Order of Leopold II (Belgium)

Order of Leopold II (Belgium)

The Order of Leopold II was established on August 24, 1900, by Leopold II as king of the Congo Free State. It became a Belgian award in 1908 when the Congo Free State came under Belgian control.

The order was awarded in five grades: grand cross, grand officer, commander, officer, and knight. The award to Kümpel was in the grade of knight.

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CommanderDate  Command
Ltn. Kümpel, Otto13 May 1913  

1 officers decorated with Order of Leopold II (Belgium) located.

Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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