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His Excellency

Édouard Charpentier

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Édouard Charpentier 4726
1st State President of Rildanor
Position abolished
In office
15 March 4726 – 30 January 4731
Preceded byHimself (as President)
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Maximilien II (as King of Rildanor)
129th President of Rildanor
Position abolished
In office
4 September 4717 – 15 March 4726
Preceded byAlcott Macron de Saint-Exupéry
Succeeded byHimself (as State President)
Minister of Justice
In office
4 October 4711 – 4 September 4717
Preceded byFrançois Laurent
Succeeded byGérard Philippe
1st National Coordinator of Alliance Démocratique
In office
4 October 4711 – 4 September 4717
Preceded byPosition Established
Succeeded byJean Trudeau
National Congressman for Tiralouse
In office
15 February 4709 – 4 October 4711
Personal details
Born
Édouard André Michel Charpentier

3 August 4684
Tiralle, Rildanor
Died30 January 4731 (aged 46)
Branovice, Deltaria
Cause of deathAssassination
Resting placeNational Mausoleum, Arloux, Rildanor
NationalityRildanorian
Political partyAlliance Démocratique
Spouse(s)Simone Betancourt (4708–4731)
Children2, including André
ParentsMichel Charpentier
Brigitte Billancourt
Alma materUniversité Polytechnique Nationale of Tiralouse
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionLawyer

Édouard Charpentier (3 August 4684 – 30 January 4731) was a Rildanorian politician and attorney who served as the State President of Rildanor from 15 March 4726, he was the 1st National Coordinator of Alliance Démocratique from 4709 to 4711. He previously served as National Congressman for Tiralouse from 4709 to 4711, Minister of Justice from October 4711 to September 4717 and as President of Rildanor until its dissolution in March 4726. Charpentier is the 1st State President of Rildanor due to the approval of the Republican Amendment of July 4725, which established the State of Rildanor and dissolved the Republic of Rildanor, thus creating the position of State President and Chief of State Government respetively. Charpentier is also known as the main promulgator of the Charpentier Doctrine, the doctrine which proposed a change in the Rildanorian Constituion to ensure civil rights and neutrality in Rildanor. The doctrine was highly praised by the Rildanorian people, which ensured them their civil rights and military neutrality.

Early lifeEdit

Charpentier was born in Tiralle, Tiralouse as Édouard André Michel Charpentier to Michel Charpentier and Brigitte Billancourt. Charpentier studied law in the Université Polytechnique Nationale of Tiralouse and graduated on May 4708

Political BeginningsEdit

Election as National Coordinator of Alliance DémocratiqueEdit

Charpentier met Cesc Gardener on November 4708. Gardener told Charpentier about Alliance Démocratique (then known Citoyens–Unis pour le changement) a liberal party. Charpentier joined the same month and on February 13 4709, Charpentier was elected as the first National Coordinator of Alliance Democratique.

Election as National Congressman for TiralouseEdit

On December 4708 Charpentier announced that he wiil run for National Congressman for Tiralouse, he officialized his campaign on December 10 4708, Charpentier won the February 4709 election and was sworn as National Congressman on February 15. He was reelected on the March 4709 election.

Minister of JusticeEdit

Charpentier was sworn as Minister of Justice on October 4th 4711 with the I Hollande Cabinet. During his time as Minister of Justice, Charpentier proposed various progressive justice amendment, they were recieved positively by the Rildanorian people. Some of them include:

  • I Justice Amendment
  • Ratification of Traité international pour la démocratie

Draft of the Charpentier DoctrineEdit

On August 4714, Charpentier started writing the first articles of the Charpentier Doctrine, then known as the Republican Justice Amendment of August 4714, the doctrine only proposed a change in the nation's judicial system, but then Charpentier started adding general laws to the doctrine. Describing the doctrine Charpentier said: "I think the doctrine is very progressive, because it ensures civil rights to the Rildanorian people and it also seeks the neutrality of the country on the military aspect. I also think that this doctrine will be sucessful". However the doctrine wouldn't come to fruition until he was elected President in 4717.

President of the Republic of RildanorEdit

Charpentier was elected President of Rildanor on August 4 4717 and sworn as President a month later. On his 1st inauguration speech he stated the following: "We as Rildanorians choose to be free, we chose this country to live in freedom and in peace. Ask not what you can do for yourselves, but ask your selves what can I do for your fellow Rildanorian and help him if he or her needs it. Help them to understand the value of the civil rights they have". In the same speech Charpentier said that the Rildanorian people face one big adversity: "We must respect each other regardless of race, economic status, religion, political ideology or place of origin. Have that clear, we are a united country, together we go towards progress and together we will face the adversities that our country suffers, one of them being the lack of respect that we have for each other." The speech became one of the most iconic speeches in the Presidential History of Rildanor.

