Summary: Leader name female forms: Chairman vs
Submitted by: jtn
Submitted on: Fri Jun 29 22:13:16 2012
Severity: 2 - Minor
Priority: 3 - Low
Assigned to: mixcoatl
Discussion Lock: Any
Operating System: None
While going through leader names for bug #19870, I catalogued some
inconsistencies in the female forms of leader names.
This doesn't list every instance where female != male; I assume some are
deliberate. These are just the most jarring examples (some of which I've
* In nations with a Chairman, the female equivalent is often Chairwoman but
sometimes Chairperson. I much prefer Chairwoman.
* Dictator => Dictatress, Dictatrix, or ?female:Dictator.
* Usually Sheikh => Shaykha, but Palestinian has "?female:Sheikh %s".
* Usually Stadtholder => Stadtholdress, but tyrolian has "Stadholdress" (just
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