List of prizes, medals, and awards


List of prizes, medals, and awards

A list of famous prizes, medals, and awards including badges, bowls, cups, state decorations, trophies, etc.

Contents

Business and management

Entertainment

Advertising

Beauty

Comic books

Computers and the Internet

Dance

Film

The Palme d'Or.

Humor

Music

A Grammy Award.

Radio

Stage and theater

Television

The Goldene Kamera.

Tourism

  • IAAPA Applause Award (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions).
  • Pomme d'Or (European Association of Professional Travel Writers and Journalists).
  • Thea (Themed Entertainment Association).
  • Tourism Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).

Games and sports

General and miscellaneous

American football and Canadian football

Association football

The FIFA World Cup trophy.

Australian rules football

  • AFL Army Award – To players who produce significant acts of bravery or selflessness to promote the cause of their team during a game.
  • AFL Rising Star – To a standout young player in the Australian Football League.
  • AFLPA Awards – A group of awards given annually to players in the Australian Football League, voted for by all AFL players.
  • All-Australian team – An all-star team of Australian rules footballers selected by a panel at the end of each season.
  • Brownlow Medal – To the "fairest and best" player in the Australian Football League during the regular season as determined by votes cast by the officiating field umpires after each game.
  • Coleman Medal – To the Australian Football League player who kicks the most goals in regular-season matches in that year.
  • Goal of the Year – For the best goal of the season.
  • Herald Sun Player of the Year – A media award for the Australian Football League given by Melbourne newspaper the Herald Sun.
  • Jock McHale Medal – To the coach of the winning premiership team in the Australian Football League.
  • Leigh Matthews Trophy – To the most valuable player in the Australian Football League.
  • Lou Richards Medal – To the best player in the Australian Football League as voted on by the Sunday Footy Show panel.
  • Mark of the Year – For the best mark of the season. A mark is the action of a player cleanly catching a kicked ball that has travelled more than 15 metres (49 ft) without the ball hitting the ground.
  • Michael Tuck Medal – To the "fairest and best" player in the AFL Pre-season Cup Final.
  • Norm Smith Medal – Given in the AFL Grand Final to the player adjudged by an independent panel of experts to have been the best player in the match.

Auto racing

Baseball

Basketball

Board games

Boxing

Chess

Cricket

Figure skating

Ice hockey

North America

The Stanley Cup.

Sweden

Lacrosse

The Minto Cup.

Olympic medalists

An Olympic gold medal.

Paralympic medalists

  • Alpine skiing.
  • Wheelchair curling.

Quizbowl

Rugby union

The Webb Ellis Cup.

Tennis

Thoroughbred horse racing

Video games

Other games and sports

Humanitarianism, international relations, and service

The Nobel Peace Prize.

Scouting

Humanities

The Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award.

Architecture

Arts

Design

Education

History

Journalism

A Pulitzer Prize.

Language

Literature

Theology

Logic and philosophy

Law

  • Elizabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law.
  • Holberg International Memorial Prize – For outstanding scholarly work in the arts, the humanities, social sciences, law, and theology, either within one of these academic fields alone or through interdisciplinary work.
  • Manuel Maria de Peralta Prize (Costa Rica).

Politics

Military and patriotic honors and medals

Afghanistan

Kingdom of Afghanistan:

People's Democratic Republic of Afghanistan:

  • Hero of Revolution of Afghanistan – Honorary title.
  • Order of the Red Banner.
  • Order of the Saur Revolution.
  • Order of the Sun of Liberty.

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan:

  • Afghan Baryal Medal.
  • Ghazi Amanullah Khan Medal.
  • Mashood Medal.
  • Sayed Jamaluddin Medal.

Albania

Algeria

  • National Order of Merit.

Andorra

Angola

  • Order of Civil Merit.
  • Order of Military Merit.
  • Order of the Peace and Concord.

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Austria

The Grand Silver Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria.

Azerbaijan

Bahrain

  • Khalifiyyeh Order of Bahrain.

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Knight's cross of the Belgian Order of the Crown.

Belize

Benin

  • National Order of Merit.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Social Merit.

Bhutan

  • Order of Drak Jong Thusay.
  • Royal Order of Bhutan.

Bolivia

Bosnia

  • Order of Kulin Ban.
  • Order of the Dragon of Bosnia.
  • Order of the Golden Lily.
  • Order of the Republic.

Botswana

  • Order of Honour.
  • Order of Meritorious Service.
  • Police Distinguished Service Order.
  • Presidential Order.
  • Prison Distinguished Service Order.

