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  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada The Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation, t...

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  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik)....

  • Emmy Award winners

    Emmy, is a television production award, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards (for film) and the Grammy Awards (for music). External links International Emmy Award Winners USA Prime Time Emmy Award Winners USA Daytime Emmy Award Winners Canada - Gemini Award Australia - Logie Award

  • Olympic Medal Winners

    The modern Olympics have been taking place since 1896 (Winter Olympics since 1924). This project is designed to identify the people who have had the incredible skill and perseverance to win a medal. Alpine Skiing (Winter): Kjetil André Aamodt (1971 - ) Paul Accola (1967) Émile Allais (1912 - 2012) Sébastien Amiez (1972 - ) Debbie Armstrong (1963 - ) Wolfgang...

  • Geni Top 10 Lists

    This project recognizes the best parts of Geni and its top contributors. For your family group, you can find some of these at Awards . To suggest a profile for any category, or to suggest a new category, or to request to be listed anonymously, please contact Randy Schoenberg . If a separate project where you can find more detailed information for a particular category exists, the link is provid...

  • 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...

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prizes. As described in Nobel's will, one part was dedicated to “the person who shall have made the most important discovery within the domain of physiology or medicine”. The Medicine Prize has subseq...

  • Nobel Prize Winners

    "The Nobel Prizes" The Nobel Prize Organization Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory...

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  • Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

    The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award in the United States. It recognizes those individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, w...

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  • Medal of Honor

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. It is bestowed on members of the United States armed forces who distinguish themselves "conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States...

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  • Knights of the Garter

    The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348. Edward, the Black Prince (son of Edward the III) was the first Knight of the Order of the Garter The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, honours those who have held public office, who have contributed in a particular way to national life or who have...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • Victoria Cross holders

    The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. Victoria Cross List of Victoria Cross recipients by nationality List of Victoria Cross recipients of uncertain nationality British West Indies recipients of the Victoria Cross

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  • Nobel Prize in Physics

    The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded 108 times to 199 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2014 . John Bardeen is the only Nobel Laureate who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics twice, in 1956 and 1972. This means that a total of 198 individuals have received the Nobel Prize in Physics. 2014: jointly to: Isamu Akasaki 赤崎 勇 (b. 1929) Japanese electric engineer...

  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum identifies and preserves the evolving history and traditions of country music and educates its audiences. Functioning as a local history museum and as an international arts organization, the CMF, located at 222 Fifth Avenue South in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, serves visiting and non-visiting audiences including fans, students, scholars, member...

  • Order of DeMolay

    Please feel free to add any known DeMolays and Senior DeMolays including yourself, along with chapter and any titles or honors. DeMolay International (also known as the Order of DeMolay), founded in Kansas City, Missouri in 1919, is an international youth organization for young men. DeMolay derives its name from Jacques De Molay, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar. It is a youth org...

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  • Royal Victorian Order

    Royal Victorian Order The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way. These may include officials of the Royal Household, family members or perhaps British Ambassadors who have helped organise a State Visit to a particular country. The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service t...

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  • Order of the Thistle

    The Order of the Thistle The Order of the Thistle represents the highest honour in Scotland. It is second only in precedence in the UK to the Order of the Garter. The Order honours Scottish men and women who have held public office or who have contributed in a particular way to national life. The date of the foundation of the Order is not known, although legend has it that it was founded ...

  • Medal of Honor recipients, American Civil War

    Many of the awards during the Civil War were for capturing or saving regimental flags. During the Civil War, regimental flags served as the rallying point for the unit, and guided the unit's movements. Loss of the flag could greatly disrupt a unit, and could have a greater effect than the death of the commanding officer The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the Unit...

  • College Football Hall of Fame

    College Football Hall of Fame Web site: The National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame represents the highest level of achievement for players and coaches, a shrine for amateur football. Of the nearly 5 million players and coaches who have participated in college football in the last 141 years, just over a thousand have been inducted into the Hall. Gold Medal Award Recip...

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  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry Excerpt from the will of Alfred Nobel : “The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- - -/ one part to the person who shall have made the most important chemical discovery or improvement ...” Chemistry was the most important science for Alfred Nobel’s own work. The development of his inven...

  • Television Hall of Fame inductees

    The Television Academy Hall of Fame was founded by a former president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the late John H. Mitchell, to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to television. List of Television Hall of Fame inductees 1st induction Lucille Ball Milton Berle Paddy Chayefsky Norman Lear Edward R. Murrow William S. Paley David Sarnof...

  • Congressional Gold Medal

    Congressional Medal of Honor Not to be confused with 'Medal of Honor' or 'Congressional Medal' A Congressional Gold Medal is an award bestowed by the United States Congress; the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are the highest civilian awards in the United States. It is awarded to persons "who have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history...

  • Order of Bath

    The Order of the Bath The Order of the Bath is mainly awarded to officers of the Armed Services, as well as to a small number of civil servants. Numbers may be increased in times of war or in the event of any military or civil action or service which merits 'peculiar honour or reward'. In 1971 women were admitted to the Order for the first time. The Order now consists of the Sovereign (...

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  • Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Please note that this refers to the hall of fame for American football , not association football (soccer) . Pro Football Hall of Fame Web site: Hall of Famers by Year of Enshrinement

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  • Medal of Honor recipients for World War II

    World War II, or the Second World War, was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

  • Nobel Prize in Literature

    Nobel Prize in Literature On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prizes. As described in Nobel's will one part was dedicated to 'the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction'. Introduction Since 1901, the Nobel Prize for L...

  • Mannerheimriddare / Mannerheim-ristin ritarit / Knights of the Mannerheim Cross

    Finlands 63:e självständighetsdag till ära (6.12.2010) skapas detta projekt för att samla alla riddare. En av de två sista överlevande, Tuomas Gerdt (nr95) var närvarade på årets självständighetsbal. Efter vinterkrigets slut 1940 instiftades i Finland medaljen Mannerheim-korset till Frihetskorsets orden. Den som mott...

  • The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel - the Nobel Prize in Economics

    The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences , commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics , but officially the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (Swedish: Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, generally regarded as one of the most prestigious aw...

  • Nobel Peace Prize

    Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Norwegian and Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature. It is awarded to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of...

  • Queen and Honours

    Development and history of the Honours System The origin of the Sovereign as the fountain of honour is an ancient one. Throughout history, monarchs realised the value and necessity of rewarding gallantry in battle and loyal service, often by awarding gifts of land or money, or some sort of title or sign of merit as a mark of distinction. This was particularly the case when the first sover...

  • The Order of St Michael and St George

    The Order of St. Michael and St. George The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women of high office, or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country. It can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs. Instituted in 1818 by the Prince Regent (later George IV), the Order of St Micha...

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  • Nobel Prize Winners in Economics

    Laureates 1969 : Ragnar FRISCH ‧ data? ‧ & Jan TINBERGEN ‧ 1903-1994 ‧ ontwikking-uitvoering dynamische modellen voor analyse economische processen ‧ development~ .. models for analysing economical processes — russian translation welcome —- spanish translation welcome — etc. — 1970 : Paul SAMUELSON ‧ data? ‧ -- w...

  • Recipients of the Charlemagne Prize

    Internationaler Karlspreis zu Aachen Created in 1949, and first awarded in 1950, the Charlemagne Prize is one of the most prestigious prizes in Europe. It compensates public personalities for their contribution in the service of West European understanding and common endeavour, and in the service of humanity and world peace . The prize was conceived by citizens of the German city of Aachen . ...

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  • National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related artifacts and exhibits, and the honoring of persons who have excelled in playing, mana...

  • Basketball Hall of Fame

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, located in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States, honors exceptional basketball players, coaches, referees, executives, and other major contributors to the game of basketball worldwide. Named after James Naismith, who invented the game of basketball in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Basketball Hall of Fame is dedicated to preserve and ...

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  • U.S. National Women's Hall of Fame

    The National Women's Hall of Fame was created in 1969 in Seneca Falls, New York, the location of the 1848 Women's Rights Convention. The mission of the Hall is "to honor in perpetuity those women, citizens of the United States of America, whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been the greatest value for th...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Korean War

    During the Korean War war, 133 Medals of Honor were presented for bravery in action, 95 of them posthumously. Hall of Valor

  • Nobelprijzen voor Nederlanders

    —2013-okt-294-19:57—jM-ginger-Vu—Medewerking via koppeling van profielen en attendering op informatieve internet-adressen ZEER welkom! nieuws==nieuws==nieuws Lars Peter HANSEN is one of three in 2013 to be awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred NOBEL for his “empirical analysis of asset prices." He is also a David ROC...

  • South African Rugby Hall of Fame

    ALL TIME GREATS Frik du Preez Joggie Jansen Danie Gerber Naas Botha Percy Montgomery Joel Stransky Francois Pienaar Joost van Der Westhuizen Johannes Daniel "Hannes" Brewis (15 June 1920 – 9 September 2007) Danie Craven Thys Lourens born 15/5/1943 - Vryheid Bryan Habana James Small Coaches Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl Buurman van Zyl ] 1915-1982 Who...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients Iraq War

    The Iraq War or War in Iraq, also referred to in the United States as the Second Gulf War or Operation Iraqi Freedom, began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the United States under the administration of President George W. Bush and the United Kingdom under Prime Minister Tony Blair The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoratio...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients during peacetime

    Prior to World War II, the Medal of Honor could be awarded for actions not involving direct combat with the enemy; 193 men earned the medal in this way. Most of the peacetime medals were awarded to members of the United States Navy for their actions during boiler explosions, man-overboard incidents, and other hazards of naval service. Given in the list below are the place and date of each r...

