Seven British cave divers, a legendary Model, and a comedian this year on the list of Britons to be honored by Queen Elizabeth II on new year’s day.

The diver were involved in July on the spectacular rescue of a Thai youth football team from a flooded cave, and are for your use now honored. Richard Stanton and John Volanthen, the first two divers entering the cave, were also awarded with the George medal, which gives the Kingdom for selfless Action and extraordinary courage.

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a total stand 1148 people on the Friday night published a list of the year awards. 70 percent are to be commended for her special social Engagement – for example, work in their own community. 47 percent of the Awardees are women. For your use after the terrorist attacks in Manchester and London in 2017, the Queen, 43 police officers and paramedics is distinguished.

For her role as the ideal Ambassador of great Britain, and for their achievements in sports, art, music, or media, too many celebrities on the list – people like Lesley Lawson, for example. The Model of the mini dress Era of the Sixties, better known as Twiggy , the title of a Dame of the British Empire. The 69-Year-old told the news Agency British Press Association, the honor is great, but bring them up at the same time “Giggle”.

Lesley Lawson alias Twiggy

As the first member of the legendary comic troupe Monty Python Michael Palin is knighted. The actor, who also made numerous travel documentaries, will be honored for his contributions to the culture and the geography. He’ll be able to believe the award will probably only really when the first “Sir Michael Palin” addressed letters to him einträfen, said the 75-Year-old.

actor and documentary maker Michael Palin

Hollywood, Christopher Nolan , which was nominated in this year with the Film “Dunkirk” for an Oscar, is also excellent. He receives the title of Commander of the British Empire.

Also on the list of 1148 Excellent:

England soccer coach Gareth Southgate Pink-Floyd-drummer Nick Mason Gruffalo-author of Julia Donaldson TV presenter Christian Peckham violinist Nicola Benedetti Tottenham-Hotspur-striker Harry Kane actress Sophie Okonedo author Margaret Atwood

British order of merit will be awarded in five stages: With an MBE in the Esteemed “Member” – a member of the “Most Excellent Order of the Brish Empire”. It is the categories of OBE (Officer), CBE (Commander), KBE and DBE (Knight or Dame Commander), and the highest level of the GBE (Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross). With the two highest order, the Excellent will not be inherited automatically in the nobility. You may call henceforth Sir or lady .

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