"The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time."
                -- Joe Girard

Author Topic: Stephen Hawking refused knighthood  (Read 6316 times)

Sir Edward

  • Forum Admin
  • Commander of the Order
  • Forum Veteran
  • *****
  • Posts: 9,340
  • Verum et Honorem.
    • ed.toton.org
Stephen Hawking refused knighthood
« on: 2008-06-23, 14:48:30 »


Very interesting. It does make one wonder when you see Bill Gates getting knighted, but not science luminaries.
Sir Ed T. Toton III
Knight Commander, Order of the Marshal

( Personal Site | My Facebook )

Sir Brian

  • Knight of the Order
  • Forum Veteran
  • ****
  • Posts: 4,735
  • Felix uxor beatam vitam - Happy Wife Happy Life
    • Order of the Marshal
Re: Stephen Hawking refused knighthood
« Reply #1 on: 2008-06-25, 15:51:03 »
Alas he did refuse an offer of knighthood ten years ago based upon principle...something that
our dear Mr. Gates could never be accused of having!  ;)
"Chivalry our Strength, Brotherhood our sword"
Vert, on a Chief wavy Argent a Rose Sable,
a Gryphon Segreant Or

[img width=100 height=100]
<a href="http://s221.photobucket.com/user/Tah908/media/LP_Medals_zpsq7zzdvve.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i221.photobucket.