L'ordre national de la Légion d'honneur est l'institution qui, sous l'égide du grand chancelier et du grand maître, est chargée de décerner la plus haute décoration honorifique française. Instituée le 19 mai 1802 par Bonaparte , alors Premier consul de la République, elle récompense depuis ses origines les militaires comme les civils ayant rendu des « services éminents » à la ...
- Militaires ou civils
- Ordre honorifique civil et militaire
- Toujours décerné
La Orden Nacional de la Legión de Honor (en francés, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur) es la más conocida e importante de las distinciones francesas. Fue establecida por el emperador Napoleón I de Francia en 1804.
- Personal civil y militar
- Excelente conducta civil o hechos de guerra excepcionales tras investigación oficial
- Se entrega actualmente
- Orden de cinco grados
- Classes and insignia
The National Order of the Legion of Honour, formerly the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour, is the highest French order of merit, both military and civil. Established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, it has been retained by all later French governments and régimes. The order's motto is Honneur et Patrie, and its seat is the Palais de la Légion d'Ho...
In a decree issued on the 10 Pluviôse XIII, a grand decoration was instituted. This decoration, a cross on a large sash and a silver star with an eagle, symbol of the Napoleonic Empire, became known as the Grand aigle, and later in 1814 as the Grand cordon. After Napoleon ...
Louis XVIII changed the appearance of the order, but it was not abolished. To have done so would have angered the 35,000 to 38,000 members. The images of Napoleon and his eagle were removed and replaced by the image of King Henry IV, the popular first king of the Bourbon line. Th
Following the overthrow of the Bourbons in favour of King Louis Philippe I of the House of Orléans, the Bourbon monarchy's orders were once again abolished and the Légion d'honneur was restored in 1830 as the paramount decoration of the French nation. The insignia were ...
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-d
The order has had five levels since the reign of King Louis XVIII, who restored the order in 1815. Since the reform, the following distinctions have existed: 1. Three ranks: Chevalier: badge worn on left breast suspended from ribbon Officier: badge worn on left breast suspended from a ribbon with a rosette Commandeur: badge around neck suspended fr...
- Excellent civil or military conduct, delivered, upon official investigation
- Honneur et patrie ("Honour and Country")
- 19 May 1802
- President of France
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A Ordem Nacional da Legião de Honra (em francês: Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur) é uma condecoração honorífica francesa. Foi instituída em 20 de maio de 1802 por Napoleão Bonaparte e recompensa os méritos eminentes militares ou civis à nação.