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National Order Of Merit (France)
An order of merit The Order of Merit (french: link=no, Ordre du Mérite) is an order of merit for the Commonwealth realms, recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture. Established in 1902 by Ki ... is conferred by a state, government or royal family on an individual in recognition of military or civil merit. Order of merit may also refer to: * FIFA Order of Merit The FIFA Order of Merit is the highest honour awarded by FIFA. The award is presented at the annual FIFA congress. It is normally awarded to people who are considered to have made a significant contribution to :association football. At FIFA's cen ..., for significant contribution to association football * PDC Order of Merit, a world ranking system by the Professional Darts Corporation See also * National Order of Merit (other) * Order of Military Merit (other) * Order of Naval Merit (other) * Order of Civil Merit (d ...
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Order Of Merit
The Order of Merit (french: link=no, Ordre du Mérite) is an order of merit for the Commonwealth realms, recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture. Established in 1902 by King Edward VII, admission into the order remains the personal gift of its Sovereign—currently Edward VII's great-great-grandson, Charles III—and is restricted to a maximum of 24 living recipients from the Commonwealth realms, plus a limited number of honorary members. While all members are awarded the right to use the post-nominal letters ''OM'' and wear the badge of the order, the Order of Merit's Order of precedence, precedence among other honours differs between countries. History In around 1773, George III, King George III considered establishing an Order of chivalry, order of knighthood to be called the "Order of Minerva" with membership restricted to 24 distinguished artists and authors. Knights would be entitled to the post-nomin ...
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FIFA Order Of Merit
The FIFA Order of Merit is the highest honour awarded by FIFA. The award is presented at the annual FIFA congress. It is normally awarded to people who are considered to have made a significant contribution to :association football. At FIFA's centennial congress they made one award for every decade of their existence. These awards were also handed out to fans, organisations, clubs, and one to Confederation of African Football, African Football. These were referred to as the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit. The winner does not have to be directly involved with football to receive it. One such notable non-footballing personality was Nelson Mandela who won it for bringing South Africa back to international football. Recipients Personalities directly involved in football Associations Clubs Players Managers Referees Administrators Other individuals Other collectives Commercial brands References External links

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PDC Order Of Merit
The PDC Order of Merit is a world ranking system used by one of the darts organisations, the Professional Darts Corporation The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) is a professional darts organisation in the United Kingdom, established in 1992 when a group of leading players split from the British Darts Organisation (BDO) to form what was initially called the World ... (PDC). Following the 2007 PDC World Darts Championship The 2007 Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship was the 14th World Championship organised by the Professional Darts Corporation since it separated from the British Darts Organisation. The tournament took place between 18 December 2006 – 1 Janua ... it superseded a world ranking system based on points being awarded for performances in ranking tournaments. How it works The Order of Merit is similar to that employed in golf's European Tour The European Tour (currently known as the DP World Tour for sponsorship reasons), legally the PGA European Tour is ...
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National Order Of Merit (other)
National Order of Merit may refer to: * National Order of Merit (Algeria) The National Order of Merit (french: Ordre du Mérite National, links=no) is an order of merit The Order of Merit (french: link=no, Ordre du Mérite) is an order of merit for the Commonwealth realms, recognising distinguished service in the a ... * National Order of Merit (Bhutan) * National Order of Merit (Brazil) The National Order of Merit ( pt, Ordem Nacional do Mérito) is a decoration created to reward Brazilian citizens over 25 years of age who have rendered services relevant to the Brazilian nation, and foreigners who, according to the government, ar ... * National Order of Merit (Ecuador) * Ordre national du Mérite The Ordre national du Mérite (; en, National Order of Merit) is a French order of merit The Order of Merit (french: link=no, Ordre du Mérite) is an order of merit for the Commonwealth realms, recognising distinguished service in the armed ... (France) * National Order o ...
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Order Of Military Merit (other)
Order of Military Merit may refer to: * Order of Military Merit (Brazil) The Order of Military Merit ( pt, Ordem do Mérito Militar) is an award of the Brazilian Army, established on 11 July 1934 by President of Brazil, President Getúlio Vargas. The order is presented in five grades and recognizes distinguished servic ... Ordem do Mérito Militar * Order of Military Merit (Bulgaria) The Order of Military Merit ( bg, Орден за Военна Заслуга) is a Bulgarian order during the Kingdom of Bulgaria The Tsardom of Bulgaria ( bg, Царство България, translit=Tsarstvo Balgariya), also referred to a ..., National Order "For Military Merit" * Order of Military Merit (Canada) The Order of Military Merit (french: Ordre du mérite militaire) is a military decoration, military honour for merit that is, within the Orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, Canadian system of honours, the second highest order (honour), orde ... * Order of Military Merit (D ...
