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"Yes, in the year 2080, government began to give way to corporations."
—Rip Hunter on the rise of Kasnia Conglomerate[src]

The Kasnia Conglomerate, or simply Kasnia, is a future nation in 2147. It is led by a board of directors, headed by Per Degaton, who elected Vandal Savage as his proxy due to his young age.

History

In the year 2080, governments made way for corporations to become governments. In doing this, the Kasnia Conglomerate was formed, promoting no crime, pollution or poverty, but only allowing stockholders to have rights. It came to be owned by Tor Degaton and a board of directors. Over the past century and a half, the nation began to make use of Ray Palmer's A.T.O.M. Exosuit, engineering it in to a robot army to patrol the streets. Eventually, Per Degaton killed his father, considering him to be weak, allowing Vandal Savage to act as his proxy. In doing so, Savage used Kasnia as a foothold for his later rise to power.[1]

Appearances

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Trivia

Behind the scenes

  • In DC Comics, Kaznia or Kasnia is a country in the Balkans region of Europe, similar to its portrayal in "Arrow" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow". The country's history of civil wars and strife references that of the historical country of Yugoslavia.

References

  1. "Progeny"