Graham Bartram

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Graham Bartram
Graham Bartram Photo.jpg
Graham Bartram in December 2006
Born (1963-07-18) 18 July 1963 (age 52)
Montrose, Angus, Scotland
Occupation Secretary-General for Congresses of FIAV; Chief Vexillologist of the Flag Institute
Graham Bartram with Michel R. Lupant and Charles A. Spain, Jr. (FIAV Board members) at the 25th ICV, in Rotterdam

Graham Bartram (born 18 July 1963) is a British vexillologist who is Secretary-General for Congresses of the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques,[1] the Chief Vexillologist of the Flag Institute,[2] and a consultant to the British government on flag design and usage.

Born in Montrose, Angus, Scotland, Bartram grew up in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and West Africa. While living in Accra, he developed his lifelong interest in flags.


Bartram authored the book British Flags and Emblems[3] and edits the British military flag book (now a CD-ROM) BR20 Flags of All Nations. He also wrote the booklet "Flying Flags in the United Kingdom"[4] published by the Flag Institute in association with the Flags & Heraldry Committee of the United Kingdom Parliament.

He also maintains the World Flag Database.

Flag designs[edit]

Bartram's version of the Antarctic flag

Bartram has designed:

Awards and honours[edit]

He was made a Fellow of the Flag Institute in 2005 for his services to the institute.


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