Japan: Order of the Rising Sun

Ribbon: Red with white edges (Grand Cordon Paulownia Flowers), white with red edges for all other grades.

Grand Cordon 1st Class 2nd Class 3rd Class
4th Class 5th Class 6th Class 7th Class 8th Class

Instituted: 10 April 1875 by Emperor Muts-Hito.

Awarded: For services to Japan, both military and civilian, by citizens or foreigners.

Grades: 9.

Grand Cordon: Badge Grand Cordon: Star 1st Class: Badge
Grand Cordon Paulownia Flowers: Badge Grand Cordon Paulownia Flowers: Star 1st Class: Badge
1st Class: Star 2nd Class: Badge 2nd Class: Star
1st Class: Star 2nd Class: Badge 2nd Class: Star
3rd Class 4th Class 5th Class
3rd Class 4th Class 5th Class
6th Class 7th Class 8th Class
6th Class 7th Class 8th Class

World Medals Index

Text List

Ribbon Chart

References

Page last updated: 5 June 2002