Thomas, Prince Karácsony-Maryen

From Empire of Karnia-Ruthenia
Thomas of Sena and Albuquerque
Thomas de Sena e Albuquerque
Prince Karácsony-Maryen, as King of Quinta Velha. 2022.
King of Quinta Velha
05 November 2018 - present
Predecessor monarchy established
Karno-Ruthenian Ambassador to Brazil
15 March 2018 - present
Emperor-King Oscar I
Imperial Chancellor Michael of Appinfeldt
Predecessor Weslley, Duke of Agram
Successor incumbent
Prince of Maryen
06 July 2017 - 11 March 2018
Predecessor monarchy established
Successor monarchy desestablished
Imperial Chancellor
21 August 2019 - 01 November 2022
Emperor-King Oscar I
Predecessor Michael of Appinfeldt
Successor Dylan Callahan
Grand Voivode of Temeswaria
09 February - 18 October 2023
Emperor-King Oscar I
Predecessor office established
Successor Jordan Brizendine
Personal information
Born 30 April 1994
Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Citizenship Karno-Ruthenian
Children Crown Prince Theodore
Princess Adda
Alma mater Potiguar University
Profession Historian
Military service
Allegiance Karnia-Ruthenia
Quinta Velha
Service/branch Karno-Ruthenian Navy
In service 2018 - present
Rank Admiral
Commands HMS. Ruthenia

Thomas of Karácsony-Maryen also known as Thomas de Sena e Albuquerque among micronationalists from Brazil, was the Prince of Maryen, is a Karno-Ruthenian diplomat and nobleman and politician, the second Karno-Ruthenian Ambassador to Brazil and a trusted person of Oscar I, Emperor-King of Karnia-Ruthenia. On 21 August 2019, he became the third Imperial Chancellor of the Empire, and was in office until 01 November 2022, the longest serving chancellor of history. He is the founder and current head of the House of Sena e Albuquerque and founder and current King of Quinta Velha.

He was also the first coach of the Karnia-Ruthenia national football team and is widely known among Lusophone sector for being the owner of the micronational newspaper "O Folhetim", aimed at the Lusophone Sector of Micronationalism where he acts and comments sports, politics, economics, foreign relations and columns of comments.

He is one of the first chancellor of the Academy of Geographical and Social Studies and served as the first military governor of Temeswaria.

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Thomas de Sena e Albuquerque was born in Brazil on 30 April 1994. He was interested in sports and practiced Karate and was a skateboarder, having a relative reputation in the local scenario, winning a championship in the beginner category and getting third in the amateur category, as well as many others in which he competed. Also a musician, from 2013 to 2017 he became Bachelor of History. He has two children, Theodore and Adda.

Micronational Life[edit | edit source]

From Pathros to Brigantia[edit | edit source]

He began his micronational life in 2015, in the Kingdom of Pathros. Despite the short time he was there, he was appointed to the post of Vice-President of Parliament and later assumed the presidency of the parliament. About a month later he left the micronation to join Oba Emerson Aquiwedé and found the United Kingdom of Brigantia and Afrikanda. There, he played important roles and contributed to the consolidation of the Kingdom. For this reason it was adopted like brother of the Oba, that means King, and happened to become the heir of the Brigante Throne, holding the titles of Archduke of Aquiwedé, Omubiito of United Kingdom of Brigantia and Afrikanda and Count of Sofala.

Maryen[edit | edit source]

After political differences with the Oba, Thomas leaves Brigantia and joins the Kingdom of Escorvania on 01 April 2017 under the name Uriel Ibin Aquiwedé Al Hassan. He was appointed to the Ministry of Education, having implemented the PROFORM, micronational training program. He served as the Ambassador to Pathros. He was also Mayor of Haifa, having been responsible for dividing the city into commercial zones and for determining the values ​​of commercial and residential lots in the city. He also acted as Secretary of National Security with a plan to update the functions of the armed forces, making them more functional. In addition to his political activities, he also acted as an entrepreneur, creating the Al Hassan Lottery and the newspaper O Folhetim, which became of great importance for Portuguese-speaking micronationalism. On 04 July 2017, he abandons his Escorvanese citizenship and founds the Principality of Maryen.

As Prince Sovereign of Maryen, he was responsible for rescuing the simulationism, the mainstream style at Lusophone sector in territories of the Caribbean, until then in disuse. Also it was notable for the diplomatic conduction of the country, being able to maintain diplomatic relations with several micronações of the Portuguese-speaking micronations. Maryen became one of the promising micronations and political force in micronational Central America. As Maryen's Sovereign Prince, he was admitted to the Order of the Iron Cross as Commander Knight, being recognized for the good conduct ahead of Maryen. It was during this period that he also developed a good relation of friendship with Emperor Oscar of Karnia-Ruthenia and received the title of Count Karácsony. However, on 11 March 2018, the Principality of Maryen was extinguished due low activity.

