Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Order of the British Empire

+ Save concept

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service. [1]

141 relations: Accolade, Alan Budd, Alexander Graham (Lord Mayor), Anthony Bagnall, Anthony Skingsley, Antony Sher, Award pin, BBC, BBC News, Benjamin Zephaniah, Bill Wratten, Bishop of London, Black Rod, Bob Geldof, Brian Garton Jenkins, Britannia, British Empire, British Empire Medal, British Jamaican, British national, British Raj, C. S. Lewis, Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society, Chin Peng, Christopher Greenwood, Chung Sze-yuen, Church of England, Church of Scotland, Circlet, Civil service, Collar day, College of Arms, Commander (order), Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth realm, Cook Islands, Coronation of the British monarch, Craig Reedie, Cyril Chantler, Dame, David Bowie, David Cooksey, David Harcourt-Smith, David Weatherall, Dean of St Paul's, Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II, Dominion, Edward VIII, Elgar Howarth, Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss, ..., Elizabeth II, Empire Gallantry Medal, Ex officio member, Francis McWilliams, Frank Kitson, Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod, George J. Mitchell, George Medal, George Melly, George V, George VI, Governor-General of India, Grand Bauhinia Medal, Grand Cross, Grand Master (order), Grand Master of the Order of the British Empire, Hayden Phillips, Head of state, Helene Hayman, Baroness Hayman, Heraldry, High Court of Justice, Honours Committee, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, House of Lords, Hugh Beach, Ian Wood (businessman), India, J. G. Ballard, Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, John Bell (physician), John Lennon, John Palmer, 4th Earl of Selborne, John Parker (businessman), Jordan, Keith Mills, Keith Peters (physician), Kenneth Eaton, King of Arms of the Order of the British Empire, Knight Bachelor, L. S. Lowry, List of awards, List of Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, List of honorary British knights and dames, List of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Malayan Communist Party, Malayan Emergency, Mary of Teck, Mervyn King, Baron King of Lothbury, Michael Rawlins, Michael Sydney Perry, Monarchism, Monarchy of the United Kingdom, Nigella Lawson, Order of Australia, Order of Canada, Order of chivalry, Order of precedence in England and Wales, Order of St Michael and St George, Order of St Patrick, Order of the Bath, Order of the Garter, Order of the Indian Empire, Order of the Star of India, Order of the Thistle, Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom, Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom, Patrick Hine, Post-nominal letters, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen's Gallantry Medal, Ratan Tata, Richard Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill, Robert Fulton (Royal Marines officer), Ronnie Flanagan, Royal Victorian Order, Select committee (United Kingdom), Service ribbon, St Paul's Cathedral, Stephen Brown (judge), Stuart Peach, Supporter, Taher al-Masri, Terry Wogan, The Beatles, The London Gazette, Thomas Eichelbaum, Time (magazine), Timothy Granville-Chapman, United States, World War I, World War II. Expand index (91 more) »

Accolade

The accolade (also known as dubbing or adoubement) (benedictio militis) was the central act in the rite of passage ceremonies conferring knighthood in the Middle Ages.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Accolade · See more »

Alan Budd

Sir Alan Peter Budd (born 16 November 1937) is a prominent British economist, who was a founding member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in 1997.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Alan Budd · See more »

Alexander Graham (Lord Mayor)

Sir Alexander Michael Graham GBE (born 27 September 1938) is a former Lord Mayor of London.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Alexander Graham (Lord Mayor) · See more »

Anthony Bagnall

Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony John Crowther "Tony" Bagnall, (born 8 June 1945) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer and former Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Anthony Bagnall · See more »

Anthony Skingsley

Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony Gerald Skingsley, (born 19 October 1933) is a former senior Royal Air Force commander.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Anthony Skingsley · See more »

Antony Sher

Sir Antony Sher, KBE (born 14 June 1949) is a British actor of South African origin, a two-time Laurence Olivier Award winner and four-time nominee, who joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1982 and toured in many roles, as well as appearing on film and TV, and working as a writer and theatre director.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Antony Sher · See more »

