Official Historian (Austenasia)

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Official Historian
HIM Emperor Jonathan I

since 13 May 2024
Department of Historical Documentation
AppointerMinister for Culture
Formation3 May 2019; 5 years ago (2019-05-03)
First holderLord Charles Ross, Duke of Occidentia

The Official Historian of Austenasia is a position created by Emperor Jonathan I on 3 May 2019. The holder of the officer may "issue official publications on behalf of the Austenasian government concerning the history of the Empire of Austenasia and that of the states, nations, movements, persons and events which are related to it." The holder of the office also served as the Director of the Department of Historical Documentation.

The first Official Historian, Lord Charles Ross, founded the Department of Historical Documentation (Affairs) on 28 May 2019 as an outlet for his work. He was replaced with Sir Harry Fitzpatrick in December 2020, and the position was later given to the Emperor himself.

List of Official Historians

Number Picture Name Took office Left office Notes
01 Lord Charles Ross, Duke of Occidentia 3 May 2019 7 Dec 2020 Appointed by Imperial Decree; created the Department of Historical Documentation (Affairs) later that month. Resigned in December 2020.
02 Sir Harry Fitzpatrick, IKA 7 Dec 2020 13 May 2024 Worked on a history of Austenasia and updated much of the Empire's online presence.
03 HIM Emperor Jonathan I 13 May 2024 Incumbent Appointed by Minister for Culture Lord Sander Koff.