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Rainbow Flag

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1978 - Present
Historic,Pride
Ratio

2:3

The first rainbow flag was designed by Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco based artist, in response to a call for the need of a symbol to represent the Gay community.

In the original design the colours represented:

  • Hot Pink for sex
  • Red for life
  • Orange for healing
  • Yellow for sun
  • Green for serenity with nature
  • Turquoise for art
  • Indigo for harmony
  • Violet for spirit

Republic of China

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01 January, 1928 - 27 September, 1949
Historic
Ratio

2:3

Designer

Unknown

Republic of China

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10 January, 1912 - 31 December, 1915
Historic
Ratio

5:8

Designer

Unknown

Republic of China

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23 March, 1916 - 31 December, 1927
Historic
Ratio

5:8

Designer

Unknown

On 23 March, 1916 the Hongxian Empire was abolished and the Republic of China restored.

Republic of the United States of Brazil

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15 November, 1889 - 19 November, 1889
Country,Historic
Ratio

3:5

Designer

Unknown

Royal Australian Air Force Ensign

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24 July, 1922 - December, 1948
Air Force,Historic
Ratio

1:2

Designer

Unknown

Royal Australian Air Force Ensign

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December, 1948 - 06 May, 1982
Air Force,Historic
Ratio

1:2

Designer

Unknown

This version of the Royal Australian Air Force Ensign was approved by King George VI in December, 1948. The flag was never published in the gazette.

Ruanda-Urundi

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20 July, 1922 - 06 May, 1982
Territory,Historic
Ratio

13:15

Designer

Unknown

Prior to the Belgian invasion of the Ruanda-Urundi territory in the African great Lakes region in April 1916, the territory was part of German East Africa. Following the First World War, Belgium maintained a military occupation of the territory until 20 July, 1922 when it became a Class-B Mandate under the League of Nations. In 1945 following the dissolution of the League of Nations, Ruanda-Urundi became a Trust Territory of the United Nations. The territory remained under Belgian control unti... Read More

Russian Federation

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25 December, 1991 - 11 December, 1993
Historic
Ratio

1:2

Designer

Unknown

Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

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09 January, 1954 - 22 August, 1991
Historic
Ratio

1:2

Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

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01 November, 1991 - 25 December, 1991
Historic
Ratio

1:2

Designer

Unknown

Rwanda

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28 January, 1961 - 25 September, 1961
Country,Historic
Ratio

2:3

Designer

Unknown

Rwanda

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25 September, 1961 - 24 October, 2001
Country,Historic
Ratio

2:3

Designer

Unknown