List of Grand Cordons of the Order of Leopold

The Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold is the highest and oldest rank of Chivalry and a formal diplomatic gift of the Kingdom of Belgium. This honour is bestowed very rarely in name of the Grand-Master, the King of the Belgians. This list is Chronological by official authorisation of the Royal Decree.

19th centuryEdit

Leopold I, 1832-1865Edit

 
Horace François Sébastiani
 
Etienne-Denis Pasquier (1767-1852)
 
Pedro II was the youngest grand Cordon in Belgian History, only ten years old
 
king of Sardinia
 
King of Bavaria
Name Date Function
King Leopold I of Belgium 1832 Grand-Master and Founder
King Louis Philippe I 1833[1] Wedding gift to his Father-in-law
Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans 1833[2] Wedding gift to his Brother-in-law
Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours 1833[3] Wedding gift to his Brother-in-law
Charles Joseph, Comte de Flahaut 1833[4] Ambassador to the Court of St James's
Horace-François de La Porta 1833[5] French Minister of Foreign Affairs
Jean-de-Dieu Soult, 1st Duke of Dalmatia 1833[6] 10th Prime Minister of France
Georges Mouton, Count of Lobau 1833[7] Marshal of France
Étienne, 1st Count Gérard 1833[8] 11th Prime Minister of France
Gabriel Neigre 1833[9] French General
Étienne-Denis, Duke of Pasquier 1833[10] President of the Chamber of Peers
Baron Saint-Cyr Nugues 1833[11] French General
John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham 1833[12] Lord Privy Seal
François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo 1833[13] French Army General
Duke of Choiseul-Stainville 1833[14] Governor of the Louvre Palace
Victor, 3rd Duke of Broglie 1833[15] Pair of France
Pedro II of Brazil 1835[16] Emperor of Brazil
Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1835[17] Reigning Duke
Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1835[18] Brother of the King
Ferdinand II of Portugal 1835[19] King of Portugal
Baron Gaspard Gourgaud 1837 French General
José Travassos Valdez, 1st Count of Bonfim 1838[20] 12th Prime Minister of Portugal
Prosper Louis, 7th Duke of Arenberg 1838[21] Duke of Arenberg
Eugène, 8th Prince of Ligne 1838[22] President of the Senate
Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1839[23] Wedding gift
Henri Count of Merode 1839[24] Ambassador
Bernard Pierre Magnan 1839 Marshal of France
Ludwig I of Bavaria 1840[25] King of Bavaria
Charles Albert of Sardinia 1840[26] King of Sardinia
Mgr. Luigi Lambruschini 1840[27] Cardinal Secretary of State
Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen 1840[28] Duke
Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen 1840[29] Heretier Duke
Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg 1840[30] Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
Alexander, Duke of Württemberg 1841[31] Duke of Württemberg
Otto of Greece 1841[32] King of Greece
Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale 1842[33] Brother-in-law
François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville 1842[34] Brother-in-law
Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden 1843 Grand Duke
Frederick Augustus II of Saxony 1843[35] King of Saxony
Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden 1843[36] Crown Prince of Baden
Christian VIII of Denmark 1843[37] King of Denmark
Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg 1844[38] Grand Duke
Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1844[39] Prince
Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany 1844[40] Grand Duke
Antoine, Duke of Montpensier 1844[41] Brother-in-law
Emmanuel, Count of Mensdorff-Pouilly 1845[42] Brother-in-law
Archduke John of Austria 1845[43] Imperial Regent
Frederick William, Elector of Hesse 1846[44] Prince Elector
Pope Leo XIII 1846[45] Apostolic Nuncio
Baron Louis Atthalin 1847[46] ADC of King Louis
Ferdinand II 1847[47] King of the Two Sicilies
Charles XV of Sweden 1849[48] King of Sweden
William III of the Netherlands 1849[49] King of the Netherlands
Franz Joseph I of Austria 1849[50] Emperor of Austria
Oscar I of Sweden 1849[51] King of Sweden
Maximilian II of Bavaria 1850[52] King of Bavaria
Frederick William IV of Prussia 1850[53] King of Prussia
Otto Theodor von Manteuffel 1852[54] Minister
Maximilian I of Mexico 1853[55] Wedding gift
Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria 1853[56] Wedding gift
John of Saxony 1853[57] King of Saxony
Leopold II of Belgium 1853[58] Duke of Brabant
George V of Hanover 1853[59] King of Hannover
Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg 1853[60] Grand Duke
Prince Charles of Prussia 1853[61] Prince
Emperor Napoleon III 1854[62] Emperor of France
Napoléon, Prince Imperial 1854[63] Prince
Luís I of Portugal 1854[64] Future King of Portugal
Pedro V of Portugal 1854[65] King of Portugal
Count Charles Lanckoroński 1855[66] Imperial Lord Chamberlain
George, King of Saxony 1855[67] King of Saxony
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders 1855[68] Heir presumptive to the Belgian Throne
Vély-Eddin-Rifaat-Pach 1855[69] Ambassador
Jerôme Bonaparte of Westphalia 1855[70] King of Westphalia
Antonio López de Santa Anna 1855[71] President of Mexico
Francis II of the Two Sicilies 1855[72] Duke of Calabria
Luigi, Count Cibrario 1855[73] Minister of the Foreign Office
Mehmed Fuad Pasha 1855[74] Ottoman Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mgr. Giacomo Antonelli 1855[75] Cardinal Secretary of State
Alexandre, Count Colonna-Walewski 1855[76] Diplomat
Raymond-Theodore Troplong 1855[77] President of the French Senate
Friedrich von Thurn und Taxis 1855[78] Imperial Lord Chamberlain
Baron von Budberg 1855[79] ADC of the Tsar
Jean-Baptiste, 1st Count Vaillant 1855[80] Marshal of France
Victor Emmanuel II of Italy 1855[81] King of Sardinia
Heinrich von Wedel 1855[82] Military Governor
Bernard Pierre Magnan 1855[83] French Marshal
Count Felix de Muelenaere 1856[84] 3rd Prime Minister of Belgium
Baron Étienne Constantin de Gerlache 1856[85] 1st President of the Court of Cassation
Barthélémy, Count of Theux de Meylandt 1856[86] 5th Prime Minister of Belgium
Oscar II of Sweden 1856[87] Duke of Östergötland
Albrecht, Duke of Teschen 1856[88] Archduke
Heinrich LXVII, Prince of Reuss 1856[89] Prince
Alexander II of Russia 1856[90] Tsar of Russia
Joseph, 17th Prince of Chimay 1856[91] Diplomat
Count Félix de Mérode 1857[92] Defence Minister of Belgium
Nuno Barreto, Duke of Loulé 1857[93] President of the Council
Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia 1857[94] Grand Duke
Count Anatole de Montesquiou-Fezensac 1857[95] General
Marie de Gueulluy, Marquess of Rumigny 1857[96] French Diplomat
Baron Pierre de Schiervel 1857[97] President of the Senate
Alphonse O'Sullivan de Grass 1859[98] Ambassador
Henri de Liem 1859[99] ADC of the King
Paul Devaux 1859[100] Promoter of King Leopold I
Mathieu Leclercq 1859[101] Minister of Justice
Boniface, Count de Castellane 1859[102] Marshal of France

