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The is a Japanese order, established in 1875 by
Emperor Meiji also called or was the 122nd emperor of Japan The Emperor of Japan is the monarch and the head of the Imperial House of Japan, Imperial Family of Japan. Under the Constitution of Japan, he is defined as the symbol of the Japanese state a ...
. The Order was the first
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awarded by the
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, created on 10 April 1875 by decree of the Council of State. The badge features rays of sunlight from the rising sun. The design of the Rising Sun symbolizes energy as powerful as the rising sunEmbassy of Japan in Australia
in parallel with the "rising sun" concept of Japan ("Land of the Rising Sun"). The order is awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in international relations, promotion of
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, advancements in their field, development in welfare or
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. Prior to the end of World War II, it was also awarded for exemplary military service. Beginning in 2003, the two lowest rankings (7th and 8th classes) for the Order of the Rising Sun were abolished, with the highest degree becoming a separate order known as the
Order of the Paulownia Flowers The is an order presented by the Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_co ...
, with the single rank of Grand Cordon.Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers
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While it is the third highest order bestowed by the Japanese government, it is however generally the highest ordinarily conferred order. The highest Japanese order, the
Order of the Chrysanthemum is Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = Golden ...

Order of the Chrysanthemum
, is reserved for heads of state or royalty, while the second highest order, the
Order of the Paulownia Flowers The is an order presented by the Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_co ...
, is mostly reserved for politicians. The modern version of this honour has been conferred on non-Japanese recipients beginning in 1981 (although several foreigners were given the honor before World War II); and women were awarded the Order starting in 2003 (previously, women were awarded the
Order of the Precious Crown The is a Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = ...
). The awarding of the Order is administered by the Decoration Bureau of the
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headed by the
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. It is awarded in the name of the
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and can be awarded
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.


Classes

The Order was awarded in nine classes until 2003, when the Grand Cordon with Paulownia Flowers was made a separate order, and the lowest two classes were abolished. Since then, it has been awarded in six classes. Conventionally, a diploma is prepared to accompany the insignia of the order, and in some rare instances, the personal signature of the Emperor will have been added. As an illustration of the wording of the text, a translation of a representative 1929 diploma says:


Insignia

The ''star'' for the ''Grand Cordon'' and ''Second Class'' is a silver star of eight points, each point having three alternating silver rays; the central emblem is identical to the badge. It is worn on the left chest for the Grand Cordon, on the right chest for the 2nd Class. The ''badge'' for the ''Grand Cordon to Sixth Classes'' is an eight-pointed badge bearing a central red enamelled sun disc, with gilt points (1st–4th Classes), with four gilt and four silver points (5th Class), or with silver points (6th Class); each point comprises three white enamelled rays. It is suspended from three enamelled paulownia leaves (not chrysanthemum leaves as the Decoration Bureau page claims) on a ribbon in white with red border stripes, worn as a sash from the right shoulder for the Grand Cordon, as a necklet for the 2nd and 3rd Classes and on the left chest for the 4th to 6th Classes (with a rosette for the 4th Class). The ''badge'' for the ''Seventh and Eighth Classes'' consisted of a silver medal in the shape of three paulownia leaves, enamelled for the 7th Class and plain for the 8th Class. Both were suspended on a ribbon, again in white with red border stripes, and worn on the left chest. Both classes were abolished in 2003 and replaced by the
Order of the Paulownia Flowers The is an order presented by the Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_co ...
, a single-class order that now ranks above the Order of the Rising Sun.


