Item 0911 - Honorary Citizenship from the City of Villejuif

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-0911


Honorary Citizenship from the City of Villejuif


  • 13 October 1993 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 15/12/11

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Award conferring honorary citizenship of Villejuif, France

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Bronze medal in rectangular burgundy case with thin gold bordering. Inside cover is lined with white fabric. Interior base is lined with burgundy felt. Medal has the seal of Villejuif on the front which includes the text: "Tout cede a notre union" (everything yields to our union). Opposite side is engraved with the following, in French:

Bienvenue à Nelson Mandela
Citoyen d’Honneur de Villejuif
Depuis le 24.11.1985
Pierre-Yves Cosnier

English Translation:
Welcome to Nelson Mandela
Honorary Citizen of Villejuif
Since 11/24/1985
Pierre-Yves Cosnier

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0448

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