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The Order of the Cross of Takovo was instituted in the Principality of Serbia in 1865 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire, which had started in Takovo, Serbia.

Order of the Cross of Takovo
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Order of the Cross of Takovo
Awarded by Principality of Serbia/Kingdom of Serbia
TypeOrder
Eligibility1865-1978 and 1883-1903: distingusihed military veterans
Awarded forunknown
Statusdiscontinued
Statistics
Established1865
First awarded1865
Last awarded1903
Total awardedunknown
Precedence
Next (higher)None (before 1883)
Order of the White Eagle (Serbia) (1883-1903)
Next (lower)None (before 1883)
Order of St. Sava (1883-1903)
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Ribbon of the order

The decree that established the Cross and Silver Medal was signed on 22 May 1865 by Mihailo Obrenović III, Prince of Serbia. The Order was suppressed in 1903.

DescriptionEdit

Elements of the decoration of the Order of the mark and the stars

Order insigniaEdit

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