French Foreign Legion: 185th Anniversary

On March 10, 2016, the French Foreign Legion commemorates the 185th anniversary of its founding on March 10, 1831. That day, a decree of the Council of State ratified the royal ordinance signed by Louis Philippe, the King of the French, on March 9. In the Article 1re of this three-article ordinance, the king authorized to form a Legion of Foreigners (Légion d’Etrangers) inside France.

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Foreign Legion events: February 22 – 29

The interesting data about the French Foreign Legion events sharing on our Facebook page will be posted also on this website now. All events from previous days will be collected and published as a single post here. Today, you can see Foreign Legion events which occurred in the history of the Legion between February 22 and February 29.

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