Order of Ludovit Stur
SVK003 Řád Ľudovíta Štúra
- Order was instituted by Law No.37/1994 of 2 February 1994.
- Order is awarded to Slovak citizens for defending the democracy and its development; for defending the human rights and freedoms; for the defense and security of the Slovak Republic; for special achievements in politics, managing and governing the country; for development of economy, local authorities, science and technology, education, culture, arts, sports and social affairs; for spreading good reputation of Slovakia abroad.
- Order is awarded in two divisions, civil and military, and three classes.
- Ľudovít Štúr - was a Slovakian revolutionary politician and writer.