Napoleon Sebastos or Napoleon Ikkin ibn Sebastos the Great was the first Khan of the Idabistani Khanate. He reigns under many titles, such as "the Short," though he prefers to go as "the Great." Many also call him "the First-Crowned."
He reigns his realm under the Sebastos Dynasty, which has gained him diplomatic reputation among the other Sebastianist realms such as Sesmonkia. He is also of the Ikkin dynasty, but prefers to make this one of his lowest titles due to historically ill relations.
He reigned as the Khan of Idabistan for 35 years and in that time, made Idabistan a major player in the twisting web of alliances and rivalries in Autismoi Europe. His expansion into western Europe allowed him to participate in foreign policy with much of the other Autismoi nations.
Napoleon was born on May 18, 481 AS to Salvatore Ikkin and Zoria Crimsonfire in Lucina. Growing up as a low noble, a son of a knight, he was made into a page at the age of seven in 488 AS. He learned horseback riding, polite noble manners and the meaning of leadership. In 495 AS, he was squired by his father, Salvatore, and learned basic martial arts. He took to horseback riding more than he was trained, though, and it is said that he was commonly found sneaking out of his house to train his horses outside the estate.
Teenage Years and Nomadic Life
Napoleon's common antics labeled him as a troublemaker and a no-good teenager in his local community. He was scolded by the locals and was soon driven out of his home, but three years later, at the age of 21, was knighted in Saint Lucan Chapel in Lucina. He fled to the west of Idabistan and lived off of the yet-urbanized lands of Idabistan. He fed off of the wildlife and mostly ignored nobles.
The Collapse of the Lucianic Confederation
But, in 506 AS, the Lucianic Confederation collapsed and waves of migrating Lucianics went west. They tore apart Maxedon's holdings and incited chaos in Idabistan. During all of this, Napoleon converted to Sebastianism in a monastery in northern Sebastiania and returned to Idabistan. He recruited a band of loyal friends as well as mercenaries in southern Idabistan and marched for the regional capital of Brusseaux. His army quelled Idabistani rebellions for years straight, recruiting men into his warband. He ravaged across the landscape on his mounted party of soldiers and finally reached Brusseaux. He laid siege to it and forced the Maxedonian government to leave with their valuables confiscated. His men, loyal to him, crowned him Khan of Idabistan on the 9th of March, 511 AS in
Napoleon's efforts was recognized by the Sebastianist Pope and Patriarch of the Sebastos family late into 512 AS. He was blessed by the Sebastianist Pope and invited to the Sebastos Dynasty, now earning himself a reputation in the Land of Kings. After his acquisition of Idabistan, he soon went on conquests to unite the region and beat out Ciaranican lands on his coast. He personally led a host of 23,000 Idabistani horsemen into Normandy. He seized Lewistonia and forced Ciaranican landings in Normandy to cease, and thus gained control of the area. Down in the south, what is now Romica was captured in a joint-pincer invasion by his sons Romanus Sebastos and Dreconit Sebastos.
Maxedon, after settling and stabilizing their nation prior to the Idabistani Revolution, invaded Idabistan in 527 AS and was repelled after the Battle of Octiavii. This was perfect, as Napoleon had to focus his troops on the Eastern Front, as the Shenzheni Empire had formed a colony in the ruins of Lucina and started laying raid to Idabistani villages along the Rhine. These nomadic hordes started wreaking havoc on the Maxedonian border aswell leading to the signing of the Treaty of the Silver Spurs, wherein Maxedon and Idabistan led a joint invasion into Shenzhen and forced them to cease their raids. The fragile Shenzheni Empire was soon overrun by the Fortnite Gays, who assumed control of its government for a period of time, somewhat of a result of the Treaty of the Silver Spurs.
At the age of 65, Napoleon resided in Caribou and hunted on his last day of life. He returned home in the evening and took part in the Holy Communion with his chaplain. Later that day, he said to his most trusted advisor that "The realm I have built will see glory soon, but not now, and not under one son." He died in his chambers immediately after. The announcement of his death came to his sons the day after.
Napoleon appointed no heir apparent, and so, much of his sons immediately went to war, sparking the War of Idabistani Succession between Noobishia, Romica and Dreconia and their rallying forces.