Order of Kossuth, I Class

SKU: 01.HUN.0108.101.01

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  • I Class Obverse


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  • date of institution
    February 25, 1948
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    The image of the Order of Kossuth, I Class is attributed to Duke83 and Wikipedia at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kossuth_%C3%89rdemrend_mind_h%C3%A1rom_oszt%C3%A1lya.JPG and it is published and used through the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. The image was cropped to individually display the I Class decoration on the ribbon.


This Order was the last decoration established by the Parliament of Hungary prior to the installation of People’s Republic of Hungary soviet puppet government in 1949, the Hungarian Working People’s Party. It was conferred upon foreigners and Hungarian citizens who had rendered dedicated service to the aim of world peace, as well as for meritorious service in the realms of education, art, culture, and science.

The Order is named after Lajos Kossuth, a Hungarian freedom fighter and the Regent-President of Hungary from 1848-1849.

The I Class was restricted to a total of 19 recipients.

See Order of Kossuth, HUN163, in the Titles & Orders of the Hungarian People's Republic (1949-1989) for more information.


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    Bronze gilt/Enamelled

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    Rev: 1948

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    The image of the Order of Kossuth, I Class is attributed to Duke83 and Wikipedia at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kossuth_%C3%8...

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