His Royal Highness Prince Karl Michael Alexander Lothringen, Prince of Huack, Duke of Moden. Born in December 1853 at Castle Moden in Austria, the only child of the Duke and Duchess of Moden. Prince Karl was raised an avid hunter and was educated in Vienna at the Imperial Military Academy. During the Russo-Turkish War the Prince was the Austrian military observer with the Russian army.
His Excellency the Khedive, Mahemed Ali Pasha. The son of a doctor, born in July 1849 in Constantinople. Mahemed joined the Ottoman Navy at an early age. In 1867 he was promoted to junior commander and given command of a patrol boat. By the time of the Russo-Turkish War he was captain of a destroyer on the Black Sea where his daring exploits and military accomplishments earned him the nickname "The Kraken." It was as a reward for his naval service during the war that he was created Khedive of Turkoslavia.