Brazil

  • Brazilian Order of Cultural Merit.
  • Brazilian Order of Medical Merit.
  • Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit.
  • National Order of Educational Merit.
  • National Order of Juridicial Merit.
  • National Order of Merit.
  • Order of Judicial Merit for Labour.
  • Order of Merit for Defence.
  • Order of Merit for Labour.
  • Order of Merit for Public Administration of the Federal District and Territories.
  • Order of Merit for Sport.
  • Order of Military Merit.
  • Order of National Congress.
  • Order of Rio Branco.
  • Order of the Southern Cross.

Brunei

  • Order of Dato Laila Utama.
  • Order of Merit of Brunei.
  • Order of the Crown of Brunei.
  • Order of the Hero of the State of Brunei.
  • Order of the Star of the State of Brunei.

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

  • National Order.
  • Order of Merit.

Burma

Burundi

  • Order of Friendship of People.

Cambodia

Cameroon

  • Order of Valour.

Canada

Insignia of a Member of the Order of Canada.

Cape Verde

  • Amilcar Cabral Order.

Central African Republic

  • National Order of the Star.
  • Order of Merit of Central Africa.

Chad

  • Chad National Order.
  • Order of Civil Merit.

Chile

China, People's Republic of

  • Merit Medal.
  • Military Merit Medal.

Colombia

  • Medical Order of Merit of José Fernandez Madrid.

Comoros

  • Order of the Star of Comoro.
  • The Star of Anjouan.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Orders:

  • National Order of the Leopard.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Arts, Science and Letters Merit.
  • Order of Civic Merit.
  • Order of Sport Merit.
  • Order of the National Heroes.

Medals:

  • Medal of Desirie Kabila and Patrice Lumumba.
  • Military Merit Medal.

Congo, Republic of the

  • Order of Congolese Merit.

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

  • Order of Makarios III.
  • Order of Merit of Cyprus.

Czech Republic

Star of the first class of the Czech Order of the White Lion.

Denmark

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

  • Order of Abdon Calderon.
  • Order of Honorato Vasquez.
  • Order of Merit of Ecuador.
  • Order of San Lorenzo.

Egypt

  • Military Order of the Republic.
  • Order of Agriculture.
  • Order of Industry and Commerce.
  • Order of Labour.
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Sports.
  • Order of the Nile.
  • Order of the Republic.
  • Order of the Sinai Star.
  • Order of the Virtues.

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

  • National Order of Equatorial Guinea.

Estonia

Fifth class of the Estonian Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana.

Ethiopia

Empire of Ethiopia:

  • Order of Emperor Haile Selassie I.
  • Order of Emperor Menelik II.
  • Order of Saint Anthony.
  • Order of Solomon.
  • Order of the Ethiopian Lion.
  • Order of the Queen of Sheba.
  • Order of the Star of Ethiopia.

People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia:

  • Derg era Military Merit Medal.
  • Derg era Police Service Medal.
  • Hero of Socialist Ethiopia.

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia:

  • Purple Heart.

Finland

France

Officer's cross of the French Legion of Honour.

Gabon

  • National Order of Merit.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Friendship.
  • Order of National Education.
  • Order of the Equatorial Star.

Gambia

  • Order of the Republic of The Gambia.

Georgia

Germany

Medal of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Ghana

Greece

Greenland

Guatemala

  • Francisco Marroquin National Order.
  • Order of Rodolfo Robles.
  • Order of the Five Vulcanoes.
  • Order of the Quetzal.

Guinea

  • National Order of Merit.

Guyana

  • Order of Excellence of Guyana.
  • Order of Roraima of Guyana.

Haiti

Holy See

Knight's cross of the papal Order of Pius IX.

Honduras

  • Order of Francisco Morazán.

Hong Kong

Hungary

  • Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic.
  • Order of the Flag of the Hungarian Republic.
  • Order of the Star of the Hungarian Republic.

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iran, Islamic Republic of

  • Medal of Courage.
  • Medal of Honour.
  • Medal of Merit and Management.
  • Medal of Research.
  • Medal of Service.

Iraq

  • Order of the Two Rivers.

Ireland, Republic of

  • Civil Medal For Bravery.
  • Fire Brigade Service Medal.
  • Scott Medal.

Israel

Italy

Collar of a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

Ivory Coast

  • National Order.
  • Order of Ivory Merit.
  • Order of Mining Merit.

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

  • Order of the Burning Spear.
  • Order of the Golden Heart.

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Korea, Republic of

Kosovo

Orders:

  • Order of the Hero of Kosovo (Urdhri Hero i Kosovës).

Medals:

  • Gold Medal of Freedom (Medalja e Artë e Lirisë).
  • Gold Medal of Independence (Medalja e Artë e Pavarësisë).
  • Gold Medal of the League of Prizren (Medalja e Lidhjes së Prizrenit).

