Order of Viesturs
Viestura ordenis
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Grand Cross of the order with swords
Type5 class Order, with three honor medals. Awarded with swords (military) and without (civil).
Awarded formerit in service to the armed forces; safeguarding and strengthening national security and social order; defense of the country's borders.
Presented by Latvia
MottoConfortamini et pugnate
(Be strong and fight)
Established11 August 1938
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Ribbon for civil awards
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Ribbon for military awards
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of the Three Stars
Next (lower)Cross of Recognition

The Order of Viesturs (Latvian: Viestura ordenis) is a Latvian state order founded in 1938, which was temporarily discontinued in 1940 by the Soviet occupation of Latvia, but was re-established in 2004. The order is named after the medieval historical figure King Viesturs of ancient Semigallia.

Classes of the Order

The order is awarded in the following classes:

The order also has three medals that may be awarded in the civil or military divisions:

1st class with swords 1st class 1st class with swords, dames 1st class, dames
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LVA Order of Viesturs V kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs 1 sword.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 1.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 1 sword d.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 1 d.JPG
2nd class with swords 2nd class 2nd class with swords, dames 2nd class, dames
LVA Order of Viesturs V kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs V kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs 2 sword.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 2.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 2 sword d.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 2 d.JPG
3rd class with swords 3rd class 3rd class with swords, dames 3rd class, dames
LVA Order of Viesturs V kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs V kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs 3 sword.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 3.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 3 sword d.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 3 d.JPG
4th class 5th class
LVA Order of Viesturs IV kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs V kl.PNG
LVA Order of Viesturs 4.JPG
LVA Order of Viesturs 5.JPG

References