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Decoration of Officer of the Order of Leopold (L'Ordre de Leopold), Belgium

Medal in form of pendant on purple ribbon with rosette. Pendant in form of a white enamel cross on green enameled laurel wreath. Central emblem is lion with motto: "L'Union fait la force / Eendracht maakt macht." Surmounted by a crown. In black case. Awarded by the King of Belgium to Karman in his capacity as President of AGARD.


ID: 1999-00382
Von Karman, Theodore (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)

Creation Jan. 21, 1958

MEDIUM: gold, enamel, silk; FORMAT: pendant with ribbon; LENGTH: 2 5/8 inches tall; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Aeronautics

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