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The Institution in 10 key numbers

The Grand Chancery of the Legion of Honor accounts for:

 

  •   400 employees, including 112 teachers
  •   15,000 nomination dossiers reviewed each year
  •   200 years of archives
  •   2.2 million dossiers of honorees
  •   24 million € annual budget
  •   3 sites in the Paris region, two of them listed as historical monuments
  •   1,000 pupils in two secondary schools
  •   100% success rate for the baccalauréat (national high school diploma) and brevet (junior high certificate)
  •   4,600 objects exhibited in the museum
  •  400 orders and decorations of 122 countries exhibited in the Museum