Order of the Croatian Trefoil

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Order of the Croatian Trefoil
Red hrvatskog trolista
Order of Croatian Trefoil.jpg
Badge and ribbon of the order
Awarded by Republic of Croatia
Type Order of merit
Eligibility Croatian and foreign citizens.
Awarded for Heroic acts committed in time of war, in danger of war and peace in extraordinary circumstances.
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of the Croatian Cross
Next (lower) Order of the Croatian Interlace
Ribbon of an Order of the Croatian Trefoil.png
Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of the Croatian Trefoil (Croatian: Red hrvatskog trolista) is the fifteenth most important medal given by the Republic of Croatia. The order was founded on April 1, 1995. The medal is awarded for excellence in war, direct war danger or in extraordinary circumstances in peacetime.[1]

Recipients include Anton Tus, who served as a colonel general and the chief of staff of the Yugoslav Air Force before becoming the chief of general staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Croatian Parliament (1995-03-24). "Zakon o odlikovanjima i priznanjima Republike Hrvatske". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (1995/20). Retrieved 2011-11-16.