Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV

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Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV
with Sash and Morning Star
Grand Order of King Peter Kresimir IV.jpg
Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV
(top: Grand Order medal with sash; bottom: Morning Star (Danica) medal; left: smaller decorative version; right: Grand Order ribbon)
Awarded by the Republic of Croatia
Eligibility Dignitaries, high state officials and leaders of international organizations; Croatian and forgien presidents of parlamients and governments; military commanders of Armed Forces of Republic of Croatia
Awarded for "Contribution to the international reputation and position of Republic of Croatia, outstanding contribution to the independence and integrity of the Republic of Croatia, development and progress of Croatia, and for his exceptional contribution to the development of relations between Croatia and the Croatian people with other states and nations, outstanding contribution in the creation of the war strategy and military doctrine, the merit of the building of the Armed Forces and for outstanding achievements in leadership and commanding to units of the Armed Forces"
Status Currently awarded
Established 10 March 1995
Next (higher) Grand Order of Queen Jelena
Next (lower) Grand Order of King Dmitar Zvonimir
Ribbon of a Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV.png
Ribbon of the Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV

The Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV (Croatian: Velered kralja Petra Krešimira IV.), or more fully the Grand Order of King Petar Krešimir IV with sash and Morning Star (Velered kralja Petra Krešimira IV. s lentom i Danicom), is an order of the Republic of Croatia. It ranks third in the Croatian order of precedence after the Grand Order of Queen Jelena. The next order in rank is the Grand Order of King Dmitar Zvonimir. The order had been established on June 20, 1992[1] and reconstituted on April 1, 1995.[2]

Only highly ranked state officials, foreign officials, and senior military officials are eligible for this order.[3]

It is named after King Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia.

Notable recipients[edit]

Foreign officials[edit]

Croatian dignitaries[edit]