Aaron Meek

From Empire of Karnia-Ruthenia
Aaron I
King of Eniarku
Grand Duke of Shaw[1]
Reign 05 August 2015 - 21 January 2021
Coronation 10 March 2017 (tentative)
Predecessor Monarchy declared
Successor Oscar I
Grand Duke of Eniarku
Reign 28 April 2024 - present
Predecessor Oscar I (as King)
Born 5 August 1997 (1997-08-05) (age 26)
Michigan, USA
Era dates
Era of Re-Emergence
House Abbott
Father Todd of Abbott
Mother Virginia, the Queen Mother
Religion Agnostic

Aaron I (born Aaron Alexander; 5 August 1997-) was the first King of Eniarku and its dominions. Prior to his accession in 2015, Aaron served as head of state of all previous incarnations of the state, leading Eniarku through various periods of development both domestically and within the MicroWiki Community.

Aaron formally established Eniarku as a republic in May 2009, becoming the small nation's first and only president. Soon after, he would go on to become the Supreme Executive Commissioner of the Democratic People's Republic of Eniarku, as well as concurrently serve as the Prime Minister of the North American Confederation from late 2010 until April 2011. Aaron then established the short-lived Empire of Eniarku, ascending that nation's throne as emperor; he later served as Federal President of the Eniarkian Confederation, the longest-lasting incarnation of Eniarku to date, before establishing the current monarchy on 5 August 2015.

As the founder of the Kingdom of Eniarku, as well as the House of Abbott, the dynastic line of Eniarkian succession legally stems from him (as dictated in the Abbott Family Pact). Aaron is the eldest of three brothers and of his immediate cousins, and therefore they follow him in the order of succession. Older members of the nobility (i.e. parents of first cousins to the king, who would be the king's aunts and uncles, or his parents and grandparents) are often placed lower in the line of succession, or sometimes excluded entirely. Aaron has served in the Eniarkian Armed Forces since their inception in 2009 with the creation of the republic, though since ascending to the throne, his role in combat has been almost completely done away with. He does, however, participate in many public and ceremonial engagements with the Armed Forces, and serves as the Commander-in-Chief.

Aaron's reign dictated the revival of Eniarkian culture and political life, as well as the transition from de facto dictatorial politics to much more constitution ones bound by the rule of law. The establishment of the kingdom and monarchy brought with it a new era of Eniarkian involvement in the Community, as well as the hope of the reignition of micronationalism in the North American sector.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Aaron I was born at Sinai Hospital near the former seat of government, Vicis, on 05 August 1997. His father was formerly a member of the nobility until he was stripped of all titles, though he was permitted to remain an official member of the House of Abbott by the king, and is the son of the current Earl of Melchin and deceased Duchess of Eryia, the king's paternal grandparents. His mother, the current Queen Mother, is the middle child of the Duke and Duchess of Palmaire, the king's maternal grandparents.

He has been described as very self-driven and enthusiastic, and maintains a passion for music, playing piano since age seven and other wind instruments since age ten.

Micronational career[edit | edit source]

Aaron established the Republic of Eniarku on 29 May 2009, installing himself as president. From then on, he would serve as the head of state for all of the incarnations of Eniarku, including Supreme Executive Commissioner of the DPRE, Emperor of the Empire of Eniarku, and Federal President of the Eniarkian Confederation. He would also serve as the Prime Minister of the North American Confederation during the state's early stages from late 2010 to mid-2011.

In its early life, Aaron was instrumental in the establishment of Eniarku as a reputable state within the MicroWiki sphere. Though initially created as a social experiment, the nation would go on to become an influential force in the North American sector, forging everlasting ties with the Empire of New Europe and its monarch, Wilhelm I. He would also serve as the driving force behind furthering Eniarku's diplomatic relations, namely to the Empire of Austenasia and the Republic of Molossia.

Aaron, as the head of Eniarku throughout its life, has also acted as a guiding and stabilizing force for the nation in times of crisis or inactivity. Although he has taken control of the state as a de facto dictator from time to time, the Eniarkian people still seem to retain a very high level of respect for the statesman.

