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Namesake[]

The International Lenin Peace Prize (Russian: международная Ленинская премия мира) was created in 1949 and officaly named after the Bolshevik leader and founder of the USSR, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, alias- "Lenin" in the 1950s.

Criteria for issuing[]

It was awarded by an expert panel appointed by the Soviet government, to notable individuals whom the panel indicated had "strengthened peace among comrades".

A famous recipient[]

  • Tôn Đức Thắng, the second president of North Vietnam.

Also see[]

  1. The Lenin Prize Medal
  2. The Order of Lenin Medal
  3. The Order of the Red Banner Medal
  4. The Order of the Red Star Medal
  5. The Order of the Red Banner of Labour

Links[]

  1. http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Lenin_Peace_Prize.
  2. http://www.wikiwand.com/en/T%C3%B4n_%C4%90%E1%BB%A9c_Th%E1%BA%AFng