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hello all,

I am wondering if any of you know the complete list of Emperor Napoleon awards?? I just had seen paintings of him with the French Legion of honor .

thanks in advance!

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Hello Humberto,

I've been looking but haven't had any luck. I'll keep looking and if I find it I'll post it.

thanks,

barry

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Hello Humberto,

I've been looking but haven't had any luck. I'll keep looking and if I find it I'll post it.

thanks,

barry

Thanks Barry, I have been looking online without luck too!

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I don't know which ones he earned, but do know which ones he weared.

-the legion of honnor medal and star

-the order of the eagle

I guess he probably earned more, but wouldn't know which ones.

see pictures:

I love this picture of Napoleon!

napoleondeeerstepq3.jpg

and the eagle:

napoleonadelaar2oa3.jpg

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What you call the "order of the eagle"

is in fact the "order of the Iron Crown"

which later became an Austrian-Hungarian Decoration.

Kind regards,

Jacky

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078.jpg

Showcase from the arsenal (Zeughaus, Berlin-Germany) with the memories at emperors Napoleon I. The hat was returned to 1957 by the Soviet Union, the medals are still in the national historical museum, Moscow.

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..........The hat was returned to 1957 by the Soviet Union, the medals are still in the national historical museum, Moscow......

Returned by the Russians...... to whom.... the French by any chance huh?? I do not see the French ever returning any of the Louvre trophies... would be jolly nice if they did although I guess.... there would be nothing much left to see then! :rolleyes:

Jim

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Well, if nobody has a complete list, we can take them one by one :)

Here is my small contribution:

Napoleon was awarded the Danish Order of the Elephant in May 1808.

/Mike

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What you call the "order of the eagle"

is in fact the "order of the Iron Crown"

which later became an Austrian-Hungarian Decoration.

Kind regards,

Jacky

sorry, you are absolutely right, I was a bit distracted by the eagle, it is the order of the iron crown.

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Quite interesting. Anyone know what other awards were awarded to Napoleon? I do know that he awarded Alexander I the Legion of Honor. Did Alexander award any Russian medals to Napoleon at Tilset?

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I found this while searching around. Unfortunately it's not a list. It seems Napoleon willed his orders to his son.

First page Part II (1) Leaves orders to son

http://www.napoleonic-literature.com/Will.html

I give to my Son the collar of the Legion of Honour

I give to my Son the collar of the Golden Fleece

barry

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I found this while searching around. Unfortunately it's not a list. It seems Napoleon willed his orders to his son.

First page Part II (1) Leaves orders to son

http://www.napoleonic-literature.com/Will.html

I give to my Son the collar of the Legion of Honour

I give to my Son the collar of the Golden Fleece

barry

nice find Barry!

thank you all for your colaboration! so we have so far:

-collar of the Legion of Honour

-collar of the Golden Fleece

-French Legion of honor medal

-order of the Iron Crown

-Danish Order of the Elephant

now a few questions:

Red, thats a very nice image, but it is possible to recognize any of the awards in the showcase??

Roeland, the star that Napoleon wore in the picture that you posted is the star of the legion of honor??

Edited by Humberto Corado

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Here's my guess from the photo:

Left to Right

1. Order of the Black Eagle-Prussia (Might be Hessian Order of Ludwig instead)

2. Order of St. Andrew-Russia

3. Order of the Golden Fleece-Spain

4. Order of the Elephant-Denmark

5. ?

6. Order of St. Stephen- Hungary(Austrian Empire)

7. Legion of Honor-France

8. Order of the Westphalian Crown-Kingdom of Westphalia

9. ?

10. Order of the Seraphim-Sweden

11. ?

12. Order of St. Joseph-Tuscany

13. ?

John

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No. 13 in the showcase is the Danish Order of the Elephant.

I don't know what no. 4 is...

/Mike

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He held almost every order of every country he had and where he dumped his brothers.

the Iron crown of Italy

the order of the Union and the order of the Reunion of the lowlands

etc etc

But what is the medal of the legion d'honneur???

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A couple of more he was awarded:

Baden: Grand Cross of The Order of Fidelity (1810)

Bavaria: Knight of the Order of Saint Hubert

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Everybody is doing it's part and together we get far.

But what is the medal of the legion d'honneur???

the legion d'honneur is the highest French award.

For an impression:this is my 1870 knight medal.

legyr6.jpg

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