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List of orders, decorations and medals of Belgium

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OrdersEdit

Award V class IV class III class II class I class Awarded for Established
Order of Leopold
Leopoldsorde
Order of Leopold (Grand Cross) Order of Leopold (Grand Officer) Order of Leopold (Commander) Order of Leopold (Officer) Order of Leopold (Knight) "Belgian nationals or some distinguished foreign persons who made
very important contributions to the Belgian state or society"
11 July, 1832
Order of the African Star
Orde van de Afrikaanse Ster
Order of the African Star, Grand Cross Order of the African Star, Grand Officer Order of the African Star, Commander Order of the African Star, Officer Order of the African Star "Promotion of African civilization" 30 December, 1900
Royal Order of the Lion
Orde van de Leeuw
Royal Order of the Lion, Grand Cross Royal Order of the Lion, Grand Officer Royal Order of the Lion, Commander Royal Order of the Lion, Officer Royal Order of the Lion "Services to Belgium and its ruler" 9 April, 1891
Order of the Crown
Kroonorde
Order of the Crown, Grand Cross (Belgium) Order of the Crown, Grand Officer (Belgium) Order of the Crown, Commander (Belgium) Order of the Crown, Officer (Belgium) Order of the Crown (Belgium) "Meritorious service to the Belgian state" 15 October, 1897
Order of Leopold II
Leopoldsorde II
Order of Leopold II, Grand Cross Order of Leopold II, Grand Officer Order of Leopold II, Commander Order of Leopold II, Officer Order of Leopold II (Belgium) "Bravery in combat or meritorious service" 24 August, 1900

Pre 1914 war medals and decorationsEdit

Civic Guard Merit Medal
Civic Guard Merit Medal
Star of Honour
1830 Star of Honour
Iron Cross
Iron Cross (Belgium)
Volunteers' Commemorative Cross
1830 Volunteers' Commemorative Cross
Commemorative Medal
1870–71 Commemorative Medal

1914–1918 war medals and decorationsEdit

Cross of War
Cross of War 1914–1918 Cross of War 1914–1918 Palm
Fire Cross
Fire Cross 1914–1918
Yser Medal
Yser Medal
Yser Cross
Yser Cross
Volunteer Combatant's Medal
Volunteer Combatant's Medal 1914–1918
Commemorative War Medal
1914–1918 Commemorative War Medal
African Campaigns Medal
1914–1917 African Campaigns Commemorative Medal
Liège Medal
Liège Medal
Maritime Decoration
Maritime Decoration 1914–1918
Political Prisoner's Medal
Political Prisoner's Medal 1914–1918
Deportees' Cross
Deportees' Cross
National Restoration Medal
1914–1918 National Restoration Medal
King Albert Medal
King Albert Medal
Queen Elizabeth Medal
Queen Elizabeth Medal (Belgium)
Inter-Allied Victory Medal
World War I Victory Medal
Civic Decoration
Civic Decoration 1914–1918
Committee for Aid & Food Medal
Commemorative Medal of the National Committee for Aid and Food

1940–1945 war medals and decorationsEdit

Cross of War
Cross of War 1940-1945 Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm)
Maritime Medal
Maritime Medal 1940–1945
Military Combatant's Medal
1940–1945 Military Combatant's Medal
Volunteer's Medal
Volunteer's Medal 1940–1945
African War Medal
1940–1945 African War Medal
Colonial War Effort Medal
1940–1945 Colonial War Effort Medal
Abyssinian Campaigns Medal
Abyssinian Campaigns Commemorative Medal
Resistance Medal
Resistance Medal 1940–1945
Civilian Resistance Medal
Civilian Resistance Medal
Civilian Disobedience Medal
Civilian Disobedience Medal
Political Prisoner's Cross
Political Prisoner's Cross 1940–1945
Prisoner of War Medal
Prisoner of War Medal 1940–1945
Escapees' Cross
Escapees' Cross 1940–1945
Medal for Resistance
Medal for Resistance against Nazism in the Annexed Territories (Deserters) Medal for Resistance against Nazism in the Annexed Territories (Expulsed) Medal for Resistance against Nazism in the Annexed Territories (Others)
Recruiting Centers Medal
Medal of the Recruiting Centers 1940
Medal of Gratitude
Medal of Belgian Gratitude 1940–1945
Medal of the War
Commemorative Medal of the War 1940–1945
Civic Cross
Civic Cross I Class (Belgium) Civic Cross II Class (Belgium)
Civic Medal
Civic Medal I Class (Belgium) Civic Medal II Class (Belgium) Civic Medal III Class (Belgium)

Current military awardsEdit

Military Cross
Military Cross (Belgium)
Military Decoration
Military Decoration, Gallantry (Belgium) Military Decoration, Long Service (Belgium)
Croix de guerre
Cross of War 1954-Present (Belgium)
Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad
Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad, I Class Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad, II Class Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad, III Class
Medal for Armed Humanitarian Operations
Commemorative Medal for Armed Humanitarian Operations
Medal for Services Rendered
Medal for Services Rendered
Foreign Operations or Missions Medal
Commemorative Medal for Foreign Operations or Missions
Medal of Military Merit
Medal of Military Merit (Belgium)
"March of Memory & Friendship" Medal
Commemorative Medal for the European March of Memory and Friendship
"Four Days of the Yser" Medal
Four Days of the Yser Commemorative Medal

Current civilian awardsEdit

Honour Badge of Labour
Honour Badge of Labour
Labour Decoration
Labour Decoration
Decoration for Mutuality
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Commemorative medalsEdit

50th Anniversary of the Creation of the Railroad Medal
Commemorative Decoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Creation of the Railroads
Medal of the Reign of King Leopold II
Commemorative Medal of the Reign of King Leopold II
75th Anniversary of the Belgian Postal Service Medal
Commemorative Medal for the 75th Anniversary of the Belgian Postal Service
Centenary of National Independence Medal
Centenary of National Independence Commemorative Medal
Centenary of the Telegraphic Service Medal
Commemorative Medal for the Centenary of the Telegraphic Service
100th Anniversary of the Belgian Postal Service
Commemorative Medal for the 100th Anniversary of the Belgian Postal Service
Medal of the Reign of King Albert I
Commemorative Medal of the Reign of King Albert I

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