Order of the Two Rivers

The Order of the Two Rivers (Arabic: وسام الرافدين Wisam Al Rafidain) was an Order awarded by the Kings of Iraq and then the Presidents of Iraq.

Order of the Two Rivers (Badge of Honor)
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Awarded by Kings of Iraq,
Presidents of Iraq
TypeOrder
MottoJustice is the Foundation of the State
EligibilityIraqi nationals or anyone who provides service to Iraq
Awarded forA national order of chivalry
StatusDiscontinued
Grades1st Class (Grand Cross)
2nd Class
3rd Class
4th Class
5th Class
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Ribbon bar of the order (military division)
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Ribbon bar of the order (civil division)

HistoryEdit

It was named after the two rivers the Euphrates and the Tigris that flow through the middle of the country. It was initially awarded by the kings of Iraq between 1922 when the monarchy was established, and 1958 when the monarchy ended. It was continued by the presidents of Iraq through the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.[1]

ClassesEdit

It had five classes and two divisions (military and civil).[2]

RecipientsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iraq, Republic, Order of the Two Rivers". Emedals. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Other countries". JK Militaria. Retrieved 15 September 2012.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Order of the Two Rivers at Wikimedia Commons