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Recipients of Order of the Hero of Socialist Labour

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The Order was awarded for "Outstanding achievements in national economy and culture". It was instituted on December 8th, 1948 and it was awarded 125 times. 120 Yugoslav citizens (two of them awarded twice), 1 foreigner, 1 organization and 1 city were awarded with this order. The first one was awarded in 1949 and the last one in 1987. 5 of the recipients of this Order were women.

List of awards from 1948 to 1959 (16 awards):

-          1949 – Moša Pijade

-          1950 – Josip Broz Tito, Boris Kidrič

-          1953 – Miroslav Krleža, People's Youth of Yugoslavia

-          1954 – Aleksandar Ranković, Ivan Regent

-          1955 – Edvard Kardelj, Nikola Kovačević, Božidar Maslarić

-          1956 – Đuro Salaj

-          1957 – Pavle Gregorić, Franc Leskošek

-          1959 – Ivan Karaivanov, Đuro Pucar, Vladimir Simić

List of awards from 1960 to 1969 (22 awards):

-          1960 – Rodoljub Čolaković, Miha Marinko, Josip Vidmar

-          1961 – Vladimir Bakarić, Ivan Gošnjak, Blažo Jovanović, Lazar Koliševski, Ivan Ribar, Petar Stambolić, Mijalko Todorović, Jovan Veselinov, Veljko Vlahović, Svetozar  Vukmanović Tempo

-          1963 – Spasenija Cana Babović, Anka Berus, Tomo Brejc, Karlo Mrazović

-          1965 – Vlajko Begović

-          1968 – Ivan Maček Matija, Koča Popović

-          1969 – Strahil Gigov, Mile Počuča

List of awards from 1970 to 1979 (50 awards):

-          1970 – Ljupčo Arsov, Boris Ziherl

-          1971 – Jovan Beljanski, Kosta Nađ, Milentije Popović, Lidija Šentjurc

-          1972 – Ivo Andrić, Jakov Blažević, Vicko Krstulović, Đoko Pajković

-          1973 – Uglješa Danilović, Cvijetin Mijatović, Vida Tomšič, the city of Skopje

-          1974 – Vlado Janjić, Isa Jovanović, Sergej Krajger, Dušan Petrović Šane

-          1975 – Fadil Hoxha, Andrija Mugoša, Krsto Popivoda, Vidoje Smilevski

-          1976 – Ratko Dugonjić, Josip Hrnčević, Ante Jurjević, Ivan Stevo Krajačić, Nikola Ljubičić, Šefket Maglajić, Mika Špiljak, Veljko Zekonjić

-          1977 – Džemal Bijedić, Josip Cazi

-          1978 – Nicolae Ceaușescu, Oskar Davičo, Rudi Kolak, Slavko Komar, Džavid Nimani, Pavle Savić, Dobrivoje Vidić

-          1979 – Radivoj Davidović Kepa, Stane Dolanc, Stevan Doronjski, Mihailo Lalić, Edvard Kardelj (2nd time posthumous), Moma Marković, Miloš Minić, Đuro Pucar (2nd time posthumous), Mitja Ribičič, Borko Temelkovski, Todor Vujasinović

List of awards from 1980 to 1987 (34 awards):

-          1980 – Milutin Baltić, Antun Biber, Marijan Brecelj Miha, Marijan Cvetković, Franjo Herljević, Pavle Jovičević, Dragoslav Marković, Dobrivoje Radosavljević

-          1981 – Marko Belinić, Bogdan Brecelj, Savo Brković, Peko Dapčević, Drago Gizdić, Veljko Milatović, France Popit, Nikola Sekulić, Mihailo Vraneš

-          1982 – Radovan Vlajković

-          1983 – Angel Čemerski, Dragutin Kosovac, Hamdija Pozderac

-          1984 – Viktor Avbelj, Emerik Blum, Blagoje Taleski

-          1985 – Veselin Đuranović, Dragiša Ivanović, Branko Mamula, Krste Markovski

-          1986 – Dragan Nikolić, Branko Pešić, Ida Sabo, Vlado Šegrt

-          1987 – Danilo Kekić, Vidoje Žarković

List of awards with unknown year (3 awards):

-          Božin Jovanović, Alija Sirotanović, Ali Šukrija

And of course here's the Order:

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Excellent, thanks! :beer:
Kardelj's decorations, among them two Heroes of the Socialist Labor, photo taken during his funeral.
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Koča Popović's decorations, among them Hero of Socialist Labor, Historical Archives of Belgrade.
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Wonderful! 

extremly useful information.

Just pay attention to the difference between two Kardelj's orders! 

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I checked the statutes from 1957, 1973 and 1986 and all of them say the same thing, central part should be surrounded with 38 rubies yet almost all of the orders I saw so far have 30 or 31 rubies!
Apart from that they weren't paying attention to placement of the golden part with women in folk costumes.

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This one belonged to Dragoslav Marković, awarded in 1980, 31 rubies!
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Possible recipients: Koča Popović, Dragoslav Marković, Vicko Krstulović and Vlajko Begović. Considering that it has 30 rubies we can cross Dragoslav Marković off the list. Also women in folk costumes are placed differently.
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Nicolae Ceaușescu, the only foreign recipient, being awarded in 1978.
Museum of Yugoslav History photo archive
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According to the list from this topic BalkanCollector was so kind to share with us but also some other sources Moša Pijade was awarded with the Hero of Socialist Labor in 1949 and Ivan Ribar in 1961. The following photos are from 1951(?)
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Veljko Vlahović, Mijalko Todorović, Vladimir Bakarić, Jovan Veselinov, 1961
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I know, it was not my intention to criticize you in any way :) When it comes to Moša Pijade perhaps he was formally awarded in 1949 but actually received the order in 1951. According to Rudež the final solution for the order was adopted in December 1950 so no one could really receive the order except on paper. Ivan Ribar on the other hand is a puzzle, when you look at the photo it really looks like he received the order from Tito on the same occasion in 1951. Looks like we'll have to check the Official Gazette...

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On 8/13/2017 at 16:23, BalkanCollector said:

List of awards with unknown year (3 awards):

-          Božin Jovanović, Alija Sirotanović, Ali Šukrija

Ali Šukrija was awarded in 1985 :)
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I know it was not a critique but just a remark. :)

Thanks for finding the year of the award for Ali Šukrija. Unfortunately, somehow I'm not able to edit my first post, so I can't add Ali Šukrija to 1985 list or recipients. 

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Don't mention it, I enjoy researching the Official Gazette :)
Posts are editable for a certain amount of time, I'm not sure for how long but after that the edit button disappears.

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