JORF n ° 1, January 1, 2002 page 23 text no. 4 DECREE Decree of December 31, 2001, with promotion in exceptional cases NOR: PREX0105273D ELI: not available by Decree of the President of the Republic as of December 31, 2001, taken on the report of the Prime Minister and targeted for execution by the grand Chancellor of the Legion of honor in view of the statements of the Council of the order that these promotions are made in accordance with the laws, decrees and regulations in force, and in particular article 27 of the code of the Legion of honor and the Medal of military Council of Ministers heard, are promoted, on an exceptional basis, to take rank from the date of receipt in their grade : Ministry of Foreign Affairs PROTOCOL at the rank of officer Mr. Clervoy (Jean-François), astronaut. Knight of July 14, 1997.
Department of relations with the Parliament to the rank of officer Mr. Nungesser (Roland), former Minister, Member of Parliament. Knight of March 19, 1998.
Ministry of research to the rank of Officer Ms. Haigneré, born André (Claudie), physician rheumatologist, specialized in aviation medicine, Member of the European astronaut corps. Knight on July 4, 1997.