Wyatt Baek

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His Royal Majesty and Excellency
The Sovereign on Earth
Wyatt Seungri Baek
Crown Prince of Gapla
OHB, HRFSG, LGF, SCG, OFG, IOP, OBG
1st President of Gapla
Deputy President Chelsea Chen
Predecessor Ian Shin (United Republics of Gapla and Phoenix)
Successor Chelsea Chen
5th Deputy President of Gapla
Assumed office:
5 January 2021
President Chelsea Chen
Predecessor Chelsea Chen
Successor Chelsea Chen
Crown Prince of Gapla
In office:
28 February 2019
President Chelsea Chen
Predecessor Position established
Successor incumbent
3rd Minister of Foreign Affairs of Gapla
In office:
3 February 2022
President Chelsea Chen
Successor incumbent
Personal Information
Full name
His Royal Majesty, Wyatt Baek I, by the Grace of God, of the Federated States of Gapla and its territories Crown Prince OHB, HRFSG, LGF, SCG, OFG, IOP, OBG
Born Seoul Special City
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
Citizenship GaplaflagClear.png Federated States of Gapla
Flag of South Korea.svg Republic of Korea
Political party Free Rightist Party
Residence New Gaplastovia, Elemental, Federated States of Gapla
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Allegiance GaplaflagClear.png Federated States of Gapla
Battles/wars Northern Emeralkia Conflict, Iana-Phoenix Conflict

Wyatt Seungri Baek, addressed royally as His Royal Majesty, Wyatt Seungri Baek I, by the Grace of God, of the Federated States of Gapla and its territories Crown Prince OHB, HRFSG, LGF, SCG, OFG, IOP, OBG is a male micronationalist and is Crown Prince, and formerly the President and Head of State of the Federated States of Gapla.

He is widely credited as the founder of modern Gapla, and although this creditation is not completely true, is officially recognized as one of the four founders of Gapla by the Gaplan government. He has also attempted to create his own state that failed in Parliament because of lack of territory.

He is a micronationalist that has participated in the Iana-Phoenix conflict and a one of the two historical leaders of the anti-Hubbardist (by some called Gaplan-nationalist) organization Hubbard Sucks along with Emma Bunnell.

Personal history

Wyatt was born in the Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea.

He was interested in politics and corporations at an early age, eventually creating his own business (albeit without profits) called WRUSA.

Pre-micronational career and Gapla-Phoenix

WRUSA and Totoro

In 2012, Wyatt revived WRUSA and created a "ranking" system. Since he didn't quite understand the concept of a company, while he called it a company, it was more of a group, because it didn't make any profits. It offered a movie rating system, an education system, and a few games.

He later revived the Totoro Foundation in 2018 which allowed for WRUSA's first profits as a conglomerate corporation that offered its own currency ("credits") and allowed anyone to create their own business.

Flag of the United Republics of Gapla and Phoenix

Soon, a lot of people in his class signed up and created their own business, trading the currency "credits" around the school. While it has been banned by the administration several times, including by Michael Hubbard, Wyatt never stopped his business and this is where his minarchist and right-libertarian views likely came from.

United Republics of Gapla and Phoenix

Main article: United Republics of Gapla and Phoenix

In 2015, along with Ian, Wyatt founded the United Republics of Gapla and Phoenix, his first micronation that he didn't know was a micronation.

It was the predecessor to the Principality of Gapla and eventually the Federated States of Gapla.

Its max population was 20, and it was extremely unprofessional, with ID cards from crayons and its territory as a "secret base" inside the school.

In 2019, in an attempt to revive Gapla, he couped the government of Gapla-Phoenix successfully using the help of a few spies and recreated Gapla as the Principality of Gapla.

Mainstream micronational career

Contribution to Gaplan history

Wyatt revived modern Gapla in the form of the Principality of Gapla on February 28, 2019, after learning about Sealand.

His renewed interest in micronationalism led him to create a website, MicroWiki, and MicroWikia pages for Gapla. He was the founding figure for many new Gaplans that had joined in that time, and although he wasn't the true founder of Gapla, he considered himself the true founder of Gapla for a period of time. He is still known as the Founder of Gapla today.

During June to early August 2019, Wyatt focused on expanding foreign relations, increasing professionality, and basically spending hours on Gapla each day to improve it.

"Hubbard Sucks"

Wyatt was appointed as the first president of Hubbard Sucks, but he was not able to serve a second term due to his loss to Emma Bunnell.

Hubbard Sucks is considered to be a Gaplan nationalist organization by some members of the left, although most of the left also opposes Hubbard. The organization was created because of the events of the Gaplan Revolution and Hubbard's banning of the Federated States of Gapla. The organization was considered to be important in Gaplan history as it led from the transition of Gapla from a friend group to a global micronation with a purpose.

COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Wyatt led the Gaplans to a more online setting, moving all of the sessions online and moving major government meetings online. He claims that the pandemic was important for the digitalization of Gapla and connection to the greater worldwide community.

While Hubbard Sucks was still active and relevant during the online portion of the school year, it slowly decayed as the need for it was being abolished.

In this pandemic, he has written a few books on micronationalism, web development, and Gapla. His first book on Gapla inspired the United States of the Terra Excelsior Republic.

Miscellaneous roles in Gaplan history

Role as Crown Prince and session master

Wyatt Baek's personal Coat of Arms.

Wyatt, in his capacity as Crown Prince of Gapla, under macronational laws controls the assets of Gapla, although a bill in Parliament may soon change that. He is also the session master of Gapla, the "gamemaker" of all of Gapla's interstate sessions.

He doesn't have a state, although he states that he plans to create one, but he will unable to participate in sessions due to his position as session master. His Special Administrative Region (SAR) of Gaplan Antarctica that he administers is not eligible to participate in sessions.

He was the former President of Gapla, at one time in Gaplan history being simultaneously the monarch and the head of government.

Role in the left-right divide

Wyatt is a minarchist, a form of right-libertarianism. He usually scores at around 7 right and 7 libertarian on most political compass tests.

In this capacity, he has argued and advocated for the Free Rightist Party and against the People's New Socialist Party, notably Chelsea Chen and visiting members of United States of the Terra Excelsior Republic. Due to statements on LGBTQ+ people, he was banned from the Excelsioran discord server.