Notable recipients


1st Class, Grand Cordon

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Syed Hamid Albar Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar (Jawi alphabet, Jawi: سيد حميد بن سيد جعفر البر; ar, سيد حامد بن سيد جعفر البار '; born 15 January 1944) was a senior Malaysian government minister in the 1990s and 2000s. ...
, 2019 *
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2nd Class, Gold and Silver Star

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Order of the Rising Sun
/ref> * Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Jaime Zóbel de Ayala (1934- ), 2018 * Zeti Akhtar Aziz (1947- ), 2017 * Arden L. Bement, Jr. (1932- ), 2009 * Jagdish Bhagwati (1934- ), 2006 * Henryka Bochniarz(1947- ), 2010 * Louis Bols (1867–1930), 1921 *
Gustave Emile Boissonade Gustave Émile Boissonade de Fontarabie (7 June 1825 – 27 June 1910) was a France, French legal scholar, responsible for drafting much of Japan's civil code during the Meiji Era, and honored as one of the founders of modern Japan's legal system ...
(1825–1910), 1876 * Donald Prentice Booth (1902–1993), 1961 * Georges Hilaire Bousquet (1846–1937), 1898 * Jules Brunet (1838–1911) * Horace Capron (1804–1885), 1884 * Chang Yung-fa (1927-2016), 2012 * Rita R. Colwell (1934- ), 2005 * William Douglas Crowder, 2008 * Gerald Curtis, 2005 * Marzuki Darusman, 2017 * Joseph Dimsdale, Sir Joseph Dimsdale (1849–1902), 1902 * Kiin Donarudo, 1993 * Hugh Elles (1880–1945) * José Manuel Entrecanales, 2018 * Bill Frenzel, 2000 * Thamir Ghadhban (1945- ), 2016 * Thomas Blake Glover (1838–1911), 1908 * William Reginald Hall (1870–1943) * Lionel Halsey (1872–1946) * Mazie Hirono (1947– ), 2021 * Ho Mei-yueh (1951– ), 2021 * Mohamed Nouri Jouini, (2019) * Onkar Kanwar, Onkar Singh Kanwar (1942-), 2018 * Donald Keene (1922–2019), 1973 * Michael Kirby (judge), Michael Kirby, 2017 * Michał Kleiber, 2012 * David C. Knapp, (1927–2010) * Tommy Koh, 2009 * Jeffrey Koo Sr., Jeffrey Koo, 2012 *George Trumbull Ladd (1842–1921) * Cecil Lambert (1864–1928) * Tsung-Dao Lee 2007 * Charles LeGendre (1830–1899), 1874 * Lilia de Lima, Lilia B. de Lima, 2006 * Predrag Filipov, 2019 * William Flynn Martin, 2018 * William R. Merz, 2021 * Connie Morella (1931–), 2016 * Riccardo Muti, 2016 * T. K. A. Nair, Thottuvelil Krishna Pillai Ayappan Nair 2015 * Hideyo Noguchi (1876–1928), 1928 * George R. Packard 2007 * Jerzy Pomianowski * Randles, Sir John Scurrah (1875–1945) * C. N. R. Rao, Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, 2015 * Rein Raud, 2011 * Johannis de Rijke (1842–1913) * Wilbur L. Ross (1937–), 2015 * Vsevolod Rudnev (1855–1913), 1907 * Shyam Saran, 2019. * Jacob Schiff (1847–1920), 1907 * William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill, William Francis Sempill (1893–1965) * N. K. Singh (2016) * Jouko Skinnari, 2011 * E. Sreedharan (1932–), 2013 * Wendell M. Stanley (1904–1971), 1966 * Michael Ira Sovern 2003 * Sayidiman Suryohadiprojo, 2012 * Washington SyCip, 2017 * Henry W. Taft (1859–1945), 1929Honor awarded 1929
"Japanese Emperor Honors H.W. Taft; Consul-General Gives Insignia for Fostering International Friendship. Diploma Also Presented; Brother of Chief Justice Receives Order of Rising Sun at Exercises Here,"
''New York Times,'' 28 June 1929.
* Frederick Charles Tudor Tudor (1863–1946) * Charles Vaughan-Lee (1867–1928) * John Waldron (police officer), John Waldron (1909–1975) 1971 * Bryon Wilfert (1952- ), 2011 * Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker (1941- ), 2009 * Richard J. Wood, 2010 * Kenkichi Yabashi (1869-1927), 1927 * Philip Yeo (1946- ), 2007


