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Bowes-Lyon, Elizabeth, The Queen Mother

Date of birth:
August 4th, 1900 (Hitchin, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
March 30th, 2002 (Royal Lodge/Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom)
Buried on:
St. George's Chapel Windsor
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Born as Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon. Wife of George VI. She was the last Empress of India.

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Awarded on:
March 8th, 1923
Knight/Dame to the Venerable Order of Saint John (KStJ/DStJ)
Awarded on:
1923
Order of St. Sava 1st Class
Awarded on:
1923
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1926
Grand Cross to the Venerable Order of Saint John (GCStJ)
Awarded on:
1927
Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)
Awarded on:
1931
Imperial Order of the Crown of India
Awarded on:
1935
King George V's Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Awarded on:
1936

Royal Lady
Order of the Garter
Awarded on:
1936
Royal Red Cross
Awarded on:
1937

Grand Master and Principal Dame
Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
Awarded on:
1937

Extra Lady
Order of the Thistle
Awarded on:
1937
Royal Victorian Chain
Awarded on:
1937
Awarded on:
1937
King George VI Coronation Medal
Awarded on:
1937
Awarded on:
1937
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Awarded on:
1938
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Krigskorset
Awarded on:
1948
Awarded on:
1950
Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw - Ridder Grootkruis (NL.1)
Awarded on:
1950
Awarded on:
1951

With five bars
Canadian Forces Decoration (CD)
Awarded on:
1952
Awarded on:
1953
Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Medal 1953
Awarded on:
1961
Awarded on:
1966
Awarded on:
1977
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal
Awarded on:
1990
Awarded on:
2000

Honorary
Companion of the Order of Canada
Awarded on:
2002
Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

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