Item 0800 - Order of Rio Branco in the grade of Master from the Republic of Brazil

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ZA COM MR-T-1-3-0800


Order of Rio Branco in the grade of Master from the Republic of Brazil


  • 8 August 1991 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 9/01/12

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Award conferring the Grand Cross Of the Order of Rio Branco (Ordem de Rio Branco, grau de Grão-Cruz), upon Mr Mandela bt the Federal Republic of Brazil.

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White certificate with image of the order at the top.
O Residente da Republica Federativa do Brasil, Grao Mestre do Ordem de Rio Branco, houve por bem outogar a sua ? O Senhor Nelson Mandela, de nacionalidade Sul-Africana, o grau de Grao-Cruz da mesma Ordem , por Decreto de 08 de agosto de 1991. Signed by the Chancellor of the Order

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White certificate in white envelope. Envelope has the following hand-written text on the front:
Ordem de Rio Branco
Republica Federativa do Brasil
Sua Excelencia o Senhor
Nelson Mandela.
Back of envelope includes a white, gold, and blue image of the Ordem de Rio Branco.

White certificate includes white, gold, and blue image of the Ordem de Rio Branco at the top. Certificate text, in black, reads:
O Presidente da República Federation do Brasil, Grão-Mestre da Ordem de Rio Branco, houve por bem outorgar a Sua Excellency o Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, de nacionalidade sul-africana, o grau de Grão-Cruz da mesma Ordem, por Decreto de 08 de agosto de 1991.
E para constar, mandou expedir-lhe o presente diploma, que vai por mim assinado, e selado com o sêlo da ordem.
Brasilia, 08 de agosto de 1991, 170 da Independencia e 103 da Republica.

The President of Brazil Federation, Grand Master of the Order of Rio Branco, has seen fit to bestow upon His Excellency Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela of South African citizens, the degree of Grand Cross of the same order, by decree of 08 August 1991.
And for the record, had dispatched him to the present law, which goes by me signed and sealed with the seal of the order.

Signed by: Chanceler da Ordem

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0128

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