Award pin

An award pin is a small object, usually made from metal or plastic, with a pin on the back, presented as an award of achievement or a mark of appreciation.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Award pin · See more »

BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and BBC · See more »

BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and BBC News · See more »

Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah (born 15 April 1958)Gregory, Andy (2002), International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002, Europa, p. 562.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Benjamin Zephaniah · See more »

Bill Wratten

Air Chief Marshal Sir William John Wratten, (born 15 August 1939) is a retired senior commander in the Royal Air Force who was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of RAF Strike Command from 1994 to 1997.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Bill Wratten · See more »

Bishop of London

The Bishop of London is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Bishop of London · See more »

Black Rod

The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, or Lady Usher of the Black Rod, generally shortened to Black Rod, is an official in the parliaments of several Commonwealth countries.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Black Rod · See more »

Bob Geldof

Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Bob Geldof · See more »

Brian Garton Jenkins

Sir Brian Garton Jenkins (born 3 December 1935) is a retired English chartered accountant and business man who was President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1985/86, Lord Mayor of the City of London in 1991/92, and Chairman of Woolwich plc 1995/2000.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Brian Garton Jenkins · See more »

Britannia

Britannia has been used in several different senses.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Britannia · See more »

British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and British Empire · See more »

British Empire Medal

The British Empire Medal (formally British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service) is a British medal awarded for meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and British Empire Medal · See more »

British Jamaican

British Jamaican (or Jamaican British) people are British people who were born in Jamaica or who are of Jamaican descent.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and British Jamaican · See more »

British national

British national, occasionally United Kingdom national, is a class of persons.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and British national · See more »

British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and British Raj · See more »

C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and C. S. Lewis · See more »

Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society

The Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society was formed as the result of the merger in 1957 of a previous Heraldic Society (founded 1948) with the Cambridge University Society of Genealogists (founded 1954).

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society · See more »

Chin Peng

Chin Peng, former OBE, (21 October 1924 – 16 September 2013) born Ong Boon Hua was a long-time leader of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP).

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Chin Peng · See more »

Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Christmas · See more »

Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Christmas and holiday season · See more »

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Christmas Eve · See more »

Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Christmas traditions · See more »

Christopher Greenwood

Sir Christopher John Greenwood (born 1955) is a former English judge at the International Court of Justice, on which he served from 2009 to 2018.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Christopher Greenwood · See more »

Chung Sze-yuen

Sir Sze-yuen Chung, PhD, GBM, GBE, FREng, JP (born 3 November 1917) is a retired senior politician in Hong Kong.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Chung Sze-yuen · See more »

Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Church of England · See more »

Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Church of Scotland · See more »

Circlet

A circlet is a piece of headgear that is similar to a diadem or a chaplet.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Circlet · See more »

Civil service

The civil service is independent of government and composed mainly of career bureaucrats hired on professional merit rather than appointed or elected, whose institutional tenure typically survives transitions of political leadership.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Civil service · See more »

Collar day

Collar days are designated days on which the collar forming part of the insignia of certain members of British orders of knighthood may be worn.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Collar day · See more »

College of Arms

The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and College of Arms · See more »

Commander (order)

Commander (Commendatore, Commandeur, Komtur, Comandante, Comendador), or Knight Commander, is a title of honor prevalent in chivalric order and fraternal orders.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Commander (order) · See more »

Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Commonwealth of Nations · See more »

Commonwealth realm

A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and shares the same person, currently Queen Elizabeth II, as its head of state and reigning constitutional monarch, but retains a Crown legally distinct from the other realms.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Commonwealth realm · See more »

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori: Kūki 'Āirani) is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Cook Islands · See more »

Coronation of the British monarch

The coronation of the British monarch is a ceremony (specifically, initiation rite) in which the monarch of the United Kingdom is formally invested with regalia and crowned at Westminster Abbey.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Coronation of the British monarch · See more »

Craig Reedie

Sir Craig Collins Reedie, (born 6 May 1941) is a Scottish sports administrator, noteworthy as the current president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, a former Chairman of the British Olympic Association (1992–2005) and a Vice-President of, and a serving representative on, the International Olympic Committee.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Craig Reedie · See more »

