Abrams I of Ikonia

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Abrams I
Xiπhopenkólorataio I
CameronI-OfficialPortrait-January2022.png
Abrams I in 2022
King of Ikonia
Reign19 October 2018–present
Heir presumptiveGeorge Wiucki-Dunswed
BornU.S.
Full name
Abrams Formic Wiucki-Dunswed
HouseWiucki-Dunswed
FatherHRH Sir Elijah MC
MotherMother Emma
ReligionRastafarian
Occupation
SignatureAbrams I Xiπhopenkólorataio I's signature

Abrams I (Abrams Formic Wiucki-Dunswed) is the founder and King of Ikonia, reigning since 19 October 2018. Wiucki-Dunswed[a] is also a highly regarded herald, having studied the subject for several years. He is the Diaconus King of Arms of His Majesty's Heraldic Authority, Grand-Marshal of the Society of Arms, and the King of Arms of the Micronational Design Association, alongside holding membership in several royal guilds and heraldic authorities in other micronations. Among other hobbies, he has taken a massive interest into micronational law.

An absolute monarch, Wiucki-Dunswed established the Kingdom of Ikonia on 19 October 2018, and subsequently saw the creation of the House of Wiucki-Dunswed, the Constitution of Ikonia being passed, the Codicem Heraldica Ikonius, and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. During the Territorial Era which began in April 2019, Wiucki-Dunswed greatly expanded the size of the Kingdom, creating the Dominion of the Caribbean, the erstwhile Dominion of Blake, and Orange County, Uvenia. This prompted him to revive the Ikonian Empire, however it would later be fully abolished on 21 December 2020. Wiucki-Dunswed is credited for most of Ikonia's cultural, diplomatic, industrial and political development, specifically with a large emphasis on Ikonian heraldry and vexillology.

Wiucki-Dunswed is a recognisable figure in the MicroWiki community. He was a technical administrator on MicroWiki from February 2020 until April 2021. He was formerly an administrator on MicroWiki@Discord from June 2019 until his resignation in February 2021. He has received nearly thirty foreign honors, making him one of the most awarded micronationalists in the community of all time. He was nominated for DIME Magazine's Micronationalist of the Year award for 2019, and was later ranked 12th on Statistic-Dime's list of the Top 25 Most Influential Micronationalists in the MicroWiki Sector of 2020.[1][2]

Personal life

Early life

Royal family of the Kingdom of Ikonia
Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Ikonia

Wiucki-Dunswed was born on 1 September 2006 in Florida Hospital Celebration Health (now AdventHealth Celebration) in Celebration, to middle-class parents Elijah Cox, and Emma (née Goodrich; b. 1975).[3] He is the youngest of three brothers, Henry Cox and George Williams, Duke of Nikodemia.

Wiucki-Dunswed was raised Catholic by his mother, and wishes to he baptized in the future by the Catholic Church. On 9 February 2019, he, alongside his family, and rosaries were blessed by Fr. Julian Bednarz SDS.[4] He currently practices Rastafarianism, but still strongly holds his Catholic beliefs alongside.

Design work

Wiucki-Dunswed has studied heraldry and vexillology for four years, and is a major contributor to micronational design, helping blazon, design, and create coat of arms, standards, flags, and badges using the program Inkscape. He currently is the Grand Marshal of the Society of Arms, Diaconus King of Arms in His Majesty's Heraldic Authority, and resident King of Arms of the Micronational Design Association. Wiucki-Dunswed has designed numerous heraldic symbols for Ikonia and Ikonian territories. His other notable work includes several redesigns of New Virginian heraldry, and the coat of arms of New Eiffel and Nordale. He has been widely regarded as the greatest micronational herald.[b]

Reign

Wiucki-Dunswed's reign was the first ever in Ikonian history when he established the throne in 2018, which saw the Constitution of Ikonia being passed, the Codicem Heraldica Ikonius, and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. His reign also saw the evolution of the Ikonian protectorates, Ikonian Empire, and more which attributed to the land of Ikonia, and also made himself two dominions, one of which (Dominion of Blake) stopped existing. When he established the Kingdom, Wiucki-Dunswed was never coronated. He planned to be fully coronated in the year 2022, but this plan went under following the 2021 Christmas Honors.

Present

Wiucki-Dunswed currently focuses on the improvement of the Royal Residence, the engagement of the House of Commons as a medium to produce laws, and the importance of heraldry, establishing His Majesty's Heraldic Authority and appointing two pursuivants to said-authority.

Other micronational positions

Wiucki-Dunswed has been active in several other micronations, including Australis, Austenasia and Kapreburg among others. Wiucki-Dunswed had a brief service as the Prime Minister of Australis, after being overwhelmingly elected in a general-election after releasing a 8-page manifesto for his declared party, the Conservative Party.[5] He later resigned citing mental health issues. He has been awarded with three medals for his service to the nation. He currently serves as Prime Minister of Kapreburg, serving since 16 January 2021, after voting Ian Douglas Smith II out of office during a vote-of-no-confidence. He previously served as Prime Minister of Kapreburg under the Exampliary Party from 22 September 2019 until 20 August 2020. He also served as the Marqueese of Meighan Island, until the title was revoked and the territory was dissolved. During his 2019 term, he resigned after multiple complications with the King, and submitted his resignation on 19 August 2020, and later making a public announcement on the 20th. He is noted for having every Kapresh medal, exlcuding military-serivce. Furthermore, he is also the Consul to Florida in the Austenasian Foreign Office. He was awarded with the Austenasian Order and also holds the title of the Duke of Dixie. Wiucki-Dunswed, in gratitude of these awards gifted Jonathan I of Austenasia the Dukedom of Argos.

