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Succeeds - Notable Historical Events

ClaudiusJan 24, 41

AlfonsoApr 2, 1416

Mary StuartDec 14, 1542

Henry VIIIJan 28, 1547

Henry IIMar 31, 1547

AkbarNov 5, 1556

William GladstoneFeb 21, 1874

BismarckMay 24, 1890

Henry FordJan 1, 1919

Edward VIIIJan 20, 1936

Winston ChurchillMay 10, 1940

HitlerMay 2, 1941

Elizabeth IIFeb 6, 1952

Henry KissingerAug 22, 1973

Gerald FordDec 6, 1973

John TurnerJun 17, 1984

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Succeeds - Historical Events
Date Event
41-01-24

Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after his assassination by Praetorian Guards.

496-11-24

Anastasius II succeeds Gelasius I as Catholic Pope

795-12-22

Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I

858-04-24

Nicholas I succeeds Benedict III as pope

928-03-11

Trpimir II succeeds to the Croatian throne.

939-10-27

Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.

1031-07-20

Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France

1325-01-07

Afonso IV succeeds Dionysius as King of Portugal

1377-06-22

Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England

1416-04-02

Alfonso V succeeds his father as king of Aragon

1422-10-28

Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France

1447-03-06

Tommaso Parentucelli succeeds Pope Eugene IV as Nicolas V

1483-04-09

Edward V (aged 12) succeeds his father Edward IV as king of England. He was never crowned, and disappeared, presumed murdered, after incarceration in the Tower of London with his younger brother Richard (the "Princes in the Tower")

1513-01-20

Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king

1515-01-01

Francis, Duke of Angouleme succeeds King Louis XII as Francis I of France

1520-09-30

Suleiman I (the Magnificent) succeeds his father Selam I as Sultan of Turkey (rules till 1566)

1542-12-14

Princess Mary Stuart succeeds her father James V and becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland at 6 days old

1547-01-28

9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

1547-03-31

Henry II succeeds Francois I as king of France

1556-11-05

Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun as Sultan of Delhi

1564-07-25

Maximilian II succeeds his father Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor

1573-11-29

Don Luis de Requesensy Zuniga succeeds duke of Alva as land guardian of Netherlands

1576-10-12

Rudolf II succeeds Maximilian II as Holy Roman Emperor

1588-04-04

Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark

1637-02-15

Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor

1645-07-13

Aleksei Romanov succeeds his father Michael as Tsar of Russia

1658-09-03

Richard Cromwell ("Tumbledown Dick") succeeds his father as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth

1676-01-29

Feodor III succeeds his father and becomes Tsar of Russia.

1676-11-03

Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Kiprulu as Turkish grand vizier

1689-05-27

Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland

1691-06-12

Pope Innocent XII succeeds Alexander VIII

1696-07-28

De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance

1697-04-15

Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden

1707-01-01

John V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal

1726-06-11

Cardinal Fleury succeeds Duke of Bourbon as French premier

1730-10-12

Christian VI succeeds Frederik IV as king of Denmark

1782-04-06

Rama I succeeds King Taksin of Siam (modern day Thailand), who is overthrown in a coup d'état.

1808-01-10

Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies

1808-07-28

Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey

1809-03-22

Charles XIII succeeds Gustav IV Adolf to the Swedish throne.

1839-07-01

Abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey

1874-02-21

Benjamin Disraeli succeeds William Gladstone as British premier

1890-05-24

Caprivi succeeds Bismarck as chancellor of Germany

1891-07-27

Titus van Wyck succeeds M de Savornin Lohman as governor of Suriname

1893-04-27

Richard "King Dick" Seddon succeeds John Balance as premier of New Zealand and leader of Liberal Party

1902-07-12

Arthur Balfour succeeds Lord Salisbury, who retired as Prime Minister on 11 July

1903-09-24

Alfred Deakin succeeds Edmund Barton as Australia premier

1904-08-17

George H Reid succeeds John Watson as Prime Minister of Australia

1906-10-25

Georges Clemenceau succeeds Ferdinand Sarien premier of France

1908-01-09

Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium

1908-04-08

Lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier

1916-03-21

JP Van Limburg Stirum succeeds AWF Idenburg as gov-gen of Neth Indies

1919-01-01

Edsel Ford succeeds his father, Henry Ford, as president of the Ford Motor Company.

