Order of the Croatian Cross

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Order of the Croatian Cross (Croatian: Red hrvatskog križa) is the 14th important medal given by Republic of Croatia. The order was founded on April 1, 1995.[1]

The Order of the Croatian Cross is awarded to Croatian and foreign nationals who were severely wounded while participating in the Croatian War of Independence.[1]

The medal is given by the President of Croatia or his deputy.


  1. ^ a b "Zakon o odlikovanjima i priznanjima Republike Hrvatske" (in Croatian). Narodne novine. 24 March 1995. Retrieved 2008-07-10.