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Order of the Virtues
Nishan al-Kamal
TypeOrder
Awarded forTo women as an award for merit
Presented by Egypt
Established1915
Reestablished under the Republic: 1953
Ribbon bar of the Order
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Merit
Next (lower)Order of Labour

The Order of the Virtues (or Nishan al-Kamal) is a female Egyptian order of knighthood, as an award for merit.

History

The Order was founded in 1915 and reestablished under the Republic in 1953.

Classes

The order is composed of the following classes of merit :

Ribbon bars [1][unreliable source?]
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
Supreme Class

Insignia

Notable recipients

References and sources

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares (Antonio Prieto Barrio), Egypt decorations - p.1
  2. ^ Harem Years by Huda Shaarawi