Mr. Antti Ruokonen, B.Sc., has always had a passion for history. Since 2002 he has studied the world of Orders and Decorations and published his first article in the field in 2007. Since then he has published over 40 articles and 5 books.
Mr. Ruokonen lives and works in the City of Vaasa. Besides writing, he uses whatever freetime he has to read history from Herodotus to Andrew Roberts and enjoys travelling in Europe and beyond.
Knight, Cultural Merit Order (Romania) 2007
Commander, National Order of Merit (Romania) 2011
Bronze Medal of Merit, Numismatic Association of Finland 2013