Leopold II, 1865-1909Edit

 
Archduke Rudolf is wearing the Grand Cordon for the official engagement photo. This was a wedding gift of his father-in-law in 1880.
 
Ludwig Wilhelm, Duke in Bavaria was only 14 years old when he received the wedding gift in honour of his sister.
 
Cardinal Vanutelli
 
Itō Hirobumi, Prime Minister of Japan
Name Year Function
Alexander III of Russia 1865 Emperor of All Russias
Henri de Brouckère 1866[103] Minister
Viscount Charles Vilain XIIII 1866[104] Minister
Amadeo, Prince of Asturia 1866[105] Crown Prince of Spain
Barthélémy du Mortier 1870[106] Minister of State
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught 1873 Governor General of Canada
Naser al-Din Shah Qajar 1873 King of Persia
Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria 1874[107] President of the Expo Vienna
Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1874[108] Wedding gift to his Son-in-law
Baron Alfred von Fabrice 1874[109] Diplomat of Saxe
Patrice de MacMahon, Duke of Magenta 1874[110] President of France
Hüseyin Avni Pasha 1874[111] Ottoman Grand Vizier
António Cardoso Avelino 1874[112] Minister of Portugal
Baron Antoine-Henri Jomini 1874[113] President of the Congress
Charles III, Prince of Monaco 1874[114] Prince of Monaco
Edouard d'Huart 1878 Minister of Finance
General Mathieu Brialmont 1878 Belgian General
Count Bloudoff 1878[115] Ambassador of the Tsar
Bohuslav, Count Chotek 1878[116] Ambassador
Rafael Carlos Merry del Val 1878[117] Ambassador
Mgr. Vincenzo Vannutelli 1878[118] Apostolic Nuncio
von Brandenburg 1878[119] Ambassador
Charles Duchatel 1878[120] Ambassador
Archduke Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria 1880[121] Wedding gift
Walthère Frère-Orban 1881[122] Prime Minister
Louis Gallait 1881[123] Painter
Jules Malou 1882[124] Minister
Count Edmond de Sélys Longchamps 1882 President of Senate
Prince Albert, Duke of Clarence 1885[125] Cousin, once removed
Prince Baudouin of Belgium 1887[126] Heir to the Belgian Throne
Auguste, Baron Lambermont 1888[127] Minister of State
Henry Morton Stanley 1890[128] Royal Explorer of Congo
Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern 1894[129] Nephew
Friedrich Krafft Graf von Crailsheim 1894[130] Foreign Minister of Bavaria
Auguste Beernaert 1894[131] Prime Minister
François-Auguste Gevaert 1896 Composer
Christian X of Denmark 1897[132] King of Denmark
Prince Valdemar of Denmark 1897[133] Prince of Denmark
Prince Svasti Sobhana 1897[134] Prince of Siam
Marquis Itō Hirobumi 1897[135] Prime Minister of Japan
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria 1897[136] Crown Prince of Bavaria
Ernst Gunther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein 1898[137] Wedding gift
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands 1898[138] Queen of the Netherlands
Queen Emma of the Netherlands 1898[139] Queen Mother
Émile Loubet 1900[140] President of France
Prince Kan'in Kotohito 1900[141] Chief of the Imperial Japanese Army
Duke Ludwig Wilhelm in Bavaria 1900[142] Wedding gift
Prince Arnulf of Bavaria 1900[143] Wedding gift
Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria 1900[144] Wedding gift
Ludwig III of Bavaria 1900[145] Wedding gift
Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria 1900[146] Wedding gift
Adolf von Auer 1900[147] Member of the Bavarian Chamber
Jules von Auer 1900[148] President of the Regency
Gustav zu Castell-Castell 1900[149] Grand Master of the Royal Court
Afons von Lerchenfeld 1900[150] ADC of the Regent
Karl von Perfall 1900[151] Intendant of the Court
Albert von Seinsheim 1900[152] Grand Marshal of the Court
Franz Joseph von Stein 1900[153] Archbishop
Rudolphe von der Tann 1900[154] Ambassador
Carl von Wolfskeel von Reichenberg 1900[155] Grand Squire of the Regent
Ritter von Xylander 1900[156] ADC of Leopold II
Theophile Delclassé 1900[157] Minister
Cardinal Goossens 1900[158] Cardinal
Gojong of Korea 1901[159] Emperor of Korea
Alfonso XIII of Spain 1902[160] King of Spain
Maria Christina of Austria 1902[161] Queen of Spain
Cardinal Granito di Belmonte 1904[162] Apostolic Nuncio
Count of Wallwitz 1904[163] Ambassador of the German Emperor
Sunjong of Korea 1904[164] Imperial Crown Prince
Charles, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1905[165] Wedding gift
Mgr. Merry del Val 1906[166] Cardinal
Count Kiyoura Keigo 1906[167] 23rd Prime Minister of Japan
Haakon VII of Norway 1906[168] King of Norway
Tōgō Heihachirō 1907[169] Japanese Marshal-Admiral
Count Charles Woeste 1907 Minister
Baron Jules d'Anethan 1907 Minister
Count Paul de Smet de Naeyer 1907 Minister
Jules Greindl 1907 Minister of State
Count Charles John d'Oultremont 1907 Marshal to the Royal Court
Baron Auguste Goffinet 1907 Grand Master of the Imperial Household

