..................... 1553 Elizabeth................ 1558 James I.................. 1603 Charles I................ 1625 Charles II............... 1660 James II................. 1685 William III.............. 1689 Anne..................... 1702 George I................. 1714 George II................ 1727 George III............... 1760 George IV................ 1820 William IV............... 1830 Victoria................. 1837

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Don Sabo, Recipient of the Billie Jean King Contribution Award Don Sabo is the winner of the 2015 Billie Jean King Contribution Award, and has been an integral part of pushing Women's Sports Foundation's research for more than 25 years.
Founded in 1974 by Billie Jean King, the Women's Sports Foundation is a national charitable educational organization seeking to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.
The unseeded British pair beat Thai twin brothers Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana 6-3 1-6 6-4 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
It is fitting that we have three major women's events converging in 2008: the 35th Anniversary of Billie Jean King winning 'The Battle of the Sexes' against Bobby Riggs; the formalization of Title IX; and 35 years of Olivia celebrating community," added Lisa Henderson, General Manager of Olivia.
When we launched the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative last November, we set out to effectively move the needle on issues impacting the landscape of today's global workplaces," said Billie Jean King.
As a result Mauresmo etched her name in the record books by becoming the first French player to win the year-end event - for which she earned pounds 575,000 and the Billie Jean King Waterford crystal bowl.
The Women's Tennis Association threw itself a 30th-birthday party between matches at Staples Center on Sunday, treating the fans to a veritable Mount Rushmore of the era's greatest players from Billie Jean King to Justine Henin-Hardenne, and reminding us over and over that it has come a long way, baby.
Twenty-eight years ago, Billie Jean King stood up for all women by crushing woman-baiter Bobby Riggs on the tennis court, Now lesbian filmmaker Jane Anderson and icon Holly Hunter want to fire up a new generation with the ABC-TV movie When Billie Beat Bobby
In addition to the Sportswomen of the Year honors, the Women's Sports Foundation announced three new inductees into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame, as well as the recipients of the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award, the Billie Jean King Contribution Award and the Women's Sports Foundation's High School Athlete of the Year Award.
PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 6 at a special ceremony in Center City Philadelphia, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania(GSEP) will honor social activist and Philadelphia Freedoms owner Billie Jean King with its "Centennial Award," an honor reserved for the most distinguished female leaders.
London, July 1 ( ANI ): Tennis legend Billie Jean King has revealed that she accepted the 100,000 dollars challenge match against Bobby Riggs because she wanted to create history and force equality for women players, while Bobby Riggs was going for more money.
When I think of Billie Jean King, I don't even think about tennis.