Order of Prince Pribina (Slovakia)
- Published: 15 July 2010 15 July 2010
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
Date Instituted8 May 1940
RequirementsNo clear requirements.
RecipientsHolders of the Special Grade of the Order of Prince Pribina
King Boris III (Bulgaria)
King Carol (Romania)
Crown Prince Michael (Romania)
Joachim von Ribbentrop (Germany)
This was the highest Slovakian order.
The text on the reverse of the order reads "Saeculo nono instante fundavit" ("A generation is not founded instantly").
Awarded in these classes (with or without swords):
It was named after Prince Pribina, the first ruler of an indepentent Slovakia (9th century) who also founded the first Christian church in the western Slav lands.
Sources usedChristopher Ailsby - German World War 2 Medals & Political Awards: The Satellite States
David Littlejohn - Foreign Legions of the Third Reich, vol 3