Elizabeth II made Shimon Peres a knight

titleBritain's Queen Elizabeth II on 20 November made by Israeli President Shimon Peres a knight, reports The Jerusalem Post.The ceremony took place in Buckingham Palace. Perez received from the hands of the Queen of the Great Cross of the order of St Michael and St George (KCMG).The order occupies the sixth position on the seniority in the British honours system, after the orders of the Garter, Thistle, St. Patrick, the Bath, and Indian star.Typically, it is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to the establishment of friendly international relations with the UK and Commonwealth countries.Among the knights of the order of former U.S. presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush senior, the founder of Microsoft bill gates and lead singer of U2, Bono. Source: Elizabeth II made Shimon Peres a knight.

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