General of the army is a military rank used to denote a senior military leader a general in command of a nation's army. East Germany: Army general Indonesia: Jenderal Besar Liberia: The "five-star" general of the army rank was first used by Samuel Doe who promoted himself from master sergeant to the rank after seizing control of the nation; the insignia of grade was worn as five stars in a row on the collar and a circle of five stars on headgear. The rank was worn as a circle of five gold stars on the collar by President Charles Taylor; the senior professional military rank in the Liberian army is now a "two-star" officer. Russia: General of the Army. After a law was passed on 12 December 2002, the rank of marshal was abolished and the rank of army general became the highest military rank in the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan. In wartime, the rank is assigned to the Minister of Defense; as of 2019, no one has been assigned the rank. Yugoslav People's Army – 4 star general Field marshal Mushir Marechal Tèjí shàng jiàng Dà jiàng Comandante en Jefe del Ejército Stožerni general Comandante en Jefe Maréchal de France Jenderal besar Artesh-bod Pradhan senapati Marszalek in Poland Mareşal in Turkey Wonsu Capitán General In Spain, the rank General of the Army is a four star general.
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Targa West is a rally event held in and around Perth, Western Australia. The event takes its name from the Targa Florio, a former motoring event held on the island of Sicily, as well as more recent Australian events including Targa Tasmania, now defunct East Coast Targa, Targa New Zealand and Classic Adelaide; the inaugural event was won by Ross Dunkerton. Dunkerton won the 2006 event which ran for four days from 7 September 2006 in a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX. After the official start at Forrest Place in central Perth, special stages were held in John Forrest National Park, Araluen, Chittering and Toodyay. 76 teams entered in one of two classes: Challenge and Competition. The 2006 event was marred by the death of champion driver Peter Brock who lost control of the car and smashed into a tree in the second stage of the event near Gidgegannup 40 km north-east of Perth at 11.50am on 8 September 2006. Brock and co-driver Mick Hone were in a 2001 Daytona Sportscar. Hone was made a recovery. TargaWest website
Sir William Honyman, 1st Baronet known by his judicial title Lord Armadale, was a Scottish landowner, Highland bufftey and judge from Orkney. On his lands in Sutherland he was one of the first landlords to evict tenants in order to create sheep farms, a process which grew to become the Highland Clearances, he used his political power in Orkney to return as Member of Parliament for Orkney and Shetland first his brother Robert his son Robert, a younger son Richard. His father Patrick Honyman of Graemsay was a descendant of Andrew Honyman, a 17th-century Bishop of Orkney; the family claimed maternal descent from Sir Robert Stewart, an illegitimate son of King James V of Scotland. His mother Margaret MacKay, was the elder daughter of Captain. John MacKay, 5th Laird of Strathy and descendant of John MacKay, 2nd Lord Reay & 15th Chief of Clan MacKay Honyman was called to the bar in 1777, became Sheriff-Depute of Lanarkshire in July 1786; as Sheriff, he was involved in the investigations into the political reformer Thomas Muir of Huntershill, interrogating potential witnesses for Muir's show trial on a charge of sedition before the Lord Justice Clerk Lord Braxfield, Honyman's father-in-law.
Muir's admission to the Faculty of Advocates and his appointment as Sheriff were both aided by the support of Sir Lawrence Dundas, who had bought the earldom of Orkney and lordship of Zetland from James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton and become known as the "Dundas of Kerse". In the 1770s, the Honymans supported Dundas and his son Colonel Thomas Dundas, the Member of Parliament for Orkney and Shetland in the 1770s. In February 1797 he was appointed as a judge in succession to Lord Dreghorn, he joined the Lords of Justiciary in June 1799 after the promotion of Lord Eskgrove, in 1804 was made a baronet, taking the territorial designation of Armadale, after his lands on the north coast of Sutherland. He retired to Smyllum Park, his estate in Lanarkshire. Despite his judicial career, Honyman excised his political strength in Orkney; the Kerse control of Scottish parliamentary seats was being challenged by Henry Dundas, in the 1780s the Honymans transferred their support to Henry Dundas. In 1790, William Honyman helped secure the election in Orkney of John Balfour, who defeated Sir Lawrence's son Thomas in a contested election.
By the 1796 election, Honyman hoped that his son Robert only 15 years old, would take the seat when he was old enough. After prolonged negotiations with Balfour, Honyman installed his half-brother Commander Robert to keep it in the family until young Robert was eligible. Despite growing challenges to Honyman's hegemony, young Robert was returned for Orkney in 1806. However, shortly after his election the new MP was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel in the 18th Foot, never voted or spoke in the House of Commons. By the 1807 election, Honyman supported the election of his rival Malcolm Laing. Laing's health declined, at the 1812 election Honyman's rivals divided, allowing the election of Honyman's younger son Richard. However, his rivals agreed to combine against the Honymans. Thereafter, the Orkney seat was alternated between the Balfour and Laing families. In 1790 Honyman purchased lands at Strathy on the north coast of Sutherland from his maternal grandfather Captain John Mackay; the estate included Armadale, which Honyman took as his judicial title.
Honyman was one of the first landlords in the north of Scotland to recognise the higher returns available from sheep farming, became one of the pioneers of the Highland Clearances in which the people were driven off their land. Honyman divided his estate into three, by 1800 he had cleared the people from the valley of Armadale to a new coastal settlement, establishing a new Armadale Sheep Farm on an area 6 miles by 4; the estate was sold in 1813 to the Marquess of Stafford. In 1790, Honyman purchased lands at Barbauchlaw in West Lothian, which he renamed Armadale. In 1777 Honyman married Mary McQueen, the daughter of Lord Braxfield, by whom he had at least five sons and four daughters; the two oldest sons joined the British Army, Patrick serving in the 28th Light Dragoons, Robert becoming a Lieutenant colonel of the 18th Regiment of Foot. In 1820, John Wade's The Black Book: Or, Corruption Unmasked collated data on pensions paid out of the civil list of England and the heritable revenue of Scotland.
Wade revealed that in Sir William's pensions as a retired amounted judge of £1,800 per annum. This sum was revised by the 1831 edition of Wade's book to £1,950, when Wade noted that Lady Mary Honyman had in February 1814 been awarded a pension of £137 per year, followed in June 1815 by further pensions of £37 for each of their for daughters: Mary, Catherine and Jemima. Wade singled out the Honymans for special criticism, he noted that the family "possessed a considerable estate... how they came to be chargeable on the civil list is most extraordinary." The Scottish Reformers Gazette said "we can only account for their appearance here, by recollecting that Sir William Honyman, in 1793 Mr Honyman, Sheriff of Lanarkshire, was the most active in hunting for evidence against Thomas Muir of Huntershill". Lady Honyman and her Family, a painting by Alexander Nasmyth in about 1790, held by the National Galleries of Scotland