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Order Of Naval Merit (other)
Order of Naval Merit may refer to: * Order of Naval Merit (Brazil) The Order of Naval Merit ( pt, Ordem do Mérito Naval) is a Brazilian military decoration established on 4 July 1934 by president Getúlio Vargas. Design On the obverse side of the medal is the effigy of the republic, surrounded by a circle of b ... * Order of Naval Merit (Cuba) * Order of Naval Merit (Dominican Republic) * Order of Naval Merit (Russia) * Order of Naval Merit (Spain) See also * Order of merit (other) An order of merit is conferred by a state, government or royal family on an individual in recognition of military or civil merit. Order of merit may also refer to: * FIFA Order of Merit, for significant contribution to association football * PDC O ..., a number of separate orders * Order of Military Merit (other) Order of Military Merit may refer to: * Order of Military Merit (Brazil) The Order of Military Merit ( pt, Ordem do Mérito Militar) is an award of the Brazilian A ...
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Order Of Civil Merit (other)
The Order of Civil Merit The Order of Civil Merit ( es, Orden del Mérito Civil) was established by King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1926. The order recognizes "the civic virtue of officers in the service of the Nation, as well as extraordinary service by Spanish and forei ... is an award for service to Spain. Order of Civil Merit may also refer to: * Order of Civil Merit (Bulgaria) The Order of Civil Merit was an Order of Merit of the Kingdom of Bulgaria. Established in 1891, it had six classes. History The Bulgarian Order of Cvil Merit was established on either 2nd or the 14th August 1891 by then List of Bulgarian monar ... * Order of Civil Merit (France) * Order of Civil Merit (South Korea) * Order of Civil Merit of the Syrian Arab Republic See also * Order of merit (other) An order of merit is conferred by a state, government or royal family on an individual in recognition of military or civil merit. Order of merit may also refer to: * FIFA Order of Merit, ...
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Cross Of Merit (other)
A Cross of Merit is a personal decoration which is generally above the rank of medal and below that of knight, and may refer to: Germany * Federal Cross of Merit The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (german: Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, or , BVO) is the only federal decoration of Germany Germany,, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in ... The Netherlands * Cross of Merit of the Order of the House of Orange * Cross of Merit (Netherlands), a decoration for bravery * Cross of Merit of the Netherlands Red Cross Poland * Cross of Merit (Poland) * Cross of Merit with Swords (Poland) * Cross of Merit for Bravery (Poland) * Cross of Merit (Polish Scouting and Guiding Association) Ukraine * Cross of Merit (Ukrainian Insurgent Army) Other * Cross of Merit (EOHSJ) * Cross of the Order ''pro Merito Melitensi'', Sovereign Military Order of Malta See also * Order of Merit (other) An order of ...
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Medal Of Merit (other)
Several countries award a military or civil medal called Medal of Merit: * Medal of Merit (Czech Republic) * Medal of Merit (Denmark) The Medal of Merit ( da, Fortjenstmedaljen) is the oldest extant award medal presented by the Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark. Established by Christian VII of Denmark, Christian VII on 16 May 1792, and re-instituted by ordinance of Christian VIII of D ... * Medal of Merit of the Dominican Woman * Medal of Merit of the National People's Army (East Germany) * Medal of Merit (East Timor), established in 2009 * Medal of Merit of the Autonomous Region of Madeira * Medal of Merit (Malta) * King's Medal of Merit The King's Medal of Merit (Norwegian: ''Kongens fortjenstmedalje'') is a Norway, Norwegian award. It was instituted in 1908 to reward meritorious achievements in the fields of art, science, business, and public service. It is divided in two classe ..., Norway * Presidential Medal of Merit (Philippines) The Presidential Medal of Merit (''Pampa ...
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Order (distinction)
An order is a visible honour awarded by a sovereign state, monarch, Dynasty, dynastic house or organisation to a person, typically in recognition of individual Meritocracy, merit, that often comes with distinctive insignia such as Collar (order), collars, medals, badges, and sashes worn by recipients. Modern honour systems of state orders and dynastic orders emerged from the culture of orders of chivalry of the Middle Ages, which in turn emerged from the Catholic religious orders. Terminology The word order ( la, ordo), in the case referred to in this article, can be traced back to the chivalric orders, including the military order (society), military orders, which in turn trace the name of their organisation back to that of the Catholic religious orders. Orders began to be created ''ad hoc'' and in a more courtly nature. Some were merely honorary and gradually the ''badges'' of these orders (i.e. the association) began to be known informally as ''orders''. As a result, the mode ...
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Socialist Orders Of Merit
After the October Revolution The October Revolution,. officially known as the Great October Socialist Revolution. in the Soviet Union, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolsheviks, Bolshevik Party of Vladimir Lenin that was ..., in which the Bolsheviks The Bolsheviks (russian: Большевики́, from большинство́ ''bol'shinstvó'', 'majority'),; derived from ''bol'shinstvó'' (большинство́), "majority", literally meaning "one of the majority". also known in English ... seized power in Russia, the first Socialist Orders of Merit were founded. After World War II, communists Communism (from Latin la, communis, lit=common, universal, label=none) is a Far-left politics, far-left Political sociology, sociopolitical, Political philosophy, philosophical, and Economic ideology, economic ideology and current within th ... came to power in many other countries and this type of order spread all ov ...
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