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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