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
Award of
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