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Orden Lenina

This Order, the highest national Order of the USSR, was established by Decree of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union dated April 6th, 1930. It can be awarded not only to persons, including members of the Soviet Armed Forces for remarkable services and recipients of the titles 'Hero of the Soviet Union' and 'Hero of Socialist Labour' but also to institutions and other social organisations of the Soviet Union as well as to factories, cities and republics. In 1935, Nikita Khrushchev was the 110th person to receive the Order for his supervision during the construction of the Moscow Metro (Underground).
The badge consists of a circular portrait of Lenin with a wreath of ears of rye around it. The left side of the wreath depicts a red star and a hammer and sickle is placed at the bottom of the wreath. Along the right side is the Red Flag with Lenin's name on it.
The ribbon is 0.9" (24 mm) wide and coloured red, at either edge are two vertical yellow stripes, each .05" (1.5 mm) wide and divided by a red stripe of equal width.

Eventually, the decoration was made of silver. This so called Type 1, the "Traktor" was made since 1930. In September 1934 the Red Star and Soviet Flag were added to the decoration. This Type 2 was made of 650 proof Gold. The stamped decoration was fitted with a silver soldered screw-post and plate. Under the screw on the back the serial number was stamped. Early 1935 a new type, Type 3, was introduced made of silver instead of gold. This version was issued until junie 1936.
The first type that was also issued in World War Two was Type 4, stamped out of platinum, with a screwback. This was the last version with a screw on the back and was issued until Juni 1943. From June 1943 the decoration was introduced suspended from a hanger. This Type 5 can be recognised by the markings on the back where originally the screw would have been placed. After World War 2 the plate was changed so that the place of the screw is no longer recognisable.

Abankin, Pavel Sergeyevich* September 5th, 1902
† August 15th, 1965

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Abankin, Pavel Sergeyevich05-09-190215-08-1965more
Abrosimov, Dmitry Sergeyevich30-05-190915-08-1942
Afanasyev, Ivan Ivanovich20-01-190108-09-1952
Agaltsov, Filipp Aleksandrovich20-01-190029-06-1980more
Aganov, Sergei Khristorovich04-06-191701-02-1996more
Ageyev, Grigoriy Antonovich04-03-190230-10-1941more
Aipov, Makhmut Ilyasovich12-07-192022-04-1945
Akimov, Stepan Dmitriyevich11-01-189629-10-1941
Albert, Marcel25-11-191723-08-2010more
Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Petrovich08-06-190018-01-1946more
Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Petrovich08-03-190608-03-1981
Aleksandrov, Gennadiy Petrovich22-11-192225-01-1945
Aleksenko, Vladimir Avramovich27-01-192316-06-1995more
Alekseyev, Boris Andreyevich03-01-190925-01-1972more
Alekseyev, Konstantin Stepanovich24-09-191424-02-1971more
Alekseyev, Vladimir Petrovich15-07-190104-11-1950more
Alelyukhin, Aleksei Vasilyevich30-03-192029-10-1990more
Aliyev, Mastan Astan Ogly00-00-191823-04-1945
Alyoshin, Andrei Vasilyevich03-06-190511-04-1974
Amet-Khan, Sultan25-10-192001-02-1971more
Andreyev, Aleksandr Kharitonovich09-01-190317-08-1970more
Andrianov, Vasily Ivanovich13-08-192004-05-1999more
Anisenko, Vladimir Ivanovich00-00-192525-09-1943
Antashkevich, Fodor Kuzmich00-00-192204-03-1945
Antipenko, Iosif Stepanovich00-00-191030-04-1945
Antonov, Neon Vasilyevich06-01-190724-10-1948more
Archakov, Nikolay Ivanovich14-08-191307-11-1961more
Arkhipov, Vasily Sergeyevich29-12-190613-06-1985
Artamonov, Ivan Filippovich07-03-191805-01-1944
Artyomenko, Stepan Yelizarovich22-01-191305-05-1977
Aslanov, Azi Akhad ogly22-01-191024-01-1945more
Astafyev, Ivan Mikheyevich24-12-192205-03-1945
Avdeyev, Mikhail Vasilyevich15-09-191322-06-1979


Orden Lenina (1934-1936)In the database: 2
Orden Lenina (1936-1943)In the database: 51
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)In the database: 178