List of honours of the British royal family by country

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Commonwealth honours[edit]

Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother --- GCVO (1937) 1937 DGStJ (1926)
The Queen Sovereign
The Duke of Edinburgh --- --- 2007 --- 1968[1]
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
The Prince of Wales --- --- --- --- 2002
Diana, Princess of Wales --- --- --- --- ---
The Duchess of Cornwall --- GCVO (2012) --- --- ---
The Duke of Cambridge --- --- --- --- ---
The Duchess of Cambridge --- --- --- --- ---
Prince Harry --- KCVO (2015) --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
The Princess Royal --- GCVO (1974) --- DStJ (1971)
GCStJ (1998)
---
Capt Mark Phillips --- CVO --- --- ---
VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence --- LVO (1989)
KCVO (2011)
--- --- ---
Peter Phillips --- --- --- --- ---
Autumn Phillips --- --- --- --- ---
Zara Phillips --- --- --- --- ---
Mike Tindall --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
The Duke of York --- CVO (1979)
KCVO (2003)
GCVO (2011)
--- --- ---
Sarah, Duchess of York --- --- --- --- ---
Princess Beatrice of York --- --- --- --- ---
Princess Eugenie of York --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
The Earl of Wessex --- CVO (1989)
KCVO (2003)
GCVO (2011)
--- --- ---
The Countess of Wessex --- GCVO (2010)[2] --- DStJ (2005) ---
Viscount Severn --- --- --- --- ---
Lady Louise Windsor --- --- --- --- ---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
The Duke of Gloucester --- GCVO (1974) --- GCStJ (1975) ---
The Duchess of Gloucester --- GCVO (1989) --- DStJ (1974)
GCStJ
---
Member of Family Ss M&G Royal Victorian Order RV Chain St John Order of Merit
The Duke of Kent GCMG (1967) GCVO (1960) --- --- ---
The Duchess of Kent --- GCVO (1977) --- --- ---
Prince Michael of Kent --- KCVO (1992)
GCVO (2003)
--- KStJ ---
Princess Michael of Kent --- --- --- --- ---
Princess Alexandra --- GCVO (1960) --- --- ---
The Rt Hon. Sir Angus Ogilvy --- KCVO (1989) --- --- ---
  • Personal Aide-de-Camp (AdC(P)) :
    • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1948 – 6 February 1952 : Personal Aide-de-Camp to His Majesty The King[3] ( AdC(P))
    • The Prince of Wales : 1973 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
    • Sir Tim Laurence : 1 August 2004 : Personal Aide-de-Camp to the Queen (ADC(P))
    • Capt Mark Phillips : 1974 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to the Queen (ADC(P))(Retired)
    • The Duke of York : 1 February 1984 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
    • The Earl of Wessex : 1 August 2004 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))
    • The Duke of Kent : 1966 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to The Queen (ADC(P))
    • The Duke of Cambridge : 17 March 2013 – : Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty The Queen (AdC(P))

 Australia[edit]

 Botswana[edit]

 Brunei[edit]

 Cameroon[edit]

 Canada[edit]

 Dominica[edit]

 Ghana[edit]

  • The Queen : 2007 – - Honorary Companion of the Order of the Star of Ghana (CSG) [9]
  • The Prince of Wales : 1977 – - Order of the Star of Ghana

 Kenya[edit]

 Malawi[edit]

 Malaysia[edit]

 Maldives[edit]

 New Zealand[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1990 – 30 March 2002 : Additional Member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ)
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 15 November 1981 : Extra Companion of the Queen's Service Order[12] (QSO)
  • The Prince of Wales : 1983 – : Extra Companion of the Queen's Service Order (QSO)
  • The Princess Royal : 1990 – : Extra Companion of the Queen's Service Order (QSO)
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 6 June 2012 Additional Member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ)

 Pakistan[edit]

 Papua New Guinea[edit]

 Nigeria[edit]

