The Federative Republic of Brazil: National Order of Merit
Ordem Nacional do Mérito
Ribbon: Red with white edge stripes.
Instituted: 4 September 1946 by President Eurico Gaspar Dutra.
Awarded: For extraordinary achievement worthy of national recognition.
Grades: 5 (Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight).
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