Cyril Chantler

Sir Cyril Chantler FRCPCH (born 12 May 1939) is a British medical doctor who was Consultant Paediatrician at Guy's Hospital from 1971 to 2000, and Fund Professor of Paediatric Nephrology at London University, 1990–2000, and emeritus since 2001.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Cyril Chantler · See more »

Dame

Dame is an honorific title and the feminine form of address for the honour of knighthood in the British honours system and the systems of several other Commonwealth countries, such as Australia and New Zealand, with the masculine form of address being Sir.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Dame · See more »

David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and David Bowie · See more »

David Cooksey

Sir David James Scott Cooksey, GBE (born 14 May 1940) is a British businessman, venture capitalist and policy advisor.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and David Cooksey · See more »

David Harcourt-Smith

Air Chief Marshal Sir David Harcourt-Smith, (born 14 October 1931) is a former Royal Air Force officer who became Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at RAF Support Command.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and David Harcourt-Smith · See more »

David Weatherall

Sir David John Weatherall, (born 9 March 1933) is a British physician and researcher in molecular genetics, haematology, pathology and clinical medicine.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and David Weatherall · See more »

Dean of St Paul's

The Dean of St Paul's is a member of, and chairman of the Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral in London in the Church of England.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Dean of St Paul's · See more »

Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II

The Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II was a multinational celebration throughout 2012, that marked the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II · See more »

Dominion

Dominions were semi-independent polities under the British Crown, constituting the British Empire, beginning with Canadian Confederation in 1867.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Dominion · See more »

Edward VIII

Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Edward VIII · See more »

Elgar Howarth

Elgar Howarth (born 4 November 1935), is an English conductor, composer and trumpeter.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Elgar Howarth · See more »

Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss

Ann Elizabeth Oldfield Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss, GBE, PC (née Havers; born 10 August 1933), is a retired English judge.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss · See more »

Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Elizabeth II · See more »

Empire Gallantry Medal

The Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Gallantry, usually known as the Empire Gallantry Medal (EGM), was a British medal awarded for acts of the gallantry that did not reach the standard required for the Albert Medal and the Edward Medal.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Empire Gallantry Medal · See more »

Ex officio member

An ex officio member is a member of a body (a board, committee, council, etc.) who is part of it by virtue of holding another office.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Ex officio member · See more »

Francis McWilliams

Sir Francis McWilliams (born February 1926) was Lord Mayor of London from 1992 to 1993.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Francis McWilliams · See more »

Frank Kitson

General Sir Frank Edward Kitson, & Bar, DL (born 15 December 1926) is a retired British Army officer and writer on military subjects, notably low intensity operations.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Frank Kitson · See more »

Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod

The Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod is the Usher to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, established in 1917 and effective since 1918.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod · See more »

George J. Mitchell

George John Mitchell Jr. (born August 20, 1933) is an American lawyer, businessman, author, and politician.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and George J. Mitchell · See more »

George Medal

The George Medal (GM), instituted on 24 September 1940 by King George VI,British Gallantry Medals (Abbott and Tamplin), p.138 is a decoration of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, awarded for gallantry "not in the face of the enemy" where the services were not so outstanding as to merit the George Cross.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and George Medal · See more »

George Melly

Alan George Heywood Melly (17 August 1926 – 5 July 2007) was an English jazz and blues singer, critic, writer and lecturer.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and George Melly · See more »

George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and George V · See more »

George VI

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and George VI · See more »

Governor-General of India

The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Governor-General of India · See more »

Grand Bauhinia Medal

The Grand Bauhinia Medal is the highest award under the Hong Kong honours and awards system; it is to recognise the selected person's lifelong and highly significant contribution to the well-being of Hong Kong.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Grand Bauhinia Medal · See more »

Grand Cross

Grand Cross is the highest class in many orders, and manifested in its insignia.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Grand Cross · See more »

Grand Master (order)

