Order of National Liberation

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Order of National Liberation
Country SFR Yugoslavia
Type Order
Eligibility Participants of the People's Liberation War
Awarded for Outstanding contribution in organizing and directing the uprising and the creation and development of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Campaign World War II in Yugoslavia
Status Dissolved
Statistics
Established 15 August 1943
Total awarded 262
Distinct
recipients
Josip Broz Tito
Edvard Kardelj
Aleksandar Ranković
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of the Hero of Socialist Labour
Next (lower) Order of the War Banner
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The Order of National Liberation (Serbo-Croatian: Orden narodnog oslobođenja; Cyrillic: Орден народног ослобођеља) was a decoration of the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, the fifth highest decoration in the series of Yugoslav decorations. The order was founded by Josip Broz Tito on 15 August 1943. It was awarded for "outstanding contribution in organizing and directing the uprising and the creation and development of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia". It was designed by famous Croatian sculptor Antun Augustinčić in 1945. It is in the form of a badge worn on the left of the chest.

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Sources[edit]

  • Opća enciklopedija. Jugoslavenski leksikografski zavod. Zagreb. 1980. (Croatian)
  • Prister, Boris. Odlikovanja. Povijesni muzej hrvatske. Zagreb. 1984. (Croatian)