Order of Victory of Socialism

The Order of Victory of Socialism (Romanian: "Ordinul «Victoria» Socialismului") was the highest distinction in the Socialist Republic of Romania. This socialist order had no knights but rather several degrees. The 2nd degree was decorated with diamonds and gave the owner the right to bear the title of Hero of the Socialist Republic of Romania.[1][2]

Order of Victory of Socialism
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Gold Star Medal of the Order of Victory of Socialism
TypeHonorary title
Awarded forService to Romania and Society
Presented bythe  Socialist Republic of Romania
EligibilityRomanian and foreign citizens
First awarded6 May 1971
Last awarded1989
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Precedence
Next (higher)Order of "August 23"
Next (lower)Order the "Mother-Heroine"

DescriptionEdit

It consists of a five-pointed partially enamelled star of silver and bronze. The rays of the star are decorated with gilded points. The center of the star is decorated by a red or orange enamel wreath with teeth on the inside and a laurel wreath. The two flags below are those of the Communist Party of Romania and the Romanian tricolour. Inside the wreath is a medallion with a map of Romania, a burning torch and the letter V for "Victoria" (Victory).

List of recipientsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ВТО ОРДЕН | Історія нагород Румунії". www.vto-orden.com.ua (in Russian). Retrieved 2021-07-01.
  2. ^ "Реферат Орден Победа социализма". wreferat.baza-referat.ru. Retrieved 2021-07-01.
  3. ^ Декрет № 168, 1971, о награждении товарища Николае Чаушеску званием Герой Социалистической Республики Румынии, орденом «Победа социализма» и юбилейной медалью Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine (in English)
  4. ^ "Декрет № 1, 1978, о награждении товарища Николае Чаушеску званием Герой Социалистической Республики Румынии и орденом "Победа социализма"". Archived from the original on 2011-01-22. Retrieved 2010-08-15.
  5. ^ Декрет № 10, 1988, о награждении товарища Николае Чаушеску званием Герой Социалистической Республики Румынии, орденом «Победа социализма» и юбилейной медалью Archived 2012-01-18 at the Wayback Machine (in English)
  6. ^ Tito's Home Page: Decorations, Orders, Medals… Archived 2005-06-25 at the Wayback Machine (in English)
  7. ^ (in Romanian) Decretul nr. 382/1972 privind conferirea ordinului Victoria Socialismului tovarășului Zaharia Stancu, președintele Uniunii scriitorilor din Republica Socialistă România
  8. ^ "Декрет № 292, 1977, о награждении товарища Долорес Ибаррури орденом "Победа социализма"". Archived from the original on 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2010-08-15.
  9. ^ Брежнев, Леонид Ильич на сайте «Герои страны»
  10. ^ Decretul nr. 1/1988 privind conferirea ordinului Victoria Socialismului tovarasului Gustav Husak, presedintele Republicii Socialiste Cehoslovace (in Romanian)
  11. ^ Decretul nr. 64/1987 privind conferirea ordinului Victoria Socialismului tovarasului Kim Ir Sen, secretar general al Comitetului Central al Partidului Muncii din Coreea, presedintele Republicii Populare Democrate Coreene (in Romanian)