APPENDIX AND TRIBUTE TO CRAIG
following color code and terms are used:
information from the TV Series
(Including the Dimensions in Time, and Universal/BCC Telemovie, Scream of the Shalka)
information from the Novels
(Virgin, BCC, I Who (which isn't a novel but it's source material is))
information from The Infinity Doctors and some of Cold Fusion
(I put The Infinity Doctors as 8th Doctor sidetrip. I admit I could be wrong.)
information from deliberately created alternate version of Doctor Who
(The Unbound Series, Death Comes to Time (Zagreus strongly implies that DCTT is an alternate Gallifrey the Rassilon deliberatly negated))
information from 'licensed' reference sources
(The Technical Manual, Monsters, and The Gallifrey Chronicles)
information from 'unreliable' sources:
(FASA's role-playing game, the Nth Doctor, Destiny of the Doctors (I don't trust them either, but you never know))
information from unofficial sources
( Lawrence Miles' books, the Benny adventures)
information from speculative sources
(my own speculation, and other fan speculation. Includes ideas from sites listed on my home page.)
? The event occurred approximately in this interval.
?? A pretty wild guess as to when this event took place.
number next to the name indicates how many Presidents Gallifrey has had
at this point. The notes that follow outline how they gained
power and how they lost it. For more details do a word search in
the appropriate timeline.
Rassilon - 1
Rassilon (full name Rassil Onasti Prydonius) is a member of the Prydon Chapter. He is probably comes from the House of Fordfarding. Took power from the 508th Pythia in year -23.96. The first and only President to hold the title Lord High President. Pandad invokes the Right of Challenge against Rassilon and Rassilon retires around year 950.
Pandad - 2
This Prydonian took over from Rassilon after his retirment around year 950.
Pandak I - 3??
Pandak I was one of the 6 founding Heros of Gallifrey, and served as President when Rassilon was entombed in 1573. Right after Rassilon was entombed several people try to become Lord President and a civil war almost occurs.
Pandak II - ??
Pandak II was Lord President long before the Doctor's time.
Tegorak - ??
The Arcalian Tegorak (translates as Black Mountain) becomes Lord President in the year 149,750 after fighting off the Sybarils. At only 330 years old, Tegorak is the youngest Time Lord to serve as President. In the year 149,800 the Matrix Lords (led by Rassilon) trap Tegorak to prevent his conquest of all the systems of the Kasterborus Sector.
Mundat III - ??
Mundat III had worked his way up from the Chancellery guard. He might have been an Arcalian.
Sabjatrik and Rungar - N/A
299,159 years after the Eye is created Sabjatrik and Rungar were prydonian Time Lords. These brothers usurped the power of the Lord President, and waged a war on the other people of Gallifrey and dragged Gallifrey down into a second dark age. (Like Scintilla and Salyavin) Sabjartrik and Rungar were considered to be among the Ancient Outlaws.
(formerly known as Pengallia)
156,381 years before the birth of the Doctor the Time Lady Pandorastrumnelliahanfloriana (Pandora) becames the first female President. Pandora took the title Imperiatrix and overthrew the traditions of Rassilon. After a civil war Pandora was executed via D-Mat dispersal 10 years after becoming President.
Torkal - ??
Torkal the Great becomes Lord President of Gallifrey. His term in office is second only to Rassilon in legendary greatness. This could be the particularly successful Lord President who resigned 99,000 years before the Doctor is born.
Thorac - N/A
15,367 years before the Time War begins a schism occurs in the College of Cardinals. Cardinal Thorac sets himself up as a renagade president on the planet Drornid. The Time Lords us an Attack of Ignorance on Drornid to force him to return to Gallifrey.
Pandad II? - ??
Thousands of years before Azmeal leaves Gallifrey, a Prydonian named Pandad II becomes President. He will die in an accident no more then 200 years after being elected.
Helron - ??
After the accidental death of Pandad, the Patrxian, Helron, declares himself to be the new President Elect. He is elected and eventually inagurated.
Humpcheck - N/A
Humpcheck the Frail becomes President of Gallifrey. He drops dead of food poisoning before finishing his acceptance speech and is forced to regenerate. This probably occurs less than 9,000 years before the Doctor is born.
Pandak III - ??
Pandak the III ruled for 900 years, making him one of the longest serving Presidents in the last 10,000 years. This probably occurs less then 9,000 years before the Doctor's bith. He is eventually murdered in the Panoptican.
