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"Do you know why Korath asked me to take you on this mission? I was a Human who had seen a life of loss, but still chose hope. What an ego I had, thinking I could pick away the shell the Klingons had put around you."
— Philippa Georgiou to Typhuss James Kira, 2381

Captain Philippa Georgiou is a female Human Starfleet officer who lived during the 24th century. She served in the command division as the commanding officer of the USS Shenzhou. She is also a old friend of Vice Admiral Typhuss James Kira. (Star Trek: Intrepid)

She is the descendant of Philippa Georgiou, a Starfleet officer and commanding officer of the USS Shenzhou who was killed by T'Kuvma in 2256 during the war with the Klingons during the Battle of the Binary Stars. (Star Trek DIS episode: "Battle at the Binary Stars")

Early lifeEdit

Philippa Georgiou was born on August 26th in 2348 on Earth in Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia.

Prior to 2379, Georgiou had known great loss, yet remained optimistic in spite of her past.

Her ready room was decorated with memoirs of her life, including several artifacts, books, and awards. It also contained Georgiou's most beloved possession, a telescope that had been in her family for centuries.

Starfleet careerEdit

Georgiou attended Starfleet Academy from 2365 to 2369.

She earned an impressive list of commendations during her career, including the Star Cross and the Legion of Honor. She was also awarded a diploma from the Laikan Military Academy on Andoria for Advanced Interstellar Combat. In 2386, Georgiou was considered one of Starfleet's most decorated captains, listed among other legends such as John Martin, Chakotay, Typhuss James Kira and Erika Hernandez. (Star Trek: Intrepid; Star Trek: The New Generation)

Commanding officer of the USS ShenzhouEdit

In 2380, Georgiou was given command of the USS Shenzhou. As captain, Georgiou preferred a relaxed command style, encouraging conversation between her officers on the bridge; in particular, she enjoyed the friendly rivalry between her first officer and her science officer, although she recognized when to cut between them and assert her authority. However, she was quick to react when an officer crossed a line.

Starfleet service recordEdit

location assignment dates rank or rate assignment insignia rank insignia
Starfleet Academy student officer2365-2369 cadet Starfleet 2360s insignia Red Cadet2 2364
Red Cadet3 2364
Red Cadet4 2364
Red Cadet5 2364
USS Edisonsecurity guard2369-2370 ensign Starfleet 2360s insignia Yel Ens 2364
USS Clarke security guard2370lieutenant junior grade Starfleet 2360s insignia Yel Lt jg 2364
USS Kansas security guard2370-2372lieutenant Starfleet 2360s insignia Yel Lt 2364
USS Yeager first officer2372-2375lieutenant commander Starfleet 2370s insignia 2370s cmd ltcmdr
USS Europa first officer2375-2380commander Starfleet 2370s insignia 2370s cmd cmdr
USS Shenzhou CO2380-presentcaptain Starfleet 2370s insignia 2370s cmd capt