 Singapore[edit]

 Solomon Islands[edit]

 South Africa[edit]

 Tanzania[edit]

 Tonga[edit]

  • The Queen : Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Queen Salote Tupou III[19]
  • The Duke of Gloucester : 2008 - Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Crown of Tonga (current rank denomination = Knight Grand Cross)
  • The Duchess of Gloucester : 2008 - Dame Grand Commander of the Order of the Crown of Tonga (current rank denomination = Dame Grand Cross)

 Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

 Uganda[edit]

  • Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon : 1965 – 2002 - Order of the Crown, Lion and Spear of Toro Kingdom

 United Kingdom[edit]

  • Orders :
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother KG (1936) KT (1937) --- GBE (1927) V V V
The Queen Sovereign V V
The Duke of Edinburgh KG (1947) KT (1952) --- GBE (1953) xxx xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
The Prince of Wales KG (1958) KT (1977) GCB (1975) --- xxx xxx xxx
Diana, Princess of Wales --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
The Duchess of Cornwall --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
The Duke of Cambridge KG (2008) KT (2012) --- --- xxx xxx xxx
The Duchess of Cambridge --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Prince Harry --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
The Princess Royal KG (1994) KT (2000) --- --- V --- xxx
Capt Mark Phillips --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence --- --- CB (2007) --- xxx xxx xxx
Peter Phillips --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Autumn Phillips --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Zara Phillips --- --- --- MBE (2007) --- xxx xxx
Mike Tindall --- --- --- MBE (2003) xxx xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
The Duke of York KG (2006) --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Sarah, Duchess of York --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Princess Beatrice of York --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Princess Eugenie of York --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
The Earl of Wessex KG (2006)[2] --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
The Countess of Wessex --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
Viscount Severn --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Lady Louise Windsor --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
The Duke of Gloucester KG (1997) --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
The Duchess of Gloucester --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
Member of Family Garter Thistle Bath Br. Emp. EIIR GVIRI GVRI
The Duke of Kent KG (1985) --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
The Duchess of Kent --- --- --- --- V xxx xxx
Prince Michael of Kent --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx
Princess Michael of Kent --- --- --- --- --- xxx xxx
Princess Alexandra KG (2003) --- --- --- V V xxx
The Rt Hon. Sir Angus Ogilvy --- --- --- --- xxx xxx xxx

In bold, when the member of the family is also Grand Master of the Order, next to the Queen as Sovereign of the Order
Rem : Grand Master =/= Sovereign, see article !

  • Counsellor of State :
    • The Duke of Edinburgh (since 1952)
    • The Prince of Wales (since 1966)
    • The Duke of York (since 1981)
    • The Duke of Cambridge (since 2003)
    • Prince Harry (since 2005)
  • Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council (PC) :
    • The Duke of Edinburgh : 4 November 1951 –  : Privy Counsellor (PC)
    • The Prince of Wales : 1977 – : Privy Counsellor (PC)
    • Sir Angus Ogilvy : 1997 – 26 December 2004 : Privy Counsellor (PC)
    • The Duke of Cambridge : 2016 – : Privy Counsellor (PC)
    • The Duchess of Cornwall : 2016 – : Privy Counsellor (PC)
  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1978 – 30 March 2002 : Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports

Other honours[edit]

European foreign honours[edit]

 Austria[edit]

 Belgium[edit]

  • The Queen : - 1963 – - Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1963 – - Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold
  • Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon : - 1960 – 2002 Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown, 1960

 Croatia[edit]

The Queen : 12 December 2001 – - Member with Sash and Grand Star of the Grand Order of King Tomislav[22]

 Czech Republic[edit]

The Queen : 1996 – - Member First Class with Collar of the Order of the White Lion[23]

 Denmark[edit]

  • The Queen : 1947 – - Knight of the Order of the Elephant
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 16 November 1947 – - Knight of the Order of the Elephant - RE
  • The Prince of Wales : 1974 – - Knight of the Order of the Elephant - RE