20th centuryEdit

 
The Emperor of Japan
 
The Maharaja of Patiala
 
Emperor of Ethiopia
 
King of Siam
 
Adolf Max, Lord mayor of the City of Brussels

Albert I, 1909-1934Edit

Name Year Function
Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu 1910[170] Chief of the Japanese Navy
Baron Kurino Shin'ichiro 1910[171] Imperial Ambassador
Othon van der Staal, Lord of Piershil 1910[172] Dutch Diplomat
René de Marees van Swinderen 1910[173] Minister of Foreign Affairs
Antonino Castello, Marquis of San Giuliano 1911[174] Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Prince Mohammed Ali Tewfik 1911[175] Egyptian Prince
Count Toda Ujitaka 1911[176] Master of Ceremonies to the Emperor
Abbas II of Egypt 1911 Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt
Fuad I of Egypt 1912[177] King of Egypt
Joseph Marie Hellenbout 1912 Minister
Raymond Poincaré 1913[178] Prime Minister of France
Prince Axel of Denmark 1913[179] Prince of Denmark
Erik Scavenius 1914[180] 12th Prime Minister of Denmark
Lou Tseng-Tsiang 1914[181] Premier of the Republic of China
Salvador Bermúdez, Duke of Ripalda 1915[182] Minister Foreign Affairs
Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone 1915 Major General
John French, 1st Earl of Ypres 1916 Field Marshal
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig 1916 Field Marshal
Emperor Taishō 1916[183] Emperor of Japan
John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe 1917 Earl
General John Pershing 1917[184] Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Alexander I of Yugoslavia 1918[185] King of Yugoslavia
Cardinal Désiré-Joseph Mercier 1918[186] Cardinal
Ernest Solvay 1918[187] Chemist
Gérard Cooreman 1918 Politician
Bhupinder Singh 1918[188] Maharaja of Patiala
Baron Paul-Louis de Favereau 1919[189] Minister of State
Count Charles de Broqueville 1919[190] Minister
Count Gérard Leman 1919[191] General
Lieutenant-General Louis Bernheim 1919[192] General
Lieutenant-General Louis Ruquoy 1919[193] General
Baron Alphonse de Dixmude 1919[194] General
Baron Armand de Ceuninck 1919[195] General
Baron Édouard d'Aigremont 1919 General
Lieutenant-General Gillain 1919[196] General
Lieutenant-General Biebuyck 1919[197] General
Baron Drubbel 1919[198] General
Vice-Admiral William Sims 1919[199] President of the Naval War College
Admiral Hugh Rodman 1919[200] Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Mario García Menocal 1919[201] 3rd President of Cuba
Faisal I of Iraq 1919[202] King of Iraq
Emile Verhaeren 1920[203] Belgian Poet (post mortem)
Count Maurice Maeterlinck 1920[204] Nobel Prize in Literature
Gustave Ador 1920[205] President of the Swiss Confederation
Sir Mineichiro Adatci 1921[206] Japanese Ambassador to Belgium
Count Amedée Visart de Bocarmé 1921 President of the Chamber
Nicholas Murray Butler 1921[207] 12th President of Columbia University
Lieutenant-General Harry Jungbluth 1923[208] Chief of the Military Household
Pieter Cort van der Linden 1923[209] Prime Minister of the Netherlands
Edvard Beneš 1923[210] 4th President of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk 1923[211] 1st President of Czechoslovakia
Jhr. John Loudon 1923[212] Minister of Foreign Affairs
Baron Léon de Witte de Haelen 1924[213] Inspector-General of the Cavalry
Lieutenant-General Victor Bertrand 1924[214] General
Emperor Haile Selassie 1924[215] Emperor of Ethiopia
Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso 1924[216] President of Cuba
Count Makino Nobuaki 1925[217] Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan
Baron Kijūrō Shidehara 1925[218] 31st Prime Minister of Japan
Prince Yasuhiko Asaka 1925[219] Prince
Reza Shah 1925[220] Imperial Shah of Iran
Karl Robert Pusta 1925[221] Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Cardinal Clemente Micara 1925[222] Apostolic Nuncio
Jacobo Stuart, Duke of Alba 1925[223] Duke of Alba
Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading 1925[224] Governor-General of India
Baron Eugène Beyens 1925[225] Minister
Jhr. Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck 1925[226] Prime Minister of the Netherlands
Jhr. Herman Adriaan van Karnebeek 1925[227] Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs
Prajadhipok 1926[228] King of Siam
Pedro Nel Ospina Vázquez 1926[229] 11th President of Colombia
Miguel Abadía Méndez 1926[230] 12th President of Colombia
Louis Betrand 1926[231] Minister of State
Emile Francqui 1926[232] Minister of State
Antonín Švehla 1927[233] Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia
Prince Devawongse Varoprakar 1927[234] Prince and Foreign Minister of Siam
Amanullah Khan 1928[235] King of Afghanistan
Prince Gustav of Denmark 1928[236] Prince of Denmark
Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark 1928[237] Prince of Denmark
Laust Moltesen 1928[238] Foreign Minister of Denmark
Thomas Madsen-Mygdal 1928[239] 10th Prime Minister of Denmark
Zog I of Albania 1929[240] King of Albania
Raouf Fitso 1929[241] Albanian Diplomat
Kostaq Kota 1929[242] 14th Prime Minister of Albania
Sir William Herbert Phillipps 1929[243] Honorary Consul in Australia
Henry Fletcher 1929[244] United States Ambassador
Gerardo Machado 1929[245] 5th President of Cuba
Émile-Joseph Galet 1930[246] General
Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu 1930[247] Imperial Prince of Japan
Isidro Ayora 1930[248] President of Ecuador
Petar Živković 1930[249] 8th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia
Adolphe Max 1932[250] Mayor of Brussels
Jules Renkin 1932[251] 28th Prime Minister of Belgium
Ferdinand Foch 1932 French Marshal
Aloys Van de Vyvere 1932 Minister

