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  1. The National Order of the Legion of Honour ( French: Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur [ɔʁdʁ nɑsjɔnal də la leʒjɔ̃ dɔnœʁ] ), formerly the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour ( Ordre royal de la Légion d'honneur ), is the highest French order of merit, both military and civil.

  2. Apr 1, 2024 · Recent News. Legion of Honour, premier order of the French republic, created by Napoleon Bonaparte, then first consul, on May 19, 1802, as a general military and civil order of merit conferred without regard to birth or religion provided that anyone admitted swears to uphold liberty and equality. Napoleon’s ideas for this order, which finally ...

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  3. Légion d'honneur. The Légion d'honneur or Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur (National Order of the Legion of Honour) is a French order established by Napoléon Bonaparte, First Consul of the First Republic, on May 19, 1802. [2] This world-renowned Order is the highest decoration in France and is divided into five various degrees ...

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    Legiune. Legiunea ( latină Legio) a fost o unitate de bază, permanentă, a armatei romane, recrutată dintre cetățeni romani, cu un efectiv care a variat în timp (între 4.200 și 6.000 de oameni), repartizați în cohorte, manipule, centurii . În perioada timpurie a Regatului Romei (în opoziție cu republica sau cu imperiul ), legiunea ...

  5. Mother. Helen of Greece and Denmark. Religion. Romanian Orthodox. Signature. Michael I ( Romanian: Mihai I [miˈhaj]; 25 October 1921 – 5 December 2017) was the last king of Romania, reigning from 20 July 1927 to 8 June 1930 and again from 6 September 1940 until his forced abdication on 30 December 1947.

  6. The National Order of the Legion of Honour , formerly the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour , is the highest French order of merit, both military and civil. Established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, it has been retained by all later French governments and regimes. The order's motto is Honneur et Patrie ; its seat is the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur next to the Musée d'Orsay, on the left ...

  7. 1. A national emblem. In a world losing its points of reference, the Legion of Honor remains a strong, understandable and unifying symbol. It is deeply anchored in French society. The Legion of Honor is one of the world’s most widely recognized decorations. It has often served as a model to many foreign countries. 2. Faces of France.

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