August Kratzenberg (b. July 16th, 2889) was the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greater Hulstria, serving from 2928 to 2970. Kratzenberg prior was the Chief Minister of Budenlar, Greater Hulstria from 2922 to 2928. Kratzenberg additionally sat as a ranking member of the Fascist Authority Party and on the party government, the National Congress, as well during his time at the Foreign Ministry . Born in Luthorische Bai, Budenlar, Kratzenberg was married to Alarice Folsan, a fellow student during his time at the School of Diplomacy & International Affairs in Kien; the two however divorced and didn't have any children.
Kratzenberg originally came into the Foreign Affairs Ministry in 2928 succeeding
Arnold Bauer-Chamberlain while still serving as the Chief Minister of Budenlar; he would leave that position to head to Kien, leaving Theresia von Maringhelm to head an interim government before receiving her own term in a special election. Maringhelm would later go onto serve as the 42nd Governor-General of Greater Hulstria and first ever woman leader of the Fascist Authority Party. Kratzenberg would serve at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of His Imperial Majesty's Government for over 40 years; at the time of his departure, Kratzenberg was the most senior member of His Imperial Majesty's Government alongside Gisela von Hortensiengau, the Staatsminister. Kratzenberg has been widely regarded as one of the most active international figures within the Hulstrian government besides the Kaiser during this period; Kratzenberg had overseen every major international event that had faced Hulstria during his tenure from the Destruction of Flight 22 to the Great Sekowian War and the Endralon Civil War, including the formation of the Imperial Consortium between Greater Hulstria and Drania. He had also either written or was involved in every single treaty that had been approved by the Imperial Diet.
The Foreign Minister was widely influential in
Greater Hulstria and quite a popular figure. He held weekly audiences with the Kaiser and very close to the Staatsminister in the workings of government. August Kratzenberg was also involved in the world of sports; he contributed towards the effort led by Archduke Leopold of Hulstria, the Kaiser's younger brother and chairman of the Hulstrian Olympic Committee, to have Kien host the 2963 Summer Olympic Games in which they did.
The Great Empire of Mikuni-Hulstria
Empire of Gao-Soto, Christopher Dove, War of Hulstrian Successsion, Congress of Kien, War of Luthori Succession, Welsh Genocide, New Englian Crisis, Great Sekowian War, , Operation Steel Impetus South Majatran Wars, , South Ocean War , War of the Two Kaisers September Revolution
Dovani, Great North Dovani Plain, Schnee-Berge Mountains
Celts, Gao-Showa, Gao-Showa Clans, Gao-Indralan Languages, Hulstrian, Kunihito, Kunikata, Welsh
Culture National Anthems:
The Call of Hulstria, For all eternity, For the Monarchy, Land of our Fathers, The Revolution ne'er can yield, Golden Empire
Daenism, Hosianism, Jienism, Orinco Polytheism, Kamism
: Empire of Hulstria Budenlar: Labsburg | Hulstria: | Kien Kuratha: Marchau : Empire of Gao-Soto Hilgar: Miyako, Veilchen | Mitrania: Graaffsberg, Mitrania Highlands National Park | Ostland
Politics Historically Important Parties:
Anarchitarians, Aneist Unionist Party, Christian Communist Party, Hosianisch-Demokratisches Verbund, [Fascist Authority Party]], Gao-Showa Peoples' Party, Hulstrian National Party, Imperial Hulstrian Party, Progressive Liberal Party of Hulstria, Refuge Pressure Party | List of Former Parties of Greater Hulstria Presently Active Parties: Hosianisch-Demokratisches Verbund, Unabhängige Sozialkonservative Partei, Vereinigte Bund
Alexander I, Franz I, Franz VI, Ferdinand I, Ferdinand II, Godric I, Godric II, , Godric III Heinrich I, Heinrich II, Karl III, Klaus Gustav III, Klaus Gustav IV, Klemens II, Leopold I, Maximilian V, Maximilian VII, Rainer IV, Rainer V, Rudolph I of Hulstria, Rudolph III, Rudolph IV, Rudolph V, Klaus Gustav VI, Okatori Takahiro, Okatori Kurosawa Other Royalty: Heinrich, Crown Prince of Hulstria, Archduke Otto of Hulstria, Archduke Franz of Hulstria, Archduke Maximilian, Archduke Albert of Hulstria, Archduchess Harriet of Hulstria, Archduke Heinrich, Archduchess Aleksandra, Queen of Rutania, Archduke Leopold, Archduchess Charlotte, Adela I of Vorona, Hikaru I of Dolgaria, Archduchess Josephine, Archduchess Martha, Idda, Countess of Savonia, Wilhelm, Duke of Thague, Roberta Lusk, Princess Harriet of Talmoria, Henrietta, Queen of Endralon, Janne II of Vorona, Matilda, Queen of Rilandor, Karl, Crown Prince of Hulstria, Henry, King of Tukarali, Henry I of Tukarali, Constantine I of Tukarali, Archduchess Cristyne, Archduke Rudolph, Archduke Paul, Emmanuel, 4th Duke of Heidelberg Primary Noble Houses: House of Flieder, , Okatori Clan House of Strauss, House of Rothingren Palaces: Fliederbrunn Palace, Phönixstein Castle Other Noble Houses: House of Brunner, House of Halvorsen
Meiji Hideaki, Meiji Takara, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Tokuro Tanemoto, Naoki Tsukuda, Akemi Tanemoto-Katsutoshi, Tokugawa Jiang, Gao-Ri Juro, Haruhi Suzumiya, Hayato Tarou, Okatori Takahiro, Okatori Kurosawa Hulstrian: Kyril von Flieder, Lanzo Henning, Konrad Labsburg, Otto von Labsburg, Rudolph Labsburg, Rebekka Liese, Heindrich Strauss, Konsort Strauss, Philip Strauss, Rosaline Strauss, Karl van Gessel, Spenzer Roderick, Erwin Zilberschlag, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Hildegard Klay, Edmund von Greifstein, Martin Valle, Gregory Kleinman, Anders Raske, David Thorsten, Lukas Adenauer, Friedrich Ewald II, Ambrose Bauer, Constantin Birnbacher, Maggie Bauer-Chamberlain, Erik Chamberlain, Charles Fuerstien, Waldemar von Treuburg, Wenzeslaus von Hortensiengau, Erik Bauer-Chamberlain II, Sieuwerd Cuijpers, Adam Hammond, Frederick von Labsburg, Gereon von Thannhausenand, Julius von Anderinch, Joseph Karcher, Edward Roderick III, Isolde von Smaragdwald, Anthony Bauer-Chamberlain, Kasimir Hoefler, Hieronymus von Büren, Joseph Roderick II, Jurgen Marquering, Arnold Bauer-Chamberlain, Erik Bauer-Chamberlain III Gisela von Hortensiengau, August Kratzenberg, Theresia von Maringhelm, Walburga von Strauss, Maximilian Berleburg, Walter von der Hyde, Vitus von der Mar, Eduard von Strauss, Russell von Korneuschlag, Thomas Michels Other: Charlotte Church, George Huws, Katherine Jenkins, Wali Thomas