FRANCE: Prince Promoted

Ferdinand Francois Philippe Marie Laurent d'Orléans, Duc de Montpensier, is brother of Duc d'Orléans, pretender to the throne of France. Nevertheless, the French Republic last week promoted Ferdinand from a chevalier to an officier of the Legion of Honor.

The Duc de Montpensier was a famed traveler before his marriage to Isabella, Vizcondensa de los Antriñes, of the Valdeterrazzo family. His services to France in Africa and the Far East were recognized by the French Government when he was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honor. In most of his adventures he...

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