Order of Saint Agatha
|Order of Saint Agatha|
Star of the order
|Awarded for||Charitable work in the service of the Republic.|
|Secretary||Secretary for Foreign Affairs|
|Next (higher)||Order of San Marino|
Badge of the order
The Order of Saint Agatha (Italian: Ordine Equestre di Saint' Agata) is a State order established on 5 June 1923 by the Grand and General Council of the Republic of San Marino. It is named after Saint Agatha, on whose feast day 5 February, Pope Clement XII reestablished the sovereignty of the republic in 1740.
The order is presented to foreign nationals who have positively contributed charitable and other services for the benefit of the republic deserving of recognition.
The order is presented in five grades:
- Grand Cross Cavaliere di gran croce
- Grand Officer Grande ufficiale
- Commander Commendatore
- Officer Cavaliere ufficiale
- Knight Cavaliere