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Sir Bill Gates And The Queen

Bill Gates was knighted today, and here are some pictures and articles.

BBC - Knighthood For Microsoft’s Gates

Todd Bishop - Gates Receives Knighthood

Seattle PI - Bill Gates Receives Honorary Knighthood

Bloomberg - Bill Gates Receives Honorary Knighthood From Queen At Palace

Microsoft PressPass - Statement By Bill Gates On Receiving An Honorary Knighthood

Also, you cannot call him “Sir Bill Gates”. His official title? “Bill Gates, KBE”, for Knight of the British Empire, although the actual title is even longer (Bill Gates, Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire). Or, if you’re from Slashdot, anything with “Borg” in it will be fine.

Did you know: This honor was to be bestowed on Gates in January 2004, but a “mutually convenient” time could not be found until 14 months later. I know I would have found time!
Source: Hindustan Times

March 2nd, 2005 Posted by Nathan Weinberg | General | 5 comments


  1. Sir Bill Gates

    Trackback by Patrick Tisseghem's Blog | March 2, 2005

  2. I just want to say congratulations Mr. Gates. You deserve it for your hard work in the IT industry, including you passionate causes towards helping the less fortunate around the world.

    I salute you.

    Comment by Andre Da Costa | March 3, 2005

  3. What a joke! :) Ha ha.

    Comment by Tux | March 3, 2005

  4. hi
    bill gates
    maney time i contact u but you not contact to me you have a stone heart if your mother coll u or your sons adn your giral if call u so you do not answer to heim you only make maney and you sons money and all think only money

    maney yerars i contact u i speand many money in the net you one time not call me and answer to me if you one time call me i athink you are a human you do not human you are a big dveal you only or only dollers sons and dollers your father and sons …..
    bill gates this and world many peple callup you in this its me on any noumber many peple tell lia but i am not tell a lia i am not schem to you i am not interstat in my life i am all time i pray on god i f my enemy he win so pleace give dade pleac give me but god not give deda

    i give u all time pleace give some money

    i start buiness and make rich and cover up my enemy but you do not acpet my advised why bill gates i contact you 10000 time but you do not responed to me i send letter

    pleace you one time think if i am tell lia so i lia one time not for all time .

    if my mail and my letters not arrived you rooms plz. told me .i told repart all thinks and tolks to you when i send to you ,….

    bill this world come to man one time not to agian agian so i am come one time not agian agian
    and .

    i told one time pleace my help i am not told to any peple and not give u agian bill gates you blck my email address why?

    you your poor firand mudassar hussian

    Comment by mudassar | December 22, 2005

  5. am Bartazari mukono,am tanzania,l have been suffer to look for some one who can assit mi to pay the last school fees taking IT essentials at makerere univesity dad lost his job this year now is at home and we are 7 in our family,my course need like 500 us dollar to finish and my dad is just have hope to mi of geting a job after finish my course so that l can assit him and other member of beging you in a special way to assit me that money since my future plan is to be a technician in a can use money gram to assis me.thanks

    Comment by Bartazari Mukono | September 10, 2007

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