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Medal for Merit (Romania)

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Country  Romania
Established  2000
Status  Currently awarded
Type  Three grade medal, with three divisions (civil, military, wartime)
Eligibility  Romanian and foreign civilians and military personnel
Awarded for  Important services rendered in the interests of Romania.

The National Medal For Merit (Romanian: Medalia națională "Pentru Merit") is a state decoration which is part of the National System of Decorations of Romania. It is the sixth highest honour awarded by Romania ranking just behind the Medal of Faithful Service and ahead of the Order of the Victory of the Romanian Revolution of December 1989.

Criteria and composition

The National Medal for Merit may be awarded to recognise important services rendered to Romania during peace or war. It is equivalent in importance and is awarded for similar achievements as the National Order for Merit, but is granted to those who lack higher education. The medal is limited to 7,200 living recipients across the first and second classes. There is no limit on the number of third class medals. Awards are limited by grade and division as follows:

  • First Class medal, 2,000 civilian and 400 military
  • Second Class medal, 4,000 civilian and 800 military
  • Third Class medal, no limits
  • References

    Medal for Merit (Romania) Wikipedia


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