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|Affiliation:||Galactic Empire (Lippstadt League)|
|Died:||797 UC (488 IC / 3597 CE)|
|Played by:||Makio Inoue|
Ansbach (Japanese: アンスバッハ) was an aide to Imperial Duke Otho von Braunschweig, and was present at the Braunschweig estate during Marquis Wilhelm von Klopstock's unsuccessful assassination attempt on Kaiser Friedrich IV.
Ansbach sided with the nobles during the Imperial Civil War and served in the Lippstadt League. He defended his lord when Ovlesser advanced upon Braunschweig and killed Ovlesser with his pistol. When Braunschweig's nephew was killed in a rebellion on Westerland, Ansbach disagreed strongly with Braunschweig's decision to use nuclear weapons upon the planet and instead advocated for punishing only the ringleaders of the rebellion. He was overruled and imprisoned for voicing an apparent defeatist opinion. (LOGH: 'Bloodshed in Space', 'The Fall of Goldenbaum')
He escaped from his imprisonment when Braunschweig had lost most of his support and was in imminent danger of capture. He disabused his lord of the possibility of alliance with Reinhard von Lohengramm or escape, and coerced his lord to commit suicide. Ansbach offered Reinhard von Lohengramm the body of Duke Braunschweig in an attempt to assassinate Lohengramm. His attempt failed but he succeeded in killing Siegfried Kircheis. He committed suicide with a poison capsule that he had secreted in a tooth. Despite being disillusioned, Ansbach had remained loyal to Braunschweig and his final words were of apology to his lord. (LOGH: 'The Fall of Goldenbaum', 'Farewell, Distant Memories')
Ansbach is a city in north Bavaria, Germany. It is the seat of the regional government of Middle-Franconia.