Order of the Star of Brabant
Orden "Stern von Brabant"
Honour Cross 2nd Class
Awarded by
The Grand Duke of Hesse
Typeorder of (civil) merit
Established14 June 1914
MottoFÜRST VOLK NÄCHSTENLIEBE WOHLFART (prince, people, neighbourly love, charity)
SovereignGrand Duke of Hesse
Next (higher)Order of Philip the Magnanimous
Next (lower)General Honor Decoration

Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of the Star of Brabant (German: Orden "Stern von Brabant") was an order of merit, established on 14 June 1914 by Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse. The order was founded in honour of Henry I, Landgrave of Hesse, founder of the House of Hesse. After the dissolution of the Grand Duchy in 1918 it was no longer awarded.


The order was established in two divisions: male and female, with the following structure:

Male division:

Female division: