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  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • Ordre de la Pléiade de l'Association des parlementaires de langue française

    Introduction The Order of La Pléiade (French: Ordre de la Pléiade de l'Association des parlementaires de langue française), is an honorary order of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. It recognizes people who particularly distinguished themselves in the service of its ideals of cooperation and friendship, promoting the role of the French language in their ...

  • Order of the Indian Empire

    The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1878. The Order includes members of three classes:* Knight Grand Commander (GCIE)* Knight Commander (KCIE)* Companion (CIE)No appointments have been made since 1947, the year of the Partition of India. With the death of the last surviving knight, the Maharaja of Dhrangadhra, the order became dormant...

  • Grand Order Of Water Rats

    Grand Order of Water Rats Pictured right: Founder Joe Elvin c 1890 Origin In 1889, two British music hall performers, Joe Elvin and Jack Lotto, owned a trotting pony called the Magpie.[2] As the pony was a regular race winner, its owners decided that they would use the profits to help performers who were less fortunate than themselves.[3] One day, as Elvin was driving the pony back to i...

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  • Order of Ontario

    The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario. Instituted in 1986 by Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier David Peterson, the civilian order is administered by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. ...

  • Order of the Dogwood

    The Order of the Dogwood was the province of British Columbia's highest civilian honour for public service from 1966 to 1989. Only thirteen individuals were ever granted the honour.

  • Order Zasługi RP - Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland

    The Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Order Zasługi Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is a Polish order awarded to those who have rendered great service to the Polish nation. It is granted to foreigners or Poles resident abroad and as such is a traditional 'diplomatic order'. It was created in 1974. Order Zasługi Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej – cywilne odznaczenie pa&#...

  • Order of the Iron Crown Corona ferrea

    Order of the Iron Crown Cavaliers of the Order of the Iron Crown (Cavalieri dell'Ordine della Corona ferrea) (founded 1805, ended 1815) French Italy Wiki L'Ordine Imperiale Austriaco della Corona di Ferro (Oesterreichisch Kaiserlicher Orden der Eisernen Krone) (founded 1816, ended 1918) Austrian Austro-Hungarian Wiki The Order of the Iron Crown was instituted on 5 June 1805 by Napoleo...