National Order of Merit

BRA051  Ordem Nacional do Mérito

  • Order instituted by Decree 9732 of 4 September 1946.
  • Order awarded to Brazilian citizens who have rendered services relevant to the Brazilian nation, and foreigners who, according to the government, are worthy of this distinction.
  • Order awarded in five grades: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.

Federative Republic of Brazil