|Order of the Star of Brabant|
Orden "Stern von Brabant"
|Awarded by |
|Type||order of (civil) merit|
|Established||14 June 1914|
|Motto||FÜRST VOLK NÄCHSTENLIEBE WOHLFART (prince, people, neighbourly love, charity)|
|Sovereign||Grand 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: