Legion of Honor


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Legion of Honor:

see decorations, civil and militarydecorations, civil and military,
honors bestowed by a government to reward services or achievements, particularly those implying valor. The practice of bestowing such decorations dates back at least to the laurel wreaths of the ancient Greeks and Romans and gained prevalence
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BEIRUT: French Ambassador Bruno Foucher Tuesday presented the Legion of Honor award to Maj.
Anastazia helped submit a Legion of Honor application to the French government with meticulous details about Doudalis' service.
Assad was decorated with the Legion of Honor's highest rank, the Grand Croix or Great Cross, during a state visit to Paris in 2001, shortly after taking office following the death of his father, Hafez al-Assad.
The Legion of Honor, the highest distinction awarded by the French government, is awarded to individuals who have served France or the ideals it upholds.
"Your name is linked to the Iran Calligraphers Association, the largest Iranian society of art and culture," Francois Senemaud, the ambassador of France to Iran, told Amirkhani while awarding him the Legion of Honor during a ceremony in France's Embassy in Iran.
During a visit to France last week, crown prince Mohammed bin Naif was awarded the Legion of Honor by president Francois Hollande.
"By decree of President Hollande, you have been appointed a 'Chevalier' of the Legion of Honor,'' Mr.
Washington, July 2 ( ANI ): Shah Rukh Khan was bestowed with the 'Knight of the Legion of Honor' by French minister of foreign affairs Laurent Fabius, at a special event held at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai.
Until Sep 7 Matisse from SFMOMA (Legion of Honor. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)
RAMALLAH, May 15, 2014 (WAFA) -- French President Francois Hollande, last Wednesday, conferred upon the leader of the Palestinian presidential guard, Major-General Muneer al-Zubi, an award officially honoring him as a Knight of the French Legion of Honor, which is the highest decoration granted by the French government.
PARyS (CyHAN)- Turkish sociology professor NilE-fer GE[micro]le was awarded France's highest distinction, the Legion of Honor, on Monday evening.
The men were decorated as knights of France's Legion of Honor during a ceremony Friday at the West Point academy.