Decorations:

  • Honorary Citizen of Kosovo (Dekorata Qytetar Nderi i Kosovës).
  • Crystala Dardanica (Dekorata Crystala Dardanica).

Kuwait

  • Order of Kuwait.
  • Order of Mubarak the Great.

Kyrgyzstan

  • Danaker Order.
  • Hero of Kyrgyzstan – Honorary title.
  • Order of Manas.

Laos

  • Order of Bravery.
  • Order of Freedom.
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Victory.

Latvia

Insignia of a Grand Officer of the Latvian Order of the Three Stars.

Lebanon

Lesotho

  • Order of Lesotho.
  • Order of Makoanyane.
  • Order of Molomi.
  • Order of Moshoeshoe.
  • Order of Ramatseatsane.

Liberia

  • Order of African Redemption.
  • Order of the Pioneers of Liberia.
  • Order of the Star of Africa.

Libya

Orders:

  • Order of Courage
  • Order of the Grand Conqueror
  • Order of the Jihad
  • Order of the Republic

Medals:

  • Medal of the 1969 Revolution.

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Insignia of the first class of the Lithuanian Order of the Cross of Vytis.

Luxembourg

Macau

Macedonia

  • Order of Merit for Macedonia.

Madagascar

  • National Order.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Sport Merit.

Malawi

  • Order of the Lion.

Malaysia

Maldives

  • Order of Askaree.
  • Order of Ghazee.
  • Order of Ibrahim.
  • Order of Izzadin.
  • Order of Majeedhee.

Mali

  • National Order.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.

Malta

  • National Order of Merit of Malta.

Mauritania

  • Order of National Merit.

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Monaco

Star of the Monégasque Order of St. Charles.

Mongolia

Honorary titles:

  • Hero of Labour of the Mongolian People's Republic.
  • Hero of the Mongolian People's Republic.

Orders:

  • Order of Combat Valour.
  • Order of the Polar Star.
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour Valour.
  • Order of the Red Banner of Military Valour.
  • Sukhbaatar Order.

Montenegro

Morocco

Mozambique

  • Eduardo Mondlane Order.

Namibia

  • Order of Namibia.
  • Order of the Eagle.
  • Order of the Sun.
  • Order of Welwitchia Mirabilis.

Nepal

  • Akash Seva Patta (Air Service Medal).
  • Assam Burma Ladain Padak (Assam-Burma Medal).
  • Bahaduri Padak (Bravery Medal).
  • Coronation of King Bihendra.
  • Dirgha Sewa Patta.
  • Durgam Sewa Padak.
  • Gajendra Moksha Medal (Life Saving Medal).
  • Gorkha Dakshin Bahu (Order of the Gurkha Right Arm).
  • Lakshaya Bheda Padak.
  • Long Service Medal.
  • Maha Bhoonampa Piditoddhara Padak (Great Earthquake Medal, 1935).
  • Mahendra Prahari.
  • Mahendra Ratna.
  • Mahendramala Manapadvi (Order of Mahendra Mala).
  • Medal Commemorating the Silver Jubilee of King George V.
  • Nepal Bhushan (Decoration of Nepal).
  • Nepal Mahapratap Vardhak.
  • Nepal Pratap Bhaskar.
  • Nepal Pratap Vardhak.
  • Nepal Shripad.
  • Nepal Yashovardhak.
  • Ojasvirajanyako Manapadvi (Order of Rajanya).
  • Om Ram Patta.
  • Order of the Star of Nepal.
  • Paradesa Sewa Padak.
  • Prahari Parakrem Padak.
  • Prahari Ratna.
  • Prashanasaniya Patta.
  • Rajata Jayanti Padak.
  • Sena Saubhagya Bhaskar.
  • Seva Padak (Service Medal).
  • Seva Patta (Service Medal).
  • Shubha Rajyabishek Padak (Coronation of King Mahendra Medal).
  • Suprashamsaniya Patta.
  • Suvir Patta.
  • Tribhavan Prajatantra Shripad.
  • Trishakti Patta.
  • Varuna Padak.
  • Vir Patta.

Netherlands

Knight fourth class medal of the Dutch Military William Order.

New Zealand

Nicaragua

  • Order of Miguel Larreynaga.
  • Order of Rubén Darío.

Niger

  • National Order.
  • Order of Academic Palms.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Merit.

Nigeria

Norway

Cross of the Norwegian Order of St. Olav.

Oman

  • Order of Al-Said.
  • Order of Oman.

Pakistan

Panama

Paraguay

  • National Order of Merit.