 Estonia[edit]

The Queen : 19 October 2006 – - Collar of the Cross of the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana[24]

 Finland[edit]

  • The Queen : 1961 – - Collar of the Order of the White Rose
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1961 – - Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose - SVR SR
  • The Prince of Wales : 1969 – - Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose (SVR SR)
  • The Princess Royal : 1969 – : Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the White Rose of Finland (SVR SR)

 France[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1937 – 30 March 2002 - Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
  • The Queen : 1948 – - Grand Cross of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 9 April 1957 – - Grand Cross of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
  • The Prince of Wales : 1982 – - Grand Cross of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
  • The Duchess of Cornwall : 6 June 2014 – - Grand Cross of the National Order of Merit

 Germany[edit]

 Greece[edit]

 Hungary[edit]

The Queen : 1991 – - Grand Cross of the Order of Merit

 Iceland[edit]

  • The Queen : 1963 – - Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Falcon
  • * The Duke of Edinburgh : 1963 – - Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Falcon

 Italy[edit]

  • The Queen : 1958 – - Knight of the Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Republic
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1958 – - Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic

 Kazakhstan[edit]

The Queen : 2000 – - Member of the Order of the Golden Eagle

 Latvia[edit]

The Queen : 1996 – - Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Three Stars

 Lithuania[edit]

The Queen : 17 October 2006 – - Grand Cross with Golden Chain of the Order of Vytautas the Great[27][28]

 Luxembourg[edit]

 Malta[edit]

 Monaco[edit]

 Netherlands[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1950 – 30 March 2002 - Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion[32]
  • The Queen : 1950 – Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion[32]
  • The Duke of Edinburgh :
    • 26 March 1958 – - Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion[32]
    • 1979 – - Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the Golden Ark
  • The Prince of Wales :
  • Diana, Princess of Wales : 18 November 1982 – 31 August 1997: Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown[34][36][37]
  • The Princess Royal : 1972 – : Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown
  • Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon : 1950 – 9 February 2002: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion[34]
  • Princess Alexandra: 18 November 1982 – : Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown

 Norway[edit]

  • The Queen : 1955 – - Grand Cross with Collar of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1952 – - Grand Cross with Collar of the Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav
  • The Prince of Wales : 1978 – - Grand Cross with Collar of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav
  • The Duke of York : 1988 – - Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav
  • The Duke of Gloucester : 1973 – - Grand Cross of the Order of St Olav
  • The Duke of Kent : Grand Cross of the Order of St Olav

 Poland[edit]

 Portugal[edit]

 Romania[edit]

 Russia[edit]

 Slovakia[edit]

 Slovenia[edit]

 Spain[edit]

  • The Queen :
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 19 October 1986 – - Knight Grand Cross of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Carlos III
  • The Prince of Wales : 1986 – - Knight Grand Cross of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Carlos III

 Sweden[edit]

  • The Queen : 1953 – 1975 - Member (LSerafO) ; 1975 – - Member with Collar (LSerafO m kedja) of the Royal Order of the Seraphim
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1954 – - Knight of the Order of the Seraphim - RSerafO
  • The Prince of Wales : 1975 – - Knight of the Order of the Seraphim - RSerafO
  • The Duke of Gloucester : 1975 – - Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the Polar Star
  • The Duke of Kent : Knight of the Order of Charles XIII (2000)[43]

 Turkey[edit]

 Yugoslavia[edit]

African foreign honours[edit]

 Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

 Egypt[edit]

 Ethiopia[edit]

 Gabon[edit]

 Gambia[edit]

 Liberia[edit]

  • The Queen :
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 23 November 1961 – - Knight Grand Band of the Order of the Star of Africa
  • The Duke of Kent : Knight Grand Band of the Order of the Star of Africa

 Libya[edit]

 Mali[edit]

 Morocco[edit]

