Orders of knighthood in the Netherlands
In the Dutch honours system, most orders are subject to ministerial responsibility or influence. The House Orders, however, are awarded at the discretion of the Dutch monarch alone.
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Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau
The Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau (French: Ordre du Lion d'Or de la Maison de Nassau, Dutch: (Huis)orde van de Gouden Leeuw van Nassau) is a chivalric order shared by the two b...
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Order of the House of Orange
The Order of the House of Orange (Dutch: Huisorde van Oranje), sometimes referred to as the House Order of Orange, is a dynastic order of the House of Orange-Nassau, the royal family of the Netherland...
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Military William Order
The Military William Order, or often named Military Order of William (Dutch: Militaire Willems-Orde, abbreviation: MWO), is the oldest and highest honour of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Order's...
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Order of the Netherlands Lion
The Order of the Dutch Lion (Dutch: De Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw, French: L'Ordre du Lion Belgique / Néerlandais) is a Dutch order of chivalry founded by King William I of the Netherlands ...
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Order of Orange-Nassau
The Order of Orange-Nassau (Dutch: Orde van Oranje-Nassau, [oːˈrɑnjə ˈnɑsʌu̯]) is a military and civil Dutch order of chivalry founded on 4 April 1892 by the Queen regent Emma of the Netherlands, ...
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Heineken Prizes
The Heineken Prizes for Arts and Sciences consist of eleven awards biannually bestowed by Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The prizes are named in honor of Henry Pierre Heineken,...
Cross of Merit (Netherlands)
On 20 February 1941, the Dutch government in exile in London instituted several new awards for bravery. The new way that wars were fought, with civilian resistance and the merchant navy in great peril...
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Decoration of Merit
The Decoration of Merit is an important military decoration for bravery in the Netherlands. The medal was established by the Dutch minister of defence, Wim van Eekelen, on 16 April 1987. The award wa...
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Gregory Shvedov
Gregory Shvedov Григорий Сергеевич Шведов (born 14 October 1976) is a Russian human rights activist and journalist, known for his efforts in promoting human rights in Russia, most notably in the Cauca...
Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884–1948)
Prince Adalbert of Prussia (Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor) (14 July 1884, in Potsdam, Germany – 22 September 1948, in La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland) was the third son of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germ...
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Resistance Star East Asia
The Resistance Star East Asia (Dutch: Verzetsster Oost-Azië) was created by royal decree on 26 October 1948 by Queen Juliana to honor those the Dutch subjects in the Netherlands East Indies who sh...
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Honorable Mention
The Honorable Mention was an important Military awards and decorations of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for those who distinguished themselves by acts of high bravery, but weren't eligible yet for th...
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Bernardus IJzerdraat
Bernardus IJzerdraat (1891–1941) was a Dutch resistance fighter in the Second World War.A tapestry restorer from Rotterdam, he became involved as early as 1936 in the Eenheid door Democratie movement ...