Legion of Honour


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Legion of Honour

n
(Military) an order for civil or military merit instituted by Napoleon in France in 1802. French name: Légion d'honneur
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I had even imagined that the public would never know the whole truth of the prodigious case known as that of The Yellow Room, out of which grew so many mysterious, cruel, and sensational dramas, with which my friend was so closely mixed up, if, propos of a recent nomination of the illustrious Stangerson to the grade of grandcross of the Legion of Honour, an evening journal--in an article, miserable for its ignorance, or audacious for its perfidy--had not resuscitated a terrible adventure of which Joseph Rouletabille had told me he wished to be for ever forgotten.
And so at home he had established himself in business, and had invented and executed, and worked his way on, until, after a dozen years of constant suit and service, he had been enrolled in the Great British Legion of Honour, the Legion of the Rebuffed of the Circumlocution Office, and had been decorated with the Great British Order of Merit, the Order of the Disorder of the Barnacles and Stiltstalkings.
Gen Ahmed bin Harith al- Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la LAaAaAeA@gion d'honneur) -- Commander Rank, in recognition of his ro in enhancing military cooperation between the Sultanate and the friendly French Republic.
This includes the Legion of Honour, France's highest order of merit, established in 1802 with Napoleon's support, which decorates civilians and members of the military from France and other countries.
BRITISH war veterans to be presented with Legion of Honour on D-Day anniversary.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sydney Henderson on receipt of the French Legion of Honour medal - 71 years after he fought in the D-Day landings (Gazette 10.
co/40g2p7Wa1P France paving the way for Abu-Bakr Al-Baghdadi to be the next recipient of the Legion of Honour @georgegalloway
Contract notice for Maintenance Of The Gardens Of The Palace Of Salm Of The Grand Chancellery Of The Legion Of Honour.
So thank you, PM, for strengthening the case for the introduction of a British legion of honour to celebrate the deserving and abolition of political gongs, which would leave Sir Lizard where he belongs: plain Mr Crosby.
TUNIS (TAP) - French President Francois Hollande presented the National Dialogue Quartet representatives with the Insignia of Commander of Legion of Honour during a ceremony, Tuesday in the Elysee, Paris.
He has been appointed to the rank of chevalier in France's Ordre national de la Legion d'honneur, the National Order of the Legion of Honour and receives his medal next month.
Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and college student Anthony Sadler received Franceآ's highest medal, making them Chevalier, knights of the Legion of Honour.