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League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS

Flag or logo since 1929-07-27
Ligue des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge : LSCR (fr) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol

Jose Barroso Chavez (mx)
(since 1965-01-02)
Capital:Geneva - (Genève)
Official languages: French (fr) .

Organization:


LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)





112 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organization. ] :

AFGHANISTAN (Kabul) King Mohammad Zahir Shah
ALBANIA (Tirana) Enver Hoxha
ARGENTINE (Buenos Aires) President Roberto Marcelo Levingston
AUSTRIA (Vienna) President Franz Jonas
AUSTRALIA (Canberra) Queen Elizabeth II
BELGIUM (Brussels) King Baudoin I
UPPER VOLTA (Ouagadougou) General Aboubakar Sangoule Lamizana
BULGARIA (Sofia) Todor Zhivkov
BURUNDI (Bujumbura) President Michel Micombero
BOLIVIA (Sucre + La Paz) President Alfredo Ovando Candia
BRAZIL (Brasilia) President Emilio Garrastazu Medici
BYELORUSSIA (Minsk) Pyotr Masherov
CANADA (Ottawa) Queen Elizabeth II
CONGO-KINSHASA (Kinshasa) President Joseph-Desire Mobutu
SWITZERLAND (Berne + Lausanne) President Hans Peter Tschudi
IVORY COAST (Abidjan) President Felix Houphouet-Boigny
CHILE (Santiago of Chile + Valparaiso) President Eduardo Frei Montalva
CAMEROON (Yaounde) President Ahmadou Ahidjo
RED CHINA (Peking) Mao Tse-Tung the Great Helmsman
COLOMBIA (Bogota) President Misael Pastrana Borrero
COSTA RICA (San Jose) President Jose Figueres Ferrer
CZECHOSLOVAKIA (Prague) Gustav Husak
CUBA (Havana) Supreme Leader Fidel Castro
EAST GERMANY (East Berlin) Walter Ulbricht
WEST GERMANY (Bonn + Karlsruhe) Bundespresident Gustav Heinemann
DENMARK (Copenhagen) King Frederick IX
DOMINICAN (Santo Domingo de Guzman) President Joaquin Balaguer
ALGERIA (Algiers) President Houari Boumedienne
ECUADOR (San Francisco of Quito) President Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra
UNITED ARAB (Cairo) President Gamal Abdel Nasser
SPAIN (Madrid) Caudillo Francisco Franco
ETHIOPIA (Addis Ababa) Emperor Ras Tafari Haile Selassie I
FINLAND (Helsinki + Kultaranta) President Urho Kekkonen
FRANCE (Paris) President Georges Pompidou
GHANA (Accra) Nii Amaa Ollennu
GREECE (Athens) Regent George Zoitakis
GUATEMALA (Guatemala City) President Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio
GUYANA (Georgetown) President Arthur Chung
HONDURAS (Tegucigalpa + Comayaguela) President Oswaldo Lopez Arellano
HAITI (Port Au Prince) President Francois Duvalier Papa Doc
HUNGARY (Budapest) Janos Kadar
INDONESIA (Jakarta) President Suharto
IRELAND (Dublin) President Eamon de Valera
INDIA (New Delhi) President Varahagiri Venkata Giri
IRAQ (Baghdad) President Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr
IRAN (Tehran) Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
ICELAND (Reykjavik) President Kristjan Eldjarn
ITALY (Rome) President Giuseppe Saragat
JAMAICA (Kingston) Queen Elizabeth II
JORDAN (Amman) King Hussein I
JAPAN (Tokyo) Emperor Hirohito
KENYA (Nairobi) President Jomo Kenyatta
CAMBODIA (Phnom Penh) Cheng Heng
NORTH KOREA (Pyongyang) Kim Il-Sung
SOUTH KOREA (Seoul) President Park Chung-Hee
KUWAIT (Kuwait City) Emir Sheikh Sabah III Al Salim Al Sabah
LAOS (Luangphrabang + Vientiane) King Savang Vatthana
LEBANON (Beirut) President Charles Helou
LIECHTENSTEIN (Vaduz) Prince Franz Joseph II
CEYLON (Colombo) Queen Elizabeth II
LIBERIA (Monrovia) President William Tubman
LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) Grand Duke Jean
LIBYA (Tripoli + Benghazi) Guide Muammar Gaddafi
MOROCCO (Rabat) King Hassan II
MONACO (Monaco) Prince Rainier III
MADAGASCAR (Tananarive) President Philibert Tsiranana
MALI (Bamako) President Moussa Traore
BURMA (Rangoon) President Ne Win
MONGOLIA (Ulan-Bator) Yumjaagiyn Tsedenbal
MEXICO (Mexico City) President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz
MALAYSIA (Kuala Lumpur) Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah
NIGER (Niamey) President Hamani Diori
NIGERIA (Lagos) Yakubu Gowon
NICARAGUA (Managua) President Anastasio Somoza Debayle
NETHERLANDS (Amsterdam + The Hague) Queen Juliana
NORWAY (Oslo) King Olav V
NEPAL (Kathmandu) Maharajah Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) Queen Elizabeth II
PANAMA (Panama City) General Omar Torrijos
PERU (Lima) President Juan Velasco Alvarado
PHILIPPINES (Quezon City + Baguio City) President Ferdinand Marcos
PAKISTAN (Dacca) President Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan
POLAND (Warsaw) Wladyslaw Gomulka
PORTUGAL (Lisbon) President Americo Thomaz
PARAGUAY (Assumption) President Alfredo Stroessner
ROMANIA (Bucharest) Nicolae Ceausescu
SAUDI ARABIA (Riyadh) King Faisal
SUDAN (Khartoum) Gaafar Nimeiry
SWEDEN (Stockholm) King Gustav VI Adolphe
SIERRA LEONE (Freetown) Queen Elizabeth II
SAN MARINO (San Marino) Captains-Regent
SENEGAL (Dakar) President Leopold Sedar Senghor
SOMALIA (Mogadishu) President Muhammad Siad Barre
SOVIET UNION (Moscow) Leonid Brezhnev
EL SALVADOR (San Salvador) President Fidel Sanchez Hernandez
SYRIA (Damascus) Nureddin al-Atassi
TOGO (Lome) President Etienne Eyadema
THAILAND (Bangkok) King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej
TUNISIA (Tunis) President Habib Bourguiba
TURKEY (Ankara) President Cevdet Sunay
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (Port-of-Spain) Queen Elizabeth II
TANZANIA (Dar Es Salaam) President Julius Nyerere
UGANDA (Kampala) President Milton Obote
UNITED KINGDOM (London + Westminster) Queen Elizabeth II
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President Richard Nixon
URUGUAY (Montevideo) President Jorge Pacheco Areco
NORTH VIETNAM (Hanoi) Le Duan
VENEZUELA (Caracas) President Rafael Caldera
SOUTH VIETNAM (Saigon) President Nguyen Van Thieu
YUGOSLAVIA (Belgrade) President Josip Broz Tito
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria + Cape Town + Bloemfontein) State President Jacobus Johannes Fouche
ZAMBIA (Lusaka) President Kenneth Kaunda



