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DR. TUDOR-RADU TIRON
Tudor-Radu Tiron is a Romanian heraldist, born in Bucharest in 1978.
Tudor-Radu Tiron obtained a BA degree at the Law Faculty of the Romanian-American University of Bucharest (2001), and a PG Dip. issued by the Diplomatic Institute of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007).
He also obtained a PhD degree, with the distinction Magna cum laude, at the Romanian Academy, the Institute of History “N. Iorga” of Bucharest, with the thesis Drept şi uzanţă în heraldica românească extracarpatică (Law and Practise in the Romanian Extra-Carpathian Heraldry) (2011) (thesis coordinators † Dr. Paul Cernovodeanu, Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy, and then Prof. Dr. Ileana Căzan, senior researcher at the Institute of History “N. Iorga”).
Since 2001, Tudor-Radu Tiron has been a civil servant in the Romanian central administration.
Tudor-Radu Tiron is a member or associate of the following professional bodies and associations:
- the National Committee of Heraldry, Genealogy and Sigillography of the Romanian Academy (since 1997);
- the Institute of Genealogy and Heraldry “Sever Zotta” of Iaşi (since 1999; since 2000, he is a member of the Scientific Council the Institute);
- the Society of Genealogy, Heraldry and Friends of the Archives “Paul Gore” of Chişinău, Republic of Moldova (since 1999);
- the Board for Heraldic and Genealogical Studies of the Center for Research of Orthodox Monarchism of Belgrade, Serbia (since 2006);
- the Bulgarian Heraldry and Vexillology Society (since 2012);
- the Society of Serbian Armigers “Milosh Obilich” (since 2013);
- the Académie Internationale d'Héraldique (International Academy of Heraldry) (since 2013);
- the Ukrainian Heraldry Society (since 2014).
Tudor-Radu Tiron is a heraldic artist, appointed by the National Committee of Heraldry, Genealogy and Sigillography of the Romanian Academy, according to the Decision of the Romanian Government nr. 25/2003. He created many public and personal painted coats of arms, bookplates a.s.o.
Between 2003 and 2007, Tudor-Radu Tiron acted as a delegated expert of the National Committee of Heraldry, Genealogy and Sigillography of the Romanian Academy for the Counties of Braşov, Covasna, Dâmboviţa and Teleorman, being appointed according to the Decision of the Romanian Government nr. 25/2003.
Since 2003, Tudor-Radu Tiron has been a member of the Redaction Committee of “HERB” – the Romanian Revue of Heraldry.
During his career of a civil servant, Tudor-Radu Tiron received the following awards:
- Officer of the National Order “The Faithful Service” (Decree of the President of Romania nr. 828/04.12.2014);
- Officer of the Order “Leopold II” (Arrêté royal of 31.08.2009) – conferred by the King of the Belgians;
- Knight of the National Order “The Faithful Service” (Decree of the President of Romania nr. 1863/14.12.2009);
- Knight of the National Order “For Merit” (Decree of the President of Romania nr. 1073/10.12.2004);
- The Honorary Emblem of the Romanian Army (Order of the Romanian Defence Minister nr. M.P. 5/22.03.2010).
Tudor-Radu Tiron received several other international awards, of which the Knighthood of the Order of the “Eagle of Georgia”, conferred by H.R.H. prince Davit Bagrationi of Georgia (05.03.2013).
Among Tudor-Radu Tiron’s fields of interest could be mentioned the Romanian and Central-European heraldry and genealogy (from the beginnings to the present time), the heraldic art, the connections between the heraldic phenomenon and the society, the genealogy, the history of chivalric orders, the history of the Romanian law a.s.o.
Tudor-Radu Tiron gave lectures at many national and international scientific meetings on history, history of monuments, heraldry and genealogy a.s.o., and also published dozens of studies in the profile periodicals and volumes. He also coordinated the Romanian, posthumously published version of the PhD thesis of † Dan Cernovodeanu, associate member of the Académie Internationale d’Héraldique, Evoluţia armeriilor Ţărilor Române de la apariţia lor şi până în zilele noastre (sec. XIII-XX) (The Evolution of the Coats of Arms of the Romanian Principalities from Their Appearance to the Present Day. The 13th – the 20th Centuries). The edition won “Dimitrie Onciul” Prize of the Romanian Academy for 1998.
More about Tudor-Radu Tiron as a researcher: https://acad.academia.edu/TudorRaduTIRON
More about Tudor-Radu Tiron as a heraldic artist: http://deseneheraldice.blogspot.ro/