After a long hiatus, Oscar I, as Occidian Emperor formally deposed Aaron and took the title of King of Eniarku on 21 January 2021. However, provisions were made to return to him the crown if he return to activity, what eventually happened on 28 April 2024, when the Emperor of Karnia disposed of his claims to the throne of Eniarku on behalf of the former king, now Grand Duke.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit | edit source]

Titles and styles[edit | edit source]

  • 29 May 2009 – 15 February 2010: His Excellency President of the Republic
  • 15 February 2010 – 18 May 2011: Comrade Hero of the Fatherland
  • 18 May 2011 – 24 October 2011: His Most Imperial and Royal Highness Emperor and Lord of all the Eniarkus
  • 24 October 2011 – February 2013: His Excellency Federal President of the Eniarkian Confederation
  • 5 August 2015 – 21 January 2021: His Majesty The King
    • in Shaw: 25 December 2015 –: His Serene Highness The Grand Duke of Shaw
    • in Maide: 25 December 2015 –: His Grace The Stadtholder of Maide
    • in Numa: 25 December 2015 –: His Excellency The Lord of Numa
  • 5 August 2015 – 21 January 2021: His Highness The Grand Duke

On 16 November 2015, Parliament passed the Royalty, Nobility and Honours Act, which officially regulates titles of the royalty and nobility along with the Abbott Family Pact, the house law of the House of Abbott.

Full style[edit | edit source]

According to current law, the monarch of Eniarku is officially titled the King of Eniarku, and may also use other titles historically or currently associated with the Crown or state. Aaron's official full title, as provided for in various Orders-in-Council, is:

His Majesty The King of Eniarku, King of Palma, August, Vicis, Mosinee, Grand Duke of Shaw, Prince of Abbott, Duke of Palmaire, Norton, Postulo, Ibitea, Eryia, Earl of Dolonburg, Lancadire, Gelf-Brine, Melchin, Stadtholder of Maide, Lord of Numa, Supreme Commander of the Royal Armed Forces, Grand Master of the Most Noble Order of the King's Crown, Sovereign of the Order of Eniarku, Head of the Most Royal House of Abbott

Honours and awards[edit | edit source]

The king's domestic honours and awards prior to the Eniarkian Confederation are no longer acknowledged in his official titles. As the "fount of honour" of the state, the Sovereign serves as head of the nation's heraldic orders, most notably as Grand Master of the Most Noble Order of the King's Crown, the highest award granted in the kingdom.

Domestic honours[edit | edit source]

  • Grand Master of the Order of the King's Crown
  • Sovereign of the Order of Eniarku
  • Doctorate in Juridical Science
  • Master's Degree in Political Science

Foreign honours[edit | edit source]

  • Member of the Austenasian Order
  • Knight of the Amagerian Parliamentary Medal of Freedom
  • Knight of the Royal Order of Saint Christopher

Arms[edit | edit source]

The royal coat of arms of Eniarku are, "Quarterly, I A field of six strips bendy sinister Argent and Gules; II and IV Or a lion rampant on a field of seven strips barry light Azure and Argent; III Vert a bend atop a bend Sable on a field light Or." The supporters are two crowned golden lions, and surrounding the shield is a blue ribbon bearing the medal of the Order of the King's Crown. The shield is topped with the royal crown, and the entirety of which is placed on a golden platform over mantling, surmounted by the royal crown once more.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Grand Duke of Shaw from 25 December 2015 onwards.

See also[edit | edit source]

Aaron Meek
Royal titles
Preceded by
Monarchy established
King of Eniarku & the Realm
5 August 2015 - 21 January 2021
Succeeded by
Oscar I
Preceded by
No previous claimant
Emperor of North America
(Abbottist claim)

15 February 2017 - 20 February 2017
Succeeded by
Claim abandoned
Preceded by
Monarchy established
Emperor and Lord of All the Eniarkus
18 May 2011 - 24 October 2011
Succeeded by
Monarchy disestablished
Noble titles
Preceded by
Grand duchy established
Grand Duke of Shaw
18 November 2015 - present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Lordship established
Lord of Numa
25 December 2015 - present
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Stadtholdership established
Stadtholder of Maide
25 December 2015 - present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Office established
Federal President of Eniarku
24 October 2011 - 8 January 2012
Succeeded by
Himself, as King of Eniarku
Preceded by
Office established
Prime Minister of the North American Confederation
28 November 2010 - 28 April 2011
Succeeded by
Joseph Marx (after reestablishment)
Preceded by
Himself, as President of Eniarku
Supreme Executive Commissioner of Eniarku
15 February 2010 - 18 May 2011
Succeeded by
Himself, as Emperor of Eniarku
Preceded by
Eniarku established
President of Eniarku
29 May 2009 - 15 February 2010
Succeeded by
Himself, as Supreme Executive Commissioner of Eniarku