Grand Master (Magister generalis; Großmeister) is a title of the supreme head of various orders, including chivalric orders such as military orders and dynastic orders of knighthood.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Grand Master (order) · See more »

Grand Master of the Order of the British Empire

The Grand Master of the Order of the British Empire is the next most senior officer after the Sovereign of the Order, currently Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Grand Master of the Order of the British Empire · See more »

Hayden Phillips

Sir Gerald Hayden Phillips (born 9 February 1943)'', Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Hayden Phillips · See more »

Head of state

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Head of state · See more »

Helene Hayman, Baroness Hayman

Helene Valerie Hayman, Baroness Hayman, (née Middleweek; born 26 March 1949, Wolverhampton) was Lord Speaker of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Helene Hayman, Baroness Hayman · See more »

Heraldry

Heraldry is a broad term, encompassing the design, display, and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, rank, and pedigree.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Heraldry · See more »

High Court of Justice

The High Court of Justice is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and High Court of Justice · See more »

Honours Committee

The Honours Committee is a committee within the Cabinet Office of the Government of the United Kingdom formed to review nominations for national honours for merit, exceptional achievement or service.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Honours Committee · See more »

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and House of Commons of the United Kingdom · See more »

House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and House of Lords · See more »

Hugh Beach

General Sir William Gerald Hugh Beach, (born 20 May 1923) is a former British Army officer who, in retirement, researches and advises on defence policy, arms control and disarmament, with an active interest in promoting concerns about ethical issues of peace and war.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Hugh Beach · See more »

Ian Wood (businessman)

Sir Ian Clark Wood, (born 21 July 1942) is a Scottish businessman and philanthropist.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Ian Wood (businessman) · See more »

India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and India · See more »

J. G. Ballard

James Graham Ballard (15 November 193019 April 2009) was an English novelist, short story writer, and essayist who first became associated with the New Wave of science fiction for his post-apocalyptic novels such as The Wind from Nowhere (1961) and The Drowned World (1962).

New!!: Order of the British Empire and J. G. Ballard · See more »

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, OM, GBE, FRCA, Hon FKC, Hon FBA (born 29 April 1936) is a British investment banker and a member of the prominent Rothschild banking family.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild · See more »

John Bell (physician)

Sir John Irving Bell (born 1 July 1952) is a Canadian immunologist and geneticist.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and John Bell (physician) · See more »

John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and John Lennon · See more »

John Palmer, 4th Earl of Selborne

John Roundell Palmer, 4th Earl of Selborne, (born 24 March 1940), is a British peer, ecological expert and businessman.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and John Palmer, 4th Earl of Selborne · See more »

John Parker (businessman)

Sir Thomas John Parker, (born 8 April 1942) is a British businessman.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and John Parker (businessman) · See more »

Jordan

Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Jordan · See more »

Keith Mills

Sir Keith Edward Mills (born 15 May 1950) is an English entrepreneur and deputy chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Keith Mills · See more »

Keith Peters (physician)

Sir David Keith Peters (born 26 July 1938, in Baglan, Glamorgan) is a retired Welsh physician and academic.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Keith Peters (physician) · See more »

Kenneth Eaton

Admiral Sir Kenneth John Eaton (born 12 August 1934) is a Royal Navy officer who served as Controller of the Navy between 1989 and 1994.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Kenneth Eaton · See more »

King of Arms of the Order of the British Empire

The King of Arms of the Order of the British Empire is the herald of the Order of the British Empire, established in 1917 and effective since 1918.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and King of Arms of the Order of the British Empire · See more »

Knight Bachelor

The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Knight Bachelor · See more »

L. S. Lowry

Laurence Stephen Lowry (1 November 1887 – 23 February 1976) was an English artist.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and L. S. Lowry · See more »

List of awards

A list of orders, medals, prizes, and other awards, of military, civil, and ecclesiastical conferees.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and List of awards · See more »

List of Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

Below is a List of Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire from the Order's creation in 1917 until the present day.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and List of Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire · See more »