On 11 March 2022, Abrams announced to his circle of friends, and various affiliated micronationalists, his intent to resign from all positions external from Ikonia. His Baustralian positions of Gadus King of Arms and Lord Governor of the Fox Islands were immediately resigned, and his military rank was resigned at midnight the next day.

Other ventures

Programming

Wiucki-Dunswed is semi-proficient in nine programming languages, and two markup languages. He knows C#, JavaScript, Python, Lua, Ruby, BASIC, PHP, HTML, Batch, and PowerShell. He used these skills under RainDrop Technology as their COO, but now runs his own company Orange Computers (started as Enhance). He has written all the HTML and CSS for the Kingdom of Ikonia's official website. Furthermore, Wiucki-Dunswed was a technical administrator on MicroWiki from February 2020 to April 2021, and an administrator on MicroWiki@Discord from June 2019 until his resignation in February 2021.[6][7]

Music career

Wiucki-Dunswed became interested in music from a young age. He is an analog audio engineer, utilizing reel-to-reel tape, cassettes, and vinyl records. He uses FL Studio 20 to create, draft, mix and master tracks of his own. In 2019, Wiucki-Dunswed stumbled upon the band Diarchy and became immensely interested in writing and creating music again. He went on to form the classical rock duo Nationality with Aidan McGrath in February of the same year. The duo released an album and two singles, which received lukewarm-positive reviews,[8] however, the band was disbanded in September due to personal complications between the two. Wiucki-Dunswed created his own music project, 3818, soon after its dissolution, and continues to make music under 3818, however has been stagnate in releases.[9]

Wiucki-Dunswed has a particular liking to music artists such as Morrissey, Yellowman, Josey Wales, and Saori Minami—all of which have received honorary membership in the Order of Merit in Ikonia.

Literature

Wiucki-Dunswed expressed an interest in literature, and especially micronational literature in mid-2021 after reading numerous dissertations, and other books. He ended up starting Barrington Books, an Ikonian book company, and wrote his first book—The History of Kapreburg.

Titles, styles, honours, and arms

Titles, and styles

  • 19 October 2018 - His Majesty Abrams the First, by the Grace of God of Ikonia, King.
  • French variant (commonly used in documents) - Sa Majesté Abréms I Par la grâce de Dieu, Roi

Standards and arms

Royal coat of arms of Ikonia.svg
Royal Cypher of King Cameron I.svg
Diaconus banner of Cameron I.svg
Royal Standard of Ikonia.svg
Revised royal and battle banner of Cameron I.svg
Coat of arms as King of Ikonia
(2018 – present)
Royal cypher as King of Ikonia
(2019 – present)
Banner as King of Ikonia
(2018 – present)
Royal Standard as King of Ikonia
(2019 – present)
Battle and ceremonial flag as King of Ikonia
(2020 – present)

Ancestry

Bibliography

  • The History of Kapreburg (Liaisratalorkyut atau ΣπeeplorkóΦefloré). Davenport, Florida, The Rt. Hon Sir Abrams Formic Wiucki-Dunswed RMP OKE OFP AM OER CNZ OJI PVS, 2021.
  • My issues & complaints with the Constitution of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg (Issefkós xadirlia Élorπiod LorkóeepefΦquixi). Davenport, Florida, The Rt Hon. Group-captain Sir Abrams Formic Wiucki-Dunswed RMP GCKE OFP OER CNZ OJI PVS, 2021.

References

  1. Z. Smith & J. Lycon (26 December 2019) DIME Magazine Issue #1. Curio Publications – via Issuu. p. 20–21. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  2. Smith, Zed (2 December 2020) MicroWiki Most Influential (2020). Published by Statistic-Dime — Google Docs. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  3. Monarchy of Ikonia - https://www.ikonia.xyz/monarchy.html - Accessed on 31 January 2021
  4. Fr. Julian Bednarz, Diocese of Orlando 2018 - https://imgur.com/tzsxX5M - Accessed on 10 February 2019
  5. Conservative Party Manifesto - https://www.ikonia.xyz/cpartymanifesto.pdf - Accessed 31 January 2021
  6. MicroWiki:Staff
  7. Blackwood, Ives (2 December 2020) Zabëlle Skye pioneers new approach to ranking community influencers. Home-made Crown Journal. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  8. Author (4 April 2019) Nationality - A band worth your time. Arkonian News Network. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  9. Nationality (band)

Notes

  1. His surname is barrelled, being made up of multiple names. It should be written as Wiucki-Dunswed, not Dunswed.
  2. It has been generally agreed upon micronationalists in the Discord sector that he is the greatest micronational herald due to his works.