Karl Gustav Kempff

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Admiral Kempff (798 UC (489 IC / 3598 CE))
Gender: Male
Affiliation: Galactic Empire
Rank: High admiral (posthumous)
Flagship(s): Jotunheim (OVA)
Galdhøpiggen (DNT)
Status: Deceased (killed in action)
Born: 762 UC (453 IC / 3562 CE)
Died: April 798 UC (489 IC / 3598 CE)
Played by: Genda Tesshō (OVA)
Yasumoto Hiroki (DNT)

Karl Gustav Kempff (Japanese: カール・グスタフ・ケンプ) was an admiral of the Galactic Empire.

Kempff was born in 762 UC (453 IC / 3562 CE) and died in 798 UC (489 IC / 3598 CE) at the Eighth Battle of Iserlohn. He was posthumously promoted to HIgh Admiral. (LOGH: 'Portraits', 'The Return')


Military service

In late 794 UC (485 IC / 3594 CE), Kempff participated in the Sixth Battle of Iserlohn as an Imperial Walküre ace and destroyed at least 2 Alliance Spartanian fighters as well as surviving a grazing hit to his fighter. (HBSHBL: 'A Hundred Billion Stars, One Ambition')

Rank history



Karl Gustav is also the name of the current King of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustav (with the full name of Carl Gustav Folke Hubertus Bernadotte). The Karl-Gustav is also a rocket-launcher, mainly used by the German and Swiss army. Kempff (more commonly Kempf) is a surname of German origin derived from kämpf, which refers to fighting.


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