The stable alludes to
the armiger’s name, originating from the name of the village of Stave
in Belgium/Namur province; ethn.: stabula, meaning stables. The stars
allude to his operational career of thirty seven years with various
European Institutions. The Pegasus is for my experiences with
literature, as a professor and advocate. Presently residing in Belgium
and France, the armiger traces his ancestry back to Daniel, father of Gérard, born 1555;
he is married to Danielle Lurquin, Doctor of Laws and has two
daughters: Laurence and Valérie-Anne.
Lineage: Louis Stavaux a Knight Commander of the Order of the Crown(
Belgium), bearer of the " war cross with palm"( 1940-1945) and the
"medal for resistance" and Edgarde Nélis.
The armiger was educated at Brussels University (Doctor of Laws and
Master in European Laws ( id))and qualified as a Legal Counsellor on
Armed Conflicts ( the Royal Military Academy of Belgium). His career
has path includes Head of Division with the European Commission (
ret);- Legal counsellor on Armed Conflicts of the Royal Military
Academy of Belgium; Chair, " Michel Stavaux Consultants" and
Professor, European Communication School. He is a Member of the Royal
Institute of Foreign Relations of Belgium, holder of the Laureate of
the Royal Academy for Language and Literature of Belgium and author of
a number of publications including Cheval d'ivoire ", Gallimard éd.
The arms were granted by ministerial decree of the Minister for
Culture of the French Community of Belgium: signed on June 16, 2012
and entering into force on the date of the signature. Following a
decision of the Minister of May 30, 2012 communicated to the
beneficiary on June 8, 2012 under ref 120121822 - taken on the advice
of the Heraldic and Vexilological Council of the French Community of
Belgium of September 30, 2011.