Sven Tito Achen

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Sven Tito Achen (born July 29, 1922 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, died November 14, 1986) was an Argentinian-Danish writer and author on heraldry, co-founder of the Scandinavian Society of Heraldry (Societas Heraldica Scandinavica) and the first editor of the Scandinavian Heraldisk Tidskrift (Heraldry Journal) published in Denmark.


  • Heraldikkens femten glæder (The Fifteen Joys of Heraldry), 1971
  • Alverdens heraldik i farver (Heraldry of the World - In Colours), translated, and edited from Carl Alexander von Volborth, 1972
  • Danske adelsvåbener, en heraldisk nøgle (Danish Lordships Coats of Arms, a key to heraldry), 1973
  • Symbols Around Us, 1978
  • Danmarks kommunevåbener - samt Grønlands og Færøernes (Danish Municipal Heraldry, including Greenland and the Faeroe Islands), 1982
  • Kroppens symbolik (Symbolics of the Body), 1983
  • Symboler, hvad er det? (Symbols, what are they?), 1986