Kingdom of Denmark: Order of the Elephant
Ribbon: Pale blue.
Instituted: Believed around 1462, the statutes establishing it as it is today were laid down by King Christian V, 1 December 1693. Women admitted since 9 April 1958.
Awarded: To members of the Danish Royal Family, Heads of State and similar distinguished individuals.
Grades: 1 (Knight).
Page last updated: 16 December 2011