Order of the Rising Sun

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The Order of the Rising Sun is a Japanese honour, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan.

Awarded by Emperor Meiji of Japan


The following people are associated with this Honour:

Sir Derek Barton
A Nobel prize winning chemist, whose work on the concept of conformation in chemistry was groundbreaking.

Sir Alexander Todd Baron Todd of Trumpington
A Nobel prizewinning chemist, honoured for his research on nucleotides and nucleotide co-enzymes.