The EPP Group introduced the Robert Schuman Medal in July 1986 to pay tribute to public figures who have advanced the cause of peace, the construction of Europe and human values through their public activities and personal commitment.

The EPP Group has awarded the Robert Schuman Medal to eminent public figures who have had a special influence on the work of the Group, including former Heads of State and Government, Presidents of the European Parliament and Chairmen of our Parliamentary Group, former Ministers and Members of the Commission and Members of the European Parliament. We have also honoured leading figures who do not belong to the European Union for their human rights activities.

The Robert Schuman Medal bears the name of the French statesman who, in 1950, proposed that Germany and other countries ravaged by war should establish peace between the peoples of Europe by way of a new European Community with strong, democratic institutions.

This Medal honours men and women whose courage and vision helped to reunite the continent of Europe and bring into the world the values of freedom and democracy with which our political family identifies.

ON
AWARDED TO
29.03.17
Lawrence GONZI
29.03.17
Andreas SCHOCKENFOFF
29.03.17
Ilkka SUOMINEN
15.02.17
Karel SCHWARZENBERG
29.02.16
Jim SENSENBRENNER
09.12.15
Wolfgang WELSCH
14.10.15
George H. W. BUSH
05.10.15
Vito BONSIGNORE
17.06.14
Corien WORTMANN-KOOL
17.06.14
Alojz PETERLE
17.06.14
Doris PACK
17.06.14
Ria OOMEN-RUIJTEN
17.06.14
Marietta GIANNAKOU
17.06.14
Joseph DAUL
17.06.14
Jerzy BUZEK
17.06.14
Stanislaw DZIWISZ
10.11.14
Reiner KUNZE
13.09.13
Eddie Fenech ADAMI
16.05.13
Íñigo MÉNDEZ de VIGO
27.05.12
Peter HINTZE
08.03.12
Pietro ADONNINO
19.01.12
Alberto João JARDIM
04.05.11
Freya KLIER
13.10.10
László TŐKÉS
16.12.09
Jacques BARROT
16.12.09
José Manuel BARROSO
30.06.09
Ioannis VARVITSIOTIS
30.06.09
João de Deus PINHEIRO
30.06.09
Hartmut NASSAUER
30.06.09
Jaime MAYOR OREJA
30.06.09
Marianne THYSSEN
30.06.09
Guido de MARCO
30.06.09
Angela MERKEL
04.07.07
Tunne KELAM
27.06.07
Vytautas LANDSBERGIS
04.07.06
Michel BARNIER
13.12.05
Wolfgang SCHÄUBLE
06.12.05
Tadeusz MAZOWIECKI
29.06.05
Erwin TEUFEL
16.02.05
Sergey KOVALEV
19.01.05
Natalya ESTEMIROVA
13.01.05
Pope John Paul II
13.01.05
Viviane REDING
30.11.04
Mario MONTI
26.10.04
Chris PATTEN
26.10.04
Loyola de PALACIO
26.10.04
Lord BETHELL
26.10.04
John Joseph McCARTIN
26.10.04
Franz FISCHLER
06.07.04
Per STIG MØLLER
21.10.03
Bertel HAARDER
24.06.03
Hans van den BROEK
24.06.03
Wim van VELZEN
24.06.03
Bendt BENDTSEN
24.06.03
Anders FOGH RASMUSSEN
15.01.03
José Maria AZNAR
02.11.02
Wladylaw BARTOSZEWSKI
01.07.02
Ingo FRIEDRICH
26.02.02
Nicole FONTAINE
26.01.02
Karl von WOGAU
15.01.02
Elena BONNER
14.11.01
Libet WERHAHN-ADENAUER
03.04.01
Martin M.C. LEE
14.12.99
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13.04.99
Poul SCHLÜTER
08.07.98
Anibal CAVACO SILVA
15.05.98
Ursula SCHLEICHER
ON
AWARDED TO
16.12.97
Franjo KOMARICA
16.09.97
Gerardo FERNÀNDEZ ALBOR
27.08.97
Manuel FRAGA IRIBARNE
14.05.97
Hans VON DER GROEBEN
14.01.97
John BRUTON
17.09.96
The RT Hon Sir Edward HEATH
27.07.96
Siegbert ALBER
30.04.96
Panayotis LAMBRIAS
30.04.96
Miltiades EVERT
30.04.96
Efthimios CHRISTODOULOU
07.11.95
Wilfried MARTENS
03.10.95
Margaretha af UGGLAS
03.10.95
Carlos ROBLES PIQUER
03.10.95
Georgios ANASTASSOPOULOS
03.10.95
José Maria GIL-ROBLES GIL-DELGADO
03.10.95
Antonio GRAZIANI
03.10.95
Nicolas ESTGEN
03.10.95
Lord KINGSLAND
03.10.95
Otto BARDONG
15.09.95
Hans-Gert POETTERING
13.07.95
Günter RINSCHE
15.05.95
Rudolf LUSTER
27.03.95
Manuel GARCÍA AMIGO
27.03.95
Menelaos HADJIGEORGIOU
27.03.95
Horst LANGES
27.03.95
Ferruccio PISONI
18.01.95
Jacques DELORS
13.12.94
Abel MATUTES JUAN
13.12.94
Raniero VANNI D'ARCHIRAFI
13.12.94
Peter SCHMIDHUBER
13.12.94
Ioannis PALEOKRASSAS
13.12.94
René STEICHEN
08.09.93
Filippo Maria PANDOLFI
08.09.93
Jean DONDELINGER
08.09.93
Frans ANDRIESSEN
13.07.93
Valery GISCARD D'ESTAING
14.01.92
Egon A. KLEPSCH
11.12.91
Ruud LUBBERS
08.07.91
Jean-Claude JUNCKER
08.07.91
Norbert SCHMELZER
01.05.90
Johanna MAIJ-WEGGEN
24.07.89
Lord PLUMB
13.12.88
Francesco COSENTINO
13.12.88
Lorenzo NATALI
13.12.88
Peter SUTHERLAND
13.12.88
Karlheinz NARJES
13.12.88
Nicolas MOSAR
11.02.88
Kai-Uwe von HASSEL
02.07.87
Bruno HECK
02.07.87
Pierre WERNER
09.05.87
Miquel COLL I ALENTORN
10.04.87
Karl-Josef HAHN
01.04.87
Piet BUKMAN
24.03.87
Mariano RUMOR
04.03.87
Flaminio PICCOLI
02.03.87
Giulio ANDREOTTI
18.02.87
Willem VERGEER
23.09.86
Konstantinos MITSOTAKIS
23.09.86
Konstantinos KARAMANLIS
08.07.86
E. M. J. A. SASSEN
08.07.86
Alain POHER
08.07.86
Hans-August LÜCKER
08.07.86
Alfred BERTRAND
08.07.86
Paolo BARBI
08.07.86
Pierre PFLIMLIN
08.07.86
Leo TINDEMANS
08.07.86
Emilio COLOMBO
08.07.86
Helmut KOHL
08.07.86
Jacques SANTER
ON
Posthumously awarded to
05.02.99
Francisco António LUCAS PIRES
28.06.93
Lorenzo de VITTO
28.06.93
Bernhard SÄLZER
12.04.88
Heinrich AIGNER
04.03.88
Mario SASSANO
04.03.88
Angelo NARDUCCI
04.03.88
Alberto GHERGO
04.03.88
Guido GONELLA
25.06.87
Adelino AMARO DA COSTA