Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein

The Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstlich liechtensteinischer Verdienstorden) is an order of merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein that is awarded for services rendered to the principality. Prince Franz I founded the Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein on 22 July 1937 (on the anniversary of his marriage).[1]

Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein
Fürstlich liechtensteinischer Verdienstorden
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Cross of the Order
Awarded by The Sovereign Prince of Liechtenstein
Country Liechtenstein
TypeOrder
Awarded foroutstanding service to the Principality of Liechtenstein
Statistics
Established22 July 1937
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Ribbon of the order

Grades of the OrderEdit

There order is presented in six grades. There is also an associated gold and silver medal of merit.[2]

  • Grand Star of the Princely Liechtenstein Order of Merit.
  • Grand Cross With Diamonds of the Princely Liechtenstein Order of Merit.
  • Grand Cross of the Princely Liechtenstein Order of Merit.
  • Commander's Cross with Star of the Princely Liechtenstein Order of Merit.
  • Commander's Cross of the Princely Liechtenstein Order of Merit.
  • Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein.
  • Gold Medal of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein.
  • Silver Medal of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein.

RecipientsEdit

Recipients have included:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Megan C. Robertson (9 August 2008). "Principality of Liechtenstein: Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein". Medals of the World. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Titles, Orders, Decorations". The Princely House of Liechtenstein. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011.

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