1923-05-22

Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier

1924-02-03

Alexei Ryko elected as Pres of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)

1929-10-03

Julius Curtius succeeds Stresemann as German foreign minister

1930-05-28

Georges Forbes succeeds Joseph Ward as premier of New Zealand

1931-12-28

Lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China

1936-01-20

Edward VIII succeeds British king George V

1937-05-17

Juan Negrin succeeds Largo Caballero as Spain's premier

1940-05-10

Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British Prime Minister

1940-09-06

Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania

1941-05-02

Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy

1945-03-01

Fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander

1946-03-19

Nicolai Schwernik succeeds Kalinin as president of USSR

1947-08-29

Constantine Tsaldaris succeeds Maximos as Greece premier

1948-02-07

Omar Bradley succeeds Dwight Eisenhower as Army Chief of Staff

1948-08-04

5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax

1949-03-04

Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister

1952-02-06

Queen Elizabeth II succeeds King George VI to the British throne

1952-05-30

Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves

1952-08-28

Jakob Malik succeeds Zorine as Foreign minister

1953-07-04

Imre Nagy succeeds Matyas Rákosi as premier of Hungary

1953-11-04

Eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of Phila A's

1953-11-06

Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as manager of Balt Orioles

1953-11-11

Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as Baltimore Orioles manager

1954-11-30

John Strydom succeeds Malan as premier of South Africa

1955-03-13

Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal

1955-04-05

Winston Churchill resigns as British PM, Anthony Eden succeeds him

1955-11-13

Argentine general Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president

1956-01-21

William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of New Yorker

1956-03-20

E Ochab succeeds Beirut as 1st secretary of Polish CP

1956-07-01

Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan

1956-07-18

Erno Gero succeeds Matyas Rákosi as party leader of Hungary

1957-01-26

Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as Pres of Milwaukee Braves

1957-02-15

Andrei A Gromyko succeeds Dmitri Shepilov as Soviet foreign minister

1958-01-27

Ferenc Munnich succeeds Kadar as premier of Hungary

1958-02-08

Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia

1958-02-11

Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Chu En-lai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs

1958-03-22

Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi-Arabia

1958-10-27

Gen Ayub Khan succeeds Iskander Mirza as president of Pakistan

1961-11-13

Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB.

1963-01-01

G Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank

1963-06-21

Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) succeeds John XXIII

1964-03-06

Constantine succeeds Paul I as king of Greece

1964-04-02

Josef Klaus succeeds Alfons Gorbach as chancellor of Austria

1964-09-24

Willi Stoph succeeds Otto Great as premier of German DR

1964-11-02

Faisal succeeds Saud as king of Saudi Arabia

1965-06-12

South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier

1965-06-25

Gyula Kallai succeeds Janos Kádár as premier of Hungary

1965-07-15

Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece

1965-07-22

Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Hume as leader of Brit Cons party

1965-12-08

Nikolai Podgorny succeeds Mikojan as president of USSR

1968-01-05

Alexander Dubček succeeds Antonín Novotný as communist party leader of Czechoslovakia

1968-03-27

Suharto succeeds Sukarno as president of Indonesia

1968-04-11

Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as president

1969-03-25

Pakistan Gen Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as pres

1969-04-24

Gen Lin Piao succeeds Mao, is seriously wounded

1970-01-28

Lubomír Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia

1970-12-20

Edward Gierek succeeds Wladyslaw Gomulka as Poland's communist party leader

1971-05-03

Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

1972-03-20

S Mansholt succeeds Malfatti as chairman of European Committee

1972-09-12

Lord Michael Killanin succeeds Avery Brundage as head of Olympics

1973-08-22

Henry Kissinger succeeds William Rogers as min of Foreign affairs

1973-10-03

Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

1973-12-06

Gerald Ford sworn-in as 1st unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew

1974-01-03

Arias Navarro succeeds Carrero Blanco as premier of Spain

1974-05-15

Walter Scheel succeeds Heinemann as president

1974-07-01

Isabel Peron succeeds husband Juan as pres of Argentina

1974-09-30

Gen Francesco da Costa Gomez succeeds Gen Spinola as pres of Portugal

1976-04-02

Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds Prince Sihanouk as Premier

1976-10-12

Hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Zedong as chairman of Communist Party

1976-10-24

Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as China's party leader

1976-11-06

Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP

1978-02-10

Frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of CIA

1978-09-28

Pieter Botha succeeds Vorster as premier of South Africa

1978-10-10

Daniel Arap Moi succeeds Kenyatta as president of Kenya

1979-02-07

Colonel Benjedid Chadli succeeds pres Boumedienne in Algeria

1980-10-23

Soviet PM Nikolai Tichonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin, due to illness

1981-06-29

Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as leader of China PR

1982-11-06

Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager

1982-11-11

Joe Altobelli succeeds retiring Earl Weaver as Oriole manager

1982-11-12

USSR KGB-chief Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as USSR leader

1982-11-24

Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as premier of Japan

1983-05-24

Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria

1984-02-13

Konstantin Chernenko succeeds Yuri Andropov as USSR leader

1984-06-17

John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as premier of Canada

1985-04-13

Ramiz Alia succeeds Enver Hoxha as party leader of Albania

1987-11-24

Li Peng succeeds premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR

1988-05-22

Károly Grósz succeeds party leader Janos Kádár in Hungary

1988-07-27

General Sein Lwin succeeds Ne Win as pres of Burma

1988-08-19

Muang Muang succeeds Gen Sein Lwin as president of Burma

1990-01-21

Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association exec director

1992-06-08

Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria

1994-01-27

Carlos Reina succeeds pres Callejas in Honduras

1994-03-11

Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as president of Chile

1995-01-25

Jacques Santer succeeds Jacques Delors as chairman of Euro Committee

1995-03-01

Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland

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