France: Legion of Honour

Légion d'Honneur

Ribbon: Red.

Grand Cross Grand Officer Commander Officer Knight

Instituted: 19 May 1802.

Awarded: For eminent service to the nation, civilian or military.

Grades: 5 (Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight).

1st Empire 100 Days 1st Restoration
2nd Restoration July Monarchy 2nd Republic
Presidency 2nd Empire
1852 - 70
3rd Republic
1870 - 1940
4th Republic 5th Republic
Grand Cross: Badge Sorry - no picture of obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Grand Cross: Star Sorry - no picture of obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Grand Officer: Badge Sorry - no picture of obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Grand Officer: Star Sorry - no picture of obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Commander Commander, Obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Officer Officer, Obverse Officer, Reverse
Knight Knight, Obverse Knight, Reverse
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