Alyssa von Hartmann-Peters
|North American Empress|
|Tenure||27 May 2015 – present|
|Minister of Finance|
|Assumed office |
1 November 2015
|Born||18 March 1992|
Palos Heights, Illinois, United States
|Spouse||Wilhelm of New Europe|
William, Prince of Ohio
|House||Hartmann-Peters (by marriage)|
Birkett (by birth)
Alyssa Michell von Hartmann-Peters (née Birkett, born 18 March 1992) is the Empress consort of the North American Confederation as the wife of Emperor William I, the current North American Emperor reigning since 27 May 2015. Since 1 November 2015 she has served as Finance Minister in the Marx Cabinet.
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Marriage to Emperor Wilhelm
In July 2013, Wilhelm was visiting his home town when he sent Alyssa an online message, he then invited her out to lunch in nearby Joliet. Wilhelm found Alyssa very attractive, and greatly enjoyed her company. The two spent their entire time rekindling their friendship and kept in touch following the visit. In the time after their meeting Wilhelm abdicated as New European Emperor and declared the micronation defunct.
By January 2014, Wilhelm was determined to marry Alyssa. Despite the grumblings from Wilhelm's family, Wilhelm and Alyssa married on 18 January 2014 in Illinois.
North American Empress
In the early months of her marriage Alyssa was not very interested in micronational politics or micronationalism in general. She acknowledged herself as Empress and her son the heir to the throne but did little else in participation. However she would listen in on cabinet meetings between Prime Minister Marx and her husband, which sparked her interest in economics. After debate in the cabinet over her right to participate in NAC politics, given her position as consort, it was decided that she was allowed to be in government as long as she remained independent.
She was appointed to head the Ministry of Finance on 2 November 2015.
Titles and styles
Empress Alyssa as consort
|Reference style||Her Imperial and Royal Majesty|
|Spoken style||Your Imperial and Royal Majesty|
Although Wilhelm was no longer the New European Emperor at the time, he continues to use his titles in pretense after abdication. Alyssa uses the courtesy title of New European Empress.
- 18 March 1992 – 18 January 2014: Ms. Alyssa Michell Birkett
- 18 January 2014 – present: Her Imperial and Royal Majesty The New European Empress (held in pretense as there was no New European Empire at the time of her marriage)
- 18 January 2014 – present: Her Imperial and Royal Majesty The North American Empress
|North American Imperial Family|
HIRH Hereditary Prince Jonathan
HIRH Hereditary Princess Amanda
Alyssa von Hartmann-Peters
House of MarkusBorn: March 18, 1992
| North American Empress
27 May 2015 – present
|Titles in pretence|
Jessica of Aiken
| Empress of New Europe
18 January 2014 – present