  • The Queen : 1980 – - Collar of the Special Class of the Order of Muhammad
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 29 October 1980 – - Grand Cross in Brilliants of the Order of Muhammad

 Senegal[edit]

 Tunisia[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1961 – 30 March 2002 - Grand Cordon of the Order of Independence
  • The Queen :
    • 1961 – - Grand Collar of the Order of Independence
    • 1980 – - Grand Cordon of the Order of the Republic
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1961 – - Grand Cordon of the Order of Independence

 Zaire[edit]

  • The Queen : 1973 – - Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Leopard
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1973 – - Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Leopard

Asian foreign honours[edit]

West Asia[edit]

 Bahrain[edit]

  • The Queen : 1979 – - Collar of the Order of al-Khalifa
  • The Prince of Wales : 1986 – - Grand Cross of the Order of al-Khalifa

 Iraq[edit]

 Jordan[edit]

 Kuwait[edit]

 Oman[edit]

 Qatar[edit]

 Saudi Arabia[edit]

  • The Queen : 1979 – - Collar of the King Abdulaziz Order of Merit[50] & Badr Chain
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : Distinguished First Class of King Abdulaziz Order of Merit[50]
  • The Prince of Wales : 1987 – - Distinguished First Class of King Abdulaziz Order of Merit

 United Arab Emirates[edit]

Far East[edit]

 Afghanistan[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1928 – 28 April 1978 - Member First Class of the Order of the Supreme Sun
  • The Queen : Afghanistan Afghanistan - 1971 – - | Order of the Supreme Sun
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1971 – - Member First Class of the Order of the Supreme Sun

 Indonesia[edit]

 Japan[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1937 – 30 March 2002 - Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown
  • The Queen :
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1971 – - Grand Cordon of the Order of the Chrysanthemum
  • The Prince of Wales : 1971 – - Grand Cordon of the Order of the Chrysanthemum
  • The Princess Royal : 1971 – : Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown
  • Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon : 1971 – : Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown
  • Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy : 1962 – : Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown

   Nepal[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1948 – 30 March 2002 - Knight of the Order of Ojaswi Rajanya
  • The Queen  :
    • 1949 – - Knight of the Order of Ojaswi Rajanya
    • 1961 – - Mahendra Chain
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1960 – - Knight of the Order of Ojaswi Rajanya
  • The Prince of Wales : 1975 – - Knight of the Order of Ojaswi Rajanya & Coronation Medal
  • The Duke of Kent : Order of Tri Shakti Patta, 1st Class
  • The Duke of Gloucester : 1975 – Order of Tri Shakti Patta, 1st Class & Coronation Medal
  • The Duchess of Gloucester: 1975 – Coronation Medal

 South Korea[edit]

 Thailand[edit]

North American foreign honours[edit]

 Mexico[edit]

  • The Queen : 1973 – - Grand Collar of the Order of the Aztec Eagle
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1964 – - Collar of the Order of the Aztec Eagle
  • The Duke of Gloucester : 2004 – - Collar of the Order of the Aztec Eagle

 Panama[edit]

  • The Queen : 1953 – - Gold Collar of the Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 29 November 1953 – - Grand Cross of the Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero

 United States[edit]

South American foreign honours[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

 Bolivia[edit]

 Brazil[edit]

  • The Queen : 1968 – - Grand Collar of the Order of the Southern Cross
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1962 – - Grand Cross of the National Order of the Southern Cross
  • The Prince of Wales : 1978 – - Grand Cross of the National Order of the Southern Cross

 Chile[edit]

  • The Queen : 1965 – - Grand Collar of the Order of Merit
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1962 – - Chain of the Order of Merit

 Colombia[edit]

 Ecuador[edit]

 Paraguay[edit]

 Peru[edit]

  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother : 1960 – 30 March 2002 - Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun
  • The Queen :
  • The Duke of Edinburgh : 1962 – - Grand Cross in Brilliants of the Order of the Sun
  • Prince Michael of Kent - Order of the Sun

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