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Country: Germany
Kingdom: Württemberg
Established: 11 January 1830 by King Wilhelm I; revised in 1856, 1870 and 1886
Five Classes: Grand Cross (Großkreuz) with Crown and/or Swords
Commander's Cross, 1st Class (Komturkreuz I. Klasse
Commander's Cross, 2nd Class (Komturkreuz II. Klasse)
Knight's Cross, 1st Class (Ritterkreuz I. Klasse)
Knight's Cross, 2nd Class (Ritterkreuz II. Klasse)
Criteria:
Friedrich Order, Knight's Cross, 1st Class, with Swords
The Friedrich Order was awarded for civil and military merit with crossed swords as a distinction for merit before the enemy.

Awarded with swords in World War I:
   Grand Cross with Crown and Swords (11)
   Grand Cross with Swords (12)
   Commander's Cross, 1st Class, with Swords (19)
   Commander's Cross, 2nd Class, with Swords (49)
   Knight's Cross, 1st Class, with Swords (1,766)
   Knight's Cross, 2nd Class, with Swords (5,111)
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
1 Bolle, Karl
1915
 
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