Monarchy of Nagato

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Grand Duke of Nagato
Nagato Coat of Arms.png
Incumbent
Daniel Doerner 2014.jpeg
Daniel
since 15 September 2014
Details
StyleHis Royal Highness
Heir apparentJames, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg
First monarchWilliam, Grand Duke of Nagato
Formation21 September 1945; 77 years ago (1945-09-21)
ResidenceGrand Ducal Palace in Nagato

The grand duke of Nagato is the monarchical head of state of Nagato. Nagato has been a grand duchy since 21 September 1945, when it was created from the collapse of the Kingdom of Nagato. After the rise of the Imperial State of Nagato (East Nagato), at the time Duke of Kellsthrope, William, fled to East Unovia Island along with resistant forces. There, on 21 September 1941, William established the Duchy of Nagato (West Nagato) and him as Duke of Nagato. With his leadership, the Imperial State of Nagato fell and was annexed into Nagato, creating the Grand Duchy of Nagato and William as Grand Duke. Nagato is one of the world's only sovereign grand duchy and since 1941, there have been three monarchs, including the incumbent, Daniel.

Constitutional role

The constitution of Nagato defines the grand duke's position:

The grand duke is the head of state, the symbol of its unity, and guarantor of national independence. He exercises executive power in accordance with the constitution and the laws of the country.

Compensation

The grand duke does not receive a salary, but the royal family receives annually ₦400,000 ($357,143 SHD) for grand-ducal functions. In 2021, the Nagato budget included ₦12.1 million for the grand duke's household costs.

Succession

An heir apparent may be granted the style 'hereditary grand duke'. The current heir apparent is Hereditary Grand Duke James.

Full titles

The traditional titulatures of the grand duke are His Royal Grace, Grand Duke of Nagato, Prince of Augustia, Duke of Kellsthrope and Langley.

List of Grand Dukes of Nagato

Name and reign Portrait Birth Family and Marriages Death Succession right
William
21 September 1945 –
16 August 1968
(abdicated)
William Doerner 1962.jpg 16 March 1901
Arlesbridge, Kellsthrope, Nagato
Grand Duchess Louise Hasse
1920
4 sons, 2 daughters
2 February 1970
Greenwood Hospital, Greenwood, Nagato
Age: 69 years, 10 months, 17 days
Monarchy established
Donald
16 August 1968 –
27 January 2010
(abdicated)
Donald Doerner 1975.jpg 11 March 1936
Arlesbridge, Kellsthrope, Nagato
Grand Duchess Judith Payne
1960
3 sons
15 September 2014
Greenwood Hospital, Greenwood, Nagato
Age: 78 years, 6 months, 4 days
Son of
William
Daniel
27 January 2010–
present
Daniel Doerner 2014.jpeg 23 June 1972
Greenwood Hospital, Greenwood, Nagato
Grand Duchess Olivia Macneary
1999
1 son, 1 daughter
Living
50 years and 226 days
Son of
Donald
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