Order of Princess Olga


Order of Princess Olga
Order of Princess Olga
Order of Olga 1st class.jpg
Badge of the First Class of the Order of Princess Olga
Awarded by  Ukraine
Type Three-grades order
Awarded for personal merits of women in state, scientific, educational, cultural and other social areas
Status Active
Statistics
Established August 15, 1997
First awarded August 18, 1997 (3rd Class)
Precedence
Next (higher) Order For Courage
Next (lower) Order of Danylo Halytsky
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Ribbon bar of the First Class of the Order of Princess Olga

The Order of Princess Olga (Ukrainian: Орден княгині Ольги) is a Ukrainian civil decoration, featuring Olga of Kiev and bestowed to women for "personal merits in state, production, scientific, educational, cultural, charity and other spheres of social activities, for upbringing children in families".[1] It was established by the Presidential Decree № 827/97 of August 15, 1997 and has three grades (classes), the first being the highest. The 1st grade is adorned with four rectangular amethysts and features a gilded ornament with silver parts. The two other grades also feature precious stones.

Both the Ukrainian citizens and foreigners are eligible for Order.[1] The deprivation of the Order can be done by the President of Ukraine if the bearer was convicted for a grave crime.[1]

Medals and ribbons

First Class Second Class Third Class
Order of Olga 1st class.jpg Order of Princess Olga 2nd class.jpg Olga-3.jpg
Ribbon
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References

  1. ^ a b c "Decorations". Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. http://www.mil.gov.ua/index.php?lang=en&part=decoration&sub=6. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 

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