Order of Merit (Egypt)

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Order of Merit
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Awarded by  Egypt
Type Order
Awarded for Valuable services to Egypt.
Statistics
Established 1953
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of the Republic
Next (lower) Order of the Virtues
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Ribbon bar of the Order

The Order of Merit is an Egyptian order of knighthood.

History[edit]

The Order of Merit was founded by the Regent on behalf of King Ahmad Fuad in 1953 as a general award for meritorious service.[1]

Classes[edit]

The order is composed of the following classes of merit :

  • Grand Cross
  • Grand Officer
  • Commander
  • Officer
  • Knight
Ribbon bars
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Knight
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Officer
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Commander
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Grand Officer
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Grand Cross

Insignia[edit]

  • The ribbon is red with narrow white edge stripes and black edges.

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buyers, Christopher (2008). "The Royal Ark - Orders and Decorations". The Royal Ark.