Honors

legionofhonor1Palace of the Legion of Honor in Paris

Dr. Voronoff received numerous decorations and awards during his life.

In David Hamilton’s book The Monkey Gland Affair,

he lists a few of Dr. V’s notable achievements:legionhonor

Légion d’honneur. (Legion of Honor): France

a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of the First Republic, on May 19, 1802.[1] The Legion of Honor was established by Napoleon in 1802.  The Order is the highest decoration in France and is divided into five various degrees: Chevalier (Knight), Officier , Commandeur, Grand Officier and Grand’Croix (Grand Cross).

More information is here.

Palace of the Legion of Honor in Paris

Grande Croix of Medijah: Egypt

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Grand Officer of the Crown: Italy

italycrownThe Order of the Crown of Italy (Ordine della Corona d’Italia) was an order conferred by the Kingdom of Italy.  Established by King Emmanuel II on 20 February 1868 to commemorate Italian unification.  The Order was awarded for civilian and military merit.

Order of Elisabeth: Spain

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Commandership of the Dragon: Vietnamdragon1

The Imperial Order of the Dragon of Annam was created in 1886 in the ancient Vietnamese city of Hue by Emperor Dong Khanh of the Imperial House of Annam, as a jointly awarded Order with the King of France.

Cross of the Royal Order of Cambodiacambodgechevoffa

The Royal Order of Cambodia was established in 1864 during French Colonial chivalric order of knighthood.  For French appointments, the recipient had to be at least 29 years old and enter the Order first as a knight, to be promoted to a higher grade after a certain period. Only officers of theLegion dhonneur could become a Commander in the Order and only commanders of the Légion d’honneur could be Commanders or Officers of the Order.

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