Orders, decorations, and medals of Japan

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The Japanese honours system is a system implemented for rewarding awards to Japanese and non-Japanese persons for their achievements and service to Japan. The Emperor is the head of the honors system in Japan.

Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum
Order of the Chrysanthemum of Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers
Order of the Precious Crown.
Order of the Golden Kite, 1st and 2nd class plaque.

Established during the 1870s shortly after the Meiji Restoration, it was modelled on European systems of orders and decorations. The first order, the Imperial Order of Meiji, was established in 1875, and was later renamed as the Order of the Rising Sun.[1]

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