Empire[edit | edit source]

Badge of the KRFT.

In March 2018, the former Prince of Maryen assumed Karno-Ruthenian citizenship. Considering his diplomatic skills and increasing reputation as a well-succeeded micronationalist, he was made the Karno-Ruthenian Ambassador to the Lusophone Sector, being appointed as ambassador for Barin, Brigantia, Bugolavija, Escorvania, Gastón, Lancastria, Terras Marianas, Manso, Maurícia, Pathros, R.U.P.A., Reunion and Villa Alicia until the disestablishment of the office in 2002.

Also a successful manager of football teams, he innovated the national sport with Karácsony Football Club and became the first manager of the Karnia-Ruthenia national football team, the first national team of soccer after the foundation of the Empire. On 04 June 2018, he was appointed High Comissioner of Gaussland, by the decree n. 148-2018[1]. Coincidentally, on the same day, he was elected President of the Micronational Confederation of Football, having as his vice president Edward I, also King of Asgard. He was President of MCF until 30 August and had a pivotal role to bring the second edition of the MCF World Cup to Karnia-Ruthenia.

On 01 August 2018, he was elevated to Margrave Karácsony. Also in August, he was elected to be the Crown Prince of Eslavija, increasing his influence and prestige. Acting politician, he made several contributions to the Empire and, during development of survival material supported by the military, he received his appointment as Admiral of the Karno-Ruthenian Navy on 01 December 2018, being also in charge of the Chief of Naval Operations office[2]. On 20 December 2018, he was made Prince of Karácsony-Maryen.

In parallel to his activities in the Empire, he maintains a derivative one-man-nation named Lordship of Santa Rita, that encompasses his and his paternal family's property. The Lorsship was reformed into the Kingdom of Quinta Velha in 2018 and rose to prominence within the Brazilian sector by 2020.

Since December 2018 until March 2019, plans were made between Thomas, Oscar I, and the Duke of Daugavia to establish an institute of culture or a university. The result of this effort was the creation of the Imperial and Royal Academy of Geographical and Social Studies, a university dedicated to studies of micronationalism and Karno-Ruthenian history.

On 25 April 2019, he was appointed by Michael of Appinfeldt in one of his last acts as Imperial Chancellor, as Minister of Finances[3]. On 30 July 2019, he was proclaimed elected with 100% of the valid votes[4] during the Karnia-Ruthenia general election of that year, becoming the representative of the Ruthenian-Horvatian District for the II Legislature of the Imperial Diet, that in turn elected him as Imperial Chancellor on 21 August 2019. In 2020, he was made Duke of Saena.

He was suceeded as Imperial Chancellor by Dylan Callahan on 01 November 2022 and was the person who stayed for more time in office in all the history of Karnia-Ruthenia. However, he would still into the politics, although not for an elective position. On 09 February 2023, Field Marshal Grand Duke of Nordinsel along the agreement of the commanders of the Sixth Army appointed him, an admiral of the Karno-Ruthenian Navy, as the Grand Voivode of Temeswaria[5], the military governor of the province on behalf of the Emperor. Despite the appointment, the province still under occupation of the Sixth Army.

Titles, styles and honours[edit | edit source]

Titles and styles[edit | edit source]

  • 1994 - 2015: Mr. Thomas de Sena e Albuquerque.
  • 2015 - 01 April 2017: His Highness, Omubiito of Brigantia, Archduke of Aquiwedé and Count of Sofala..
  • 06 July 2017 - 11 March 2018: His Sovereign Highness, Thomas, Prince of Maryen.
  • 28 September 2017 - 30 July 2018: His Illustrious Highness, Thomas, Count Karácsony.
  • 01 August 2018 - 02 December 2018: His Illustrious Highness, Thomas, Margrave Karácsony.
  • 20 December 2018 - 16 February 2020: His Illustrious Highness, Thomas, Prince Karácsony-Maryen.
    • 04 August 2018 - 16 February 2020: His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince of Eslavija, Grand Prince of Kosova.
  • 16 February 2020 - present: His Highness, Thomas, Duke of Saena and Prince Karácsony-Maryen.
    • 04 June 2018 - present: His Excellency, the High Comissioner of Gaussland.

Full style as Prince of Maryen[edit | edit source]

His Sovereign Highness, Thomas, Sovereign Prince of Maryen and Count Karácsony, Duke of Prince Island, Omubiito of Brigantia, Archduke of Aquiwedé, Count of Sofala.

Full style (in Karnia-Ruthenia)[edit | edit source]

His Royal Highness, Thomas, Duke of Saena, Prince of Karácsony-Maryen, Duke of Prince Island, Omubiito of Brigantia, Archduke of Aquiwedé, Count of Sofala.

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