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Order of the White Elephant

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Status  Currently constituted
Established  1869
Next (higher)  Order of Rama
Sovereign  King Vajiralongkorn
First induction  1869
Order of the White Elephant
Eligibility  Military and Civilian Order

The Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant (Thai: เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันเป็นที่เชิดชูยิ่งช้างเผือก; rtgsKhrueang Ratcha Itsariyaphon An Pen Thi Choet Chu Ying Chang Phueak) is the most awarded order of Thailand. It was established in 1861 by King Rama IV of the Kingdom of Siam.

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Class

The order consists of eight classes:

Selected recipients

  • Plaek Phibunsongkhram - Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class)
  • Sultan Ibrahim of Johor - Knight Grand Cordon
  • Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah of Kedah - Knight Grand Cordon
  • Chavalit Yongchaiyudh - Knight Grand Cordon
  • Alexander I of Yugoslavia - Knight Grand Cordon
  • Albert du Roy de Blicquy
  • Norodom of Cambodia - Knight Grand Cross
  • Pakubuwono X - Knight Grand Cross (1929)
  • Miklós Horthy - Knight Grand Cross
  • The Earl Mountbatten of Burma - Knight Grand Cross
  • Sir Samuel Robinson, 1923.
  • Graves B. Erskine - Knight Grand Cross
  • Dr. Roger Chical - Commander
  • Arne Skaug.
  • Pierra Vejjabul
  • Frederick William Verney - Commander
  • Queen Victoria
  • General William Westmoreland - Knight Grand Cross
  • Vice Admiral Józef Unrug
  • Major General Richard Secord
  • Jiri Sitler Knight Grand Cross (2006)
  • Related categories

  • Category:Order of the White Elephant
  • Category:Knights Grand Cordon of the Order of the White Elephant
  • Category:Dames Grand Cordon of the Order of the White Elephant
  • Category:Knights Commander of the Order of the White Elephant
  • Category:Commanders of the Order of the White Elephant
  • Category:Companions of the Order of the White Elephant
  • References

    Order of the White Elephant Wikipedia


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