Leopold III 1934-1951Edit

Eggert Reeder 1938 Governor of Cologne
Sir Winston Churchill 1945 Prime Minister of the UK
General Dwight D. Eisenhower 1945[252] U.S. President
Juliana of the Netherlands 1950 Queen of the Netherlands
Irene of Orange-Nassau 1950 Dutch Princess

King Baudouin 1951-1993Edit

Name Year Function
Shah Reza Pahlavi 1960[253] Shah of Persia
Joseph Kasa-Vubu 1960[254] 1st President of Congo
King Rama IX 1960 King of Thailand
Queen Sirikit of Thailand 1960 Queen Consort of Thailand
Queen Elizabeth II 1963 Queen of the UK
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1963 Prince Consort of the UK
Josip Broz Tito 1970 President of Yugoslavia
Emperor Hirohito 1971 Emperor of Japan
Empress Kōjun 1971 Empress Consort of Japan
Edmond Leburton 1977[255] Minister
Juan Carlos I of Spain 1978 King of Spain
Queen Sofia 1978 Queen Consort of Spain
Mstislav Rostropovich 1989 Russian Cellist
Emperor Akihito 1990 Emperor of Japan
Prince Philippe of Belgium 1990[256] Son of the Prince of Liège

King Albert II 1993-2013Edit

Name year Function
Queen Paola of Belgium 1994[257] Queen Consort of Belgium
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1994 Nephew
Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg 1994 Grand Duchess
Felipe VI of Spain 1994 Crown Prince of Spain
Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo 1994 Infanta of Spain
Infanta Cristina of Spain 1994 Infanta of Spain
Andries Kinsbergen 1995[258] Minister
Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan 1996 Crown Prince
Lucien Buysse 1997[259] Grand Marshal of the Royal Court
Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este 1997[260] Daughter
Stranard 1998[261] President of Court of Cassation
Eliane Liekendael 1998[262] Procureur-generaal bij het Hof van Cassatie
Aleksander Kwaśniewski 1999 President of Poland
Jolanta Kwaśniewska 1999 First Lady of Poland
Roger Lallemand 1999[263] Minister of State
Leo Tindemans 1999[264] Minister
Louis De Grève 1999 Pres. Arbitragehof
Frank Swaelen 1999[265] Minister

