Orders, decorations, and medals of South Korea

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The current system of orders, decorations, and medals of the Republic of Korea has its foundation with the establishment of the country's highest award the Grand Order of Mugunghwa in 1949. Changes were made to the system in 1967 and again in 1973. The South Korean honours system consists of orders (Korean: 훈장 ), medals (포장 또는 기장), commendations (표창).



National and Presidential Medals[edit]

Prime Ministerial and Ministry Medal[edit]

by the Prime Minister and same leveled organizations[edit]

by the Minister of National Defense[edit]

by the Commissioner General of the National Police Agency[edit]



Decorations of the Korean Empire[edit]


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