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The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia awarded the title People's Hero of Yugoslavia (Narodni heroj Jugoslavije) mostly to individuals for valor in combat during World War II. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state that existed from 1945 to 1992. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was by far the bloodiest, most expensive, and most significant war in...

Order of People's Hero of Yugoslavia, 1st Class
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Order of People's Hero of Yugoslavia, 1st Class

Notable people that received the title include: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (538x895, 65 KB)Note: This image is freely available on the internet from various sources in the public domain. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (538x895, 65 KB)Note: This image is freely available on the internet from various sources in the public domain. ... The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state that existed from 1945 to 1992. ...

  • Boško Pavkovljević Pinki,
  • Božidar Adžija,
  • Maks Baće Milić,
  • Vlado Bagat,
  • Vladimir Bakarić,
  • Milutin Baltić,
  • Ante Banina,
  • Aleš Bebler,
  • Jakov Blažević,
  • Josip Broz Tito,
  • Viktor Bubanj,
  • Boško Buha,
  • Rade Bulat,
  • Anka Butorac,
  • Kosta Crvenkovski,
  • Rudi Čajavec,
  • Rodoljub Čolaković,
  • Peko Dapčević,
  • Nikola Demonja,
  • Nada Dimić,
  • Petar Drapšin,
  • Rato Dugonjić,
  • Jošo Durbaba,
  • Stjepan Stevo Filipović,
  • Petar Gračanin,
  • Većeslav Holjevac,
  • Vlado Janić Capo,
  • Ante Jonjić,
  • Žikica Jovanović Španac,
  • Ante Jurjević Baja,
  • Edvard Kardelj,
  • Boris Kidrič,
  • Franjo Kluz,
  • Lazar Koliševski,
  • Rade Končar,
  • Pero Kosorić,
  • Sava Kovačević,
  • Ivan Krajačić,
  • Boris Krajger,
  • Josip Kraš,
  • Vicko Krstulović,
  • Ivan Lučić Lavčević,
  • Nikola Ljubičić,
  • Veselin Masleša,
  • Miloš Minić,
  • Kosta Nađ,
  • Gojko Nikoliš,
  • Franjo Ogulinac Seljo,
  • Stevo Opačić,
  • Marko Orešković,
  • Pavle Pap,
  • Stanko Parmač,
  • Bogdan Pecotić,
  • Dušan Pekić,
  • Slobodan Penezić Krcun,
  • Vladimir Perić Valter,
  • Moše Pijade,
  • Koča Popović,
  • Ognjen Prica,
  • Slobodan Princip Seljo,
  • Đuro Pucar Stari,
  • Ivo Lola Ribar,
  • Germano Senjanović,
  • Ljubomir Šercer,
  • Velimir Škorpik,
  • Simela Šolaja,
  • Mika Špiljak,
  • Mitar Trifunović Učo,
  • Slaviša Vajner Čiča,
  • Veljko Vlahović,
  • Svetozar Vukmanović-Tempo,
  • Vojin Zirojević,
  • Milan Žeželj.

A total of 1307 awards were given in Yugoslavia up to 1957. 1220 were male and 87 were female. Božidar Adžija (December 24th, 1890 - July 9th, 1941) was a Croatian and Yugoslav left-wing politician and publicist. ... Maks Baće, also known as Makso Baće and Maks Baće Milić (b. ... Vlado Bagat (October 20th, 1915 - June 1st, 1944) is Croatian and Yugoslav soldier. ... Vladimir Bakarić (8 March 1912-16 January 1983) was Chairman of the Croatian League of Communists from 1948 to 1969. ... Josip Broz Tito   listen? (May 7, 1892 – May 4, 1980) was the leader of Yugoslavia between the end of World War II and his death in 1980. ... BoÅ¡ko Buha (1926 - 1943) is young Partisan who used to be one of the greatest icons of World War Two in Yugoslavia. ... Rudi ÄŒajavec (April 1st, 1911 - July 2nd, 1942) is Yugoslav pilot, best known as the first airman of Partisan air force. ... Rodoljub ÄŒolaković (1900 - 1983) was a Bosnian (and Yugoslav) politician. ... Peko Dapčević (1913-1999) was a Montenegrin communist who fought in the Spanish Civil War, joined the Partisan uprising in Montenegro, and became commander of the First Army. ... Petar DrapÅ¡in (November 15th, 1914 - December 2nd, 1945) was a Yugoslav Partisan commander. ... Većeslav Holjevac (August 22nd, 1917 - July 11th, 1970) is Croatian and Yugoslav soldier and politician. ... Edvard Kardelj - Sperans (January 27, 1910 - February 10, 1979) was a Slovene prewar communist, politician, statesman and publicist. ... Boris Kidrič (1912-1953) was a leading Slovenian communist who, with Edvard Kardelj, organized the partisan uprising in Slovenia in 1941. ... Franjo Kluz (September 19, 1912 – September 14, 1944) is Croatian and Yugoslav soldier, best known as one of the founders of Partisan air force. ... Rade Končar (b. ... Sava Kovačević Sava Kovačević Serbian Cyrillic Сава Ковачевић (born 1905 - NikÅ¡ić, Montenegro - died on June 13th, 1943, at Krekovi, on river Sutjeska) was partisan commander during WWII. Kovačević grew up in family of Montenegrin peasants. ... Marko OreÅ¡ković, also known by his nickname Krntija (April 3rd, 1895 - October 20th, 1941) is Croatian (and Yugoslav) Partisan commander. ... Pijade bust MoÅ¡e Pijade (1890-1957) was a prominent Yugoslav Communist of Serbian Jewish origin, and a close collaborator of Josip Broz Tito, former President of Yugoslavia. ... Koča Popović as SFRJ Minister of Foreign Affairs Koča Popović (March 14, 1908 - October 20, 1992) was a communist volunteer in the Spanish Civil War, 1937-1939. ... Ognjen Prica (November 28th, 1899 - July 9th, 1941) is Croatian and Yugoslav left-wing politician. ... Veljko Vlahović (1914-1975) was a Montenegrin member of the Yugoslav Communist Party from 1935. ... Svetozar Vukmanović-Tempo (1912-2000 ) A leading Montenegrin communist and member of the Central Commitee. ...


By place of birth, the People's Heroes were split as follows:

  • Croatia - 282
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina - 278
  • Serbia - 259
  • Montenegro - 244
  • Slovenia - 161
  • Macedonia - 66
  • abroad - 17

By social status, there were:

  • 490 workers
  • 226 serfs
  • 499 intellectuals
  • 76 other occupations
  • 16 unknown

All recipients were members of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, while 800 of them were also members before World War II. The majority of them, 1261, had engaged in the war in 1941; there were 41 heroes from 1942 and five from 1943. SKJ flag in Serbo-Croat, with Cyrillic script SKJ flag in Serbo-Croat, with Latin script SKJ flag in Albanian SKJ flag in Hungarian SKJ flag in Italian SKJ flag in Macedonian SKJ flag in Slovenian The Communist Party of Yugoslavia (after 1952 the League of Communists of Yugoslavia) was...


Of the People's Heroes who died in the war, there were:

  • 624 killed in combat
  • 104 shot themselves
  • 55 died of suicide
  • 30 died from fatal injuries
  • 20 killed in prison
  • 13 hanged
  • 12 massacred
  • 4 died of disease
  • 3 buried alive
  • 3 strangled
  • 1 impaled
  • 1 burned on a skewer
  • 5 died in accidents

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