Légion d'honneur

Introduction

The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur) is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of the Consulat which succeeded to the First Republic, on 19 May 1802. The Order is the highest decoration in France and is divided into five degrees: Chevalier (Knight), Officier (Officer), Commandeur (Commander), Grand Officier (Grand Officer) and Grand Croix (Grand Cross).

The order's motto is Honneur et Patrie ("Honour and Fatherland"), and its seat is the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur on the left bank of the River Seine in Paris.

 

Surname

First Names

Date of Birth

Place of Birth

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Andr Raymond

1908/08/11

Yonne ; Saint-Fargeau

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Georges Roger

1912/05/05

Gironde ; Bordeaux

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Nol

1773/02/10

Ain ; Condom

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Charles

 1789/11/01

Cte-d'Or ; Semur

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Marie Pierre Alexandre

1802/03/24

Moselle ; Briey

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Claude

1784/02/18

Cte-d'Or ; Urcy

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Louis Alfred

1881/02/28

Cte-d'Or ; Sacquenay

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Pierre Alexandre

1828/04/14

 Isre ; Allires-et-Risset

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Raoul Eloi

1901/02/11

Bouches-du-Rhne ; Marseille

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