Italian actress Monica Bellucci is awarded the Legion of honor, considered the highest distinction, honor and recognition of special merits in France.
Order of Chevalier Monica received from the President of the Republic Francois Hollande during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace.
“I am honored and touched by the honor of becoming a Chevalier of the Legion of honour,” admitted Bellucci. The actress expressed gratitude to President Hollande of France.
The video of the ceremony, the actress has published in his Instagram.
The Legion of honor was established by Napoleon Bonaparte (in the likeness of a knight) on 19 may 1802. The award has three grades – Chevalier, officer, commander and two advantages – higher officer and knight Grand cross.