Ladislav Dvoracek, RDP, was born in 1923 and died in January 2015. He dedicated his life to philately.
He was a co-founder of the Union of Czechoslovak Philately and its President from 1965 to 1989.
On international level he was President of the F.I.P. from 1980 until 1990.
He was a long standing member of the A.I.E.P. and he received the Hunziker-Medal for his work for philately.
In the words of Chris King Mr. Ladislav Dvoracek, RDP will be long remembered as one who devoted his life to philately.