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Country: Germany
Kingdom: Bavaria (Bayern)
Established: 1 January 1806, by Maximilian-Joseph upon his ascent to the throne of the Kingdom of Bavaria
Knight's Cross of the Military Order of Max-Joseph
The Knight's Cross of the Military Order of Maximilian-Joseph was bestowed upon Bavarian soldiers for bravery in combat. A knighthood entitled the recipient to a lifelong pension and the right to append " Ritter von" to his surname.

Recipients - World War I Aces
1 Adam, Hans Ritter von
2 Dostler, Eduard Ritter von
18 Aug 1917
3 Gontermann, Heinrich
11 May 1917
4 Greim, Robert Ritter von
5 Hengl, Georg Ritter von
6 Mueller (Müller), Max Ritter von
7 Mulzer, Max Ritter von
8 Roeth (Röth), Friedrich Ritter von
9 Schleich, Eduard Ritter von
10 Tutschek, Adolf von
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