Orders of Württemberg - insignia ( orders ) from the award system of the Kingdom of Württemberg .
The Kingdom of Württemberg is one of the German states, the territory of which is now part of the federal state of Germany Baden-Württemberg .
The predecessor of the kingdom was the duchy of the same name . Kingdom status obtained in 1806. The capital of the kingdom was Stuttgart . Despite its small size, Württemberg, like other German states, reproduced "in miniature" all the major traditions of the larger monarchies of Europe, including the presence of its own reward system.
Orders of Württemberg
|Order of the Golden Eagle||1702||September 23, 1818||Until March 6, 1807, the Hunting Order of St. Hubert was called, also the Order of the Great Hunt . Abolished in the formation of the Order of the Württemberg Crown .|
|Order of Civil Merit||November 1806||September 23, 1818||Abolished in the formation of the Order of the Württemberg Crown .|
|Order "For Military Merit" ||February 11, 1759||Formed under the name of the Military Order of Charles . November 6, 1799 reformed and received a new name. Had three degrees.|
|Order of the Württemberg Crown ||September 23, 1818||Formed by the merger of the Order of the Golden Eagle and the Order of Civil Merit . Had a complex system of degrees and medals, replacing the lower degree.|
|Order of Frederick ||January 1, 1830||Originally he had one class, on January 3, 1856, he was divided into four classes.|
|Order of Olga ||June 27, 1871||Named after the wife of the Württemberg king, the Russian Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna . Had one degree. Could be given to both men and women.|
In addition to orders, the award system of Württemberg included a number of medals and crosses, awarded on various occasions. Examples of such awards are the Charles and Olga Medal and the Charlotte Cross .
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- Luigi Cibrario. Descrizione storica degli ordini cavallereschi. - Torino: Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana, 1850. - Vol. 2. - p. 51-55.
- Maximilian Gritzner. Handbuch der Ritter- und Verdienstorden aller Kulturstaaten der Weltnerhalb des XIX. Jahrhunderts. - Leipzig, 1893. - S. 592-606.