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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Cross for Courage and Fidelity
The Cross for Courage and Fidelity is a military award that was established by Queen Emma of the Netherlands by Royal Decree on 7 March 1898. The cross replaced the old Medal for Courage and Fidelity,...
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Helge Akre
Helge Akre (1 March 1903 – 12 May 1986 ) was a Norwegian diplomat.He was a son of Herman Skyrud (1859–1913) and Oline Akre (1871–1967), and bore his mother's last name from 1933. He took h...
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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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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Honorary Sabre
The Honorary Sabre is one of the highest military awards for bravery in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Only knights of the Military William Order are eligible to receive this sabre. The King awards t...
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