Federal Republic of Germany: Order Pour le Mérite for Science and Arts

Pour le mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste

Ribbon: Black with silver edge stripes.

Instituted: 31 May 1954, based on a collective of outstanding practitioners who requested governmental recognition.

Awarded: For services to the humanities or sciences, chosen by ballot of existing members.

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