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Schloss Fliederbrunn
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Information
Location Kien, Greater Hulstria
Construction September 3, 1665 - April 5, 1675
Architect Sigismund von Vorm
Style Baroque
Affiliation Hulstrian Monarchy

The Fliederbrunn Imperial Palace (Hulstrian: Schloss Fliederbrunn) in Kien, Greater Hulstria, is one of the most important cultural monuments in the Imperial Crownlands and since the 1900s has also been one of the major tourist attractions in Kien. The palace and its gardens illustrate the tastes, interests and aspirations of successive Rothingren monarchs. Within those gardens is the Fliederbrunn Tiergarten, the world oldest continuous zoo. Fliederbrunn serves as the winter residence of the Imperial Family, however Phönixstein Castle is the family's prefered Summer Residence, and Fliederbrunn is therefore officially known as the Winter Palace; Fliederbrunn Palce, due to its influence, in the media is a commonly used term to refer and symbolize to the monarch as a whole.

Fliederbrunn Palace sits at the northern end of the Kaiserforum (Imperial Forum), a large park in Kien that contains several important government buildings including the Imperial Diet.

Fliederbrunn is the private property of the Rothingren-Traugott Imperial Family, and the residence itself is no longer open to the public, except on certain occasions, however the grounds are open to the public and the tiergarten and the additions on the palace such as the Museums may be visited for a fee. The Imperial Library and Treasury are owned by the Hulstrian State.

As the official seat for all of the Hulstrian, as well as several other, governments, the Palace has had several additions made over its multicentury existance including:

  • Several Chapels;
  • The Imperial Museum of Art and the Imperial Museum of History;
  • Fliederbibliothek(the Imperial Library);
  • Schatzkammer(the Treasury);
  • Brunntheater(the National Theatre), and;
  • The Luthori Riding School and Stables.

HistoryEdit

Ealier Fliederbrunn

An Image of Early Fliederbrunn

Schloss Fliederbrunn was first commissioned by Franz I as the official residence of the Imperial Hulstrian Family, the Rothingrens , within the Imperial Capital City of Kien. The Emperor and his family had recently moved into the first Imperial Residence, Schloss Phönixstein, and already he had growned tired of the 2 hour long journey each day to the Imperial Capital. So in September of 1665, Franz I commission Karl von Vorm, the architect of Phönixstein, to build him a new palace on a large plot of land that sat on the north edge of Kein. Vorm not only had to design the palace, but the Emperor had requested he design a massive series of gardens around it, as well as a Tiergarten, the world's first zoo. Vorm decided not to build the palace in the Gothic style of Phönixstein, but rather to build it in the style of the time, thus constructing a Baroque Palace. Construction was not only occurring on the palace but also occurred all around it. The Palace sat at the northern edge of what would come to be call the Kaiserforum, a massive series of parks, garden, avenues, and government buildings. Today the Kaiserforum not only includes the palace but the Imperial Diet, the National Cathedral, and most of the other government headquarters. Fliederbrunn was officially finished in 1675 and Franz I lived in it for only one years before he died in 1676.

Hulstria and Gao-Soto articles
History 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, War for the Emperor's Protection, Hulstro-Kazulian War, Hulstrian Civil War (4304)
Geography Dovani, Great North Dovani Plain, Schnee-Berge Mountains
Demographics Gao-Showa, Gao-Showa Clans, Hulstrian, Kunihito, Kunikata, Hulstro-Showans, Hulstro-Mikun, Draddwyr
Culture National Anthems: Land of our Fathers, The Call of Hulstria, For all eternity, For the Monarchy, The Revolution ne'er can yield, Golden Empire
Religion Daenism, Hosianism, Jienism, Orinco Polytheism, Kamism
Administrative Divisions 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, Vereinigte Bund
Monarchy Monarchs: 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
People Gao Showa: 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
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