Order of the Virtues (Egypt)

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Order of the Virtues
Nishan al-Kamal
Awarded by  Egypt
Type Order
Awarded for To women as an award for merit
Statistics
Established 1915
Reestablished under the Republic: 1953
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Merit
Next (lower) Order of Labour
Order of the Virtues (Egypt).svg
Ribbon bar of the Order

The Order of the Virtues (or Nishan al-Kamal) is a female Egyptian order of knighthood, as an award for merit.

History[edit]

The Order was founded in 1915 and reestablished under the Republic in 1953.

Classes[edit]

The order is composed of the following classes of merit :

  • Supreme Class
  • 1st Class
  • 2nd Class
  • 3rd Class
Ribbon bars [1]
EGY - Order of the Virtues - Third class.svg
3rd Class
EGY - Order of the Virtues - Second class.svg
2nd Class
EGY - Order of the Virtues - Supreme and first classes.svg
1st Class
EGY - Order of the Virtues - Supreme and first classes.svg
Supreme Class

Insignia[edit]

  • The ribbon is light grey with gold edges.

Notable recipients[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares (Antonio Prieto Barrio), Egypt decorations - p.1
  2. ^ a b Foro Dinastías, State visit of Egypt in Spain, Queen Sofia & Cristina