Russian Order of St Anne

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The Russian Order of St Anne was instituted on 14th Febrary 1735. It was awarded for a distinguished career in civil service or valour and distinguished service in the military. There are four classes to the order. The Order is highly prized as first class recipients were entitled to hereditary nobility while recipients of the second, third and fourth classes gained personal nobility. For military recipients, it was awarded with swords.

Four university members were awarded the Russian Order of St Anne.