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Empire of Gilderdammen
Гилдердамменнй Цудоѳу (Gilderdammenny Tsudoóu)
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Imperial Banner and Arms of Gilderdammen

Motto:None beneath the sun surpass the Middle Kingdom.
Anthem:none official
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Map of Gilderdammen

Capital:Kronach
Official languages:Tearvin
Demonym:Gilderdammic
Politics
Government:Elective Monarchy

- Emperor: None (Vacant Emperorship)

Legislature:College of Electors
State religion:Church of The Stallion
Formation:675 S.R.
Geography & Demographics
Area:~1,500,000 km2

approx. 932,100 sq mi

Population:13.3 million (95% Men)
Ethnic groups:Tearvingaul (98%)
Economy
Currency:Mancus (M)(?)
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Gilderdammen is a complex of territories dominating center and northern coast of The Gloaming North. It was formed in 675 S.R. when the Tearvingaul King Maxmilian of Sigiswald, who had embraced The Stallion at the guidance of Altane missionaries in his court, defeated his rivals with the aid of Altane mercenaries. The petty kings and chieftains of the Tearvingauls named the victorious Maxmilian High King of all Tearvingauls. Equinex Agenor I then crowned him Emperor, to be The Stallion's Champion against the heathen line of Tsars in the Vuscovi Lands. Religion aside, the Tearvingauls maintain their tradition of Moots which evolved over time to the College of Electors. Where once every chief might cast a vote for the High King, the College was eventually narrowed down to the most prominent and powerful of the high nobility, ten in all, an inauspicious number that would cause numerous conflicts.

Once dominating much of The Gloaming North’s heartlands and northern coast, decades of civil war has caused it to lose some of its holdings to internal coups and secession. The conflict is primarily based on who should ascend the throne after the disappearance of Rupert IV. The fact that all the original candidates are dead has done little to stop the war.

HistoryEdit

Unification of the Tearvingauls (675 S.R.)Edit

The Ride to End Giant Aggression (1025 - 1041 S.R.)Edit

The Ride of Shame (1400 - 1413 S.R.)Edit

The Ride of Southern Liberation (1731 - 1740 S.R.)Edit

The Disappearance of Rupert IV (1920 S.R.)Edit

The Gilderdammen Civil War (1928 S.R. - Ongoing)Edit

Roster of EmperorsEdit

  • Maxmilian Alven I (Reigned from 675 to X S.R., hailed from Sigiswald) United the tribes and petty states of the Tearvingauls, first Emperor of Gilderdammen.
  • Rupert Alven I (Reigned from 675 to 720 S.R., hailed from Sigiswald)
  • Rudolf Alven I (Reigned from 720 to 743 S.R., hailed from Sigiswald)
  • Rupert Alven II (Reigned from 743 to 772, hailed from Sigiswald)
  • Maxmilian Alven II (Reigned from 772 to 810 S.R., hailed from Sigiswald)
  • Leopold I (hailed from Jandersctaff)
  • Hermann I (Reigned from 1371 to 1396 S.R., hailed from Jandersctaff)
  • Lambert I (Reigned from 1396 to 1415 S.R., hailed from Jandersctaff) Allegedly bribed the Equinex Orestes II to initiate a Ride against Nevira, which was fought solely between Gilderdammen and Nevira.
  • Rupert Alven III (Reigned from 1884 to 1918 S.R., hailed from Sigiswald)
  • Rupert Alven IV (Reigned from 1918 to 1920 S.R., hailed from Sigiswald) The "Child Emperor," disappeared early in his reign, a mystery which has yet to be solved. No Emperor has been elected since.

Member NationsEdit

The thirty seven autonomous states that comprise Gilderdammen are:

  • FlagAbenwald2 Abenwald, Magraviate of
  • FlagAlram Alram, Lordship of
  • FlagBraedenNew Braeden, Kingdom of
  • FlagBukholte Bukholte, Lordship of
  • FlagCasendorppe Casendorppe, Lordship of
  • FlagDrogaw Drogaw, Bishopric of
  • FlagEbenwald Ebenwald, County of
  • FlagEisenwald Eisenwald, Lordship of
  • FlagEkkwald Ekkwald, Lordship of
  • FlagFakwald Falkwald, Lordship of
  • FlagGairovald Gairovald, Grand Duchy of. The Grand Duke of Gairovald is one of Gilderdammen's Electors.
  • FlagGozzowald Gozzowald, Lordship of
  • FlagHexe Hexe, Grand Duchy of
  • FlagHrodland Hrodland, Margraviate of
  • FlagKhalenia Khalenia, Grand Duchy of
  • FlagGilderdammenHeraldic Kronach, Imperial City of. The seat of the Emperor. The throne is currently vacant, and the city itself is occupied by forces belonging to three Electors.
  • FlagLimbren Limbren, Lordship of
  • FlagLorbex Lorbex, Free City of
  • FlagNekaras Nekaras, Principality of
  • FlagOakmaine Oakmaine, County of
  • FlagOvalrine Ovalrine, Grand Duchy of
  • FlagParsouw Parsouw, Lordship of
  • FlagParzifal Parzifal, County of
  • FlagRabanwald Rabanwald, County of
  • FlagReinwald Reinwald, County of
  • FlagSigiswaldFinal Sigiswald, Kingdom of
  • FlagStresstorpe Stresstorpe, Duchy of
  • FlagTachaw Tachaw, County Palatinate of
  • FlagTiges Tiges, Lordship of
  • FlagTotenwald Totenwald, Principality of
  • FlagUdowald Udowald, Lordship of
  • FlagUln Uln, Archbishopric of
  • FlagVottiland Vottiland, Magraviate of
  • FlagWendelwald Wendelwald, County of
  • FlagWolfenwald Wolfenwald, Lordship of
  • FlagYvoram Yvoram, County of
  • FlagZellenrode Zellenrode, Lordship of

The eleven member states of Gilderdammen and two vassal states of currently controlled by the People's Republic of Janderschstaff are:

  • FlagAbyscada Abyscada, County of
  • FlagBremmland Bremmland, County of. Historically and officially still a county of Vottiland, the region is currently under Janderschstaffer military control.
  • FlagCintenia Cintenia, Margraviate of
  • FlagEitona Eitona, Margraviate of
  • FlagIlatuva Ilatuva, Margraviate of
  • FlagIlynjarden Ilynjarden, County Palatinate of
  • FlagJanderschstaffKingdom Janderschstaff, Principality of. The Principality of the Prince of Janderschstaff. Once one of Gilderdammen's Electors, the seat is currently vacant and the claimants live in exile to avoid execution at the hands of the ruling junta.
  • FlagKracatioa Kracatioa, County of
  • FlagMemyna Memyna, Kingdom of
  • FlagSupiyc Supiyc, Duchy of
  • FlagTeuten Teuten, Bishopric of
  • FlagViberg Viberg, County of. The smaller neighbour of Bremmland, it too has historically been and officially still is a county of Vottiland, however currently remains under Janderschstaffer military control.
  • FlagVissen Vissen, Duchy of

MapsEdit

Top: Map of greater Gilderdammen, including all territories under the present control of Janderschstaff and Braeden in the north. Bottom: Clickable map of the Gilderdammic heartland, divided into its major constituting nations (excluding Braeden).

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