Kingdom of Norway: Order of St Olaf
Den kongelige Norske St Olavs orden
Ribbon: Red with white edges bearing a narrow blue stripe.
Instituted: 21 August 1847 by King Oscar I.
Awarded: For distinguished services to Norway or to mankind. Apart from royalty and heads of state, it is normally only awarded to Norwegian citizens.
Grades: 5 (Grand Cross, Commander with Star, Commander, Knight Class 1 and Knight Class 2). Holders of the Grand Cross may be awarded the Collar. Military awards are made 'with swords.'
Page last updated: 6 September 2015