Wie ich erst jetzt herausgefunden habe, gab es einen Kaiser von Amerika. Joshua Abraham Norton rief sich am 17. September 1859 als Kaiser aus.

Emperor Norton At the peremptory request of a large majority of the citizens of these United States, I, Joshua Norton, formerly of Algoa Bay, Cape of Good Hope, and now for the past nine years and ten months of San Francisco, California, declare and proclaim myself Emperor of these U.S., and in virtue of the authority thereby in me vested, do hereby order and direct the representatives of the different States of the Union to assemble in the Musical Hall of this city on the 1st day of February next, then and there to make such alterations in the existing laws of the Union as may ameliorate the evils under which the country is laboring, and thereby cause confidence to exist, both at home and abroad, in our stability and integrity.

Er ging sogar so weit, dafl er sein eigenes Geld druckte.

Next Post Previous Post