Decorations and Awards


Decorations and Awards: Bavaria

 

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Order of Saint Hubert

Founded in 1444

French Knights of the Order of Saint Hubert:

Napoleon I.
Eugène de Beauharnais, Viceroy of Italy
Duke of Vicenza, General-de-Division
Prince of Essling, Marshal
Duke of Dalmatia, Marshal
Duke of Feltre, Minister of War

Bavaria: Order of Saint Hubert Bavaria: Order of Saint Hubert Bavaria: Order of Saint Hubert
Worn on a ribbon from left to right side
Worn on the left breast
As a neck chain during celebrations
The Order of Saint Hubert

Order of the Palatinate Lion

Founded in 1768
Disbanded in 1808

French Knights (1810):

Count Hullin, General-de-Division
Count Drouet, General-de-Division
Count Rapp, General-de-Division
Count Dupas, General-de-Division
Count Klein, Division general

Bavaria: Cross of the Order of the Palatinate Lion Bavaria: Shield of the Order of the Palatinate Lion
Worn on a ribbon from left to right side
Worn on the left breast
The Order of the Palatinate Lion

 

Bavaria: Cross of the Order of Maximillian-Joseph

Cross of the Order of Maximillian-Joseph

Order of Maximilian-Joseph

Founded in 1806 as a military decoration
3 Classes: Grand Cross, Commander, and Knight
Only Generals could get the Grand Cross

Where Worn:

Grand Cross: on a ribbon from right to left side
Commander: around the neck
Knight: attached to button hole

French Recipients of the Grand Cross (1810):

Count Grouchy, General-de-Division
Baron de Mons, General-de-Division
Count Mathieu Dumas, General-de-Division
Count de Beaumont, General-de-Division
Count Dutaillis, Commander in Munich

French Commanders (1810):

Bavaria:  Shield of the Order of Maximillian-Joseph

Shield of the Order of Maximillian-Joseph

Morio, Colonel of Engineer corps
Pernetti, General-de-Division
Eugène de Montesquiou, Colonel of 13th Chasseurs

French Knights (1810) None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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