MJ Kim/MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney will receive France's Legion of Honor award at a ceremony that will take place this Saturday. According to Italy's AGI news agency, the Beatles legend will be recognized as an Officer of the Legion of Honor by French President Francois Hollande, who reportedly is a big fan of the Fab Four. The award is the highest honor that the country bestows on civilians.
The Legion of Honor prize was created in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte. An officer is the second highest of five grades with which honorees can be acknowledged.
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