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Medal of the 40th Anniversary of People's Poland

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Medal of the 40th Anniversary of People's Poland
TypeMedal
DescriptionØ 32 mm[1]
CountryPoland
Presented byPolish Council of State
EligibilityCivilian award
StatusNo longer awarded
EstablishedApril 26, 1984
First awarded22 July 1984
Last awarded22 July 1985
Total1 217 940[1]
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RelatedMedal of the 10th Anniversary of People's Poland
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The Medal of the 40th Anniversary of People's Poland (Polish: Medal 40-lecia Polski Ludowej) is a former civil decoration of Poland established by the Sejm on 26 April 1984 to recognize the contribution of working people in the development of the socialist state. It was awarded between 22 July 1984 and 22 July 1985.[2] It was disestablished in 1992.[3]

Similar medals were established to mark the 10th anniversary (in 1954) and 30th anniversary (in 1974) of the People's Republic of Poland.

References

  1. ^ a b "Medal XL- lecia Polski Ludowej". Falerystyka.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Ustawa z dnia 26 kwietnia 1984 r. o ustanowieniu "Medalu 40-lecia Polski Ludowej"". Dziennik Ustaw (in Polish). Kancelaria Sejmu RP. 26 April 1984. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Przepisy wprowadzające ustawę o orderach i odznaczeniach, uchylające przepisy o tytułach honorowych oraz zmieniające niektóre ustawy". Dziennik Ustaw (in Polish). Kancelaria Sejmu RP. 16 October 1992. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
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