General Honour Decoration
Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen
Obverse of the General Honour Decoration of Hesse
TypeCivil and military decoration
Presented bythe
Grand Duchy of Hesse
Established25 September 1843
Ribbon of the decoration

The General Honour Decoration (German: Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen) was a civil and military decoration of the Grand Duchy of Hesse. Established 25 September 1843, the medal could be awarded to recognize several different accomplishments or merits. The reason for the award of the medal was determined by the inscription on the reverse of the medal, with the obverse bearing the effigy of the reigning Grand Duke of Hesse.[1]

Recipients of the Hessian Bravery Medal (Hessische Tapferkeitsmedaille)