21st CenturyEdit

Name Year Function
Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este 2000[266] Son-in-law
Jean-Marie Piret 2000[267] Procureur-generaal bij het Hof van Cassatie
Queen Mathilde of Belgium 2000[268] Duchess of Brabant
Jorge Sampaio 2000 President of Portugal
Maria Jose Ritta 2000 First Lady of Portugal
Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden 2001 Duchess of Västergötland
Jan Willems 2001[269] Grand Marshal of the Royal Court
Georgi Parvanov 2003 President of Bulgaria
Zorka Parvanova 2003 First Lady of Bulgaria
Princess Claire of Belgium 2004[270] Daughter-in-law
Tarja Halonen 2004[271] President of Finland
Mohammed VI of Morocco 2004[272] King of Morocco
Roman Herzog 2005 President of Germany
General Mertens 2005[273] Chief of the Military Household
J. du Jardin 2005 Procureur-generaal bij het Hof van Cassatie
Frank de Conick 2006[274] Grand Marshal of the Royal Court
Roland Gillet 2006[275] Member of Senate
Valdas Adamkus 2006[276] President of Lithuania
Alex Arts 2007[277] President of Constitutional Court
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga 2007 President of Latvia
Marc Lahousse 2008[278] First President Court of Cassation
László Sólyom 2008 Presindent of Hungary
Toomas Hendrik Ilves 2008 President of Estonia
Guy Verhofstadt 2008[279] 47th Prime Minister of Belgium
Count Herman Van Rompuy 2009[280] President of the Chamber of Representatives
Michel Melchior 2010[281] President of Constitutional Court
Count Jean-Pierre de Launoit 2012[282] President Queen Elisabeth Concours
Countess Solange de Liedekerke de Pailhe 2012[283] Lady-in-Waiting of Queen Fabiola

King Philippe 2013Edit

Name Year Function
Baron Marc Bossuyt 2013[284] President of the Constitutional Court
Count Jacques Rogge 2013 Honorary President IOC
General Wilfried Van Kerckhove 2013[285] Grand Master of Household
Xi Jinping 2015 President of China
Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2015[286] President of Turkey
Andrzej Duda 2015 President of Poland
Agata Kornhauser-Duda 2015 First Lady of Poland
Joachim Gauck 2016 President of Germany
Daniela Schadt 2016 First Lady of Germany
Abdullah II 2016 King of Jordan
Queen Rania 2016 Queen Consort of Jordan
Masako 2016 Princess Consort of Japan
Willem-Alexander 2016 King of the Netherlands
Maxima of the Netherlands 2016 Queen Consort of the Netherlands
Vice-Admiral Pierre Warnauts 2016[287] Chief of Protocol
General Joseph Van den Put 2016[288] Chief of the Military Household
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa 2018 President of Portugal
Emmanuel Macron 2018 President of France
Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant 2019 Heir to the Belgian Throne

