The (almost) Complete Biography of Zaphod Beeblebrox

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Zaphod Beeblebrox's1 parentage is a little difficult to explain. His mother is Mrs. Alice Beeblebrox (of 10 to the 8th Astrel Cresent, Zoovrooselchester, Beeteljuz 5), while his father is Zaphod Beeblebrox the second. 2

Time as Galactic President

It is not generally known exactly when Zaphod became president,3 but what is known is that he became it as part of a plan, made up by a group consisting of Zaphod, Rooster and Zarniwoop, to find out who the person making all the decisions behind the President's back.

The Plan aws as follows: Zaphod was to forget everything about the plan 4, become president, then steal the first Improbability Drive ship. He would then bring this into the Universe that had been created in Zarnewoop's office (on the 5th floor of the Hitch-Hickers Guide offices, Ursia Minor Beta), so that they could find the man.

1 All info for this entry comes from the 3rd edition of the general galaxy version of the Hitch-Hicker's Guide to the Galaxy.2 This was due to an accident with a contraceptive and a time machine, but Zaphod refuses to go into any more detail about this.3His full title was 'President of the Imperial Galactic Senate' (the term Imperial is kept, but it is now just for effect. The Emperor is nearly dead, and has been for about a millenia. Just before he died he was, much to his imperial irritation, locked in a stasis field. All his heirs are now dead.)4This is because the applicant's brain(s) are screened before giving them the Presidential job.

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