Eagle of Romania

The Honorific Sign "Eagle of Romania" (Semnul Onorific "Vulturul României") is a special decoration, part of the National Decorations System, awarded to Romanian Parliamentarians, members of the Senate or of the Chamber of Deputies. It also can be awarded to foreign parliamentarians for its special contribution in the development of parliamentarian relations with Romania.[1][2]

Semnul Onorific "Vulturul României"
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The Grand Cross sign
TypeMultiple grade civilian honorific sign for parliamentarians
Country Romania
Presented byThe King of Romania
(1933 - 1947)
The President of Romania
(since 2004)
EligibilityRomanian Senators and Deputies
Last awardeddisbanded in 1947
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EquivalentNational Order of Faithful Service

According to the Law no. 29/2000, the honorific sign "The Eagle of Romania" is assimilated to the National Order of Faithful Service, at equal ranks.

The 1933 model, Commodore rank second class

The award was created by Royal Decree during the reign of King Carol II to reward parliamentarians (D.R. nr. 2306/1933),.[3] As all of the other insignia, this order was disbanded after 1947, when King Mihai I was forced to abdicate, and the People's Republic was established.

After the fall of communism, this decoration was first mentioned in the Law no. 29/2000, Establishing the National Decoration System. It was re-established by the Law no. 221/2004.

This decoration was not and could not be awarded until 2011, due to technical reasons.[4]