| Haakon of Zealandia|
(Håkan Lindström Håkon Lindstrøm Håkon Lindström)
|Håkon in their office in Tyrshavn, November 2013|
February 28 2010 - present (interrupted from August 1 2012 to February 16 2013)
|Prime Minister|| Pingu Pikaviksson (current) |
Robert Kennedy (first)
October 15 2012 – February 16 2013
August 4 - October 1 2012
August 1 - August 4 2012
|Predecessor||Mark Bobssen and Joseph Puglisi|
December 28 2010
|Born|| August, 1991|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Birth name||Håkon Jens Lindström|
| Other political
|Australian Labor Party|
|Residence||Olof Palmesgatan 1, Tyrshavm|
|Alma mater||National University of Zealandia|
|Occupation||Undergraduate student at the University of New South Wales|
Their Majesty Håkon, King of Zealandia (born Anthony F., August, 1991) is the former president and current monarch of Zealandia. Besides their monarchical duties, they are the Commissioner of the Federal Zealandian Watch, Minister for Foreign Affairs, State Security, Tourism and Trade and are the Mayor of the Tyrshavn.
Early life1991. The son of Mark Bobssen and Katherine Lindström, they grew up in the city of the Blue Mountains, located within the state of New South Wales. Hakon's life changed at the age of 12, when they was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a group of genetic eye conditions that leads to incurable blindness. As a consequence, they was declared "legally blind". It was from that point that Hakon’s determination first showed up, when they threw themself into sport.
In 2006, Håkon began working for the Blue Mountains' Youth Council by recording a short film entitled “I can do what you can do". However, their political career officially started on August 2006, when he was nominated a Youth Councillor, representing the towns of Lapstone, Glenbrook and Blaxland (ward four). they where representative until November 2009. In late 2007, they joined the Australian Labor Party, Later on, they represented the electorate of Penrith at Youth Parliament of New South Wales .
In May 2010, following a relocation in New Zealand, they joined the local Labour Party with the view that whilst they where bound to remain politically independent within the Kingdom of Zealandia as a citizen of New Zealand they could have expressed political allegiance within that realm. Politicly, Håkon sees themeself as a Democratic Socialist and is a current member of the Australian Labor Party.
Openly gay and generqueer, Håkon has been engaged for the issue of marriage equality in Australia since 2012 and holds strong views on human rights and the protection of those rights
Micronational involvement2009, Håkon and their father Mark Bobssen, moved to New Zealand. At first they reported to have struggled with the effects of moving overseas. In was only later, however, on February 28, 2010, that Håkon, their father, and Robert Kennedy, founded the Kingdom of Zealandia after being inspired by the Republic of Molossia. Robert Kennedy was nominated First Minister, while Håkon's father, Mark, became Chief of Naval Operations and member of parliament. Since the very beginning, Lindström, declared King, has been campaigning for people with physical disabilities and their right to serve in the military and in the uniformed police force in Australia.
In July 2012, Håkon moved to New South Wales again, this time to study at The University of New South Wales (UNSW).
On December 1, 2010, Håkon won a legal battle to assert their political rights according to the constitution within the Kingdom of Zealandia (King Anthony v. The Crown) and subsequently joined the Social Democratic Party.
On March 19 2012 Lindström was Elected as president of Zealandia an office they held until it was abolished.
Post Winter Revolution
On August 1 2012 Håkon lost the crown of Zealandia during the Winter Revolution which was a republican revolution and coup de etat.
Håkon upon realising that they had an opportunity to continue the improvement of their nation defected along with most of the Zealandian population to the republican side of Winter Revolution.
Håkon served on the Zealandian National Transitional Council and until their election as president was the Prime Minister of Zealandia.
Håkon regained their throne with the help of the Zealandian Security Services in an event known as the February Statskupp which deposed of the republic.
Håkon has a keen interest in the heraldry of Zealandia and has produced most of the Zealandian Coats of Arms and their own.
below is a gallery of their personal arms over the course of Zealandia.
Awards and decorations
Håkon as monarch is the commander and chief of the Zealandian Defence Force, holds the rank of Marshal of Zealandia.
On October 19, Aldrich Lucas awarded Lindström the Vision for Yabloko Award for promoting peace and unity among the micronational world which Håkon later renounced. On January 10, 2010, they where made a Member of the Order of Optima by Jeremy Oakes. On June 9, 2011, they where awarded the ceremonial title of Marquis of March-upon-Forbes by Jeremy Oakes.
List of Major Honours
- Order of the White Cane
- Order of the Hammer
- Order of the Zealandian Lion
- Commander of the Austenasian Order
- Hero of Zealandia
- Knight Companion of the Community of Landashir
- Hero of the USSLR
| Styles of|
TM King Håkon
The Royal Arms of Zealandia
|Reference style||Their Majesty|
|Spoken style||Your Majesty|
|House of Lindstrøm (Swedish:Huset Lindström)|
|Country||The Kingdom of Zealandia|
|Founder||TM King Hakon|
|Current head||TM King Hakon|
Håkon has two sisters who both live in Australia, Their Majesty’s older sister, Rebecca the Marchioness of Quattro, lives in Sydney with her husband , whilst their younger sister Amanda, lives in the Blue Mountains with their mother. Håkon was often accompanied by his longtailed Manx cat called Socks until he returned to Sydney Australia to study at The University of New South Wales. Regarding their legal blindness, they have reported to use a white cane instead of a guide dog.
Håkon is keenly interested in linguistics, policing and law enforcement, with particular interest in Swedish and UK types, forensic sciences, militaria and modern naval and military histroy.
Håkon holds citizenship in six different nations: Australia and New Zealand (Acquired in 2003), since August 1991, Zealandia, since February 2010, and Rukora from January 2011 and Siroccan from March 2011 to December 2011.
- August 1991 - August 2006: Mr. Håkon Lindström
- August 2006 - November 20 2009: Youth Councillor Håkon Lindström
- March - July 2009: Youth Councillor Håkon Lindström YMP (Member of the NSW Youth Parliament for Penrith)
- November 20 - February 27, 2010: Mr. Håkon Lindström
- February 28 - January 5 2011: His Majesty King Anthony, King of Zealandia.
- January 5 - January 21 2011: His Majestic Grand Ducal Highness Anthony of Zealandia.
- January 21 - February 21 2011: His Majesty King Anthony, King of the United Kingdom of Zealandia and Grand Duke of Zealandia.
- February 21 2011 - December 14 2011: His Majesty King Anthony, King of Zealandia and defender of the Zealandian Worker.
- December 15 2011 - Present: His Majesty King Haakon, King of Zealandia and defender of the Zealandian Worker.
- August 2012 – February 16 2013: His Excellency the Right Honourable Marshal Håkon Lindström MNPA
- February 2013 - April 2013: His Majesty Håkon, Grand Duke of Zealandia.
- April 2013 - present: "Their Majesty Håkon, King of Zealandia.
- Burkland: King Håkon of the House of Markssen, King of Burkland and New Herway-Anthylls, Hero of the Workers of the Rekswhaleskabet, Designer of the Flag of Royalty, Protector of Burkland against American Imperialism, Keeper of the Key to Freedom and Member of the Order of Puglisi.
References and notes
- ¹ held technically since February 2010 as he did not renounce it