Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria

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Order of Merit of the Austrian Republic
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Grand Star and Sash of the Order
Awarded by  Austria
Type State decoration
with 15 Grades
Awarded for Meritorious service
to the Austrian nation
Description National Order of Merit
Statistics
Established 2 April 1952
Precedence
Next (higher) None
Next (lower) Austrian Decoration for Science and the Arts
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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]

References[change | change source]

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