Item 0997 - Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour from the Republic of France

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ZA COM MR-T-1-3-0997

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Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour from the Republic of France

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  • 28 December 1994 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 19/12/11

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Award conferring the Grand Croix de la Legion D'Honneur (Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour), France

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White certificate with printed black ribbon/wreath border with an image of a medal towards the top. Bottom left corner of certificate is stamped with the Grande Chancellerie de la Legion D'Honneur stamp. Certificate is written in French and text is black. Certificate reads:

République Française
Ordre National de La Légion D’honneur
Honneur Patrié
Le Président De la Républic Française
Grand Maître de L’Ordre National de la Légion D’Honneur
Nomme par décret de ce jour, Son Excellence Monsieur Nelson Mandela
Président de la République d’Afrique du Sud
Grand Croix De la Légion D’Honneur
Fait à Paris, le 28 Décembre 1994
Scellé du sceau de l’Ordre sous le no. 152 LHE 94
Le Sécretaire Général adjoint
F Tisne
Par le Président de la République: Le Grand Chancellier de la Légion d’Honneur
General Forray

English Translation:
French Republic
National Order of the Legion D'Honour
Honour Fatherland
The French President of Republic
Grand Master of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
Appointed by decree of this day, His Excellency Nelson Mandela
President of the Republic of South Africa
Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor
Done at Paris, December 28, 1994
Sealed with the seal of the Order under no. 94 152 LHE
The Deputy Secretary General
F Tisne
By the President of the Republic: The Grand Chancellor of the Legion of Honor
General Forray

Certificate is also stamped in blue ink with the signature of Francois Mitterand.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0382

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