Order of Fidelity

KALB03  Urdhëri Besa

  • Order instituted by Ahmet Zogu on 22 December 1926.
  • Order awarded for extraordinary achievements in every field and especially for eminent services rendered to the State, the Sovereign and the Royal family.
  • Order awarded in four classes.
  • After the occupation of Albania in April 1939, the king of Italy, Victor-Emmanuel III, decided to keep the Albanian orders and attach them to the Italian ones, while changing the appearance of the order's insignia. Therefore, there are two types of this order.
  • Zog I of Albania - was the leader of Albania from 1922 to 1939.

Kingdom of Albania