Category: Order of the Medjidie

Categories: Roll of Honor | Ottoman Empire, Military Decorations

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The Order of the Medjidie is no longer awarded.

Order of the Medjidie

Medjidie or Mejidie (Turkish - Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852-1922) is the name of a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire. The Order was instituted in 1851 Instituted in 1851, the Order was issued in considerable numbers by Sultan Abd-ul-Mejid I as a reward for distinguished service to members of the British Army and the Royal Navy and the French Army who came to the aid of the Ottoman Empire during the Crimean War against Russia in Britain it was worn after any British gallantry and campaign medals awarded, but before the Turkish Crimean War medal.

The order has 5 classes. First, second, third and fourth classes are gold. Fifth (lower) class is silver.

Owners of the order:

See Wikipedia:Order_of_the_Medjidie

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Person Profiles (11)

bef 05 Mar 1789 Forton, Hampshire, England - 08 May 1871 photo
bef 12 Apr 1835 Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom - 26 Jun 1921 photo
May 1820 - 27 Nov 1900
07 Jan 1814 - 15 Sep 1861
19 Aug 1816 Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - 19 Oct 1878
06 Sep 1821 Ballymore, County Wexford, Ireland - 1897
23 Jul 1868 Theberton, Suffolk, England - 26 Apr 1915 photo
14 May 1832 Faringdon, Berkshire, England - 05 Apr 1890 photo
22 Oct 1799 - 19 May 1864
10 Sep 1822 Dublin, Ireland - 04 Jul 1908
30 Jul 1844 Bazel, Oost-Vlaanderen, België




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