Quand la guerre s’achève, Charles Nungesser est le troisième As français. Officier de la Légion d’Honneur, décoré dans de nombreux pays, il arbore une Croix de Guerre avec 28 palmes et deux étoiles, un record. La liste de ses blessures égale celle de ses décorations.
1914 Original Antique L'Illustration Parisian French Newspaper Cover Engraving Famous Theatre Actress Sarah Bernhardt Légion d'Honneur Prize by TheVintageProphecy on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/254046683/1914-original-antique-lillustration
Anna Wintour Receives the Légion d’Honneur From President Sarkozy
To add to her list of medals and honors, including the British title Officer of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, French president Nicolas Sarkozy gave Anna Wintour a Legion d’Honneur award the other day. Wearing brand-new Chanel Couture that had walked the night before
Justinian was known as the last Roman emperor; he and his court still spoke Latin, wanted to restore the old Roman Empire by reclaiming its lost lands, and neatly organized Roman law in one book, the Corpus Juris Civilis. This symbol stands for Senatus Publisque Romanus, The Senate and People of Rome.
Born June 3, 1906 Josephine Baker would come from the most forlorn poverty kept especially for cocoa coloured people of Saint Louis, and rise to become an enigmatic tour de force of dance voice, a WWII spy for French resistance receiving France's highest military honours: le Croix de Guerre Légion D'Honneur, was the wealthiest woman of African descent, received a full French State Funeral with 21 gun salute -- beloved the world over -- the list of accolades goes on forever as does her…