Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria

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Order of Merit of the Austrian Republic
Awarded by  Austria
TypeState decoration
with 15 Grades
Awarded forMeritorious service
to the Austrian nation
DescriptionNational Order of Merit
Established2 April 1952
Next (higher)None
Next (lower)Austrian Decoration for Science and the Arts

Ribbon of the Order

The Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria is a national honour awarded by the Republic of Austria. It is a visible honour. It is also called the Order of Merit of the Austrian Republic.

The Order has 15 levels. It is Austria's highest honour.

Notable recipients[change | change source]

Below is a list with names of all Grand Star recipients and other notable recipients. It is in order of date.

Grand Star recipients[change | change source]

Royal Houses[change | change source]

Politicians[change | change source]

Other select recipients[change | change source]

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