Military Karl-Friedrich Merit Order
Militär Karl-Friedrich-Verdienstorden
Military Order of Karl Friedrich grand cross badge reverse (Baden 1914-1918) - Tallinn Museum of Orders.jpg
Badge of the grand cross
Awarded forOutstanding military merit
Presented bythe
Grand Duchy of Baden
StatusNo longer awarded
Established5 October 1805
BAD Military Karl-Friedrich Merit Order ribbon.svg
Ribbon of the order
Next (lower)Order of Berthold the First
Star and Grand Cross of the order
Star and Grand Cross of the order

The Military Karl-Friedrich Merit Order (German: Militär Karl-Friedrich-Verdienstorden) was a military order of merit of the Grand Duchy of Baden. Established 5 October 1805 by Charles Frederick, Elector and later Grand Duke of Baden, the order recognized outstanding military merit amongst military officers. In 1807, medals associated with the order were added as the highest awards for bravery for non-commissioned and enlisted soldiers.[1]



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  1. ^ "BADEN. Military Karl-Friedrich Order of Merit, Silver Medal, 8th version, reduction (Militär Karl-Friedrich-Verdienstorden, Silberne Medaille, 8. Modell, Reduktion), 1915-1918". Retrieved 16 May 2013.