Order of St. Olav

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The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav (Den Kongelige Norske Sankt Olavs Orden; or Sanct Olafs Orden, the old Norwegian name) is a Norwegian order of chivalry instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847.wikipedia
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Olaf II of Norway

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It is named after King Olav II, known to posterity as St. Olav.
Many Christian institutions with Scandinavian links as well as Norway's Order of St. Olav are named after him.

Knight

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Knight, which is divided into two classes:
Today, a number of orders of knighthood continue to exist in Christian Churches, as well as in several historically Christian countries and their former territories, such as the Roman Catholic Order of the Holy Sepulchre and Order of Malta, the Protestant Order of Saint John, as well as the English Order of the Garter, the Swedish Royal Order of the Seraphim, and the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav.

Order of the Norwegian Lion

Knight of the Norwegian Lion
Just before the union with Sweden was dissolved in 1905, the Order of the Norwegian Lion was instituted in 1904 by King Oscar II, but no appointments were awarded by his successor, King Haakon VII.
The order was established as an equivalent in rank to the Swedish Order of the Seraphim as knights of the Norwegian Order of St. Olav ranked below the knights of the Seraphim in the shared Swedish-Norwegian royal court.

War Cross (Norway)

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The Order of St. Olav is the highest civilian honour currently conferred by Norway and only ranks after the military War Cross among all Norwegian decorations still awarded in the general ranking. In the order of precedence used at the royal court of Norway, bearers of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav with collar are ranked 15th in the order of precedence, directly after the Mistress of the Robes and generals and directly before recipients of the War Cross with Sword.
Recipients of the War Cross are ranked 33 in the national Norwegian order of precedence, after bearers of Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav with collar and before recipients of the Medal for Outstanding Civic Achievement.

Maltese cross

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The badge of the Order is a white enamelled Maltese Cross, in silver for the knight class and in gilt of the higher classes; crowned monograms "O" (for "Oscar") appear between the arms of the cross.
In Norway, the eight-pointed cross is the symbol used in the Order of St. Olav.

Norwegian order of precedence

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In the order of precedence used at the royal court of Norway, bearers of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav with collar are ranked 15th in the order of precedence, directly after the Mistress of the Robes and generals and directly before recipients of the War Cross with Sword.
Bearers of The Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav's Grand Cross with collar have rank and seat directly after the Mistress of the Robes.

Royal Norwegian Order of Merit

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Before the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit was created in 1985, appointments to the Order of St Olav was awarded to members of a foreign delegation during state visits.
Its counterpart, the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav, is generally only awarded to Norwegian citizens living in Norway.

Heinz Fischer

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2007 Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav (Norway)

Arnold Rüütel

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🇳🇴 Norway : Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2002)

Oscar I of Sweden

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The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav (Den Kongelige Norske Sankt Olavs Orden; or Sanct Olafs Orden, the old Norwegian name) is a Norwegian order of chivalry instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847.
🇳🇴 Norway: Founder and Sovereign of the Order of St. Olav (1847)

Albert II of Belgium

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🇳🇴 Norway: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

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🇳🇴 Norway : Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (21 October 1981)

Martti Ahtisaari

President Martti AhtisaariPresident AhtisaariAhtisaari
🇳🇴 Norway: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1994)

Margrethe II of Denmark

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🇳🇴 Norway: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav

Queen Mathilde of Belgium

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🇳🇴 Norway: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav

Georgi Parvanov

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🇳🇴 Norway : Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav

Tarja Halonen

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🇳🇴 Norway: Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav

Princess Benedikte of Denmark

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🇳🇴 Norway: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav

Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

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** Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1996)

Mauricio Macri

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🇳🇴 Norway: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav, awarded by King Harald V

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

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🇳🇴 Norway: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav