Orders of knighthood in the Netherlands

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Star of the Dutch Lion

In the Dutch honours system, most orders are subject to ministerial responsibility or influence of the Netherlands. The house orders, however, are awarded at the discretion of the Dutch monarch alone.

National orders of chivalry[edit]

Royal house orders[edit]

Recognized orders of chivalry[edit]

The Kingdom of the Netherlands officially recognizes the following orders of chivalry:[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Dutch Honours System" (PDF). http://lintjes.nl/. Chancellor of the Dutch Orders. Retrieved 15 October 2012.  External link in |work= (help)

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