One of the two chief magistrates of the republic.
A senator; a counselor.
One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul.
One of the two leaders of the Roman republic, elected each year.
The chief civil and military magistrates, elected through the assemblies by popular vote.
Chief magistrate of the Roman Republic; two consuls were elected each year. The office continued under the Empire with reduced authority.
In the Republic, there were two officials who were appointed each year to the role of consul. In the case of emperors, they were the highest consuls in the land. The title was renewed every year. If a number follows the title, it applies to an emperor and refers to the number of years he has been chief consul
title given to the two leading magistrates of the Roman republic, elected annually.
either of two annually elected magistrates who jointly exercised the highest authority in the republic
In the empire, the office of consul was the highest in the Senate, sometimes held by the emperor himself. While there was no political power attached to the position, it commanded respect. Shown as cos on coins, followed by numbers indicating times office held.
The â€œConsulâ€ is the chief diplomatic officer in a consulate.
one of the two chief magistrates of the Roman state. The emperor often assumed the title and marked the renewal of it on his coins. Abbreviated COS.