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Decorations and Awards: Denmark

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Bavaria: Cross of the Order of the Elephant
Cross of the Order of the Elephant

Worn on a ribbon from the right to the left side

Order of the Elephant

Founded in 1458
No other decoration was to be worn with the Order of the Elephant
Motto: Magni animi pretium

French Knights of the Order of the Elephant

Prince of Ponte-Corvo, Marshal

 

 

 

Denmark: Shield of the Order of the Elephant Denmark: Chain of the Order of the Elephant
Worn on the left breast
As a neck chain during celebrations
The Order of the Elephant

Denamrk: Shield of the Order of Dannebrog
Shield of the Order of Dannebrog

Worn on the left breast by 1st and 2nd Class recipients only.

Order of Dannebrog

Founded in 1219
4 Classes:

Grand Commander (1st Class)
Grand Cross 2nd Class
Commander (3rd Class)
Knight (4th class)

Motto: Pietati et iustitiae

French Recipients of the Order of Dannebrog (1810):

Gérard, General-de-Division
Baron de Fririon, General-de-Division

Denamrk:  Cross of the Order of Dannebrog (1st Class) Denamrk:  Cross of the Order of Dannebrog (2nd Class) Denamrk:  Cross of the Order of Dannebrog (3rd Class) Denamrk:  Cross of the Order of Dannebrog (4th Class)
1st Class: Worn on a ribbon around the neck
2nd Class: Worn on
a ribbon around the neck
3rd Class: Worn around the neck, with shield (without rays) on the left breast
4th Class: attached to left button hole
The Order of Dannebrog

 

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