Order of Rio Branco

BRA057  Ordem do Rio Blanco

  • Order instituted by Decree 51410 of 14 February 1962.
  • Order awarded to Brazilian citizens and foreigners who have distinguished served to Brazil in the filed of international diplomacy, through commendable actions of charity, and consultation.
  • Order awarded in five grades: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.
  • José Paranhos, Baron of Rio Branco - was a Brazilian diplomat, geographer, historian, monarchist, politician and professor.

Federative Republic of Brazil