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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * and others that are added according to the consulted entity.

 Codes of drawings' authors

Abbott Stephen, SAB (US). Baert Roger, RBA (BE). Berry Bruce, BBE (ZA). Bezh Sergiy, SBE (UA). Darras Philippe-Pierre, PPD (FR). De Vries Hubert, HDV (NL). Dignan James, JDI (NZ). Dixon Jonathan, JDX (AU). Dubois Gaël, GDU (FR). Fischer Jan-Patrick, JPF (DE). Flicher André, AFL (FR). Gross Pascal, PGR (FR). Harden Zachary, ZHA (US). Hardy Alan, AHA (US). Heimer Zeljlko, ZHE (HR). Horváth Zoltán, ZHO (HU). Jovanovic Milan, MJO (RS). Kariyasu Nozomi, NKA (JP). Kelly Ralph, RKE (AU). Kretowicz Chrystian, CKR (PL). Lê Thanh-Tâm, TTL (FR). Loeser Pete, PLO (US). Maddish Christopher, CMA (US). Martins-Tuválkin António, AMT (PT). Martucci Dave, DMA (US). Ollé Casals Jaume, JOC (ES). Paddeu Paolo, PPA (IT). Patke Jens, JPA (AT). Poposki Vanja, VPO (MK). Saber Jason, JSA (UK). Sache Ivan, ISA (FR). Šipek Tomislav, TSI (HR). Thomas Dean, DTH (NZ). Tibbetts Philip, PTI (UK). Touzeau Olivier, OTO (FR). Vagnat Pascal, PVA (FR). Van den Muijzenberg Peter Hans, PHM (NL). Znamierowski Alfred, AZN (PL). Others I may have forgotten. And myself, JMM (FR).





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