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  • Royal Order of the Sword ‧ since 1522 ‧ Sweden

    Royal Order of the Sword ‧ since 1522 ‧ Sweden sources Order of the Sword Träger des Schwertordens grades Commander Grand Cross Commander 1st Class Commander Knight 1st Class Knight 2nd Class decorati ——A—— ——B—— 🇳🇱 Hendricus Petrus Johannes Martinus BAKKER ‧ c.1866-1934 aug 16 dnHg ‧ Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm von BARNEKOW ‧ 1779-1838 ‧ Ulrich Carl Ado...

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  • Order of the Polar Star

    The Royal Order of the Polar Star (Swedish: Kungliga Nordstjärneorden) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Seraphim. The Order of the Polar Star was until 1975 intended as a reward for Swedish and foreign "civic merits, for devotion to duty, for science, literary, learned and useful works and ...

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  • Order of the British Empire

    The Most Excellent 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 recogn...

  • Order of the Three Stars

    Order of the Three Stars (Latvian: Triju Zvaigžņu ordenis) is the highest civilian order awarded for meritorious service to Latvia. It was established in 1924 in remembrance of the founding of Latvia. Its motto is "Per aspera ad astra", meaning "Through hardships to the stars". The Order has five ranks and three grades of medals of honour. The ranks: Commander Grand Cross with Chain (1st class...

  • 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 mil...

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  • 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 the Red Banner of Labour

    The Order of the Red Banner of Labour (Russian: Орден Трудового Красного Знамени, romanized: Orden Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni) was an order of the Soviet Union established to honour great deeds and services to the Soviet state and society in the fields of production, science, culture, literature, the arts, education, sports, health, social and other spheres of labour activities. It is the labou...

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  • Order of the October Revolution

    The Order of the October Revolution (Russian: Орден Октябрьской Революции, Orden Oktyabr'skoy Revolyutsii) was instituted on October 31, 1967, in time for the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. It was conferred upon individuals or groups for services furthering communism or the state, or in enhancing the defenses of the Soviet Union, military and civil. It is the second-highest Soviet ...

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  • Russian Order of St. George the Victorious

    This project is dedicated to highlighting persons who received the Order of St. George the Victorious during the rule of the Russian Empire (this order was used from 1769 to 1921). Please include recipients of all four classes of this order. If in your family tree you have persons that received the Order of St. George the Victorious, please add them to this project. It would be great if within...

  • Order of the Lion and the Sun

    The Imperial Order of the Lion and the Sun (Persian: نشان سلطنتی شیر و خورشید) was instituted by Fat’h Ali Shah of the Qajar dynasty in 1808 to honour foreign officials (later extended to Iranians) who had rendered distinguished services to Iran. In 1925, under the Pahlavi dynasty the Order continued as the Order of Homayoun with new insignia, though based on the Lion and Sun motif. This motif ...

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  • Order of the Dannebrog

    The Order of the Dannebrog (Danish: Dannebrogordenen) is a Danish order of chivalry instituted in 1671 by Christian V. Until 1808, membership in the Order was limited to fifty members of noble or royal rank, who formed a single class known as White Knights to distinguish them from the Blue Knights who were members of the Order of the Elephant. In 1808, the Order was reformed and divided into fo...

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  • Order of Saint Alexander Nevsky

    The Imperial Order of Saint Alexander Nevsky was an order of chivalry of the Russian Empire first awarded on 1 June [O.S. 21 May] 1725 by Empress Catherine I of Russia.

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  • Order of the White Elephant

    Order of the White Elephant: The Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant (Thai: เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันเป็นที่เชิดชูยิ่งช้างเผือก; RTGS: Khrueang Ratcha-itsariyaphon An Pen Thi Choetchu Ying Chang Phueak) is an order of Thailand. It was established in 1861 by King Rama IV of the Kingdom of Siam. Along with the Order of the Crown of Thailand, it is regularly awarded to any government offic...

