Order of Fath

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Fath Medal
Medal of Fat'h (1st Order).svg

Medal of Fat'h (2nd Order).svg

Medal of Fat'h (3rd Order).svg
All grades of Order of Fath
Awarded by Commander-in-chief Supreme Leader of Iran
Country Iran
TypeDecoration
StatusCurrently awarded
Statistics
First awardedSeptember 27, 1989[1]
Precedence
EquivalentFath grade 1
Fath grade 2
Fath grade 3
Fath Medal 1st Order.jpgFath Medal 2nd Order.jpgFath Medal 3rd Order.jpg
Ribbon of the medal

The Fath Medal (Persian: نشان فتح‎, meaning Victory Medal) is a military award of the Iranian armed forces which is awarded by Commander-in-chief, Supreme Leader of Iran.[1] The medal is the likeness of three Palm leaves over Khorramshahr's grand mosque (as a symbol of resistance), Flag of Iran and the word "Fath".[1]

The medals appear to be issued in three classes: the 1st class to senior commanders; the 2nd Class to Colonels and Brigadiers; and the 3rd Class to Lieutenant Colonels and below.[2]

Recipients[edit]

First recipients: 1989[edit]

The first Medals were awarded after Iran–Iraq War on September 27, 1989. the first 3 first grade medals went to:

Alongside them, 21 people received 2nd degree and 29 people received 3rd degree medal.[1]

1990[edit]

On February 4, 1990, a total of 210 men received the medal. Some of the recipients in the ceremony include:[1]

Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force[edit]

Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution[edit]

2016[edit]

Ali Fadavi, commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guards, 1st grade

Other famous recipients[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Poursafa, Mahdi (January 20, 2014). گزارش فارس از تاریخچه نشان‌های نظامی ایران، از «اقدس» تا «فتح»؛ مدال‌هایی که بر سینه سرداران ایرانی نشسته است [From "Aghdas" to "Fath": Medals resting on the chest of Iranian Serdars]. Fars News (in Persian). Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  2. ^ AWARDS OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

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