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.
The following is a non-exhaustive list of recipients of the Legion of Honour awards, since the first ceremony in July 1804.  2,550 individuals can be awarded the insignia every year.  the total number of awards was is close to 1 million  (estimated at 900,000 in 2021,  including over 3,000 Grand Cross recipients  ), with some ...
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This is a category listing, which serves as an index of existing Wikipedia articles about recipients of the Legion of Honour. It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all recipients. The main article for this category is Legion of Honour .
Legion of Honour The Legion of Honour ( French: Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur)  is the highest French award. It was established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.
- Excellent civil or military conduct, delivered, upon official investigation
- Honneur et patrie ("Honour and Motherland")
- French citizen
- Order of merit
The following is a list of notable foreign recipients of the Legion of Honor by their country of origin. The Legion of Honor is the highest decoration in France. and is divided into five degrees (lower to higher): Chevalier (Knight), Officier (Officer), Commandeur (Commander), Grand Officier (Grand Officer) and Grand Croix (Grand Cross).