Honorary citizenship of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate

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The honorary citizenship of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate is next to the Order of Merit the highest award in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate . It was created on the occasion of Fritz Walter's 80th birthday , as the jubilee had already been honored with all other decorations.

Honorary citizenship has not been awarded again since then.

The honorary citizens of Rhineland-Palatinate

  1. Fritz Walter (born October 31, 1920 in Kaiserslautern, † June 17, 2002 in Enkenbach-Alsenborn)
    Soccer player, honorary captain of the German national soccer team
    Awarded on October 31, 2000
    With the award on the occasion of his 80th birthday, his unique services to German football, his exemplary commitment to youth work and his social work were recognized. He was always a representative of the idea of ​​decent sport and decent living and remained an honorary ambassador for his native Rhineland-Palatinate throughout his life.