Postcard to mark the 20th anniversary of the European flag (1975)

In 1975, this Council of Europe postcard celebrates the 20th anniversary of the blue flag with 12 gold stars. The flag was designed by Arsène Heitz, an employee in the Council’s Mail Service, and adopted as the European organisation’s emblem by the Committee of Ministers on 8 December 1955.

Source and copyright

Source: Guy Doyen, La Construction de l'Europe. Les symboles de l'Europe. [EN LIGNE]. [s.l.]: Conseil de l'Europe, [2001]. Disponible sur

Copyright: (c) Conseil de l'Europe

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