Military Order of Maria Theresa (Hungary)
- Published: 15 January 2011 15 January 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
(Katonai Mária Terézia Rend)
Date Instituted4 August 1938 (revived)
RequirementsAwarded for exeptional military bravery.
Number awarded1757-1939: 1.069 (25% Hungarian)
It was awarded only once during the war, on 28 January 1944 it was awarded to Major General Vitéz Kornel Oszlányi, the commander of the 9. Light Division.
CommentsAwarded in these grades:
This was actually an Austro-Hungarian Order that was revived by Hungary.
Photo courtesy of Dr. Szentváry-Lukács János.
Sources usedChristopher Ailsby - German World War 2 Medals & Political Awards: The Satellite States
David Littlejohn - Foreign Legions of the Third Reich, Vol 3