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What does companion of Honour mean?

The Companion of Honour is a special award granted to those who have made a major contribution to the arts, science, medicine, or government lasting over a long period of time.

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Hereof, what is the companion of Honour award?

The Order of the Companions of Honour is a British award given to citizens of the Commonwealth. It was founded by King George V in 1917, as a reward for outstanding achievements in the arts, literature, music, science, politics, industry or religion. The order is limited to 65 Companions of Honour.

Beside above, what does CH DBE mean? There are various honors awarded depending on the person's contributions. The honors are: Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), knighthood or damehood (KBE and DBE), and Companion of Honour (CH).

Likewise, how many Companions of Honor are there?

The order consists of the Sovereign and a maximum 65 members. Currently, there are 62 positions filled on the Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour. The current list of Companions of Honour includes a series of politicians, broadcasters, singers and actors.

What does the title CH mean?

Grades. Companion (CH) Ribbon bar of the order.

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