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Order of the Queen of Sheba
Star Order Queen Sheba Ethiopian Empire AEAColl.jpg
Grand Cross breast star of the Order of the Queen of Sheba
TypeOrder of Merit
CountryEthiopian Empire
Royal houseHouse of Solomon
Religious affiliationEthiopian Orthodox
SovereignEmperor of Ethiopia
GradesCollar
Grand Cordon
Grand Officer
Commander
Officer
Member or Knight
Precedence
Next (higher)Imperial Order of the Seal of Solomon
Next (lower)Order of the Holy Trinity
Order of The Queen of Sheba (Ethiopia) ribbon.gif

Ribbon of the order

The Order of the Queen of Sheba was originally instituted as a ladies' order in 1922 in the Ethiopian Empire by Empress Zawditu[1] and would later become the diplomatic symbol of a holy pact.[clarification needed]

Classes

The Order of the Queen of Sheba is presented in the following classes:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "ODM of Ethiopia: Order of The Queen of Sheba". Medals.org.uk. 2002-01-02. Retrieved 2015-03-02.