3rd Class, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

* Craig Agena (1960- ), 2014 * John F. Aiso (1909-1987), 1985 * James E. Auer, 2009 * William Hansel Barrow (1936-2020), 2005 * Edmund Blunden (1896–1974), 1963 * Ivan Bondarenko, 2012 * Richard Bowring (1947- ), 2013 * Ben Nighthorse Campbell (1933- ), 2011 * Kent E. Calder, 2014 * Ion Caramitru, 2017 * Kirsti Koch Christensen, 2006 * Albert Diamond Cohen, 2011 * Jennifer Corbett, 2014 * Edwin Cranston, 2009 * Rust Macpherson Deming, 2013 * Rudy Demotte, 2016 * Michael Donnelly (political scientist), Michael Donnelly, 2014 * Ronald P. Dore * Todd A. Dozier, 2021 * Peter Drysdale, 2001 * Clint Eastwood, 2009 * Gustave Eiffel (1832–1923) * Stanisław Filipek, 2006 * Jack Fujimoto, 2011 * Robert Garfias, 2005 * Carol Gluck, 2006 * William Elliot Griffis (1843–1928), 1926Honor awarded in 1926
Adam Mathew web.
* Mahdi Elmandjra, 1986 * Percival Hall-Thompson (1874–1950) * Jochem P. Hanse, 2007 * Helen Hardacre, 2018 * James Curtis Hepburn (1815–1911) *Judit Hidasi, 2005 * Yanosuke Hirai (1902–1986), 1972 * Irene Hirano (1948–2020), 2020 * John Charles Hoad (1856–1911), 1906 * Susumu Honjo, 2003 * Jiro Horikoshi (1903–1982), 1973 * Bill Hosokawa (1915–2007), 1987 * John Howes, (1924–2017), 2003 * Robert Huey, 2019 * Romuald Huszcza, 2012 * José Luis Ceacero Inguanzo, 1886 * Keiichi Ishizaka (1945-2016), 2015 * Muhammad Nurul Islam (1943- ), 2012 * Jean-François Jarrige (1940-2014) * Kano Jigoro, Kanō Jigorō (1860–1938) * Otto Hermann Kahn (1867–1934) * Kusuma Karunaratne (1940- ) * Stephen Ira Katz, 2012 * Dr. Nghiem Vu Khai, 2014 * Harue Kitamura, 2004 * Military Intelligence Service (United States)#List of MIS members, George Koshi c. 1960 * George Trumbull Ladd (1842–1921) * Miles Wedderburn Lampson (1880–1964) *Kuo-Hsiung Lee, 2011 * Yves Leterme, 2016 * Carlos Rubio López de la Llave, 2014. * Norman Macrae (1923–2010), 1988 * Paul Magnette, 2016 * William P. Malm, 2020 * Mike Masaoka, 1968 * Matthew H. Molloy, 2013 * Kyuzo Mifune (1883–1965), 1964 * John Milne (1850–1913) * Earl Miner (1926–2004) * Edwin McClellan (1925–2009), 1998 * Seang Nam, 2020 * Edward Gage Nelson, 2008 * Ian Nish, 1991 * Setsuko Matsunaga Nishi, 2009 * Jeanette Chikamoto Takamura, December 2, 2009. Dean emerita and professor, Columbia University. * Dr. Susumu Nisizaki, 2018 * Jerzy Nowacki, 2008 * John O'Conor, 2011 * Peter O'Malley, 2015 * Dennis M. Ogawa, 2016 * Taiichi Ohno, 1982 * Janusz Onyszkiewicz, 2019 * Piotr Paleczny, 2019 * Susan Pharr, 2008 * Umberto Pineschi, 2009 * Lee Poh Ping, 2010 * John Powles, 2008 * Kenneth B. Pyle, Pyle, Kenneth B. 1999 * John Mark Ramseyer, 2018 * Sadia Rashid, 2019 * Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, 2019 * Jacob Raz, 2006 * Rustum Roy, 2002 * David Rowe-Beddoe, Baron Rowe-Beddoe, David Rowe-Beddoe, 2008 * David Russell (barrister), David Russell, 2010 * Raaj Kumar Sah, 2017 * Emiko "Emily" Sano, 2008 *Wolfgang Sauerwein (1952- ), 2020 *David Bowman Schneder, 1936 * Edward Seidensticker, 1975 * Go Seigen aka Wu Qing Yuan (1914–2014), 1987 * John Stich, 2021 * William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill, William Forbes-Sempill * Shinichi Suzuki (violinist), Shinichi Suzuki (1898–1998), c. 1970 * George Tanabe, Jr., 2013 * Ichimatsu Tanaka (1895–1983), 1967 * Tadao Tannaka (1908–1986), 1980 * Patrick Lennox Tierney, 2007 * Royall Tyler (academic), Royall Tyler, 2008 * István Ujszászy (1894–1948), 1942 * Joseph K.H. Uy, 1991. * T. Wayland Vaughan (1870–1952), 1940 * Rudi Vervoort, 2016 * Andrzej Wajda, 1995 * Paul Watanabe, 2017 * Willy Vande Walle, 2006 * Sam_Walsh_(businessman) , Sam Walsh, 2021 * R.J. Zwi Werblowsky, 2009 * Charles Wolf, Jr, 2007 * Lydia Yu-Jose, 2012


