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Minister of State for Royal Relations

Prince Deric of Bircham, M.B.A., Ph.D., D.Sc.


Minister of State for Royal Relations, Prince Deric of Bircham

Minister of State for Royal Relations, Prince Deric of Bircham

His Highness (H.H.) Deric N. Bircham – Prince of Bircham, holds a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Psychological Management (1997) from California University for Advanced Studies in San Francisco. He earned a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Complementary Medicine (2000) at Open International University (internship at South Columbo Hospital in Sri Lanka), and completed a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Arts and Letters (2005) from Academie Europeenne D’Informatisation in Belgium. He earned another Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in International Relations from International University of Fundamental Studies (2007) in Saint Petersburg, Russia.


He was established as Prince (“Knyaz”) of the Royal House of Korbat-Paze of Imperial Holy Russia (2009), granted Royal Protection and Fons Honourum for the Noble House of Bircham, and recognized by the International Fraternity of Nobles of Titled Houses in Argentina (2016). He is also officially recognized as “Prince Palatine” by the Ministry of Culture of Albania. His royal status is named by the territorial designation of Bircham of Norfolk in England, the origins of his dynastic nobiliary house since the 12th century, which continued through Deric as the 3rd Baron of Kingston (since 1999).


Prince Deric is an honoured Academician (Academico) of Academia Ciencias Humanisticas y Relaciones in Dominican Republic (1982), Accademia Constantiniana de Lettere Arti e Scienze in Italy (1999), Mazdayashnie Monastery in India (2002), and the International Diplomatic Academy of Switzerland, Belgium, Spain and Russia (2005).


He is an accomplished Professor Emeritus of multiple universities, including the official United Nations University for Peace (UN Charter No. 35/55/X11/1980) in Belgium (1990), Zoroastrian College in India (2003), and International University of Fundamental Studies in Russia (2009).


Prince Deric is the Nobiliary Patron and Chancellor of the internationally accredited Bircham International University in Spain (since 2000), a traditional university providing classical education by distance learning, as an alternative to the limitations of campus-based institutions.


Prince Deric served as Honorary Consul General for New Zealand, for the “First Children’s Embassy of the World” in Macedonia (1994-2000), an official United Nations registered organization, funded by UNICEF, USAID, EU and the Royal Netherlands Embassy, protecting children’s rights internationally. He was appointed Royal Ambassador to New Zealand (since 2016) by H.R.H. Ruben Alberto Gavalda of Argentina – Prince of Septimania, of the 10th century Royal House of Gevaudan.

Prince Deric has a career in public relations for Prime Ministers, Royals and Nobles throughout Europe and New Zealand, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). He is a Major-General of the Russian Cossack Army, and Knight Grand Cross of the Russian Orthodox Knights of Saint John.


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