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  Definition of Order of Orange Nassau
The Order has two divisions, civil and military, the former denoted by a wreath on the badges, and the latter by crossed swords on both the badges and the stars.
The Order of Orange-Nassau was bestowed to both members of the Netherlands military and members of foreign services who had helped liberate the Netherlands from Nazi Germany occupation.
The Order of Orange-Nassau was considered junior to the Order of William.
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  The Royal Orders of The Kingdom of The Netherlands .
The chivalry order was established in 1815 by King William I and was presented for feats of bravery on the battlefield and as a meritorious decoration to senior military officers.
The House Order of Orange (Huisorde van Oranje) is an order (decoration) that was instituted by Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in 1905.
The Order of the Crown (Kroonorde) is an order of the Netherlands.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Order of Orange-Nassau () is a military and civil order of the Netherlands which was first created on 4 April 1892 by the Queen regent Emma of the Netherlands, acting on behalf of her under-age daughter Queen Wilhelmina.
The Order of Orange-Nassau has two divisions, civil and military, the former denoted by a wreath of laurel on the badges, and the latter by crossed swords on both the badges and the stars.
The Order is typically awarded each year on the Queen's official birthday (April 30th) with thousands of appointments to the Order made public.
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 ESA - Delta Mission - High Dutch Civil Honours received within ESA’s Human Spaceflight Directorate
The Order of Orange-Nassau is awarded to people who are deemed to have rendered outstanding service to the community.
On Monday 17 May Andr├ę Kuipers received the insignia of Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau in a ceremony at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Kuipers presented Minister Brinkhorst with a scale model of the European Robotic Arm, which was built under a Dutch industrial lead, with a photo to show that it had been with Kuipers on the ISS during the DELTA mission.
www.esa.int /SPECIALS/Delta_Mission/SEMA0HHHZTD_0.html   (737 words)

  
 Ribbons Sheet 1
Knight of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands
Medal of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands
Knight of the Order of the Oaken Crown
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 Principal Extant Orders of Knighthood and Merit of Monarchical and formerly
Principal Extant Orders of Knighthood and Merit of Monarchical and formerly
RDERS OF Principal Extant Orders of Knighthood of Monarchical and formerly
Order of the Vandals Crown of the House of Mecklemburg (3 cl)
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 Pakuala3
of the Order of the Netherlands Lion (19.3.1883), and Cdr.
of the Order of the Crown of Siam (1896).
Rcvd: Officer of the Order of Orang-Nassau of the Netherlands, and Knt.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Orange-Nassau
Vuursteen Appointed Commander of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
AEGON N.V. Streppel Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
AEGON N.V. - Joseph B.M. Streppel Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
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 Untitled Document
They were awarded the title of the Knight of the Order of Orange Nassau from the Kingdom of The Netherlands.
And this Stadtholder belonged to the House of Orange or Oranje-Nassau.
Brohier, the interest in the fusion of the Dutch-Sri Lankan culture, and the preservation of such, was to an extent bequeathed to her by her father the late Dr. R.L.Brohier, who was a renowned scholar and author of several works on the Dutch heritage in Sri Lanka.
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 Military Collectibles
Order of George I, Officer - Obverse - Reverse
Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy, Knight - Obverse - Reverse
Order of the Oak Crown - Obverse - Reverse
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 For whom? - Order of Orange-Nassau - Royal Honours
People who have earned special merits for society are eligible for appointment to one of the six knightly grades of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
These are people who deserve appreciation and recognition from society for the special way in which they have carried out their activities.
The emphasis in appointments to the Order of Orange-Nassau is on the special nature of the merits for others.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
On April 30, 1955, Escher was awarded a Knighthood of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
The mathematical influence in his work emerged in about 1936, when he was journeying the Mediterranean with the Adria Shipping Company.
His works brought him fame: he was awarded the Knighthood of the Order of Orange Nassau in 1955.
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 Legislation concerning the Royal House of the Netherlands
Act revision of the Act concerning the institution of the Military Order of William.
Act of the Kingdom to revise the Act concerning the institution of the Order of Orange-Nassau, and of the Act concerning the institution of the Order of the Dutch Lion, aw well as the institution of the Chapter for the civil orders of chivalry.
Regulations for the Order of the Dutch Lion and the Order of Orange-Nassau.
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 The Benelux Royals Message Board: Re: Dutch orders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
- the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands;
The third order of chivalry is the Military Order of William, awarded for bravery.
She and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg are joint Grand Masters of the Order of the Golden Lion of Nassau.
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 82nd Airborne Division
Many awards of the Purple Heart Medal were cited in the general orders of the hospitals that the men were evacuated to and are, therefore, not included in this work.
These general orders are missing the numerical designation of the regiment or separate battalion that the decoration recipient was assigned to.
Since general orders issued before #24, 1944 do not give the numeric designation of the branch of service some members of attached units may be erroneously listed as members of the 82
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 PACERS: Smits Receives Medal
from The Netherlands
Presented By Rik Smits receives a Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau medal from Cor Hersbach, Deputy Consul General of The Netherlands, in a halftime ceremony.
The Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Chicago is proud to announce that Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands has awarded, by Royal Decree, one of The Netherlands’ civilian orders to Rik Smits; “Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau”.