4th Class, Gold Rays with Rosette

* Hank Aaron (1934-2021), 2016 * Ferran Adrià (1952- ), 2015 * Toshiko Akiyoshi (1929- ), 2004 * Syed Feroz Alam Shah, 2020 * Boris Akunin (1956-), 2009 * Arvydas Ališauskas, 2012 * Shusaku Arakawa (1936-2010), 2010 * Martha Argerich (1941- ), 2005 * Charles Aznavour (1924-2018), 2018 * Kazuhiko Bandoh, 2014 * Andrej Bekeš, 2008 * Ilana Singer Blaine (b. 1961), 2021 * Henry Pike Bowie (1848-1920), 1909 * James Rodger Brandon, James R. Brandon, 1994 * William Penn Brooks, 1888 * Bobby Charlton, 2012 * Tim Clark (historian of Japanese art), 2020 * Willard G. Clark (1930–2015), 1991 * David Cope, 2012 * Charles B. Doleac, Charles B. Doleac, Esq., 2011 * Bogna Barbara Dziechciaruk-Maj, 2009 * William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928), 1907 * Kenji Ekuan (1925-2015), 2000 * Fujiko Fujio, Fujiko Fujio A (1934- ), 2008https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2008/11/03/national/more-than-4000-people-including-75-foreigners-to-be-decorated/ * Glen Gondo, 2013. * Ted Goossen, 2018 * Mohammad Hatta (1902–1980), 1943 * (1933- ), 2011 * Steven Heine (1950- ), 2007 * Asao Hirano (1926-2019), 2001 * Terumasa Hino (1942- ), 2019 * Michael Arnold Hodgkin, 2019 * William Imbrie (1845-1928), 1909 * Iskandar Jalil, 2015 * Randall Sidney Jones, 2015 * Rena Kanokogi (1935-2009), 2008 * Gō Katō (1938-2018), 2008 * Kihachirō Kawamoto (1925-2010), 1995 * George Kerr (judoka) (1937- ), 2010 * Keisuke Kinoshita (1912-1998), 1984 * Sachi Koto (1951– ), 2021 * Włodzimierz Kwieciński (1955- ), 2012 * Tommy Lasorda (1927-2021), 2008 * Liao I-chiu (1936-), 2014 * Charles Von Loewenfeldt, 1987 * Alfred Majewicz, 2002 * Leiji Matsumoto, 2010 * Hazel McCallion, 2014 * Rokusaburo Michiba, 2007 * Frank A. Miller, 1929 * S. Floyd Mori, Shiro Floyd Mori, 2012 * Kent Nagano, 2008 * Masaya Nakamura (businessman), Masaya Nakamura (1925–2017), 2007 * Olivia Newton-John (1948- ), 2021 * Hideyo Noguchi (1876–1928), 1915 * Daniel Ost, 2015 * Krystyna Okazaki, 2007 * Ivica Osim, 2016 * Kenneth A. Oye, Kenneth Oye, 2018 * Edwina Palmer, 2018 * Takao Saito, 2010 * Frederik L. Schodt, 2009Anime News Network