UnknownEdit

BooksEdit

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  56. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  57. ^ Almanach royal officiel, publié, exécution d'un arrête du roi, Volume 1 ; Tarlier, 1854
  58. ^ Almanach royal officiel, publié, exécution d'un arrête du roi, Volume 1 ; Tarlier, 1854
  59. ^ Almanach royal officiel, publié, exécution d'un arrête du roi, Volume 1 ; Tarlier, 1854
  60. ^ Almanach royal officiel, publié, exécution d'un arrête du roi, Volume 1 ; Tarlier, 1854
  61. ^ Almanach royal officiel, publié, exécution d'un arrête du roi, Volume 1 ; Tarlier, 1854
  62. ^ Almanach royal officiel, publié, exécution d'un arrête du roi, Volume 1 ; Tarlier, 1854
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  65. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
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  67. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  68. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  69. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  70. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  71. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  72. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  73. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  74. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  75. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  76. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  77. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  78. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  79. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  80. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  81. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  82. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  83. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier
  84. ^ RD of 19.07.1856
  85. ^ RD of 19.07.1856
  86. ^ RD of 19.07.1856
  87. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  88. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  89. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  90. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  91. ^ RD of 19.07.1856
  92. ^ RD of 07.02.1857
  93. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 2
  94. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 1 /Ferdinand Veldekens
  95. ^ Rd of 29.07.1857
  96. ^ Le livre d'or de l'ordre de Léopold et de la croix de fer, Volume 2
  97. ^ RD 26.02.1857 / Met gezag bekleed, p.65.
  98. ^ RD of 21.6.1859
  99. ^ RD of 14.03.1859
  100. ^ RD of 12.06.1859
  101. ^ RD of 12.06.1859
  102. ^ RD of 13.09.1859
  103. ^ Bien Public (Le) 11-06-1866/ RD of 10.6.1866
  104. ^ Bien Public (Le) 11-06-1866/ RD of 10.6.1866
  105. ^ Koophandel (De) 02-03-1866
  106. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 25-07-1870
  107. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  108. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  109. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  110. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  111. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  112. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  113. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  114. ^ Almanach royal officiel: 1875; p. 55
  115. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 28-08-1878
  116. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 28-08-1878
  117. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 28-08-1878
  118. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 28-08-1878
  119. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 28-08-1878
  120. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 28-08-1878
  121. ^ Koophandel (De) 06-03-1880
  122. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 11-06-1881 / Wedding honour of Princess Stephanie in Vienna
  123. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 15-05-1881
  124. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 12-06-1882
  125. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 12-02-1885
  126. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 02-06-1887, RD of 8th Jun 1887
  127. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 21-07-1888
  128. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 09-03-1890
  129. ^ Nieuws Van Den Dag (Het) 03-02-1894
  130. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  131. ^ Laatste Nieuws (Het) 29-03-1894
  132. ^ Rd of 22.07.1897
  133. ^ Rd of 22.07.1897
  134. ^ Mémorial du centenaire de l'Ordre de Léopold. 1832-1932. Bruxelles, J. Rozez, 1933.
  135. ^ Mémorial du centenaire de l'Ordre de Léopold. 1832-1932. Bruxelles, J. Rozez, 1933.
  136. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2; pag.30.
  137. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 27-07-1898
  138. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 01-09-1898
  139. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 01-09-1898
  140. ^ Nieuws Van Den Dag (Het) 07-10-1900
  141. ^ Het Nieuws Van Den Dag / 03-05-1900
