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Old 06-28-2012, 01:16 PM   #1
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State Honours

The Republic of Slovakia has a system of orders and decorations for citizens who do great deeds for the country. With the exception of the Order of the White Double Cross, all the orders of Slovakia are reserved for Slovak citizens.

There are 6 Slovak state decorations:

Order of the White Double Cross
Andrej Hlinka Order
Ľudovít Štúr Order
Pribina Cross
Milan Rastislav Štefánik Cross
Medal of the President of Slovak Republic

and one medal:

Medal for Bravery

All state honours are given by the President of Slovakia.


Order of the White Double Cross


The Order of the White Double Cross is conferred only upon foreign citizens:

"for the comprehensive development of relations between the state, whose citizens they are and the Slovak Republic,
"for the empowerment of the Slovak Republic’s position in international relations,
"for meeting the foreign policy priorities of Slovakia,
"for otherwise outstanding achievement in the benefit of the Slovak Republic, or
"for the outstanding spread of good reputation of Slovakia abroad."
The badge of this Order represents a white double cross on a red background; the ribbon of the order is blue with a red central stripe. The Order of the White Double Cross is broken into three different classes: 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class.

Classes :

First Class or Grand Cross - badge on a sash & star on the left chest;
Second Class or Grand Officer - badge on a necklet and star on the left chest;
Third Class or Commander - badge on a necklet.

Andrej Hlinka Order

The Andrej Hlinka Order is conferred upon Slovak citizens "for Special Merit for the establishment of the Slovak Republic." The Order is symbolized by a medallion with a central white cross pattée; on the center of the cross there is the Andrej Hlinka's profile. The ribbon of the order is blue with a central stripe. Andrej Hlinka Order is broken into three different classes: 1st class,
2nd class and 3rd class.

Ľudovít Štúr Order

The Ľudovít Štúr Order is conferred upon Slovak citizens:

"for defending the democracy and its development,
"for defending the human rights and freedoms,
"for the defense and security of the Slovak Republic,
"for special achievements in politics, managing and governing the country,
"for development of economy, local authorities, science and technology, education, culture, arts, sports and social affairs, or
"for spreading good reputation of Slovakia abroad."
The badge of this Order represents the Ľudovít Štúr's head on a red background; the ribbon of the order is half white, half red with a blue central stripe. The Ľudovít Štúr Order is broken into three different classes: 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class.

Pribina Cross

The Pribina Cross is awarded to Slovak citizens for "special merit for economic, social or cultural development of the Slovak Republic". The badge of this Order represents the Pribina' head on a red background; the ribbon of the order is dark red with a central crown. Pribina Cross is broken into three different classes: 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class.

Milan Rastislav Štefánik Cross

The Milan Rastislav Štefánik Cross is awarded to Slovak citizens "for risking own life to defend Slovakia, for risking own life to save other person’s life, or for risking own life to save material values." The badge of this Order represents the Milan Rastislav Štefánik's head on a pale blue background; the ribbon of the order is pale blue. The Milan Rastislav Štefánik Cross Order is broken into three different classes: 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class.

Medal of the President of Slovak Republic

The Medal of the President of Slovak Republic is awarded to Slovak citizens:

"for significant merit in the management and governance of the country,
"for development of defense and security of Slovakia,
"for development of economy, local authorities, science and technology, education, culture, arts, sport and social affairs, or for spreading good reputation of Slovakia abroad."

Medal for Bravery

The Medal for Bravery is awarded to Slovak soldiers "for military bravery or valour".
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Re: State Honours

Slovak Award names

Order of the White Double Cross/Řád Bieleho dvojkríža
Andrej Hlinka Order/Řád Andreja Hlinka
Ľudovít Štúr Order/Řád Ludovíta Štúra
Pribina Cross/Pribinov Kříž
Milan Rastislav Štefánik Cross/Kríž Milana Rastislava Štefánika
Medal of the President of Slovak Republic
Medal for Bravery/Medaila za statočnosť
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