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Order of Rio Branco

The Order of Rio Branco (Ordem de Rio Branco) is an honorific order of Brazil.


  • Ranks 1
  • Insignia 2
  • Notable recipients 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5


The order is composed of six ranks of merit :

  • Grand Cross (unlimited)
  • Grand Officer (60 members)
  • Commander (50 members)
  • Officer (40 members)
  • Knight (30 members)
  • Medal (unlimited)


The ribbon (of Grand Cross) is blue with white borders.

Ribbon bars
Grand Officer
Grand Cross

Notable recipients

Grand Crosses :

Commanders :

External links

  • Decree nº51.697, de 5 february 1963
  • Ministério das Relações Exteriore - Ordem de Rio Branco
  • Ministério das Relações Exteriore - Insígnias da Ordem de Rio Branco


  1. ^ a b State visit of Lula da Silva in 2007, ANP Photo of Victoria, Carl Philip & Madeleine
  2. ^ a b Diário Oficial da União - DECRETO DE 5 DE SETEMBRO DE 2007
  3. ^ State visit of Lula da Silva in 2007, ANP Photo, Madeleine wearing the order
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