Thulsa Doom ruled from his Mountain of Power in The Hyborean Age, a time after the oceans drank Atlantis and before the rise of the Sons of Aryas. Founder of the original DoomCult and self made DemiGod, he lived to be over a thousand years old and taught of matters such as the Riddle of Steel and The Mystery of The Black Sun.
Alan Moore is a celebrated and prolific writer famous for having penned The Watchmen, V For Vendetta, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Promethea, and various other works. He belongs to The Moon And Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, he is an anarchist, a vegetarian, a practicing black magician, and he worships a roman snake god called Glycon.
In the 19th century Joshua Norton declared himself The Emperor of The United States and The Protector Of Mexico from his imperial seat in San Francisco. He posted imperial edicts in local newspapers, printed his own money that was widely accepted by local businesses, sold bonds to tourists, broke up a race riot, and even the local cops had to salute him. Emperor Norton crowned himself Emperor by his own hand and was effectively treated as one.