List of honorary British knights and dames

This is an incomplete list of people who have been created honorary Knights or Dames by the British crown, as well as those who have been raised to the two comparable Orders of Chivalry (Order of Merit and Order of the Companions of Honour) and the Royal Victorian Chain, which do not carry pre-nominal styles.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and List of honorary British knights and dames · See more »

List of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

Below is a List of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire from the Order's creation in 1917 to the present day.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and List of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire · See more »

Malayan Communist Party

The Malayan Communist Party (MCP), officially known as the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), was a political party in the Federation of Malaya and Malaysia.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Malayan Communist Party · See more »

Malayan Emergency

The Malayan Emergency (Darurat Malaya) was a guerrilla war fought in pre- and post-independence Federation of Malaya, from 1948 until 1960.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Malayan Emergency · See more »

Mary of Teck

Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King George V. Although technically a princess of Teck, in the Kingdom of Württemberg, she was born and raised in England.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Mary of Teck · See more »

Mervyn King, Baron King of Lothbury

Mervyn Allister King, Baron King of Lothbury, (born 30 March 1948) is a British economist and public servant who served as the Governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Mervyn King, Baron King of Lothbury · See more »

Michael Rawlins

Sir Michael David Rawlins (born 28 March 1941) is the chair of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Michael Rawlins · See more »

Michael Sydney Perry

Sir Michael Sydney Perry GBE (born 26 Feb 1934) is a former Chairman of Centrica Plc.; a post he held from 1997 until 10 May 2004.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Michael Sydney Perry · See more »

Monarchism

Monarchism is the advocacy of a monarch or monarchical rule.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Monarchism · See more »

Monarchy of the United Kingdom

The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Monarchy of the United Kingdom · See more »

New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and New Year · See more »

New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and New Year's Day · See more »

New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and New Year's Eve · See more »

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is an English journalist, broadcaster, television personality, gourmet, and food writer.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Nigella Lawson · See more »

Order of Australia

The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of Australia · See more »

Order of Canada

The Order of Canada (Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order and the second highest honour for merit in the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of Canada · See more »

Order of chivalry

A chivalric order, order of chivalry, order of knighthood or equestrian order is an order, confraternity or society of knights typically founded during or in inspiration of the original Catholic military orders of the Crusades (circa 1099-1291), paired with medieval concepts of ideals of chivalry.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of chivalry · See more »

Order of precedence in England and Wales

The following is the order of precedence in England and Wales.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of precedence in England and Wales · See more »

Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of St Michael and St George · See more »

Order of St Patrick

The Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick is a dormant British order of chivalry associated with Ireland.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of St Patrick · See more »

Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of the Bath · See more »

Order of the Garter

The Order of the Garter (formally the Most Noble Order of the Garter) is an order of chivalry founded by Edward III in 1348 and regarded as the most prestigious British order of chivalry (though in precedence inferior to the military Victoria Cross and George Cross) in England and the United Kingdom.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of the Garter · See more »

Order of the Indian Empire

The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1878.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of the Indian Empire · See more »

Order of the Star of India

The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1861.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of the Star of India · See more »

Order of the Thistle

The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle is an order of chivalry associated with Scotland.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Order of the Thistle · See more »

Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom

The Order of precedence in the United Kingdom is the sequential hierarchy for Peers of the Realm, officers of state, senior members of the clergy, holders of the various Orders of Chivalry and other persons in the three legal jurisdictions within the United Kingdom.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom · See more »

Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom

The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom · See more »

Patrick Hine

Air Chief Marshal Sir Patrick "Paddy" Bardon Hine, (born 14 July 1932) is a former senior Royal Air Force commander.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Patrick Hine · See more »

Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Post-nominal letters · See more »

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh · See more »

Queen's Gallantry Medal

The Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM) is a United Kingdom decoration awarded for gallantry "not in the face of the enemy" where the services were not so outstanding as to merit the George Cross or the George Medal.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Queen's Gallantry Medal · See more »

Ratan Tata

Ratan Naval Tata (born 28 December 1937) is an Indian industrialist, investor, philanthropist, and former chairman of Tata Sons.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Ratan Tata · See more »