"Frederik L. Schodt Wins The Order of the Rising Sun Award,"
29 April 2009.
* David Bowman Schneder, 1917 *Peter Schreier, 2019 * Dr. Manmohan Singh, 2007 * George Shima (1864–1926) * Tatsuzo Shimaoka (1919–2007), 1999 * Setsuko Shinoda (1955- ), 2020 * Joseph Bower Siddall (1840–1904), 1909 * Dragan Stojković (1965- ), 2015 * Sukarno (1901–1970), 1943 * Koichi Sugiyama (1931–2021), 2018 * Hiroshi Tachi (1950- ), 2020 * George Takei (1937- ), 2004 * Kip Tokuda (1946–2013), 2012 * Masanobu Tsuji (1902–1961), 1942 * George Tsutakawa (1910–1997), 1981 * Morihei Ueshiba (1883–1969), 1964 * Raymond S. Uno, 2014 * H. Paul Varley (1931-2015), 1966 * The Ventures, 2010 * Sadao Watanabe (musician), Sadao Watanabe (1933- ), 2005 * Tetsuya Watari (1941-2020), 2013 * William Scott Wilson (1944-), 2015 * Teruaki Yamagishi (1934- ), 2008


5th Class, Gold and Silver Rays

* Miyazaki Atsuo (1947-), 2021 * Dick Beyer (1930-2019), 2017 * Vytautas Dumčius, 2016 * Dr. Rupert Faulkner (Victoria & Albert Museum), 2020 * George Geddie (1869–1961), 1907 * Toshihiro Hamano, 2017 * Frances Hashimoto (1943-2012), 2012 * Jan Kowalewski (1892–1965), 1923 * Glenn Masuo Masunaga (1925–2019), 1999 * Soleiman Mehdizadeh (1955- ), 2012 * Kenzo Mori (1914–2007), 2007 * Shōshin Nagamine (1907–1997), 1982 *Roy Masahiro Nagata, 2005 *Shūgorō Nakazato (1920-2016), 2007 * Kiyoshi Nishiyama (1893–1983), 1977 * Steere Noda, 1968 * Jun Noguchi, 2011 * Hironori Ōtsuka (1892–1982), 1966 * Sumitra Peries (1934-), 2021 * Vincenzo Ragusa (1841–1927), 1884 * Major Douglas Estment Randall, MC (1891–1926), 1925 * Antone Rosa (1855-1898), 1884 * Inés Sánchez (1931- ), 2012 * Buster Sefor (1941-), 2011* Low Thian Seng, 2015 * Garrett Serikawa (1932-2019), 2016 *Doreen Simmons (1932- ), 2017 * Yosihiko H. Sinoto (1924-2017), 1995 * Alfred Russell Stone (1902-1954), 1954 * James Takemori (1926–2015), 2004 * Seiichi Tanaka (1968- ), 2013 * Alicia Terada, 2017 * Rudolf Teusler (1876–1934) * Ted Tsukiyama (1920–2019), 2001 * Ronald Stewart Watt (1947- ), 2010Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
''2010 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals,'' p. 8.
/ref> *Shuji Yagi (Shuho Bon Yagi), 2019 * Akira Yoshizawa (1911–2005), 1983


6th Class, Silver Rays

* Henry Hajimu Fujii (1886–1976), 1971 * Bolesław Orliński (1899-1992), 1926 * Fudeko Reekie, 2013 * John Wilson (Captain) (1851–1899), 1895 * Kuniichi Iwata (Specialist) (1919–2014), 1995


7th Class, Green Paulownia Leaves Medal

In 2003, the 7th and 8th levels – named for leaves of the Paulownia tree, long used as a Mon (emblem), mon (emblem) for the highest levels of Japanese society – were moved to a new and distinct order, the single-class ''
Order of the Paulownia Flowers The is an order presented by the Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_co ...
''. * Tetsuzō Iwamoto (1916-1955), 1942 * Leonard Kubiak (1899-1939), 1926


8th Class, white Paulownia Leaves Medal

In 2003, the 7th and 8th levels – named for leaves of the Paulownia tree, long used as a Mon (emblem), mon (emblem) for the highest levels of Japanese society – were moved to a new and distinct order, the single-class ''
Order of the Paulownia Flowers The is an order presented by the Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_co ...
''.


