Order of Philip the Magnanimous

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Order of Philip the Magnanimous
Orden Philipps des Großmütigen
Groothertogelijk Hessische Philippsorde.jpg
Cross of the order
Awarded by Wappen-HD.png The Grand Duke of Hesse
Type Order of Merit
Motto SI DEUS NOBISCUM QUIS CONTRA NOS
Status Monarchy dissolved in 1918.
Sovereign Grand Duke of Hesse
Statistics
Established 1 May 1840
Last induction 1918
Precedence
Next (higher) Ludwig Order
Next (lower) Order of the Star of Brabant
Großherzoglich Hessischer Verdienstorden - ribbon bar.png
Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of Philip the Magnanimous (German: Orden Philipps des Großmütigen) was an Order of Merit established on 1 May 1840 by Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse. The order was founded on the name day of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse in his honour as a general order of merit.

References[edit]

  • Jörg Nimmergut: Deutsche Orden und Ehrenzeichen bis 1945, Band I – Anhalt-Hohenzollern, Zentralstelle für wissenschaftliche Ordenskunde, München 1997, ISBN 3-00-00-1396-2