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Aide-de-Camp

 

originally, an adjutant attending an emperor or field marshal. From the beginning of the 19th century until 1917, “aide-de-camp” was an honorary title held by officers in the retinue of the Russian emperors. The aide-de-camp wore a special full-dress coat and aiguillettes. The title “aide-de-camp” was also used in Germany, Great Britain, and elsewhere.

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Nepal fired Monday four aides-de-camp responsible for personal security of King Birendra, Queen Aishwarya and Crown Prince Dipendra, all killed in the June 1 palace massacre, a senior government official said Tuesday.
Until his indictment last July, Banana had been under police investigation for months after allegations that he had raped and forced one of his former aides-de-camp into a homosexual relationship during his presidency in the 1980s.
The first official reunion of Aides-de-camp (ADC) to the President of India was hosted on May 4, 2014 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.