Order of Menelik II

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The Order of Menelik II is an Ethiopian order established in 1924 by Empress Zewditu I to honor the memory of Emperor Menelik II. It was often referred to as the Order of the Lion for the Lion depicted in the center of the red and green cross. The honor was designed by the Parisian firm of Arthus-Betrand and is presented in five grades: Knight Grand Cross, Knight Commander, Commander, Officer and Member.[1]

ETH Order of Menelik II - Grand Cross BAR.png Ribbon of the Grand Cross of the Order of Menelik II

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  1. ^ "Orders, Decorations and Medals of Ethiopia". Ethiopian Heritage. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 

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