Royal And Military Order Of St. Hermenegildo

ESP013 Real y Militar Orden de San Hermenegildo

  • Order was instituted on 28 November 1814.
  • Order is awarded to the general officers, commissioned officers and warrant officers of the Spanish Army, Spanish Navy, Spanish Air Force, Common Corps and the Spanish Civil Guard for faultless and exemplary conduct in the service to the Crown.
  • Order is awarded in four classes: Grand Cross (to generals and admirals who have completed at least 33 years of service), Star (for 30 years of service), Commander (for 25 years of service), and Cross (for 20 years of service).
  • Saint Hermenegild - was the son of king Liuvigild of the Visigothic Kingdom.

Spain 1800-1900