Order of the Flag of the Republic of Hungary

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Order of the Flag of the People's Republic of Hungary
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Order of the Flag of the People's Republic of Hungary, 3rd Class
Awarded forMeritorious service to Hungary
Presented bythe Hungarian People's Republic
EligibilityCivilians
Established1956
Last awarded1991
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Ribbons of the first, second and third classes of the Order.
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Merit of the People's Republic of Hungary

The Order of the Flag of the People's Republic of Hungary (Hungarian : Magyar Népköztársaság Zászlórendje) was a State Order of the Hungarian People's Republic.

Contents

It was founded by Decree No. 17 of 1956.

Classes

The Order originally had five Classes, the 4th and 5th being abolished in 1963.

Recipients

Insignia

The Star of the Order was an 8-pointed gold star with shorter points between, and with the national flag at the centre surrounded by laurels. The classes of the Order were distinguished by the materials used in the laurels - gold with diamonds for the first class; gold with rubies for the second; gold for the third; green enamel for the fourth.

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