Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

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Commander is a grade of the Order of the British Empire and is awarded by the British Monarch on advice of the Government.

Awarded by British Monarch


The following people are associated with this Honour:

Dame (Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell
An internationally acclaimed astronomer, honoured for her discovery of pulsars.

Dame Anne Louise McIlroy
A pioneering obstetrician, gynaecologist and surgeon, who became the first woman medical professor in the UK.