Galactic Empire

We stand on the threshold of a new beginning. In order to ensure our and continuing stability, the will be reorganized into the first Galactic , for a safe and secure society, which I assure you will last for ten thousand years. An that will continue to be ruled by this august body and a sovereign ruler chosen for life.

, in his Imperial Inaugural Address

The Galactic , also known as the Imperium or simply the , is the galactic government established by Supreme Chancellor to replace the Galactic in 19 BBY to bring law and order to the Galaxy. The , which had lasted for at least 25,034 years, ended following a period of intense political turmoil and the subsequent devastation of the . After the death of Count Dooku above , the death of General Grievous on Utapau and finally the massacre of the leaders of the Confederacy of Independent Systems on Mustafar, Chancellor began a purge of the nefarious Order and rightfully proclaimed himself of the Galaxy. Under his leadership, Emperor reorganized the Galactic into “the first Galactic ” and established its capital on .

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