Order of St. Michael

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The Order of Saint Michael (German: Orden zum Heiligen Michael) or Royal Merit Order of Saint Michael (German: Königlicher Verdienstorden vom heiligen Michael) was founded in 1693 by Joseph Clemens of Bavaria, then Archbishop-Elector of Cologne, as a Military order. Initially, this order was only open to the Catholic nobility.
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award received: Order of St. Michael

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Author

Kurt von Morgen cover

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Kurt von Morgen

German soldier (1858-1928)

Author

Johann Friedrich Overbeck cover

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Johann Friedrich Overbeck

German painter, a member of the Nazarene movement (1789-1869)

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