Salma Hayek will soon receive the Legion d’Honneur next weekend on Sunday January 8 2012. Salma Hayek will receive the prestigious honor given by the President of France was followed by induction Élysées Palace will be held approximately two months after the medal pinned.
Legion d’honneur or Order of national de la Legion d’honneur is a sign of the highest award bestowed by the President of France since Napoleon Bonaparte on May 19, 1802. This honor marks motto is Honneur et Patrie (“Honour and Homeland”) and its position in the Palais de la Legion d’Honneur in the left banks of the River Seine, Paris, France.(wikipedia)
As for other celebrities who’ve awarded this prestigious honor include Robert DeNiro, Clint Eastwood and Robert Redford.