Order of Saints Olga and Sophia

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Order of Saints Olga and Sophia
Τάγμα των Αγίων Όλγας και Σοφίας
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Star and Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia,
Awarded by the King of the Hellenes
Type Order
Awarded for At the monarch's pleasure for personal services to the Crown
Status Abolished in 1975
Grades (w/ post-nominals) 1st class, 2nd class, 3rd class, 4th class
Established January 1936
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Saints George and Constantine
Next (lower) Order of George I
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Ribbon of the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia

The Royal Family Order of Saints Olga and Sophia (Greek: Βασιλικό Οικογενειακό Τάγμα των Αγίων Όλγας και Σοφίας) was an order of the Greek royal family. Reserved for women, it was the third highest decoration awarded by the modern Greek state and the Crown after the Order of the Redeemer and the male-only Order of Saints George and Constantine. It was instituted in January 1936 by King George II in the memory of his grandmother (Queen Olga) and his mother (Queen Sophia).

The order was abolished in 1973 by the Greek state and today is awarded only by the Head of the former Greek royal family.

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