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House Order of the Golden Lion (Hesse-Kassel)

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The House-order of the Golden Lion (German: Hausorden vom Goldenen Löwen) of the German Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel was instituted on August 14, 1770 by Landgraf (count) Frederick II of Hesse-Kassel. The Order was dedicated to Saint Elisabeth of Hungary, an ancestor of the founder and was meant to reward auspicious merit.