Arthur C. de Tourneau, Archduke of Duckionary

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Arthur I
His Royal Highness, Archduke of Duckionary
Portrait of His Royal Highness in 2023
Archduke of Duckionary
Reign10 March 2022 – present
Coronation25 August 2023
PredecessorSelf (as President)
President of Duckionary
In office
24 August 2018 – 10 March 2022
Succeeded bySelf (as Archduke)
BornSchärding, Austria
Regnal name
Arthur the Angel
HouseDe Tourneau
ReligionRoman Catholic
Nationality Austrian
ResidencesPalais d‘ Aurelio, Duckionary
WebsiteArchduke's personal site
Signature

Archduke Arthur I of Duckionary (Arthur Constantin de Tourneau), is a micronationalist and the current reigning Archduke of the Parliamentary Monarchy of Duckionary, encompassing all its Crown Lands. He ascended to the leadership on 24 August 2018, initially assuming the roles of Emperor, Chancellor, and President of Duckionary in a personal capacity until 09 March 2022.

He is also sometimes referred to within Duckionary as "Arthur the Angel". Unofficially, he is also called "Archiduck"

Since 10 March 2022, Archduke Arthur I has held the official title of Archduke of Duckionary. The formal coronation ceremony took place on 25 August 2023 at the Austrian castle of Hagenau, further solidifying his position as the nation's sovereign. Additionally, he has held the de jure position of Prime Minister of Duckionary since 10 March 2022.

During his reign, he developed the motto for the Archducal family, which is "Gracia nos ducit" or "Grace leads us" in English. This is meant to share the family's Catholic outlook on life and values.

Archduke Arthur I's tenure and multifaceted roles exemplify his dedication to Duckionary's governance and advancement. His leadership, both as the head of state and as a prime ministerial figure, signifies his commitment to guiding Duckionary towards prosperity, stability, and the fulfillment of its national objectives.

Engagement in Duckionary and other micronations

In addition to his role as reigning Archduke of the Parliamentary Monarchy of Duckionary, Arthur de Tourneau holds several prestigious positions and has notable connections within the micronational community. He is Chairman of the prestigious Civic Association of Duckionary and leads its activities and initiatives.

In addition, de Tourneau holds the honorable office of Grand Master of the Order of the Knights of Duckionary, demonstrating his commitment to upholding the noble traditions and values associated with this prestigious order.

Arthur de Tourneau has gained attention and recognition through his diplomatic efforts, including important meetings with the heads of state or representatives of Slowjamastan, Kugelmugel and Seborga. These meetings demonstrate his commitment to building alliances, promoting cooperation and dialogue between micronations.

Through his diverse assignments and international involvement, Arthur de Tourneau demonstrates his commitment to the prosperity of Duckionary, the preservation of its culture, and the promotion of harmonious relations within the micronational community.

Arthur attended the MicroCon EU 2023 in Ypres, Belgium from 11-13 August 2023, where he made many new friends and gained valuable experience and new ideas for Duckionary.

Micro Euro Summit

In June 2022, Archduke Arthur de Tourneau, along with President Zar Antonov of Obscurium, organized the Micro Euro Summit 2022, which brought together leaders and representatives of various micronations in Chyše, Czech Republic, to discuss and deliberate on matters of mutual interest and cooperation. The success and significance of the summit paved the way for a sequel in 2023. The Micro Euro Summit 2023 took place in Chyše from 14-16 July 2023 and was attended by 25 persons. The organising committee has confirmed that there will be another Micro Euro Summit in 2024. Archduke Arthur de Tourneau's active involvement in organizing and promoting this event underscores his commitment to fostering diplomatic relations, facilitating dialogue, and promoting the common interests of the micronational community.