  • Order of Saint John of Jerusalem (Russian Empire)

    The Order of Saint John of Jerusalem (Maltese Cross) was an order of the Russian Empire. Named after John the Baptist. In 1798, when Napoleon I captured Malta during an expedition to Egypt, the knights of the order turned to the Russian Emperor Paul I with a request to assume the rank of Grand Master of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, to which the latter agreed. On November 29, 1798, P...

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  • Order of the Seraphim

    The Royal Order of the Seraphim (Swedish: Kungliga Serafimerorden; Seraphim being a category of angels) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Polar Star. The order has only one class with the dignity of Knight (Member for women and Member of the Cloth for clergymen), and is the foremost order of ...

  • Order of Charles XIII

    The Royal Order of Charles XIII (Swedish: Kungliga Carl XIII:s orden) is a Swedish order of merit, founded by King Charles XIII in 1811.

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  • Order of Saint John (Sweden)

    The Order of Saint John in Sweden (Swedish: (S:t) Johanniterorden i Sverige) is a Protestant chivalric order. It is a member of the Alliance of the Orders of Saint John of Jerusalem. It was founded in 1920 in Stockholm, Sweden, as an affiliate of the German Bailiwick of Brandenburg. In November 1946, it was granted a Royal Charter by King Gustav V as the Johanniterorden i Sverige. King Carl XV...

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  • Order of the White Eagle (Russian Empire)

    The Imperial Order of the White Eagle (Russian: О́рден Бе́лого Орла́) was an Imperial Russian Order based on the Polish honor. Emperor Nicholas I of Russia established the award in 1831 as the Imperial and Royal Order of the White Eagle. A recipient of the Order was granted the title Knight of the Imperial (and Royal) Order of the White Eagle.

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  • Order of Saint Catherine

    The Imperial Order of Saint Catherine (Russian: Императорский Орден Святой Екатерины) was an award of Imperial Russia. Instituted on 24 November 1714 by Peter the Great on the occasion of his marriage to Catherine I of Russia . For the majority of the time of Imperial Russia, it was the only award for women; the Insignia of Saint Olga existed briefly from 1916 to 1917, but ceased with the fall ...

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  • Order of the Red Banner

    The Order of the Red Banner (Russian: Орден Красного Знамени, romanized: Orden Krasnogo Znameni) was the first Soviet military decoration. The Order was established on 16 September 1918, during the Russian Civil War by decree of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee. It was the highest award of Soviet Russia, subsequently the Soviet Union, until the Order of Lenin was established in 1930....

  • Order of the Patriotic War

    The Order of the Patriotic War (Russian: Орден Отечественной войны, romanized: Orden Otechestvennoy voiny) is a Soviet military decoration that was awarded to all soldiers in the Soviet armed forces, security troops, and to partisans for heroic deeds during the German-Soviet War, known since the mid-1960s in the former Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War.

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  • Russian Cross of St. George

    This project is dedicated to highlighting persons who received the Cross of St. George during the rule of the Russian Empire (this order was used from 1807 to 1913). Please include recipients of all four classes of this order. If in your family tree you have persons that received the Cross of St. George, please add them to this project. It would be great if within the profile description "Abou...

  • Order of St. Andrew

    The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called (Russian: Орден Святого апостола Андрея Первозванного, romanized: Orden Svyatogo apostola Andreya Pervozvannogo) is the highest order conferred by both the Russian Imperial Family (as an Order of Knighthood) and by the Russian Federation (as a state order). Established as the first and highest order of chivalry of the Russian Tsardom and the ...

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  • Order of the Crown of Romania

    The Order of the Crown of Romania is a chivalric order set up on 14 March 1881 by King Carol I of Romania to commemorate the establishment of the Kingdom of Romania. It was awarded as a state order until the end of the Romanian monarchy in 1947. It was revived on 30 December 2011 as a dynastic order.

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  • Order of Michael the Brave

    The Order of Michael the Brave (Romanian: Ordinul Mihai Viteazul) is Romania's highest military decoration, instituted by King Ferdinand I during the early stages of the Romanian Campaign of the First World War, and was again awarded in the Second World War. The Order, which may be bestowed either on an individual or on a whole unit, was named in honor of Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazul), the...

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