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Born in 1833. Served as officer in the Leib-Garde-Husaren of the Royal Ruritanian Army. Attended the Königliche Militärakademie for training as a general staff officer. Dispatched to the United States as a military observer during the American Civil War. Attached to the staff of Ulysses S Grant. Returned to Ruritania in 1865. Fought at the Battle of Teufelskessel against the Prussians in 1866. Served as a military escort for the young Princess Flavia (the future Queen of Ruritania) during her minority. Served on the General Staff as the Chief of the Deployment Section. Commanded the Leib-Garde-Husaren. Currently an Aide-de-Camp to Queen Flavia and commander of the Ordonnanz-Gendarmen der Königin.

Married to Charlotte Sophia Freiherrin von Hohenbühl in 1860. Widower since 1878. Three children.

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What Is All This Ruritanian Nonsense?

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 4:00pm 2 Comments

I am sharing a few thoughts from the dark depths of my mind. The origin of Ruritania is to be found in a series of novels written by Anthony Hope in the 1890s. They are, of course, set in a fictional country located in the heart of Europe and were never meant to be expanded into any sort of basis for the strange, obsessive imaginations of others. Naturally, I accepted the challenge because I am strange and obsessive. What emerged was intended to be background material for use…


A Letter from the Graf to a friend on Mars

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Burg Hohenfalkenhorst


December 1st, 1882

My dear Dr. Maßenbach,

I was quite fascinated by your letter and the enclosures and am sure they will be of great use in my preparations to visit Mars. Her Majesty has expressed a great interest in my visiting the Tossian Academy and in particular, seeing Mme. Kovalevskaya. She hopes that anything I discover there might be of…


An entry from the Guide to Ruritania, 1889 Edition (II)

Posted on August 24, 2013 at 2:04pm 7 Comments

In the Kronstadter See Kreis, lying to the northeast of Kronstadt a. d. Elbe is the town of Christianshafen, which is located on the scenic Kronstadter See (Lake Kronstadt). Here Ruritania’s noted aeronautical scientist Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Friedrich Leopold Graf von Zerneck conducts many of his experiments and it is the site of the heavily guarded and classified…


An entry from the Guide to Ruritania, 1889 Edition

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 8:51pm 2 Comments

The Mückensee (Midge Sea) is a marshy region lying southeast of Strelsau at the confluence of the rivers Strelsau and Elbe. The area is generally avoided by all but the most hardy, for lives have been lost here. Of the area is has been said: “The Mückl (as the lake is sometimes called) is a treacherous foe, for here it was that the monks of old threw the idols of the…


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