Patrick I, Emperor of Paravia

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Patrick I
His Imperial Majesty Patrick I,
Emperor of Paravia, King of Demirelia,
King of Hoppalobindia, Vorsitzender
Photo taken in July 2017
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Emperor of Paravia
Reign 29th November 2014 - Present
Coronation 9th October 2015
Predecessor Throne established
Heir apparent Nicholas, Prince Imperial
Riksminister Ser Stephen Freayth (2016 - Present)
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King of Demirelia
Reign 30th June 2016 - Present
Coronation none
Predecessor Himself (as Co-Emperor of Demirelia)
First Minister Mike Lewis (2016 - 2017)
Lise Næsheim-Renwick (2017 - Present)
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Emperor of Nedland
Reign 12th May 2016 - 4th November 2016
Preceded by Throne established
Succeeded by Ned Greiner
As Khagan
Prime Minister Ned Greiner
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Vorsitzender
In office 4th April 2017 - 23rd August 2017
Preceded by Michael Brazeau
Succeeded by Newton von Uberquie
Monarch Stephen I & II
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Premier of Cinnamon Creek
Acting
Held office 14th July 2016 - 5th August 2016
Preceded by Dallin Langford
Succeeded by Stephen Freayth
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King of Hoppalobindia
Reign 5th June 2008 - 23rd February 2010
11th August 2015 - Present
Preceded by Throne established
Succeeded by Throne disestablished, re-established in 2015
Consort None
House House of Renwick
Father Sean Patrick Renwick
Mother Lise Næsheim-Renwick
Born 9 January 2002 (2002-01-09) (age 15)
Stavanger, Norway
Religion Agnostic

Patrick I, Emperor of Paravia or Patrick Tristan Renwick (born 9th January 2002) is a Norwegian micronationalist and the Emperor as well as founder of the Empire of Paravia, a micronation based in his homecountry, Norway. He established Paravia in November 2014. He was for a short term lasting only 1 day High chancellor of Paravia before stepping down, choosing his father, Sean Renwick to succeed him. He is involved in numerous other micronational governments including that of Beacon City and Archmidian, Nedland and Abelden. He was also involved in the Abeldane Commonwealth. He has also been involved in a number of intermicronational organizations. Most notably the Micronational Cooperation Group, in which he served as Secretary between September and December 2015. In May 2016, after the re-establishment of Nedland as an independent republic, he was offered to become emperor of Nedland by the Nedlandic president, Ned Greiner. He accepted, and Nedland was transformed into a monarchy under the name State of Nedland. In July 2016, when DRCC Premier Dallin Langford was forced to withdraw temporarily from micronationalism because of school, Patrick was appointed Acting Premier, to serve as DRCC's head of state until Langford returned at an unspecified point in the future. He would later step down from this post following Cinnamon Creek signing the Treaty of Nyros, thereby joining Paravia. Stephen Freayth would succeed him as premier of Cinnamon Creek. In September 2016, Patrick was elected Stellvertreter of Abelden in a landslide victory. Following Vorsitzender Ned Greiner's resignation a day before the October 2016 election, leaving Patrick to serve as interim Vorsitzender for 4 day, before being defeated by Horatio Eden in the election.

In the April 2017 elections, Renwick running as the DLP candidate for the Vorsitzendership, narrowly defeated Independence Party candidate Will McCracken in a vote in the Reichsversammlung, following a 4 way tie in the popular elections with the Conservative party and the Edge party. Renwick then set about forming a coalition government, consisting primarily of the members of the former Twain Administration.

Personal Life

The Emperor on the political compass.

Emperor Patrick was born on 9 January 2002 in the city of Stavanger, Norway to Sean and Lise Renwick. His childhood was relatively uneventful until 2008 when he along with a friend established the Kingdom of Hoppalobindia. Hoppalobindia quickly fell into inactivity and was officially dissolved in 2010. Later in May of the same year his younger brother, the current heir to the throne Prince Imperial Nicholas was born.

In the summer of 2014 Patrick stumbled upon a video about the Principality of Sealand and was intrigued. He started researching more about micronationalism and decided he wanted to start his own micronation. Even though Hoppalobindia had been a micronation, there had been no knowledge about other micronations. After around five months of planning, Patrick established the Empire of Paravia on 29 November 2014. He then took the title Emperor and announced Paravias establishment the following day on the micronation.org forum.

Reign

Standard of the Emperor

Emperor Patrick's reign has seen the rapid expantion of Paravia both physically and intermicronationally with a number of diplomatic relations opened with other micronations. It has also seen the acquisition of a large amount of territory in a number of countries. The Emperor's reign Can be characterized as prosperous and peaceful, with the odd bump along the way.

The Emperor made the decision to enter the Pannonian War on the South Maudlandian side against Liberland at the end of May 2015. Despite heavy criticism from other micronationalists towards the war, Paravia was able to get through the war with not too many problems, being the last supporting belligerent of South Maudlandia to withdraw, doing so on the 10th June 2015. This has later been described by the emperor as "his worst decision as emperor".

Paravia however, quickly recovered and the emperor was instrumental, along with Ned Greiner and Stephen of Abelden in the founding of the Micronational Cooperation Group, in which he served as its first secretary.

2016 would see massive changes to Paravia. First, Patrick was involved in re-founding the GUM, and became the Cheif Paravian delegate. Later, he would sign the Treaty of Nyros, which turned Paravia into a federal empire, annexing various other Micronations as federal states, forming a new major Micronational federation.


Titles and Styles

Styles

  • 9 January 2002-5 June 2008: Patrick Tristan Renwick
  • 5 June 2008-23 February 2010: His Majesty Patrick I, King of Hoppalobindia
  • 23 February 2010-29 November 2014: Patrick Tristan Renwick
  • 29 November 2014-Present: His Imperial Majesty Patrick I, Emperor of Paravia

Full title and style

His Imperial Majesty Patrick I, By the will of the people and the constitution, Emperor of Paravia and the Crown Lands, Sovereign of the North, King of Demirelia and King of Hoppalobindia, Hereditary Prince of Beacon City, Margrave of Storwald, Warden of Herbertia, Khan of Alikiir, Duke of the Clyne, Duke of Clipp, Lord of Rela and Grand Duke of Sugarloaf, Marquis of Bessatre, Count of Clemensbuier, Chief delegate to the Lordly executive of Valdsland, Beconite assemblyman, Deputy Speaker of the Paravian Chamber of Delegates, Commander-in-chief of all Imperial forces, Grand Master of the Order of the Imperial Star and Sovereign of the Order of Demirelia.

Military command

The Emperor as head of state is also officially the head of all the branches of the Imperial Armed Forces. These include: The Imperial Army, The Imperial Navy and the Imperial Air Force. Emperor Patrick was the commander of Paravian troops in the battle of Skyvik Hill. The battle took place on the 7th June 2015 and was against "Liberlandian" supporters as part of the Pannonian War.

Monarchical styles of
Emperor Patrick I
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Reference style His Imperial Majesty
Spoken style Your Imperial Majesty
Alternative style Your Grace


Honors