The formal presentation of the order (a medal, ribbon & certificate) was made during half-time of the Wizards-Pacers game at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis by Mr.
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 Who was a Christian in the Holy Land?: H
Harvey W. By order of the British Mandate, he examined in 1933134 the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, because it had been damaged by an earthquake on July 11, 1927.
The wooden door in the entrance of the colonnaded nave of the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem was made in 1227 by order of King Hathourn 1.
The inscriptions, which are carved on the upper part in Armenian and in Arabic, mention: the door of the Blessed Mother of God was made in the year 676 by the hands of Father Abraham and Father Arakel in the time of Hathum, son of Constantine, King of Armenia.
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 Elliott R. Thorpe, Brigadier General, United States Army
In 1943 then Colonel Thorpe was knighted in the Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands for his work as American Liaison in the Netherlands Indies.
General Thorpe was honored in 1949 with the title of Knight Commander in the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand for his work as military attaché of the American Embassy in Bankok.
In 1943 then-Col. Thorpe was knighted in the Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands for his work as American Liaison in the Netherlands Indies.
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 General Douglas MacArthur (in detail)
Order of the Crown Grand Cross and palm
But despite MacArthur's poor showing in the Philippines, President Roosevelt knew he couldn't let America's most famous general fall to the enemy, and ordered him to withdraw to Australia.
Although it ran counter to his notion of a soldier's duty, MacArthur left his men facing sure destruction, comforted only by the belief that he might lead an army back to rescue them.
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 Foreign Awards_U
Order of the Crown of Siam, 2nd Class
Order of the Crown, Chevalier with Croix de Guerre with Palms
Order of Orange Nassau - Officer (with Swords)
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 Royal honours for Dean Faculty of Science - News - Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)
Mr Ed Broekhuizen, vice-chairman of the board of the AMC, has been appointed Knight of the Order of Orange Nassau, Prof.
Bernard van Praag, university professor of Applied Economics, has been appointed Knight of the Order of Orange Nassau.
Prof Walter Hoogland got the honour because of his important national and international contributions to the development of high-energy physics; his inspiring work as scientific coach and governor; and his role as mediator between scientific institutes and between science and business.
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 Press release: Launch of the 5,600m³ trailing suction hopper dredger MARIEKE
She also praised the departing CEO’s successes when he was president of respectively the Dutch and European shipbuilders’ associations VNSI and CESA, in drawing political attention to the shipbuilding industry’s needs.
The Dutch honours system has two civilian orders of merit: the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands and the order of Orange-Nassau.
The Order of the Lion of the Netherlands was created in 1815 and it has three classes: Knight Grand Cross, Commander and Knight.
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 Ladies
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has two civilian orders of merit: the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands and the Order of Orange Nassau.
The Grand Master of both is Her Majesty the Queen, who confers the decorations on the nomination of the relevant government minister.
There are six classes of the Order of Orange Nassau, they are: Knight Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, Knight and Member.
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 Nokia - Veli Sundb├Ąck
Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland
Grand Officer of the Order of Infante dom Henrique, Portugal
Officer of the Order of the Crown, Belgium
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 CTICC
Elzinga was seconded by the Amsterdam-based RAI Group, the company selected to operate the CTICC, to manage the process during the construction phase and to manage the centre after its opening in 2003.
The order, which is awarded annually on Queen’s Day - the Netherlands’ National Day - to a number of Dutch citizens globally was presented to Elzinga by Dutch Consul-General, Rob Bosscher.
“The Order of Orange-Nassau is conferred on people who have rendered outstanding service to their community for a considerable period of time, and they are often people who carry out voluntary work for all manner of civil society organizations,” Bosscher explains.
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 Heineken International Anthony Ruys appointed Officer in the Order...
Anthony Ruys appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau
Heineken N.V. Amsterdam, 30 September 2005 – Heineken N.V. announced today that it has pleased Her Majesty The Queen of The Netherlands to appoint Anthony Ruys Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau (Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau).
In April of this year, the retirement of Anthony Ruys as Chairman of the Executive Board was announced and his retirement will be effective as per 1 October 2005.
www.heinekeninternational.com /anthonyruysappointed.aspx   (125 words)

  
 Euronext
(Euronext Amsterdam) - Heineken N.V.: Anthony Ruys appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau
Anthony Ruys appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau
Her Majesty The Queen of The Netherlands to appoint Anthony Ruys Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau (Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau).
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 Bill's Belgian Medals
Commander of the Order of Merit of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg
Officer of the Order of Merit for the Republic of Italy
Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau of The Netherlands
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 Bill's Belgian Medals, The Prince: The Secret Story of the World's Most Intriguing Royal
Order of Leopold 1 (Military Division), Order of the Crown, Order of Leopold 2, A Croix de Guerre with one silver
Commander of the Order of Merit of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Commander of the Oaken Crown of
Civil Merit of France, Officer of the Order of Merit for the Republic of Italy, Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau of
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 The Founder Konosuke Matsushita | History | About Panasonic | Panasonic Global
Decorated Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Queen of the Netherlands: in 1958 at age 63
In June, Konosuke was decorated Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Queen of the Netherlands, and the ceremony was held at the Dutch Embassy in Tokyo.
This award was granted "for rendering a distinguished contribution and providing service for economic cooperation and for promoting friendship", which is the highest award in the Netherlands given to foreign nationals.
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