Order of Merit of Rhineland-Palatinate

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Order of Merit of Rhineland-Palatinate
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TypeCivil order of merit
Awarded forOutstanding contributions to the state of Rhineland-Palatinate
CountryGermany
Presented bythe Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate
Established2 October 1981
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Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of Merit of Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Verdienstorden des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz) is a civil order of merit, of the German State of Rhineland-Palatinate. The order is presented for outstanding service to the state and people of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was founded on 2 October 1981, and first awarded in 1982. The order is limited to 800 living recipients.[1] Through 2012, the order had been awarded 1035 times.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Landesverdienstorden | Willkommen in Rheinland-Pfalz" (in German). Rlp.de. Archived from the original on 14 April 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Der Verdienstorden des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz" (in German). Ordensmuseum.de. Retrieved 29 January 2019.