First TermEdit

Several of the projects proposed by Charpentier would see the light of day during his presidential term. Among them is the well-known Charpentier Doctrine.

Proposal and approval of the Charpentier DoctrineEdit

Charpentier finished writing the articles for the Charpentier Doctrine on October 4717. One month later on November 1 4717, Charpentier spoke at the Parliament of Rildanor about the Doctrine, several days later on November 7, Charpentier proposed the Doctrine stating the following: "Members of the Parliament of Rildanor. Today I propose to you something that I have been formulating and polishing for the last three years. Today the people of Rildanor do not have the civil rights that they need, clearly they do have these rights, but it is seen in the streets that they do not feel they have permission to do different things in their daily lives, that is why today I propose this bill, called the Charpentier Doctrine. This doctrine seeks the expansion of the civil rights of our nation, the fulfillment of justice, full democracy and military neutrality in the face warlike conflicts." Charpentier proposed the bill to the Parliament of Rildanor on November 7 4717, with a voting deadline of October 4718. The Parliament approved and then ratified the bill. The Charpentier Doctrine was positively recieved by the Rildanorian people. This wasn't the only bill that had full national recognition. 

Proposed and approved bills during the 1st Charpentier TermEdit

  • Charpentier Doctrine
  • Income tax proposal of March 4718
  • Budget proposal of March 4718
  • I Republican Amendment
  • Ratification of the Air Transport Agreement between Dankuk and a Signatory Nation

Second TermEdit

Charpentier was re-elected on 5 August 4723, his 2nd Presidential Inaguration took place on September 4 4723. On his 2nd Inaugration Speech he stated: "Rildanor is a peaceful and united state. Together we achieved many things and I thank the people who believed in everything we wanted to do, and thanks to that we achieved it, we managed to build a country more united than ever."' With that speech Charpentier began its Second Term as president

Proposed and approved bills during the 2nd Charpentier TermEdit

  • Income tax proposal of February 4724
  • Ratification of the Official Lourennais Treaty of Diplomacy and Cooperation
  • Ratification of the Anti-Terrorism Cooperation Treaty
  • Budget proposal of March 4725
  • Republican Amendment of July 4725

Republican Amendment of July 4725Edit

On July 1 4725, Maximilien Laurent, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Rildanor, proposed the Republican Amendment of July 4725, this amendment proposed the establishment of the State of Rildanor and the dissolution of the Republic of Rildanor, the amendment also proposed that Rildanor should keep its democracy and important bills such as the Charpentier Doctrine. The amendment proposed the following:

  • Article 1
    • Proposal to change the nation's capital city.
      • Old Value: Labonne
      • Proposed: Arloux
  • Article 2
    • Proposal to change The title of the head of government, who chairs the cabinet.
      • Old Value: Premier Ministre
      • Proposed: Chef du Gouvernement de l'Etat
  • Article 3
    • Proposal to change the formal title of the Head of State.
      • Old Value: Presidént
      • Proposed: Président de l'Etat
  • Article 4
    • Proposal to change the official title of the legislative assembly.
      • Old value: Parlement de Rildanor
      • Proposed: Sénat de Rildanor
  • Article 5
    • Proposal to change the national motto
      • Old value: Liberté, Égalité, Unité
      • Proposed: Toujours progresser, toujours aller de l'avant
  • Article 6
    • Proposal to change the official title of subnational entities, also known as regions.
      • Old value: Département
      • Proposed: District Fédéral
  • Article 7
    • Proposal to change The length of a legislative and executive term, in months. Should be between 24 and 72.
      • Old value: 72
      • Proposed: 71

The Parliament of Rildanor quickly accepted the proposition, but to pass to the voting procedure, Presidential Approval is needed, so the Parliament sent the proposition to President Charpentier, he then proceded to back the proposition, with this the Parliament approved the proposition, which took effect on 15 March 4726, at midnight. The Office of the President was dissolved and replaced by the position of State President.

State President of RildanorEdit

The Republican Amendment of July 4725 took effect on 15 March 4726, at midnight. Charpentier was sworn as the first State President of Rildanor. On his Inaugration Speech as State President, Charpentier stated: "Today we see the rebirth of our nation as the State of Rildanor. Our democracy will be intact and our civil rights will have more voice with this new State. We are very happy because our nation is reborn, we left the imperial era in the past, we will remember the previous Republic with much joy, because with it, we now have a free and independent democratic state. Let's welcome the State of Rildanor."

Charpentier is the first person to hold the position of State President. He later on April 4726 he stated that there will be elections on July 6 4729: "The elections that were scheduled for August 4729, will now be on July 6, 4729, hopefully this democratic process will be respected, the first in the history of the State of Rildanor." Charpentier will finish his term as State President on August 7, 4729.

SpeechesEdit

The following is a list of the speeches that Charpentier has made in his political career.

