The Order for Loyalty and Merit was established in 1969, as part of Queen Juliana’s reorganization of the original Order of the House of Orange. The order is granted to staff of the Sovereign and other members of the Royal House.

The Order is a civil and military Dutch order of chivalry founded in 1892 on 4th April by the Queen regent Emma, acing for her underaged daughter Queen Wilhelmina.

The order is a chivalric order open to everyone who has earned special merits of society.  These are people who deserve appreciation and recognition from society for the special way in which they have carried out activities

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