Official Historian (Austenasia)
The Chief Historian of Austenasia is the member of Cabinet who is in charge of the Ministry of Defence of the Empire of Austenasia. The Minister of Defence is therefore responsible for administration and funding of the Austenasian Armed Forces and the defence policy of the Empire.
|Department of Historical Documentation|
List of Ministers of Defence
|Number||Picture||Name||Political party||Took office||Left office||Notes|
|01||Lord General William K., 2nd Duke of Royton, KOR, KCA, DSC||Independent
(considered a Conservative militarist)
|23 May 2009||8 Mar 2010||Appointed Minister of Defence by Act of Parliament upon the founding of the Ministry. Fought in the Skirmish of the Treasury. Held office during the foundation of the Imperial Navy and the Imperial Air Force. Removed from office upon the outbreak of the Austenasian Civil War. Confirmed in position of Minister of Defence by Cabinet on 1 January 2010.|