Kingdom of Saxony: General Honour Cross
Ribbon: Green with 3 white stripes.
Instituted: 31 January 1876.
Awarded: To persons who, through glorious acts or through extraordinary merit, have acquired the right to be recognized. In 1901, swords were added for awards for military merit, and in 1907 a 'higher grade' with a crown (and swords if appropriate) was added.
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