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Željko (in red) with those receiving special recognition for their work at the IVC 24 in Washington DC (2011)
Željko has authored two books: "Grb i zastava Republike Hrvatske" (2008) and "Grbovi i zastave Grada Zagreba" (2009). Since 2001, he has regularly attended the International Congresses of Vexillology and the International Congresses of Heraldic and Genealogic Studies, presenting papers on various flags from both Croatian history and the present. He has also written a number of articles for various scientific and popular journals and magazine in Croatia and abroad. In 2005, he prepared an exhibition of Norwegian flags in Zagreb that was subsequently hosted in dozens of cities and towns in Croatia and Norway since then.
Željko Heimer - - Zagreb, Croatia
I was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1971. After I graduated from the University of Zagreb in electronic engineering, and after doing the compulsory military service I was commissioned as an officer in the Croatian Armed Forces, where I work as a communications (signals) IT officer, currently holding the rank of a major. After postgraduate Master of Sciences degree in electronics in 2004, I started a flag related doctoral course in sociology at the University of Zagreb.
Editors Note: For his activities related to and for the promotion of Croatian national heritage abroad through his work in heraldry and vexillology, in 2010 the President of the Republic of Croatia awarded Željko Heimer the "Order of Croatian Triple-Wattle," a high Croatian civilian decoration for merit.
Željko has been one of the most prolific contributors of flag illustration on FOTW with over 5581 images to his credit. Here are six
randomly generated examples of his artwork: