Legion of Honour

Legion of Honour, an order of merit instituted on republican principles on May 10, 1802, by Bonaparte when First Consul in recompense of civil and military services to the country; it originally consisted of four classes, but now comprehends five: grand crosses, grand officers, commanders, officers, and chevaliers, each, of military or naval men, with pensions on a descending scale and all for life; their badge, a white star of five rays, bearing on the obverse an image of the republic and on the reverse two tricolor flags.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Legion * Legitimists
Leeuwenhoek, Anton van
Lefort, François Jacob
Left, The
Legalism
Le Gallienne, Richard
Legate
Legendre, Adrien Marie
Legge, James
Leghorn
Legion
Legion of Honour
Legitimists
Leibnitz
Leicester
Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of
Leicestershire
Leigh, Aurora
Leighton, Frederick, Lord
Leighton, Robert
Leiotrichi
Leipzig