Can someone be knighted after their death?

Answer According to, a person can be knighted after their death. Sir Henry Cotton was officially knighted after his death in 1987. Although, he did accept the offer of knighthood bef... Read More »

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When was Alexander Fleming knighted?

Sir Alexander Fleming, the Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who discovered and named penicillin in 1928, was knighted in 1944. Fleming also was awarded a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1945 for hi... Read More »

When was Elton John knighted?

Elton John was knighted on Feb. 24, 1998, by Queen Elizabeth II. He received the honor for his contribution to the British music industry and for the work of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.Referenc... Read More »

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Who are American soldiers knighted by queen elizabeth ll?

The United States Air Force is by far the most powerful in the World. There are many other formidable air forces, notably those of Israel, France and the United Kingdom, Germany, PR China, India, R... Read More »