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LGBTQ Individuals Who Have Received France’s Highest Honours

LGBTQ Individuals Who Have Received France’s Highest Honours

France offers several national honours for civilians who have made remarkable contributions to the country, its language and culture. The most notable of these awards include the highest civilian honour, Légion d’honneur (Legion of Honour, created by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802) and the Ordre du Mérite (Order of Merit, created by Charles de Gaulle in […]