Persia

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Grand Cross of the Polish Virtuti Militari.

Portugal

Qatar

  • Order of Merit.

Romania

Russia

Hero of the Russian Federation medal.

Honorary title:

Orders:

Crosses:

Medals:

Rwanda

Orders:

  • Distinguished Conduct Order.
  • Long Service and Good Conduct Order.
  • Order of Bravery.
  • Order of Honour.

Medals:

  • Campaign Against Genocide Medal.
  • Defence Superior Service Medal.
  • Distinguished Service Medal.
  • Exemplary Performance Medal.
  • National Liberation Medal.
  • Peace Support Operation Medal.

San Marino

  • Order of Saint Agatha.
  • Order of San Marino.

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

  • Order of the Lion.

Sierra Leone

  • Order of the Republic.
  • Order of the Rokel.

Singapore

Slovakia

Slovenia

Somalia

  • Order of the Somali Star.

South Africa

Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Soviet Union

Hero of the Soviet Union medal.

Honorary titles:

Orders:

Spain

Insignia of the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic.

Sri Lanka

Military gallantry awards:

Military distinguished service awards:

Sudan

  • Order of the Two Niles.

Suriname

  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of the Yellow Star.

Swaziland

  • Royal Order of Sobhuza II.

Sweden

Star of the Swedish Royal Order of the Seraphim.

Syria

Honorary title:

  • Hero of the Republic.

Orders:

  • Order of Bravery.
  • Order of Civil Merit.
  • Order of Devotion.
  • Order of Military Honour.
  • Order of Military Merit.
  • Order of the Syrian Family.
  • Order of Ummayad Syria.
  • Order of Wounded.

Taiwan

  • Order of Brilliant Jade.
  • Order of Brilliant Star.
  • Order of Chiang Kai-Shek.
  • Order of Propitious Clouds.
  • Order of Sun Yat-Sen.

Tajikistan

  • Order of the Sitorai of the President of Tajikistan.

Tanzania

  • Order of the Declaration of Arusha.
  • Order of the Torch of Kilimangiaro.

Thailand

Togo

  • Order of Mono.

Tunisia

  • National Service Order.
  • Order of Academic Merit.
  • Order of Artisan Merit.
  • Order of Cultural Merit.
  • Order of Educational Merit.
  • Order of Sports Merit.
  • Order of the Republic.

Turkey

State medals:

  • State Medal of Distinguished Service (Devlet Üstün Hizmet Madalyası).
  • State Medal of Honor (Devlet Şeref Madalyası).
  • State Medal of Pride (Devlet Övünç Madalyası).
  • State Medal of War (Devlet Savaş Madalyası).

State orders:

  • Order of Merit (Liyakat Nişanı).
  • Order of State (Devlet Nişanı).
  • Order of the Republic (Cumhuriyet Nişanı).

Military medals:

Military orders:

  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Honor (TSK Şeref Nişanı).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Merit (TSK Liyakat Nişanı).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Pride (TSK Övünç Nişanı).

Former decorations:

Turkmenistan

  • Hero of Turkmenistan – Honorary title.
  • Watan Order.

Uganda

  • Distinguished Service Order.
  • Order of the Source of the Nile.
  • Victory Order.

Ukraine

Order of the Golden Star of the Hero of Ukraine decoration.

Honorary title:

Orders:

United Arab Emirates

  • Order of Nahayyan (Abu Dhabi).
  • Order of Zayed.
  • Police Order of Bravery (Dubai).

United Kingdom

The Victoria Cross.

United States

The American Medal of Honor.

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

  • Hero of Uzbekistan – Honorary title.
  • Mustaqillik Order.
  • Order of Dustlik.
  • Order of Shon Sharaf.

Venezuela

Vietnam

Yemen

  • Yemen Arab Republic Order of Saba.
  • Yemen Order of Marib.

Yugoslavia

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia:

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia:

Zambia

  • Order of the Eagle of Zambia.

Zimbabwe

Miscellaneous

The Dickin Medal.

Mock prizes

Posthumous

Science and technology

General and miscellaneous

The American National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Agriculture

Astronomy

The James Craig Watson Medal.

Aviation and space technology

The Wright Brothers Medal.

Biology

Chemistry

Energy

Engineering, computer science, invention, and technology

The IEEE Edison Medal.

Geography

Anne Morrow Lindbergh's customized Hubbard Medal showing her flight route.

Geology

Healthcare science

Obverse of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Mathematics

The Fields Medal.

Physics

The Lorentz Medal.

Social sciences

Systems science

  • The Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies Award.
  • The Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies Medal.

Awards by recipient

See also

Sources and references


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