Kingdom of the Netherlands: Civil Order of Merit of the Netherlands Lion
De Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw
Ribbon: Blue with orange edge stripes.
Instituted: 29 September 1815.
Awarded: For meritorious services in civic duties, science and the arts.
Grades: 3 (Grand Cross, Commander and Knight) plus the Badge of Honour for Brothers.
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