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  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • Order of the Indian Empire

    The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1878. The Order includes members of three classes:* Knight Grand Commander (GCIE)* Knight Commander (KCIE)* Companion (CIE)No appointments have been made since 1947, the year of the Partition of India. With the death of the last surviving knight, the Maharaja of Dhrangadhra, the order became dormant...

  • Order of Saint Stanislaus

    The Order of Saint Stanislaus (Polish: Order św. Stanisława Biskupa Męczennika, Russian: Орден Святого Станислава), also spelled Stanislas, was a Polish order of knighthood founded in 1765 by King Stanisław August Poniatowski of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. It remained under the Kingdom of Poland between 1765 and 1831, and was incorporated under the Russian Empire from 1831 to 1917, unti...

  • Order of Saint Anna

    The Order of Saint Anna (Russian: Орден Святой Анны; also "Order of Saint Ann" or "Order of Saint Anne") was established as a Holstein ducal and then Russian imperial order of chivalry established by Karl Friedrich, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, on 14 February 1735, in honor of his wife Anna Petrovna, daughter of Peter the Great of Russia. The motto of the Order is "Amantibus Justitiam, Pietatem, F...

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  • Order of Saint Vladimir

    The Order of Saint Vladimir (Russian: Орден Святого Владимира) was an Imperial Russian Order established in 1782 by Empress Catherine II (r. 1762-1796) in memory of the deeds of Saint Vladimir, the Grand Prince and the Baptizer of the Kievan Rus'.The order had four degrees and was awarded for continuous civil and military service. People who had been awarded with the St.Vladimir Order for milit...

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  • Order of the Iron Crown Corona ferrea

    Order of the Iron Crown Cavaliers of the Order of the Iron Crown (Cavalieri dell'Ordine della Corona ferrea) (founded 1805, ended 1815) French Italy Wiki L'Ordine Imperiale Austriaco della Corona di Ferro (Oesterreichisch Kaiserlicher Orden der Eisernen Krone) (founded 1816, ended 1918) Austrian Austro-Hungarian Wiki The Order of the Iron Crown was instituted on 5 June 1805 by Napoleo...

  • Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas

    The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas is the Lithuanian Presidential Award which was re-instituted to honour the citizens of Lithuania for outstanding performance in civil and public offices. Foreign nationals may also be awarded this Order. The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas was instituted in 1928. It features the Columns of Gediminas, one of the national symbols of Li...

  • Order of Vytautas the Great

    The Order of Vytautas the Great is the Lithuanian Presidential Award. It may be conferred on the heads of Lithuania and foreign states, as well as their citizens, for distinguished services to the State of Lithuania.The Order was instituted in 1930 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas the Great. The badge of the Order, struck in pre-war Lithuan...

  • Order of the Cross of Vytis

    The Order of the Cross of Vytis (Lithuanian: Vyčio Kryžiaus ordinas) is a Lithuanian presidential award conferred for heroic defence of Lithuania's freedom and independence. November 23 is a holiday in honor of the Order of the Cross of Vytis. If in your family tree you have a persons that received order of the Cross of Vytis, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile...

  • Order of Ontario

    The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario. Instituted in 1986 by Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier David Peterson, the civilian order is administered by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. ...

  • Ordre de la Pléiade de l'Association des parlementaires de langue française

    Introduction The Order of La Pléiade (French: Ordre de la Pléiade de l'Association des parlementaires de langue française), is an honorary order of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. It recognizes people who particularly distinguished themselves in the service of its ideals of cooperation and friendship, promoting the role of the French language in their own countries or in t...

  • Grand Order Of Water Rats

    Grand Order of Water Rats Pictured right: Founder Joe Elvin c 1890 Origin In 1889, two British music hall performers, Joe Elvin and Jack Lotto, owned a trotting pony called the Magpie.[2] As the pony was a regular race winner, its owners decided that they would use the profits to help performers who were less fortunate than themselves.[3] One day, as Elvin was driving the pony back to i...

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  • Order of the Dogwood

    The Order of the Dogwood was the province of British Columbia's highest civilian honour for public service from 1966 to 1989. Only thirteen individuals were ever granted the honour.

  • Order Zasługi RP - Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland

    The Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Order Zasługi Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is a Polish order awarded to those who have rendered great service to the Polish nation. It is granted to foreigners or Poles resident abroad and as such is a traditional 'diplomatic order'. It was created in 1974. Order Zasługi Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej – cywilne odznaczenie państwowe Rzeczypospolite...