The former Mayor of Tinto Principality. Under his rule Tinto left the weak-minded Jowstone coalition which he saw as mere ballast for Tinto's prosperity. Together with the Elders of the Mining Guild he declared Tinto's independence and became the first President of the newborn Republic. He was later succeeded by Iscalio, elected by the newly formed Republic Council. Today Gustav remains a member of the Council and serves his country as the head of mining and related industries.