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  • Academy Awards ◦ since 1929

    Academy Awards ◦ since 1929 -2011-07-25-jMu- Collaborate-correct-add? Welcome! In the first place by linking documents-a/o-profiles or in collaboration to find names and data in geni or on the internet to complete or document profiles mentioned here. Don't hesitate to ask, I like geni for the possibility to do things together. Thanks everyone who adds his/her profiles here! To me...

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  • Congressional Silver Medal

    Congressional Silver Medal A Congressional Silver Medal is an award bestowed by the United States Congress. They have been made in either non-portable (not designed to be worn) or decoration (designed to be worn) form. Congress has been authorizing gold medals since George Washington received the first one in 1776. Occasionally Congress will authorize a silver medal in conjunction with the ...

  • Order of Merit

    The Order of Merit The Order of Merit is a special honour awarded to individuals of great achievement in the fields of the arts, learning, literature and science. The Order was founded by King Edward VII at the time of his coronation in 1902, to be ‘given to such persons, subjects of Our Crown, as may have rendered exceptionally meritorious services in Our Crown Services or towards t...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients War in Afghanistan

    The War in Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001, (On Going) as the armed forces of the United States and the United Kingdom, and the Afghan United Front (Northern Alliance), launched Operation Enduring Freedom in response to the September 11 attacks on the United States, with the stated goal of dismantling the Al-Qaeda terrorist organisation and ending its use of Afghanistan as a base. The Me...

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  • Medal of Honor Recipients, Native American

    In the 20th century, eight American Indians have been among those soldiers to be distinguished by receiving the United States' highest military honor: the Medal of Honor. Given for military heroism "above and beyond the call of duty," these warriors exhibited extraordinary bravery in the face of the enemy and, in two cases, made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Jack C. Montgomery. A ...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients for World War I

    World War I (also known as the First World War and the Great War) was a global military conflict that embroiled most of the world's great powers, assembled in two opposing alliances: the Entente and the Central Powers. The immediate cause of the war was the June 28, 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, by Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb citizen of...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Movement, or Boxer Rebellion, was a Chinese uprising from November 1899 to September 7, 1901, against foreign influence in areas such as trade, politics, religion and technology that occurred in China during the final years of the Manchu rule (Qing Dynasty). The members of the Chinese Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists were simply called boxers by the Westerners due to the ...

  • British & Commonwealth Military Honours and Awards

    Military Honours & Awards Members of the British and Commonwealth Armed Forces can be awarded via the UK Honours system for exceptional gallantry, achievement or service. They are eligible for the military divisions of civilian honours as well as for decorations and medals for gallantry and distinguished service which are exclusive to the Armed Forces. Nominations for these awards are rec...

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  • Royal Family Orders

    Royal Family Orders George IV started the formal practice of presenting Family Orders, or portraits of the Sovereign set in diamonds suspended from a ribbon. Before 1820, the Sovereign's portrait set in a jewelled frame had been worn by both ladies and gentlemen at Court, and especially by female members of the Royal Family. George IV's successors continued this practice, with most sovere...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients, Hispanic

    The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. The recipient must have distinguished themselves at the risk of their own life above and beyond the call of duty in action against an enemy of the United States. Due to the nature of this medal, it is commonly presented po...

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  • Military orders

    For naming conventions, please see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . A military order is a Christian society of knights that was founded for crusading, i.e. propagating and/or defending the faith (originally Catholic, after the reformation sometimes Protestant), either in the Holy Land or against Islam (Reconquista) or pagans (mainly Baltic region) in Europe. Many orders became secularize...

  • Order of Saint Michael - Ordre de Saint-Michel

    About the Order: The Order of Saint Michael (French: Ordre de Saint-Michel) was a French chivalric order, founded by Louis XI of France on 1 August 1469, in competitive response to the Burgundian Order of the Golden Fleece founded by Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy, Louis' chief competitor for the allegiance of the great houses of France, the Dukes of Orléans, Berry, and Brittany. As a...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients, Philippine–American War

    The Philippine-American War was an armed military conflict between the United States and the First Philippine Republic, fought from 1899 to at least 1902, which arose from a Filipino political struggle against U.S. occupation of the Philippines. While the conflict was officially declared over on July 4, 1902, American troops continued hostilities against remnants of the Philippine Army and othe...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients, Veracruz, Mexico 1914

    The United States occupation of the Mexican port of Veracruz lasted for six months and occurred in the midst of poor diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States, related to the ongoing Mexican Revolution. In response to the Tampico Affair, President Woodrow Wilson ordered the U.S. Navy to prepare for the occupation of the port of Veracruz. While waiting for authorization of Co...

  • Commonwealth Honours

    Citizens from the 15 Commonwealth Realms (countries which have The Queen as their Monarch, in addition to the UK) are eligible to receive a number of honours, both via the UK Honours system and, where relevant, the honours system of their own country. This page explains which honours Commonwealth citizens are eligible for and includes links to websites detailing other Commonwealth honours sys...

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  • Holders of Burma Star Group

    It would be nice if we could find as many people as possible who were awarded "The Burma Star" for taking part in the Burma Campaign in the last war. My late faather was one of them..Let's see if we can find some more?