  142. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  143. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  144. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  145. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  146. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  147. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  148. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  149. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  150. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  151. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  152. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  153. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  154. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  155. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  156. ^ Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.
  157. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 03-11-1900
  158. ^ Golden Priesthood / Handelsblad (Het) 07-03-1905
  159. ^ RD of 10.08.1901
  160. ^ RD of 14.02.1902
  161. ^ Rd of 19.01.1902
  162. ^ Nieuws Van Den Dag (Het) 31-01-1904
  163. ^ Nieuws Van Den Dag (Het) 02-02-1904
  164. ^ Nieuws Van Den Dag (Het) 02-06-1904
  165. ^ 03.07.1905
  166. ^ Handelsblad (Het) 27-04-1906
  167. ^ RD of 12.07.1906
  168. ^ RD of 02.10.1906
  169. ^ Tōgō Heihachirō
  170. ^ RD of 04.05.1910
  171. ^ RD of 19.01.1910
  172. ^ RD of 14.05.1910
  173. ^ RD of 15.09.1910
  174. ^ RD of 02.02.1911
  175. ^ RD of 28.08.1911
  176. ^ RD of 28.02.1911
  177. ^ RD of 03.08.1912
  178. ^ RD of 26.02.1913
  179. ^ RD of 22.06.1913
  180. ^ RD of 19.05.1914
  181. ^ RD of 04.05.1914
  182. ^ RD of 20.11.1915
  183. ^ RD of 14.11.1916
  184. ^ RD of 29.12.1917
  185. ^ RD of 10.11.1918
  186. ^ RD of 08.12.1918
  187. ^ RD of 08.12.1918
  188. ^ RD of 04.07.1918
  189. ^ RD of 15.11.1919
  190. ^ RD of 18.11.1919
  191. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  192. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  193. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  194. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  195. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  196. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  197. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  198. ^ RD of 14.08.1919
  199. ^ Rd of 22.12.1919
  200. ^ RD of 22.12.1919
  201. ^ Rd of 05.03.1919
  202. ^ Rd of 18.09.1919
  203. ^ RD of 27.01.1920
  204. ^ RD of 27.01.1920
  205. ^ RD of 15.09.1920
  206. ^ RD of 01.07.1921
  207. ^ RD of 28.07.1921
  208. ^ RD of 21.07.1923
  209. ^ RD of 10.02.1923
  210. ^ RD of 20.10.1923
  211. ^ RD of 20.10.1923
  212. ^ RD of 10.02.1923
  213. ^ RD of 06.10.1924
  214. ^ RD of 06.10.1924
  215. ^ RD of 22.05.1924
  216. ^ RD of 24.11.1924
  217. ^ RD of 07.02.1925
  218. ^ RD of 07.02.1925-Mémorial du centenaire de l'Ordre de Léopold. 1832-1932. Bruxelles, J. Rozez, 1933.
  219. ^ RD of 29.04.1925
  220. ^ RD 10.06.1925-Mémorial du centenaire de l'Ordre de Léopold. 1832-1932. Bruxelles, J. Rozez, 1933.
  221. ^ RD of 08.38.1925
  222. ^ RD of 23.12.1925
  223. ^ RD of 17.06.1925
  224. ^ RD of 05.10.1925
  225. ^ RD of 01.12.1925
  226. ^ RD of 10.04.1925
  227. ^ RD of 10.04.1925
  228. ^ Mémorial du centenaire de l'Ordre de Léopold. 1832-1932. Bruxelles, J. Rozez, 1933.
  229. ^ Rd of 12.11.1926
  230. ^ Rd of 12.11.1926
  231. ^ RD of 12.01.1926
  232. ^ RD of 15.11.1926
  233. ^ RD of 11.07.1927
  234. ^ Mémorial du centenaire de l'Ordre de Léopold. 1832-1932. Bruxelles, J. Rozez, 1933.
  235. ^ RD of 08.02.1928
  236. ^ Rd of 20.04.1928
  237. ^ Rd of 20.04.1928
  238. ^ Rd of 20.04.1928
  239. ^ Rd of 20.04.1928
  240. ^ RD of 04.11.1929
  241. ^ RD of 04.09.1929
  242. ^ RD of 04.09.1929
  243. ^ RD of 15.12.1929
  244. ^ RD of 15.12.1929
  245. ^ RD of 25.03.1929
  246. ^ RD of 12.12.1930
  247. ^ Rd of 30.07.1930
  248. ^ RD of 05.09.1930
  249. ^ RD of 30.10.1930
  250. ^ RD of 26.11.1932
  251. ^ RD of 26.11.1932
  252. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-11-18. Retrieved 2012-06-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  253. ^ http://www.britishpathe.com/video/shah-of-persia-visits-brussels/query/KING+BAUDOUIN+LAYS+WREATH+ON
  254. ^ http://www.lavdc.net/portail/les-discours-du-30-juin-1960-roi-baudouin-pdt-joseph-kasavubu-et-le-1er-min-patrice-emery-lumumba/
  255. ^ RD 16.04.1977
  256. ^ De monarchie in België. Author: Wyvekens, Pierre Year: 1992 Publisher: Brussel Inbel
  257. ^ RD of 2 March 1994
  258. ^ 1995 http://www.odis.be/lnk/PS_38494 /RD of 21 December 1995
  259. ^ RD of 12 juni 1997
  260. ^ RD 6 July 1997
  261. ^ RD 2 April 1998
  262. ^ RD of 26 November 1998
  263. ^ https://www.senate.be/www/?MIval=/showSenator&ID=92&LANG=nl
  264. ^ RD of 13 April 1999
  265. ^ RD of 19 October 1999
  266. ^ RD of 20 December 2000
  267. ^ 26 juni 2000
  268. ^ RD of 19 September 2000
  269. ^ 19 December 2001
  270. ^ RD of 14 July 2004
  271. ^ state visit of 2004
  272. ^ state visit of 2004
  273. ^ RD 2 maart 2005
  274. ^ RD 3 October 2006
  275. ^ RD 11 October 2006
  276. ^ http://archyvas.lrp.lt/en/news.full/6486
  277. ^ RD of 25 September 2007
  278. ^ RD of 23 April 2008
  279. ^ RD of 13 April 2008
  280. ^ RD of 17 December 2009
  281. ^ RD of 24 November 2010
  282. ^ 13 July 2012
  283. ^ RD of 10 October 2012
  284. ^ Royal decree of 8 December 2013
  285. ^ Royal Decree of 6 July 2013
  286. ^ http://www.dewereldmorgen.be/artikel/2015/10/05/verontwaardiging-om-grootlint-in-de-leopoldsorde-voor-erdoan
  287. ^ RD 13 December 2016
  288. ^ RD 27 November 2016
  289. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier /p. 126
  290. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier /p. 126
  291. ^ Almanach royal de Belgique: Classé Et Mis En Ordre Par H. Tarlier /p. 126
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