Main articles:

Micro Euro Summit 2022

Micro Euro Summit 2023

Micro Euro Summit 2024

Titles, styles, and honours

Titles and styles

Coat of Arms of the Archduke

As Archduke of Duckionary, his full style and title is:

His Royal and Apostolic Highness, Archduke Arthur I by the Grace of God, Sovereign Head of the of the Archducal House of Duckionary, Archduke of Duckionary, Grand Duke of Mopion, Duke of Panagua, Duke of Arcanus, Duke of Bouvet Island, Sultan of Smolkanistan, Sea Prince of Rungholt, Prince of Antiochia, Prince Count of Beaverland, Count of Sandfeld, Count of Kozel, Count of Lipinsula, Landgrave of Bradley-Land, Margrave of CrockerLand, Baron of White Mountain, Lord of Vineta, Grand Voivode of the Gartenmark Voivodeship, Grand Master of the Order of the Knights of Duckionary, etc. etc.


National Honours
Nation Name of Medal Date of Award
 Duckionary Medal of the Admiral 24 March 2022
 Duckionary Medal of the Peace Duck 24 January 2022
 Duckionary Medal of the Civic Association 24 January 2022
 Duckionary General of the Order of the Golden Cockatoo 06 March 2022
 Duckionary Royal Navy Expeditionary Participation Medal 03 March 2023


Foreign Honours
Nation Name of Medal Date of Award
 Obscurium Recipient of the Obscure Friendship Medal

Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the Dancing Dragons

Knight of the Most Illustrious Order of the Sleeping Dragon

Recipient of the Medal of the Obelisk

Recipient of the Medal of the Golden Dragon

4 July 2021

25 December 2021 25 June 2022 11 March 2023 15 July 2023

 Atlia Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the Sparrow 10 January 2022
 Slitronia Great Inspirer of the Order of Inspiration

Captain of the Order of Diplomacy

30 October 2022

30 October 2022

Užupis Silver Garlic Clove 15 July 2023
Musania Honorary Postmaster of Musania and the Postmaster’s Button 15 July 2023
Edristan Ultra-Richtig-Krasse und nützliche diplomatische Ehrung 15 July 2023
 Dracul Citation of the Dragon (Silver Tier) 29 July 2023
 Sancratosia Medal for participation at Digi Micro Summit 29 July 2023
 Flandrensis Knight in the Order of the Melting Mountain 12 August 2023
 Westarctica Order of the Polar Cross 12 August 2023
 Slowjamastan Racoon of Friendship Award 12 August 2023
 Molossia Molossian Medal of Statesmanship 12 August 2023
MicroCon EU 2023 Participation Medal MicroCon EU 2023 Ypres 12 August 2023
 Ladonia Diplomatic Service Medal 12 August 2023
 Cycoldia Quinquennium Jubilee Medal of Christina I & II 06 November 2023
Pleiso Verdienstorden der Republik Pleiso III. Klasse

3. Jahrestags Medaille

03 December 2023

03 December 2023

 New Rubix Auguston Cross Civil Division 1st Class 06 January 2024
 MicroWiki MicroWiki Supporter Badge 06 January 2024


Personal armorial achievement as Grand Cordon of the Order of the Foxtail Orchid in Vishwamitra.
Virtual Foreign Honours
Nation Name of Medal Date of Award
 Vishwamitra Grand Cordon of the Most Eminent Order of the Foxtail Orchid

Recipient of the National Service Medal

Recipient of the Civil Service Medal

Recipient of the Commemorative Medal of the First Anniversary of the Vishwamitran Monarchy

Recipient of the Commemorative Medal of the Crystal Jubilee of the Foundation of Vishwamitra

Recipient of the Commemorative Medal of the 21st Birthday of Rashtradhyaksh Varuna Sriraya

11 January 2023

15 April 2022 08 June 2021 15 April 2022 11 January 2023


Military Titles
Nation Title
 Duckionary Admiral of the Royal Navy
 Duckionary Colonel of Honour of the Archducal Guard
 Duckionary Colonel-in-Chief of the Mounted Guard
 Dracul Cadet First Class
 Karnia-Ruthenia Honorary Colonel of the Imperial and Royal Regiment of Uhlans

Contact and Social Media

References