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Stalin, Iosif Vissarionovich

Date of birth:
December 21st, 1879 (Gori, Georgia)
Date of death:
March 5th, 1953 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Russian Civil War (1917-1922)
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1919
"In commemoration of his merits in the defense of Petrograd and selfless work on the Southern Front"

Awarded on 27 November 1919. Order number 400 (replaced by duplicate number 3)
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1918-1925)
Awarded on:
February 13th, 1930
"On numerous petitions of organizations, general meetings of workers, peasants and Red Army men ... for great services on the front of social construction"


Order no. 19 (with the number "2" in the dashboard)
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1925-1943)
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1938
Jubilee Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1939
For exceptional merits in affairs regarding the organization of the Bolshevik Party, the building of the socialist society in the USSR and the strengthening of friendship between the peoples of the Soviet Union. On his sixtieth birthday I.V. Stalin is granted the title Hero of Socialist Labor, together with the presentation of the highest award of the USSR, the Order of Lenin.

Serial number 1.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1939
For exceptional merits in affairs regarding the organization of the Bolshevik Party, the building of the socialist society in the USSR and the strengthening of friendship between the peoples of the Soviet Union. On his sixtieth birthday I.V. Stalin is granted the title Hero of Socialist Labor, together with the presentation of the highest award of the USSR, the Order of Lenin.

Serial number 6235; goes with Hammer and Sickle Medal number 1.(order book No. 59382)
Orden Lenina (1936-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1943
Marshalskaya Zvezda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1943
For the correct leadership of the operations of the Red Army in de Patriotic War against the German agressors and the successes reached, I.V. Stalin is awarded the Order of Suvorov 1st Class.

Serial number 112.
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1943
Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
"For participation in the heroic defense of Moscow" ; "... for the leadership of the heroic defense of Moscow and the organization of the defeat of German troops near Moscow"

1st awarding. Awarded on 20 July 1944.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1944
For exceptional merits in the organization and execution of the offensive operations of the Red Army, which led to the large defeat of the German army and the radical change in the situation at the combat front with the German aggressors in favor of the Red Army, I.V. Stalin is awarded the Order of Victory.

No serial number; 3rd awarding.
Orden Pobeda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1944
"For 20 years of service"

Serial number 1361 (3rd award).
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1945
For exceptional merits in the organization of all armed forces of the Soviet Union and their skillful leadership in the Great Patriotic War, which was ended by the complete victory over Hitler-Germany, I.V. Stalin is awarded the Order of Victory.

No serial number; 15th awarding.
Orden Pobeda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
May 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1945
I.V. Stalin, who headed the Red Army during the difficult days of our motherland and its capital Moscow, that led the fight with Hitler-Germany, is granted the title Hero of the Soviet Union, together with the presentation of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal.

Serial number 7931.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1945

Serial number 117859; goes with Gold Star Medal number 7931.
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945

Serial number 1.
Sukhbaataryn odon
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945
Ceskoslovenský rád Bilého lva, 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945
Ceskoslovenský vojenský rád Bilého lva
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945
Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1946
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
October 1947
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
December 17th, 1949
Baatryn
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
December 17th, 1949
Sukhbaataryn odon
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalissimus Sovetskogo Soyuza (Generalissimus of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1949
“In connection with the seventieth anniversary of the birth of comrade IV Stalin and taking into account his exceptional services in strengthening and developing the USSR, building communism in our country, organizing the defeat of the German fascist invaders and Japanese imperialists, as well as in restoring the national economy in the post-war period"


Serial number 117864.
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • - Marshals and Admirals of the Fleet of the Soviet Union
    - Warheroes.ru
    - Mirnagrad.ru
    - Vedomosti of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR No. 40 (63). December 31, 1939
    - Vedomosti of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. November 7, 1943, No. 47 (253)
    - Vedomosti of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. 1944, No. 40 (300)
    - Bulletin of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR June 30, 1945 № 36 (363)
    - Vedomosti of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. June 30, 1945, No. 36 (363)
    - Vedomosti of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. December 21, 1949, No. 66 (613)