List of Titles Only Held by One Person [All Time]

List of Titles Only Held by One Person with name of title, held by, given by, year, check unique titles held by specific individuals due to unique circumstances, achievements or historical context

List Of Titles Only Held By One Person

List of Titles Only Held by One Person with name of title, held by, given by and year title was given, check unique titles held by specific individuals. Due to their unique circumstances, achievements, or historical context, these titles have been held by only one person. These titles are often associated with remarkable feats, significant events, or distinct roles that set the person apart from others.

A list of titles, including ranks and other official positions of authority, that have only ever been held by one person is given here.

Titles Only Held by One Person

Name of Title Held by [Given by] Year
Xi Chu Ba Wang (Overlord of Western Chu 西楚覇王) Xiang Yu [Chu (state)] 206 BCE
Reigning Lady and Lord and the Protector of the Entire Kingdom of Denmark
(Fuldmægtig frue og husbond og det ganske rige Danmarks formynder)
Margrete I [Kalmar Union] 1387
Duke of Friedland Albrecht von Wallenstein [Himself] 1627
King of the Australian Empire Phillip Cunningham [The Castle Hill convict rebellion] 1804
Grand Duke of Würzburg Ferdinand I [Grand Duchy of Würzburg] 1807
King of Westphalia Jerome Napoleon I [Kingdom of Westphalia] 1807
King of Haiti Henri I [Kingdom of Haiti] 1811
Baháʼu’lláh Baháʼu’lláh [The Baháʼí Faith] 1848
Heavenly King of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Hong Xiuquan [Taiping Rebellion] 1851
Emperor of the United States, Protector of Mexico Emperor Norton [Himself] 1859
President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis [Confederate States of America] 1861
Duke of Clarence and Avondale Prince Albert Victor [Queen Victoria] 1890
President of Hawaii Sanford B. Dole [Republic of Hawaii] 1894
Admiral of the Navy George Dewey [USA] 1899
King Of Albanians Zog I of Albania [Kingdom of Albania] 1922
Duce Benito Mussolini [Kingdom of Italy] 1925
General Special Class (Te Ji Shang Jiang 特級上將) Chiang Kai Shek [Republic of China (1912-49)] 1926
Marshal of Finland Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim [Finland] 1933
Führer Adolf Hitler [Nazi Germany] 1934
Benefactor de la Patria Rafael Leónidas Trujillo [Dominican Republic] 1936
Caudillo of Spain Francisco Franco [Spanish State] 1936
Chairman of the French National Committee Charles de Gaulle [Free France] 1940
Marshal of Yugoslavia
President of Yugoslavia
Josip Broz Tito [Yugoslavia] 1943
President of East Germany Wilhelm Pieck [East Germany] 1949
Jefa Espiritual de la Nación Eva Perón [Argentina] 1952
Queen of Ghana Elizabeth II [Ghana] 1957
Queen of Nigeria Elizabeth II [Nigeria] 1960
Queen of Sierra Leone Elizabeth II [Sierra Leone] 1961
Queen of Tanganyika Elizabeth II [Tanganyika] 1961
Queen of Trinidad and Tobago Elizabeth II [Trinidad and Tobago] 1962
Queen of Uganda Elizabeth II [Uganda] 1962
Queen of Kenya Elizabeth II [Kenya] 1963
Queen of Malawi Elizabeth II [Malawi] 1964
Queen of Malta Elizabeth II [Malta] 1964
Queen of the Gambia Elizabeth II [The Gambia] 1965
Aryamehr Mohammad Reza Pahlavi [Imperial State of Iran] 1965
Queen of Guyana Elizabeth II [Guyana] 1966
Queen of Barbados Elizabeth II [Barbados] 1967
Queen of Mauritius Elizabeth II [Mauritius] 1968
Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Vietnam (Communist Party of Vietnam) Ho Chi Minh [Vietnam] 1969
Queen of Fiji Elizabeth II [Fiji] 1970
Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga Mobutu Sese Seko [Himself] 1972
Grand Master of Education, Science and Culture Francisco Macías Nguema [Himself] 1973
Emperor of Central Africa Jean-Bédel Bokassa [Himself] 1976
Conqueror of the British Empire Idi Amin [Uganda] 1977
New Zealand Herald Extraordinary Phillip O’Shea [New Zealand] 1978
Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution Muammar Gaddafi [Libya] 1979
Honorary President of the People’s Republic of China Soong Ching-ling [China] 1981
President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev [USSR] 1990
Vice President of Russia Alexander Rutskoy [Russia] 1991
Türkmenbaşy Saparmurat Niyazov [Turkmenistan] 1993
Eternal President of the Republic Kim Il Sung (posthumous) [North Korea] 1998
Minister Mentor of the Republic of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew [Singapore] 2004
Father of the Nation Dependent on nation in question

Other Unique Titles List

Certainly, here are some titles that are held by only one person due to their unique achievements, roles, or circumstances:

  • First Human in Space: Yuri Gagarin, who became the first human to travel to space on April 12, 1961.
  • Last Speaker of a Language: Marie Smith Jones, the last fluent speaker of the Eyak language.
  • Last Survivor of the Titanic: Millvina Dean, the last living survivor of the Titanic disaster.
  • Founder of a Nation: George Washington, the first President of the United States and a key figure in the founding of the nation.
  • Conqueror of the Inca Empire: Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish conquistador who led the conquest of the Inca Empire.
  • Lone Survivor: Aron Ralston, who was trapped alone in a canyon and had to amputate his own arm to survive.
  • Sole Survivor of a Plane Crash: Bahia Bakari, the only survivor of the Yemenia Flight 626 crash in 2009.
  • Moonwalker: Twelve astronauts who walked on the Moon, including Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and others.
  • Longest Time in Space: Valeri Polyakov, who spent 437 days in space aboard the Mir space station.
  • Oldest Person Ever Recorded: Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 122 years and 164 days old, verified by records.
  • First Person to Climb Mount Everest: Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
  • First Woman in Space: Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to travel to space.
  • Inventor of the World Wide Web: Tim Berners-Lee, credited with inventing the World Wide Web.
  • First African-American President of the United States: Barack Obama, the first person of African-American descent to hold the office of U.S. President.
  • First Female Prime Minister of a Country: Sirimavo Bandaranaike, the world’s first female prime minister, serving in Sri Lanka.

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