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Pilsudski, Jozef Klemens

Date of birth:
December 5th, 1867 (Zulow, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
May 12th, 1935 (Warsaw, Poland)
Buried on:
Crypt Wawel Cathedral
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1939, IInd Republic)

Biography

Rank: First Marshal of Poland (1920-1935).

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Awarded on:
1912
Znak Oficerski
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1915
Ritter III. Klasse zum Kaiserlicher Orden der Eisernen Krone
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1916
Znak
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1920
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
1920
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1921

No. 25864
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
1921
Order Orla Bialego
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1922
Lacplesa Kara ordenis I skiras
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1922
Grootlint in de Leopoldsorde / Grand cordon de l'Ordre de Léopold
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1922
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1922
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 1
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1922
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 2
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1922
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1922
Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1914-1918
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1922
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1923
"as the Commander-in-Chief for the victorious Polish-Bolshevik war"

No. 1
Order Virtuti Militari Grand Cross
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1925
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1926
Krzyz Zaslugi in Gold
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1927
Médaille Militaire
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1927
Suomen Valkoisen Ruusun suurristi ketjuineen (SVR SR ketj)
Awarded on:
January 3rd, 1928
Krzyz Zaslugi in Gold
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1928

With swords
Tsarski Orden
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1928
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1928
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1928
Awarded on:
1928
Magyar Érdemrend Középkeresztje
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1929
Krzyz Zaslugi in Gold
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1930

With swords
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1930
"For work in the work of regaining independence"
Krzyz Niepodleglosci z Mieczami
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1930
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1930
Awarded on:
1930
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1931
Krzyz Zaslugi in Gold
Awarded on:
April 4th, 1933
Gră-Cruz del Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1933
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1981

Posthumously awarded
Gwiazda Wytrwalosci
Order Odrodzenia Polski Wielki
Krzyz na Slaskiej Wstedze Walecznosci i Zaslugi I Klasy
Ordine Militare di Savoia - Cavaliere di Gran Croce
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere di gran croce

Sources

  • - Englert & Nowik: Marszałek Józef Piłsudski. Komendant-Naczelnik-Pierwszy Marszałek Polski (2007)