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Francesco Corrado Frasca

Registration number 20100301C

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Francesco Corrado Frasca are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Chequy Azure and Gules, two swords in saltire points upward Argent surmounted by a double warded key palewise with wards to chief also Argent; on a Chief Argent a wyvern passant Gules, armed, langued, scaled and tailed Azure, grasping in the dexter claw three lightening bolts Or.
Crest: Issuant from a coronet between two wings a wyvern’s head Gules langued and scaled Azure.
Motto: Savoir c’est pouvoir (Knowledge is Power)


2010 Burke's Peerage & Gentry International Register of Arms 0167
2007 Le Grand Armorial No. 94121
2007 L'Hérault d'Armes de l'Ile de France

Biographical information

The armiger was born in 1955 in Treviso, Veneto (Italy). His work experience includes service with Italy\'s Ministry for Defence. He is Major (retired) of the Gendarmerie and Military Police. As a professional analyst of national strategic policy, he has also worked as a research fellow for the Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS) and lecturer at the Maritime War Institute (IGM) of Leghorn.

In 1980 Professor Frasca graduated from the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Padua (Major in Economics), from where he moved to France to pursue postgraduate studies. He holds a Master's degree in social history and a Ph.D. in sociology from EHESS (Paris) and a Ph.D. in modern history from the University of Paris IV (Sorbonne). He taught at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and conducted seminars at the Universities of Paris IV, Paris I and Malta. His current research interests include maritime and naval history. Author of six published books and seventy research papers, he is a member of the Commission Française d'Histoire Militaire (CFHM).

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