Order of Propitious Clouds

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Order of Propitious Clouds
卿雲勳章
卿雲勳章.jpg
Order of the Propitious Clouds cordon, badge, star, medal and lapel pin
Awarded forCivil servants who had outstanding performances, and non-civil servants and foreigners who contributed for the country.
DescriptionThe center of the medal features a picture of propitious clouds in token of auspiciousness.
Country Republic of China
Presented by
Commander-in-Chief Flag of the Republic of China.svg
President of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
EligibilityCivilian
StatusActive
Established12 February 1941
First awardedChiang Kai-Shek
Last awardedNancy Pelosi[1]
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Chiang Chung-Cheng
EquivalentOrder of Brilliant Star
Order of Propitious Clouds
Traditional Chinese卿雲勳章
Simplified Chinese卿云勋章

The Order of Propitious Clouds (Chinese: 卿雲勳章) is a civilian order of the Republic of China. The center of the medal features a picture of clouds, as a token of auspiciousness. This order was instituted in 1941 and classified into nine ranks.[2] As with other orders, both citizens of the Republic of China and foreigners can be awarded the Order of Propitious Clouds.[3]

History

The Order of Propitious Clouds was awarded to twenty persons between 1943 and March 1945.[4]: 98 

Classes

Grades Ribbon bar
1st Class (Special Grand Cordon) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 1Class BAR.svg
2nd Class (Grand Cordon) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 2Class BAR.svg
3rd Class (Green Grand Cordon) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 3Class BAR.svg
4th Class (Special Cravat) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 4Class BAR.svg
5th Class (Cravat) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 5Class BAR.svg
6th Class (Special Rosette) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 6Class BAR.svg
7th Class (Rosette) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 7Class BAR.svg
8th Class (Special Ribbon) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 8Class BAR.svg
9th Class (Ribbon) TWN Order of Propitious Clouds 9Class BAR.svg

Recipients

Morris Chang receiving the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon from President Tsai Ing-wen
Miloš Vystrčil, in memoriam of his late predecessor Jaroslav Kubera, accepting the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Decorations of the Republic of China (Taiwan)". Office of the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Civilian orders". english.president.gov.tw. Archived from the original on April 15, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Title:Orders Act CH". 全國法規資料庫 Laws & Regulations Database of The Republic of China. Retrieved 4 April 2020. Article 1 Citizens of the Republic of China offering honorable services to the nation or society may be awarded an order. Orders may also be awarded to foreigners to promote diplomatic relationship.
  4. ^ a b Chinese Ministry of Information (1947). Hollington K. Tong (ed.). China Yearbook 戰時中華志 [China Handbook 1937-1945 A Comprehensive Survey of Major Developments in China in Eight Years of War] (in English and Chinese). New York: Macmillan Company. pp. 98, 186 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "Řády a vyznamenání prezidentů republiky" (in Czech). vyznamenani.net. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
  6. ^ Shelagh Gastrow (1986). Who's Who In South African Politics. Johannesburg: Ravan Press. p. 50 – via Internet Archive. October 1980: Taiwan: Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon
  7. ^ 總統贈勳並接見美國在台協會理事主席薄瑞光. Office of the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (in Chinese (Taiwan)). 19 May 2008. Retrieved 4 April 2020. 陳總統水扁先生今天上午代表我國政府與人民頒贈美國在台協會理事主席薄瑞光(Raymond F. Burghardt)「大綬卿雲勳章」,以表彰他致力於促進台灣與美國之間友好關係所作的卓越貢獻。
  8. ^ 嚴家淦訪問中南美洲各國. Ministry of Culture (in Chinese (Taiwan)). Retrieved 4 April 2020. 嚴副總統於八月廿三日以特種大綬卿雲勳章頒贈哥國總統費蓋萊斯,感謝其對促進中哥兩國友誼所作貢獻。{...}創作日期:1973-09-01
  9. ^ "Republic of China honors Senator Jesse Helms". Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States. 12 November 2002. Retrieved 3 April 2020. On behalf of Republic of China (ROC) President Chen Shui-bian, Representative C. J. (Chien-Jen) Chen, the ROC's chief representative in the United States, presented Senator Jesse Helms (R-NC) with the Order of Propitious Clouds with Grand Cordon October 24 at the senator's office in recognition of his contributions to promoting friendly relations between Taiwan and the United States.
  10. ^ "Taiwanese President decorates late Czech Senate head with the Order of Propitious Clouds". Česká tisková kancelář. 3 September 2020. Retrieved 5 September 2020 – via expats.cz. President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen decorated the late Czech Senate chairman Jaroslav Kubera with the Order of Propitious Clouds in memoriam today.
  11. ^ "Cementing Philippines Friendship". Taiwan Today. Archived from the original on July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  12. ^ Christine Nasso, ed. (1983). Contemporary Authors. Vol. 10. Gale Research. p. 360. ISBN 0-8103-1939-X – via Internet Archive. Order of Propitious Clouds special cordon, Republic of China;
  13. ^ Lin Chang-shun and Emerson Lim (5 May 2019). "Former Judicial Yuan president Shih Chi-yang, 84, dies". Focus Taiwan. Retrieved 4 April 2020. In June 2013, then President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) awarded Shih the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon in Taipei.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Two Ancient Lands Strengthen Their Ties". Taiwan Today. 1 July 1963. Retrieved 13 April 2020. President Chiang decorated King Bhumibol with the Special Grand Cordon of the Order of Brilliant Jade and Queen Sirikit with the Special Grand Cordon of the Order of Propitious Clouds.
  15. ^ "Two friends from afar". Taiwan Today. 1 May 1973. Retrieved 4 April 2020. The evening's dinner was given by Vice President Yen at the Chungshan Building on Yangmingshan. In an earlier ceremony, Vice President Yen decorated the Crown Prince with the order of the Special Grand Cordon of the Order of Propitious Clouds.
  16. ^ "The month in Free China". Taiwan Review. 1 October 1971. Retrieved 4 April 2020 – via Taiwan Today. Outgoing Dominican Ambassador Jose Villannueva received the Order of Propitious Clouds with Grand Cordon from Foreign Minister Chow Shu-kai. The ambassador's tenure exceeded seven years.
  17. ^ 總統親頒勳章 王進旺:一生最大榮耀. Overseas Community Affairs Council (in Chinese (Taiwan)). 15 January 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2020. 總統馬英九(左)12日在總統府主持贈勳典禮,頒授二等卿雲勳章給前海巡署長王進旺(右),感謝他在海巡署長任內所做的貢獻。
  18. ^ Carsten Storm; Mark Harrison, eds. (2007). The Margins of Becoming: Identity and Culture in Taiwan. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. p. 85. ISBN 978-3-447-05454-6 – via Google Books. On the 5th of March 2004, only two weeks before the 2004 presidential election, CHEN SHUIBIAN 陳水扁 awarded the monk YINSHUN the er deng qing yun xun zhang 二等卿雲勳章 (Second-Class Order of Propitious Clouds).
  19. ^ "French senator risks Chinese fury after calling Taiwan a country".
  20. ^ "President Chen Confers the Order of Propitious Cloud with Grand Cordon on Paraguayan Vice President Luis Alberto Castiglioni". https://english.president.gov.tw. Retrieved 2004-02-10. {{cite web}}: External link in |website= (help)
  21. ^ Speaker Pelosi Accepts Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon, retrieved 2022-08-03

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