Pundat I - 398??
A Time Lord named Pundat I becomes President. President Pundat I has the Constitution re-written to give each President the right to name their successor. He hopes to set up a dynasty where only Time Lords of his House can become President.
Mazwen - 400?
996 years before the events of Lungbarrow Hofwinter becoems Surveillance Actuary in the Space/Time Accession Bureau. At this point Mazwen the Last is in Office.
Pundat III - 403
Pundat III, cousin to Pundat III, becomes the President of Gallifrey when the Doctor is around 290 years old. He institutes several new anti-intervention policies and is very upopular with the students at the Academy. He names Pandad VIII (aka Slan) as his successor and dies of stress when the Doctor is about 341.
Pandad VIII (aka Slan) - 404
The corrupt Pandad VIII (aka Slan) becomes President Elect of Gallifrey. His lack of popularity leads to a coup attempt which in the catalyst for the Doctor going renegade. The Prydonian students beleive they can restore Rassilon's Law and make Lady Larn (Susan) President of Gallifrey. Brax and the Master conspire to kill President Elect Pandad VIII (aka Slann) when the Doctor is 342 years old. Slann had named the Doctor as his successor but the Doctor has already renegaded.
Eldhind - 405
When the Doctor is 342 tears old the Prydonian Eldhind (aka Pandad IV aka Pandar V) is elected President of Gallifrey, but it will take years for his inaguration to be arranged. This is the last time a presidential election will be held until the events of Mindbomb. He is assassinated by Chancellor Goth when the Doctor is 750 years old. The Doctor becomes President Elect.
The Doctor - 407
When he is 756 years old, the Doctor becomes President on a technicality since he was legally the President Elect after the assassination of President Eldhind. He leaves Gallifrey naming Borusa as his successor.
Borusa - 408
The Prydonian Borusa becomes President when the Doctor is 759 years old. Borusa plots to become President Eternal. When the Doctor is about 849 years old Borusa plays the Game of Rassilon and is turned into living immortal stone.
The Doctor - 409
After Borusa is removed The High Council exercises its emergency powers and elects the Doctor as the new President when he is about 849 years old. He names Chancellor Flavia is named Acting-President before he leaves Gallifrey. The Doctor is deposed for neglecting his duties 6 years later.
Flavia - 410
When the Doctor is about 868 the Prydonian Flavia becomes the 410th Lady President of Gallifrey. She is deposed in a rigged election.
Niroc - 411
Niroc becomes President in an election that was rigged by the CIA. He is responsible for the Ravolox Stratagem. When he is 901 years old a Committee of Inquiry is started by the Doctor which leads to an attempted coup by the CIA. Borusa returns and holds power as an Acting President until President Flavia is re-elected.
Flavia - 412
When the Doctor is 901 years old Flavia is re-elected to be Lady President. When the Doctor is 1001 years old Romana invokes the Right of Challenge against Flavia. Flavia loses the election.
The 'original' Gallifrey destroyed at the beginning of Time War.
(see The Infinity Doctors, The Apocalypse Element, the Gallifrey audios, and The Ancestor Cell)
Romana becomes Mistress of the Nine Gallifreys when the Doctor is 1056 years old. Romana is elected President of the Gallifrey located in the Kasterborous Sector. At the time of Romana’s Election the roles of President and Chancellor are combined. She implements many changes to Gallifrey including ending its isolationism. Given that one of the major reasons of the Nine Homeworlds Project is to protect the original Gallifrey by providing potential decoy, it is unlikely that the Kasterborous Gallifrey is the original Gallifrey. Only a few weeks after her election Roman (and 300 other Time Lords) are kidnapped by the Daleks.
The President - 414
A former President is appointed President of Romana's Gallifrey during her 20 year absence.
Romanadvoratrelundar - 413 (continued)
After being a prisoner of the Daleks for 20 years Romana escapes and saves her Gallifrey from a Dalek invasion. She resumes her position as president of Gallifrey. When the Doctor is about 1081 Inquisitor Darkel invokes the Right of Challange against Romana. Under the laws of the Book of the Old Time Romana declares herself Imperiatrix and has the Chapters and the High Council dissolved. She is the first Imperiatrix since Pandora. To stop the Panoptican from being bombed Romana allows Pandora in the form of Romana's first incarnation. Pandora leads a successful coup.
