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Count Arthur Florent Bogaerts

Count Arthur Florent Bogaerts, Belgian diplomat, scientist.

Background

  • Bogaerts, Count Arthur Florent was born on December 20, 1937 in Gent, Belgium. Son of Count Francois zur Muide, Swyngerde de Leon and Countess Ludovica (Verselder de Bruyne de Wondelghem) B.

  • Education

    • DDiv and Theology S.U. Baptist Seminary, 1959, B.Sc.M.E., Belgian Military Academy, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy. Acoustics & Vibrations University London, 1962.

      Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964. Doctor of Medicine Harvard University, 1964.

      Doctor of Philosophy. (honorary), Southern University, 1978, American University, 1978. Licensed physician, Germany, India, Nepal, Guatamala, Panama, Burundi, Liberia.

      Certified professional engineer, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium. Chairman Florida Interstate, Jacksonville, 1972-1985. Vice president Heather Banking Corporation, New York City, 1979-1983.

      Chairman Heraldic Research Academy, since 1980. Chief Executive Officer Albert Schweitzer Society, United States and International, since 1968. Founder, Chief Executive Officer Black Diamond Peace Foundation, since 1989.

      President Signum Fidei Medical Air Corps, since 1970. Co-director, founder Sunderpore Leprosy Village, Bihar, India, 1980-1985. Vice president International Low Level Satellites Company, Seattle, 1994-1996.

      Consul of Panama, Birmingham, Alabama, 1985-1988. Consul Gral Panama, Guatemala, 1990-1995. Director international relief International Association Education World Peace.

      Vice president United Towns Agency North South Cooperation. Permanent representative United Nations (Economic and Social Council (of the United Nations)-non-governmental organization) 1975-2000. Ambassador Republic of Liberia, since 1999, State of Arizona, 1979-1982.

      Advisor to vice president El Salvador, 1987-1989, Brussels Embassy & president Liberia, 1974-1980. President and minister defense Guatemala, 1982-1988. Expert advisor to Governor of Chad, Kenya, Burundi, Liberia, others.

      Appointed peace mediator in Burundi Conflict, 1996-1998, United Nations Peace Observer, 1980-1998. Honorary president Burundi Olympic Committee. Vice president International Relief Red Cross, Burundi, 1997-1999.

      Special envoy Evangelical Churches Burundi. International representative Lutheran Church Burundi, since 1978. Ambassador City Bjumbura, Burundi, 1997.

      Minister Household of the Princes of Lippe, since 1989. Visiting professor, lecturer, consultant to professional and educational institutions Author many books on acoustics, solar energy, leprosy, missionary work, forensic sciences. Contributor articles to professional journals Co-founder, 1st dean applied science European University, Antwerp (affiliated University Dallas).

      Co-founder Albert Schweitzer International University (Central American) 1983, Institute Forensic Medicine & Scis Guatemala, 1986, School Medicine University Santa Ana El Salvador, Nuevo University San Salvador, 1986-1989. Co-founder 3 medical schools in Central American.

    Career

    • Research award Belgium, 1976, Cultural award, 1978, King Baudewijn Royal medal, 1986, United Nations Peace award, 1978, United Nations Gold Peace medal, Bujumbura, 1998, Congressional Recognition award, 1999. Recipient numerous international science and cultural awards.

    Works

    • Author many books on acoustics, solar energy, leprosy, missionary work, forensic sciences. Contributor articles to professional journals Co-founder, 1st dean applied science European University, Antwerp (affiliated University Dallas). Co-founder Albert Schweitzer International University (Central American) 1983, Institute Forensic Medicine & Scis Guatemala, 1986, School Medicine University Santa Ana El Salvador, Nuevo University San Salvador, 1986-1989.

      Co-founder 3 medical schools in Central American Served to colonel Belgium Army, 1956-1961, reserve since 1961. Decorated Grand Collar Order of Signum Fidei, of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem. Knight Grand Cross Order of Merit of St. Lazarus, Grand Cross Order of Merit of Lippe.

      Knight Grand Cross of Justice Order of St. John, Grand Cross of Orthodox Order of St. Sepulchre. Knight of Justice Order of Constantine St.Georges, Naples. Govt Knighthood's in ranks of grand Cross of Commander include Lion of Zaire, Red Cross of Japan, Red Cross of Portugal, Burundi, of the Liberator (Liberia), St. Stanislas, Poland, Order of Merit of Italy, United Nations (Burundi) Peace medal, 1978, others.

      Named honorary citizen cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Rome, Jasper, Alabama, Cordova, Alabama, states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Georgia, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Florida. Named clan chief Bethel, Bushrod Island, Monrovia, Liberia.

    Membership

    Served to colonel Belgium Army, 1956-1961, reserve since 1961. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, editorial board Institute Forensic Sciences and Medicine 1978-1984, 85-88), World Academy Arts and Sciences, Academy of Sciences Guatemala, El Salvador, Moscow, Flanders, Rome, Pro Pace (Vatican) New York, San Francisco, Institute Physics, Institute Acoustics (United States, Germany, United Kingdom), Verein Deutscher Ingenieure-Germany, England Institute VDT, Institute Koninklijke Vlaamse Ingenieursvereniging, Royal Belgian Engineers Institute. Member International Court The Hague, International Press Association, numerous others.

    Clubs: Royal Yacht (Belgium), Royal Cano, Gent, Royal Golf (Belgium and Hannover, Germany), Mount Kenya Safari (board directors), St. Johns (London), Mount Crest County (South Carolina), Royal Air Force (United Kingdom), Army and Navy (United States, United Kingdom, France).

    Connections

    • father: Count Francois Bogaerts
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