Charles von Hügel/Distinctions
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PATRON'S MEDAL OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.
AWARDED TO CHARLES VON HÜGEL.
May 28, 1849.
DISTINCTIONS CONFERRED ON
CHARLES VON HÜGEL.
|M.||1815||Austria.: The Armee Kreux for native service with the Allied Armies, 1813–1814 (Conferred by the Emperor Francis I.)|
|Sc.||1836||(December.) England: Honorary Foreign Member of the Royal Geographical Society of London, for research during a six years' journey in Asia, Africa, and Australia.|
|H.||1837||Austria: President of the then established k. k. Gartenbaugesellschaft of Vienna.|
|D.||1840||(December 13.) Prussia: Knight of the Royal Order of the Red Order of the Red Eagle (conferred by King Frederick William).|
|″||1842||(August 15.) Denmark: Commander of the Dannebrog (conferred by King Christian VIII).|
|″||1847||(February 21.) Sweden: Commander of the Vasa (conferred by King Oscar I).|
|Sc.||″||(May 14.) Austria: Actual Member of the then founded k. k. Akademie der Wissenschaften of Vienna.|
|H.||″||(June 29.) Belgium: Officer of the Order of Leopold, Civil Class (conferred by King Leopold I).|
|G.||1848||(July 5.) England; the D.C.L. honoris causa, Oxford.|
|H.||1840||The Honorary Presidency of the k. k. Gartenbaugesellschaft of Vienna, conferred for life, on his departure from Austria.|
|(From all the other leading horticultural and botanical societies of Europe, and from many zoological and other scientific societies, Hügel held diplomas or other marks of distinction.)|
|Sc.||″||(May 28.) England: The Patrons's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society of London for research in Cashmere and elsewhere.|
|D.||″||(Nov. 17.) Papal States: Knight of the Pontifical Order of Christ;|
|″||″||(——). Papal States: The 1849 Medal (see engravings below), for services rendered before and during the Mission to Gaeta (conferred by Pope Pius IX).|
|Q.||1850||(July). Tuscany; Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of St Joseph of Tuscany (conferred by the Grand Duke Leopold II).|
|D.||1852||(June 24). Papal States: Grand Cross of the Pontifical Order of St Gregory the Great (conferred by Pope Pius IX).|
|M.||"||(June 28). Parma: Grand Cross of the Constantinian Order of St George (conferred by Duke Ferdinand Charles III).|
|G.||1855||(April 30). Austria: A Privy Councillorship; and|
|″||1851||(Jan. 17}. Austria: Knight of the Iron Crown, First Class, (conferred by the Emperor Francis Joseph).|
|D.||1863||(July 17). Belgium: Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold (conferred by King Leopold I.)|
|P.||1864||(April 10). Mexico: Grand Cross of the Order of Our Lady of Guadalupe (conferred by the Emperor Maximilian).|
|G.||1868||(Feb. 28). Austria: Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold on his retirement into private life fifty-seven years’ service to the State (conferred by the Emperor Francis Joseph.)|
Note. The letters M., D., Sc., H., G. and P. prefixed to the entries indicate the nature of the service (Military, Diplomatic, Scientific, Horticultural, General or Personal) which they commemorated.