Pandorastrumnelliahanfloriana (Pandora) - 416 (later negated)
After escaping the Matrix, Pandor leads a coup and assums the presidency when the Doctor is 1081 year old. This starts a civil war on Gallifrey. A few months later Romana's bodyguard Leela kills Pandora's body and Romana deletes the Matrix to kill Pandora's mind.
Valyestreandurnomar - 417 (later negated)
Lord Valyes assumes the position of Acting-President while Romana recovers from the Civil War. After a vote of no-confidence Romana steps down as Lady President and names her third incarnation as her successor. However Darkel has Romana imprisoned and Matthias and Darkel both declare themselves canidates for the Presidential Election. The Emergency High Council has all of President Romana's actions since Pandora escaped (Relative Date 17-11-9-0-1.557) recinded. This means that Braxiatal is now Chancellor once again. He claims the position of Lord President of Gallifrey.
Irving Braxiatel - 418 (later negated)
Chancellor Braxiatel (formerly of the House of Lungbarrow) becomes President by default since Romana has been inprisoned. Brax tricks Darkel into killing herself and then steps down, naming Matthias as his successor to be the next Lord President of Gallifey.
Matthiascivandren - 419 (later negated)
Former Vice-President Matthias becomes President after Brax names him is successor. By this point a huge percentage of the population has been infected by the dogma virus. Because of his controversial decisions and their consequences, Matthias had to retire without naming his successor.
Romanadvoratrelundar - 413
Romana becomes President again when the biodate of every surviving Gallifreyan is re-set back to before Pandora coup. Romanadvoratrelundar is given the title War Queen of Gallifrey. When the Doctor is 1151 years old President Romana undergoes her Reaffirmation Ceremony. The recreated Greyjan interrupts the ceremony and reclaims the presidency.
Greyjan - 416
Greyjan the Sane recplaims the Presidency from Romana. The Matrix is completely taken over by the Paradox Virus and Gallifrey is conquered by the Faction Paradox.
The Doctor - N/A
A paradox filled version of the Doctor (aka Grandfather Paradox) from 292 years in the future travels back in time and conquers Gallifrey for the Faction Paradox. The current Doctor (only 1151 years old) breaks the Laws of time by exploding a bottle universe on Gallifrey destroying Gallifrey and erasing the paradox Doctor and atomizing the original Gallifrey. Romana is killed.
The Gallifrey where Flavia had a long and successful reign (see The Eight Doctors)
Flavia - 414
The Prydonian President, Flavia, has a long and successful reign on Gallifrey. She probably rules for well over 200 years.
At some point during the Time War this Gallifrey is destroyed.
The One True Gallifrey which Rassilon later rules over. Seen in the Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Audios.
(see Sisterhood of the Flame, The End of Time and Day of the Doctor)
Valerian - 414
Valerian becomes President of a Gallifrey.
Rassilon will eventually assume control of Gallifrey near the end of the Time War. This Gallifrey is trapped in a pocket universe by the Doctor.
The Gallifrey where the Master became War King
(see The Book of the War and the Faction Paradox Audios)
The Head of the Presidency - 414
On Gallifrey VIII a new Time Lord becomes the Head of the Presidency. This occurs when the Doctor is 1056 years old. He has fair skin and large black mustache, and is known for his stoicism. When the Doctor is 1116 years old The Head of the Presidency tries to establish the home of the Enemy. He is killed by the representatives of the Daleks.
Umbaste - 415
Academician Umbaste, who had been serving as Acting-President during the Head's absence, becomes the Lord President when the Doctor is 1116 years old. He is known for being quite weak willed. When the Doctor is 1145 years old President Umbast is stabbed by a Gallifreyan who is possed by Omega. Lord Voran serves as Acting-President while he recovers. Umbaste opens his biodata to the Eye of Harmony in an attempt to gain a vision of the future. After a year in a fugue-state he repeated the word “One” again and again for several days and then disintegrated himself.
The War King - 416
When the Doctor is 1146 the High Council erases all records of the Master’s criminal activities and appoint him to be the new President. The Master (aka Koschie of the Prydonian House of Oakdown) is inaugurated as Lord President of Gallifrey - War King of the Nine Gallifreys.
Centuries later, after witnessing the Dalek Emperor taking control of the Cruciform, the Master flees the Time War and travels to the year 10,000,000,000,000 AD. He uses a Chameleon Arch to make himself human, taking thename Professor Yana.
At some point during the Time War this Gallifrey is destroyed.