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Eagle of Romania

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Country  Romania
Last awarded  disbanded in 1947
Established  1933 2004
Eagle of Romania
Type  Multiple grade civilian honorific sign for parliamentarians
Eligibility  Romanian Senators and Deputies
Equivalent  Order of Faithful Service

The Honorific Sign "The Eagle of Romania" (Semnul onorific "Vulturul României") is a special decoration, part of the National Decorations System, awarded to Romanian Parliamentarians, members of the Senate or of the Chamber of Deputies. It also can be awarded to foreign parliamentarians for its special contribution in the development of parliamentarian relations with Romania.

According to the Law no. 29/2000, the honorific sign "The Eagle of Romania" is assimilated to the Order of the Faithful Service, at equal ranks.

The award was created by Royal Decree during the reign of King Carol II to reward parliamentarians (D.R. nr. 2306/1933),. As all of the other insignia, this order was disbanded after 1947, when King Mihai I was forced to abdicate, and the Peoples' Republic was established.

After the fall of communism, this decoration was first mentioned in the Law no. 29/2000, Establishing the National Decoration System. It was re-established by the Law no. 221/2004.

This decoration was not and could not be awarded until 2011, due to technical reasons.


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