Order of Umayyad

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Order of Umayyad
Awarded by Flag of Syria.svg Syria
Type Order
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign Bashar al-Assad
Grades Member 1st Class
Member 2nd Class
Member 3rd Class
Precedence
Next (higher) None
Next (lower) Hero of the Republic
Order Of Ummayad (Syria) - ribbon bar.gif
Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of Umayyad (Arabic: وسام أمية الوطني) is the highest knighthood order of Syria.

History[edit]

The order has been founded on 12 July 1934.[1] It is named after the Umayyad Caliphate which ruled Syria as their main power base, and set Damascus as the capital.

Classes[edit]

The order is composed of the following classes :

  • Member 1st Class
  • Member 2nd Class
  • Member 3rd Class

Insignia[edit]

  • The sash is green with thin black borders and white stripes.

Recipients[edit]

References[edit]

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