As National CongressmanEdit

  • How to improve the Department of Tiralouse
  • Speech for Early Elections
  • Speech for Democracy
  • II Constitutional Reform Discussion
  • Campaign Speech, Tiralouse 4709
  • Discussion of the Tourism Bill of Terra
  • Discussion of the Kirlawan Official Diplomatic Treaty

As Minister of JusticeEdit

  • I Justice Amendment

As President of RildanorEdit

  • 1st Inauguration Speeech
  • Charpentier Doctrine Speech
  • Labonne, 4718
  • Port Retagne, 4718
  • Budget Speech
  • Tax Proposal Speech
  • I Republican Amendment Speech
  • 2nd Inauguration Speech
  • Saint-Antoine, 4723
  • Françoys-L'Hôpital, 4724
  • Fontaine, 4725
  • Arloux, 4725
  • Discussion and approval of the Republican Amendment of July 4725 Speech

As State President of RildanorEdit

  • State of Rildanor Establishment Speech
  • Address of the State

Personal lifeEdit

Charpentier was married to Simone Betancourt and had 2 children, Andre (Born 4709) and Brigitte (Born 4711).

DeathEdit

On January 30, 4731, Charpentier together with the Candidate for State President, Maximilien Laurent and the Minister of Science and Technology Emmanuel DeBeaumarchais, presented themselves at the World Congress in Branovice, Deltaria for a forum on global technological advancement. Among the attendees was František Petřek, a member of the center-left Deltarian party, Lidová Strana Deltaria and also a candidate for Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of the same party. Petřek was not a diplomatic guest, since he had not reached the diplomatic rank of minister, but was a spectator who was planning something sinister against the Rildanorian President.

As they left the forum, Charpentier, Laurent and DeBeaumarchais got into a sedan belonging to the Rildanor diplomatic corps, which Petřek had planted a bomb on, Petřek went unnoticed, or so he thought.

The vehicle carrying Charpentier, Laurent and DeBeaumarchais exploded on the way to Branovice International Airport. Members of the security caravan were injured, but Charpentier, Laurent and DeBeaumarchais unfortunately died in the explosion.Petřek was later found and charged with premeditated murder. After this the party president Karolina Novotná said that it was a disgrace what happened to President Charpentier and ministers Laurent and DeBeaumarchais. Petřek He fled from justice for 4 days and was captured on February 3, 4731. Petřek was extradited to Rildanor and was tried by the Rildanorian authorities, Novotná was also called to testify, since the authorities also believed that she was involved in the crime, however Novotná was declared innocent when Petřek confessed that he had planned everything by himself.

Charpentier had a state funeral on February 11, 4731. Followed by the funerals of Maximilien Laurent and Emmanuel DeBeaumarchais. After his death Françoise de Vries, Chief of State Government After this the party president Karolina Novotná said that it was a disgrace what happened to President Charpentier and ministers Laurent and DeBeaumarchais. Petřek He fled from justice for 4 days and was captured on February 3, 4731. Petřek was extradited to Rildanor and was tried by the Rildanorian authorities, Novotná was also called to testify, since the authorities also believed that she was involved in the crime, however Novotná was declared innocent when Petřek confessed that he had planned everything by himself.

Charpentier had a state funeral on February 11, 4731. Followed by the funerals of Maximilien Laurent and Emmanuel DeBeaumarchais.After his death Françoise de Vries, head of state declared an Interim State. During this state, the Alliance Democratique party was dissolved and a new party founded by the independent politician Didier Trudeau, Parti Populaire, was born. The Rildanor royal family suggested to de Vries that she re-establish the monarchyAfter his death Françoise de Vries, head of state declared an Interim State. During this state, the Alliance Democratique party was dissolved and a new party founded by the independent politician Didier Trudeau, Parti Populaire, was born. The royal family of Rildanor suggested to de Vries whether the monarchy could be re-established, de Vries accepted and gave the responsibility to the Senate, which by then the Parti Populaire won the majority in the parliamentary elections of February 4734, to re-establish the Rildanor parliamentary monarchy, with elections every 6 years.

In honour of his death, the first constituency of Tiralouse was renamed to the Charpentier constituency.

LegacyEdit

Charpentier is remembered as one of Rildanor's most influential presidents before the re-establishment of the parliamentary monarchy.

The current President of the Rildanor Government, Didier Trudeau announced that the first constituency of Tiralouse would be renamed to the Charpentier constituency in honor of the late president. Trudeau also announced that the seat of the Rildanor Royal Senate, known as the Salle du Sénat de Rildanor would be renamed to the Palais Charpentier du Sénat Royal de Rildanor.

Kozaki–Rildanorian attorney and current Royal Senator for Tiralouse, Volodymyr Tymoshenko declared in his campaign for Royal Senator, that Charpentier is one of the most iconic people in the Province of Tiralouse, citing him as one of his greatest political influences.

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