of the Order of the Crown
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of
Conferred upon Sir Robert
Baden-Powell in 1921
Order was created in 1897 by King Leopold II, as king of the independent
state of Congo, and later, in 1908, incorporated into the Belgian awards
system. It was awarded for distinguished artistic, literary or scientific
service in the commercial or industrial field or for (long) service to the
country or in Africa. The classes of the Order are: Grand Cross, Grand
Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.
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