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  1. Legion of Honour, officially National Order of the Legion of Honour, French Ordre National de la Légion d’honneur, 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.

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  2. The Legion of Honour is a national order of France, meaning a public incorporated body. The Legion is regulated by a civil law code , the "Code of the Legion of Honour and of the Military Medal". While the President of the French Republic is the Grand Master of the order, day-to-day running is entrusted to the Grand Chancery ( Grande Chancellerie de la Légion d'honneur ).

    • Excellent civil or military conduct, delivered, upon official investigation
    • Honneur et patrie ("Honour and Fatherland")
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  4. It was established by Napoleon Bonaparte 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).

    • Excellent civil or military conduct, delivered, upon official investigation
    • Honneur et patrie ("Honour and Motherland")
  5. Northwest Legion of Honor. The Northwest Legion of Honor was incorporated in the state of Iowa on March 12, 1884. Unlike the Iowa Legion of Honor, this order extended its jurisdiction to the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas and Minnesota, as well as Iowa. Membership was open to acceptable white persons eighteen to fifty years of age, who were not engaged in an extra-hazardous profession.

  6. Legion of Honor Lincoln Park 100 34th Avenue (at Clement Street) San Francisco, CA 94121. Open Tuesday – Sunday 9:30 am – 5:15 pm. Legion of Honor Social Links

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