Richard Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill

Field Marshal Richard Frederick Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill, (born 23 August 1931) is a retired British Army officer.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Richard Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill · See more »

Robert Fulton (Royal Marines officer)

Lieutenant General Sir Robert Henry Gervase Fulton, (born 21 December 1948) is a retired Royal Marines officer who served as Governor of Gibraltar from 2006 until 2009.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Robert Fulton (Royal Marines officer) · See more »

Ronnie Flanagan

Sir Ronald Flanagan (born 25 March 1949) is a retired senior British police officer.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Ronnie Flanagan · See more »

Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Royal Victorian Order · See more »

Select committee (United Kingdom)

In British politics, parliamentary select committees can be appointed from the House of Commons, like the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, from the House of Lords, like the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, or as a "Joint Committee" drawn from both, such as the Joint Committee on Human Rights.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Select committee (United Kingdom) · See more »

Service ribbon

A service ribbon, medal ribbon, or ribbon bar is a small ribbon, mounted on a small metal bar equipped with an attaching device, which is generally issued for wear in place of a medal when it is not appropriate to wear the actual medal.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Service ribbon · See more »

St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and St Paul's Cathedral · See more »

Stephen Brown (judge)

Sir Stephen Brown, GBE (born) is a retired British judge.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Stephen Brown (judge) · See more »

Stuart Peach

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart William Peach, (born 22 February 1956) is a senior Royal Air Force officer.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Stuart Peach · See more »

Supporter

In heraldry, supporters, sometimes referred to as attendants, are figures or objects usually placed on either side of the shield and depicted holding it up.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Supporter · See more »

Taher al-Masri

Taher Nashat al-Masri (طاهر المصري) is a Jordanian of Palestinian origin who served as Prime Minister of Jordan from 19 June 1991 to 21 November 1991.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Taher al-Masri · See more »

Terry Wogan

Sir Michael Terence Wogan (3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan, was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Terry Wogan · See more »

The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and The Beatles · See more »

The London Gazette

The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and The London Gazette · See more »

Thomas Eichelbaum

Sir Johann Thomas Eichelbaum (born 17 May 1931) was the 11th Chief Justice of New Zealand.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Thomas Eichelbaum · See more »

Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Time (magazine) · See more »

Timothy Granville-Chapman

General Sir Timothy John Granville-Chapman, (born 5 January 1947) is a former British Army officer, who served as Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces (2005–2009).

New!!: Order of the British Empire and Timothy Granville-Chapman · See more »

United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and United States · See more »

World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and World War I · See more »

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and World War II · See more »

2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and 2018 · See more »

2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

New!!: Order of the British Empire and 2019 · See more »

Redirects here:

C B E, C. B. E., C.B.E., CBE, CBE (Honour), Commander of British Empire, Commander of Order of the British Empire, Commander of The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire, Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Emipre, Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Commander of the British Empire, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Commanders of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Companion of the Order of the British Empire, D.B.E., DBE, Dame Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Dame Commander of the British Empire, Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Dame Grand Cross of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Dame Grand Cross of the British Empire, Dame Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Dame Grand Gross of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Dame Grand Gross of the Order of the British Empire, Dame of the British Empire, G.B.E., GBE, Honorary Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary Dame Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary Dame Grand Cross of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Knight Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary Knight Grand Cross of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary Member of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary Officer of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire, K.B.E., KBE, Knight Commander Order of the British Empire, Knight Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Knight Commander of the British Empire, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Knight Grand Cross of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Knight Grand Cross of The Order of the British Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the British Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Knight of the British Empire, Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire, M. B. E., M.B.E, M.B.E., MBE, Member of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Member of the British Empire, Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Member of the Order of the British Empire, Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), Members of the Order of the British Empire, Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E, O.B.E., OBE, OBE (honour), OBE (mil), Officer in the Order of the British Empire, Officer of The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire, Officer of The Most Excellent Order of the British Emipre, Officer of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer of the British Empire, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Officers of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Order Of the British Empire, Order of British Empire, Order of the british empire, Ordinary Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Ordinary Dame Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Ordo Imperium Britania, The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_British_Empire

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »