Order of the Croatian Trefoil

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

Order of the Croatian Trefoil
Red hrvatskog trolista
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Badge and ribbon of the order
Awarded by Republic of Croatia
TypeOrder of merit
EligibilityCroatian and foreign citizens.
Awarded forHeroic acts committed in time of war, in danger of war and peace in extraordinary circumstances.
Next (higher)Order of the Croatian Cross
Next (lower)Order of the Croatian Interlace
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Ribbon bar of the order

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. Another recipient is Zvonomir Boban, a Dinamo Zagreb player who attacked a police officer assaulting a Dinamo fan, during the Dinamo-Red Star Riot on 13 May 1990.

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