Class unknown

* Aung San, Aung, San (1915–1947) * Edvard Beneš, Beneš, Edvard (1884–1948), 1928 * Ralph T. Browning (1941–2018) * Ernesto Burzagli, Burzagli, Ernesto (1873–1944), 1906 * Henry Clews (Awarded 1908) * Albert M. Craig, Craig, Albert M. (1988) * William Theodore de Bary, de Bary, William Theodore (1993) * Robert Lawrence Eichelberger, Eichelberger, Robert Lawrence (1886–1961) * Alfred John Ellis, Ellis, Alfred John (1915-2020), 1989 * Granville Roland Fortescue, Fortescue, Granville Roland (1875–1952) * Frank B. Gibney, Sr., Gibney, Frank B. (1924-2006), 1976 * Józef Gieysztor * Louis Grondijs, Grondijs, Louis (1878–1961) * Hosoya Jūdayū, Hosoya, Judayu (1840–1907) * Ibrahim of Johor, Ibrahim, Sultan of Johor (1873–1959) * Cargill Gilston Knott, Knott, Cargill G. (1856–1922), 1891 * Joy Kogawa (Awarded 2010) * Wiesław Kotański, 1986 * George Frederick Kunz, Kunz, George Frederick (1856–1932) * Charles de Limburg Stirum (1906–1989) * Henryk Lipszyc, 1992 * Lionel W. McKenzie, McKenzie, Lionel W. (1995) * George F. Morrison, Morrison, George F. (1867–1943) * Sultan Musa Ghiatuddin Riayat Shah, Musa Ghiatuddin Riayat Shah, Sultan of Selangor (1893–1955) * Ozaki Yukio (1858–1954) * Godfrey Paine, Paine, Godfrey (1871–1932), 1918 * Hugh Talbot Patrick, Patrick, Hugh Talbot 1994Honor awarded 1994
Weatherhead East Asian Institute, ''The Reed''
/ref> *Rossiter W. Raymond, Raymond, Rossiter W. (1840–1918) * Takamine Hideo (1854–1910) * James R. Wasson, Wasson, James R. (1847–1923), 1874 * Franciszek Ziejka * Ivan Ivanovich Zarubin (1822–1902), 1881russian: «Полный послужной список Корпуса Инженер Механиков Генерал-Майора Зарубина 1-го» (ЦГАВМФ СССР Фонд 406 опись 3 дело 960 лист 21 (оборотный)); en, "A full track record of Mechanical Engineering Corps Major-General Zarubin 1st" (Central State Archive of the Navy of the Soviet Union (Russian State Naval Archives now), Fond 406 inventory 3 file 960 sheet 21 (reverse side)).


See also

* Order of merit: A list of orders by various states * Systems of other states: ** Order of Civil Merit (Korea) ** Order of Chula Chom Klao and Order of the White Elephant (Thailand) ** Order of St. Michael and St. George (UK) ** Legion of Honour (France) ** Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Grand Merit Cross, Merit Cross and Merit Medal equivalents) ** Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (Russia) ** Order of Isabella the Catholic (Spain) ** Order of Merit of the Italian Republic ** Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (Grand Decoration in Gold with Sash, in Gold with Star, in Gold, Grand Decoration of Honour, Decoration of Honour in Gold, Decoration of Merit in Gold) ** Order of Prince Henry (Portugal)


References


Further reading

* Peterson, James W., Barry C. Weaver and Michael A. Quigley (2001). ''Orders and Medals of Japan and Associated States''. San Ramon, California: Orders and Medals Society of America. .


External links

* Japan, Cabinet Office
Decorations and Medals
** Decoration Bureau

* Japan Mint
Production Process
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