Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein

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Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein
Fürstlich liechtensteinischer Verdienstorden
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Cross of the Order
Awarded by HSH The Sovereign Prince of Liechtenstein
Country  Liechtenstein
Type Order
Awarded for outstanding service to the Principality of Liechtenstein
Statistics
Established 22 July 1937
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Ribbon of the order

The Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein (Fürstlich liechtensteinischer Verdienstorden) is an order of chivalry 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 (the same day of his marriage).[1]

Grades of the Order[edit]

There order is presented in six grades, and as a gold and silver medal.[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.

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 26 April 2011.