Order of the Golden Eagle

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Order of the Golden Eagle
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Star of the order
Awarded by the  Kazakhstan
Type State order
Eligibility Kazakh and foreign citizens
Awarded for Outstanding service to the Republic of Kazakhstan
Status active
Statistics
Established 1995
Precedence
Next (lower) Hero of Kazakhstan[1]
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Ribbon of the order
Star and collar of the order

The Order of the Golden Eagle or "Altyn Qyran" Order (Kazakh: Алтын Қыран ордені, Russian: Орден Золотого орла) is the highest order of Kazakhstan. The order is awarded by the President of Kazakhstan. Established in 1995, the order recognizes outstanding service to Kazakhstan. The Order of the Golden Eagle may be awarded to individuals who have previously been awarded orders by Kazakhstan or the Soviet Union.[1] The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan becomes a Commander special class of the Order of Altyn Kyran.[2]

Notable recipients

References

  1. ^ a b "Awards and orders of the Republic of Kazakhstan". Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Symbols of power". Personal page of Nursultan Nazarbayev. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Елбасы Финляндияның жоғары ордендерімен марапатталды". ontustik.gov.kz (in Kazakh). 25 March 2009. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
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