Order of the British Empire

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Order of the British Empire

An order of chivalry established by King George V (UK) in 1917 to honour military and civil achievements. Those who receive GBE (Knight/Dame Grand Cross) or KBE/DBE (Knight/Dame Commander) of the OBE are allowed to use the pre-nominal Sir or Dame; all can use the post-nominal (GBE, KBE, DBE, CBE, OBE, or MBE). Top-tier professors and doctors in the UK are often honoured with an Order of the British Empire for services above and beyond the call of duty.

Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in descending order
GBE—Knight Grand Cross of the OBE or Dame Grand Cross of the OBE
KBE/DBE—Knight Commander of the OBE/Dame Commander of the OBE
CBE—Commander of the OBE
OBE—Officer of the OBE
MBE—Member of the OBE

OBE—Order of the British Empire
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Stokoe, who has 40 years of experience in education, will be made the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his services to education in the UAE.
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Professor Ritter was appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on June 4, 1917, by King George V.
Emirates' Tim Clark can now go by 'Sir Tim', after he was made a Knight of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, the second highest class in the British order system of five ranks established by King George V for services "to British prosperity and to the aviation industry", the British Embassy in the UAE said.
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London, June 29 ( ANI ): British Olympic ace Mo Farah was honoured with the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Prince Charles at the Buckingham Palace after his performances in the London Olympics.
Dr Braddock, principal and chief executive at Birmingham Metropolitan College, was already a CBE but received a DBE - Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire - for services to further education.
ISTANBUL, Jun 22, 2011 (TUR) -- A prominent Turkish businessman has been honored with the "Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE).
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