Connor I of Atovia

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His Royal Majesty
Connor I
King of Atovia
Connor Stumperth in 2017
Connor I following his Eagle Scout court of honor in early 2017.
King of Atovia
Reign 5 May 2017 - present
Predecessor Throne Established
House Stumperth
Born 19 December 1998 (1998-12-19) (age 21)
Ohio, USA
Nationality United States
Occupation Student
Signature
Religion Roman Catholic

Connor I (born Connor Stumperth on 19 December 1998) is the King of Atovia. Formerly, he was the King of the Democratic Kingdom of Mallanor. He is a center-left micronationalist, founding the New Democratic Party of Atovia. His micronational career began in 2014 with the foundation of Mallanor and his joining of the forum. One year after the collapse of the Mallanorian government and the start of his inactivity, Connor founded the Kingdom of Atovia, which is now his primary focus. Connor also holds citizenship in the Abeldane Empire.

Reigns

Connor I on the political compass, December 2019

Mallanor

Connor I founded the Democratic Kingdom of Mallanor on 28 April 2014, becoming it's first and only King. While he was de jure a constitutional monarch, the lack of other government members left him as de facto absolute monarch. Much of the power of government was later shared with the prime minister, Michael Hinnebusch II, during his two years in that position. The balance of government began to fall apart after the election of Ben Weitzel as prime minister in April 2016. Shortly after this election, the government became permanently inactive and Connor I declared the nation defunct in May 2016.

Atovia

Following the collapse of the Mallanorian government, Connor I began to work on a new micronation. On 5 May 2017, this work manifested as the Kingdom of Atovia. From May to December of that year, the kingdom maintained a low level of activity while Connor I developed the government and culture of the new nation. In December 2017, Connor I appointed a Minister of Energy and also appointed himself to the positions of acting Minister of National Defense, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Justice, and Minister of Public Safety, determining that these ministries were critical to the future of the nation. Shortly afterwards, in January 2018, he appointed himself Minister of Internal Affairs.

Personal life

Connor is a student of Aerospace Engineering officially, but also a vexillographer and cartographer by hobby. He is fluent in English, and is also pursuing a German minor at university.

Titles, styles, honors, and arms

Royal Styles of
Connor Stumperth I
Greater CoA Atovia New.png
Reference style His Royal Majesty
Spoken style Your Majesty
Alternative style Sire


Throughout his time within the micronational community, Connor has taken on different titles, honors and offices.

Full styles

English:

His Royal Majesty
Connor I;
King of Atovia,
Herzog of Theolonia,
Count of Lawlingport,
Sovereign of the Order of Atovia,
Knight of the Order of Saint Bartholomew,
Knight of the Abeldane Order
Knight of the Order of the Raven
etc.

German:

Seine königliche Majestät
Connor I;
König von Atovien,
Herzog von Theolonien,
Graf von Lawlingport,
Souverän des Ordens von Atovien,
Ritter des Ordens des Heiligen Bartholomäus,
Ritter des Abeldane-Ordens
Ritter des Rabenordens
usw.

Honors

Grand Cross First Class of the Order of Atovia

Order of St. Bartholomew Abeldane Order Tusmorish Order Order of the Raven

Imperial Service Medal 2nd Class


Atovian honors

Foreign titles

  • Abeldane flag.jpg Count of Lawlingport - 16 December 2019

Foreign honors

Arms

The original Royal Standard of Atovia was designed and adopted by Connor I on 19 May 2018. The design was then updated on 3 November 2018 and updated further, to the current design, on 30 December 2019. The Royal Standard represents the monarch and is only permitted to be flown from buildings in which the Monarch is residing or displayed on vehicles used by the Monarch for official duties. The other standards follow similar rules with the difference being the individual or individuals they represent. The standards are swallowtail horizontal tribands of blue, white, and orange, charged with the greater coat of arms, the middle coat of arms, and the heraldic crown, respectively.

The Royal Cipher was designed and adopted by Connor I on 20 May 2018.

See also

Connor I of Atovia
House of Stumperth
Born: December 1998
Royal titles
Preceded by
Throne Established
Monarch of the Kingdom of Atovia
5 May 2017
Succeeded by
Reigning
Political offices
Preceded by
Edward Daniels
President of Transterra
29 July 2018 - 29 December 2018
Succeeded by
Edward Daniels
Preceded by
Office Established
Minister of National Defense
28 December 2017
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Office Established
Minister of Foreign Affairs
28 December 2017
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Office Established
Minister of Public Safety
28 December 2017
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Office Established
Minister of Internal Affairs
2 January 2018
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Office Established
Minister of Justice
28 December 2017 - 9 February 2019
Succeeded by
Milaw Oakforrest