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Count Hildesheim (797 UC (488 IC / 3597 CE))
|Affiliation:||Galactic Empire (Lippstadt League)|
|Died:||797 UC (488 IC / 3597 CE)|
|Played by:||Akimoto Yōsuke|
Hildesheim was one of the young aristocrats who sided with the Lippstadt League in the Imperial Civil War of 797 UC (488 IC / 3597 CE). The count served directly under Admiral Staden during the Battle of Altena, where he and the other noble staff officers were eager to move forward and engage Vice Admiral Wolfgang Mittermeyer's forces despite not being aware of their intentions. Eventually Staden gave in and Hildesheim was given command of half Staden's fleet, with orders to circle around the minefield that the enemy had placed in the Altena Starzone in order to attack the Mittermeyer Fleet from behind. (LOGH: 'Bloodshed in Space')
Mittermeyer predicted Staden's plans, and launched a successful suprise attack on Hildesheim's flanks. Hildesheim was killed when a missile scored a direct hit on his flagship, destroying it instantly. The count thus became among the first high nobles to be killed during the Imperial Civil War. (LOGH: 'Bloodshed in Space')
Hildesheim is a large city in the federal state of Lower Saxony in Germany.