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Order of Bernardo O'Higgins

Order of Bernardo O'Higgins

Grand Cross star
Awarded by the President of Chile
Country  Chile
Type State order
Eligibility Foreign citizens
Awarded for Achievements in the field of arts, sciences, education, industry, trade, humanitarian and social cooperation
Established 28 April 1956

The Order of Bernardo O'Higgins (Orden de Bernardo O'Higgins) is an award issued by Chile. It is the highest civilian honor awarded to non-Chilean citizens. This award was established in 1965 and named after one of the founders of the Chilean state general, Bernardo O'Higgins, who was the leader of the struggle for independence of the Spanish colonies in the Americas from 1810 to 1826.

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Grand Officer
Grand Cross


  • Robert Werlich: Orders and Decorations of all Nations – Ancient and Modern – Civil and Military. WashingtonÓrdenes, condecoraciones y medallas de Chile#Orden de Bernardo O'Higgins
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