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President was a title sometimes given to heads of state, or someone who presided over a governmental or corporate body.

General Santa Anna was the President of Mexico in 1836. (DS9: "Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night")

The board of trustees of the Starfleet Academy was headed by a president in the 2150s. (ENT: "Storm Front, Part II")

Altair VI elected a new planetary president in 2267. The USS Enterprise, along with two other Federation starships, was scheduled to attend the president's inauguration. The Enterprise, however, diverted to Vulcan when Spock entered pon farr. (TOS: "Amok Time")

After negotiating Cardassia's annexation into the Dominion in 2373, Dukat effectively became the dictator of the Cardassian Union, though still a servant of the Founders. However, he chose to maintain his rank of gul as opposed to legate because he felt it was more "hands on," and because the titles of emperor, president, first minister, and emissary seemed too "pretentious." (DS9: "Ties of Blood and Water")


"Mr. President" was a formal salutation used when addressing the president of a government.

James T. Kirk referred to an Excalbian who appeared as a former President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, as "Mr. President". (TOS: "The Savage Curtain")

Both a Human Federation president and an Efrosian Federation president were referred to as "Mr. President", as well as President Jaresh-Inyo. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home; Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country; DS9: "Homefront", "Paradise Lost")

When The Doctor portrayed the President of Earth in order to conduct negotiations with a photonic lifeform, Harry Kim addressed him as "Mr. President" upon his return. (VOY: "Bride of Chaotica!")


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