Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

The Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (French: Ordre de Mérite du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg) is an order of merit of Luxembourg, instituted on 23 January 23 1961 by Grand Duchess Charlotte. Grand Master of the order is the Grand Duke of Luxembourg.[1] Besides the five classes, a gilt medal can also be bestowed.

Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Ordre de Mérite du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
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Cross with necklet of a Commander of the order
Awarded by Flag of Luxembourg.svg Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Typeorder of merit with five grades
EligibilityEligible for deputies, state councillors, civil servants, elected representatives and personnel of municipal administrations, key players of the economic, social, cultural or sport sectors as well for volunteers. Order can also be awarded to foreigners.
StatusCurrently constituted
Grand MasterHis Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg
ChancellorXavier Bettel
GradesGrand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, Knight
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of the Oak Crown
Next (lower)Military Medal
LUX Ordre de Mérite du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg - Chevalier BAR.svg
Ribbon bar of the order

GradesEdit

The order is composed of 5 grades :

  • Grand Cross
  • Grand Officer
  • Commander
  • Officer
  • Knight
Ribbon bars
 
Grand Cross
 
Grand Officer
 
Commander
 
Officer
 
Knight

Members of the OrderEdit

Members of the Order of Merit of Luxembourg include the following:

Grand Cross:

Grand Officer:

Commander:

Officer

Knight

ReferencesEdit