d.8 Frédéric I

Prince Frederic with Mapuche supporters at his inauguration.
   On March 24, 2018, the Regency Council of the Kingdom met in Paris and elected Frédéric Nicolas Jacques Rodriguez-Luz to be the successor of Antoine IV and the new Head of he Royal House of Araucania. 
  After taking his oath of office before a large crowd, including a special Mapuche delegation from Porto Montt, he began his reign as the sovereign of Araucania and Patagonia by taking the style Prince Frédéric I.
     His first official act was to award the Mapuche Warrior Medal to Teresa Paillahueque Miranda.
     Born on March 9, 1964 in Toulouse, France, Frédéric studied modern literature.  He was married to Annie Marie Lauzeral (1965-2020) and has two children, Diane and Henry.  In civil life, he uses the simpler name Frédéric Luz.  He is a heraldist by profession.
     Here's a link to his wikipedia page: Frédéric Luz.

Photo left: Teresa Paillahueque, recipient of the Mapuche Warriors Medal; Domingo Paine, Councilor of the Kingdom; Prince Frederic Luz of Araucania; and Count Reynaldo Mariqueo of Lul-lul Mawidha, Councilor of the Kingdom.  Photo taken on March 24, 2018 at the Cercle National des Armees in Paris, France, by DR.  Photo right: Prince Frederic, wearing the chain of his office, on the day of his inauguration, in Paris.
Daniel Morrison,
Apr 15, 2018, 2:10 PM