Distinguished Members

Some Recipients of Knighthood and Knights and Dames of the Companionate of Merit within the Order.
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  • Claudette Abela Baldacchino, former Vice President of the Local Councils Association, President of the Southern Region and Deputy Mayor of Qrendi. Elected as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) (Malta)
  • Dr. Srydjan Aleksic, Advocate and Rights Activist (Serbia)
  • Benjamin Angueira, Grand Officer, Human Rights Lawyer and Independence Activist, (Puerto Rico)
  • Lesi Arpad, Mayor of Kunszentmiklos (Hungary)
  • Neil Attard, Mayor of Xghajra, (Malta)
  • Donna Maria Averna-Pagliarello, Owner of Averna and Pernigotti brands (Italy)
  • The Hon. Charles Azzopardi MP, Former Mayor of Rabat, Member of Parliament (Malta)
  • Hon. Johann Baldacchino Romano, Consul General, (Belarus)
  • The Right Honorable Sir Antony Brian Baldry, TD, DL, former member of parliament and Minister of State, (England)
  • The Hon. Michelle Ballantyne, former member of the Scottish parliament, (Scotland)
  • The Hon. Minister Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and former Minister of Foreign Affairs for St. Kitts and Nevis (St. Kitts and Nevis)
  • The Hon. Sir Robin Orr Blair CVO WS, Past Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland and Past Purse Bearer to the Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembley of the Church of Scotland (Scotland)
  • Dr. Conrad Borg Manche, Solicitor and Mayor of Gzira, (Malta)
  • HRH Queen Boresah Fantevie, Head of the Boresah Royal Foundation and Deputy Speaker of the Youth Parliament (Ghana)
  • Michel Bouillerand (deceased), Resistance Officer and historian, (France)
  • Dr. Daniel Bugeja, Secretary General of the Notarial Council of Malta (Malta)
  • Mark Bush, Oli Executive and Entrepreneur (United States of America)
  • Mario Calleja, Mayor of Marsascala (Malta)
  • Dr. Victor Calvagna, Medical Doctor and Philanthropist (Malta)
  • The Hon. Abigail Camilleri, Member of Parliament, (Malta)
  • Dr. Marco Cappato, Social Rights Activist and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP), (Italy)
  • Le Comte Jacques de Chabannes (France)
  • Christopher Chambers of Skighough, Past Grand Registrar (United States of America)
  • Michael Champ, Secretary General of the World Association of Supported Employment (Netherlands)
  • Thomas Park Clement, Scientist and Philanthropist (United States of America)
  • HE Richard Comyns of Ludston (Deceased), Solicitor and Past Supreme Grand Prior (Scotland)
  • Massimo Condorelli, Entrepreneur and Assessore, Comune di Belpasso, (Italy)
  • Catherine (Cat) Cora, TV Personality and Chef (United States of America)
  • Jan Culka, Czech Army Officer (Slovakia)
  • The Hon. Carmelo Currenti, Politician and MP (Italy)
  • The Hon. Helena Dalli ex-MP and European Commissioner (Malta)
  • The Hon. Katya De Giovanni, University Lecturer and Member of Parliament, (Malta)
  • Prof. Alexiei Dingli, University Professor and ex-Mayor of Valletta (Malta)
  • Real Admiral (Ret) Gvido Djindjic, United Nations Peace Keeping Army (United States)
  • HE Massimo J Ellul, Entrepreneur and Grand Chancellor (Malta)
  • Paul Farrugia, President of the South East Region of Malta; former Mayor of Tarxien, (Malta)
  • Ilina Filipova, Painter, (Bulgaria)
  • Riccardo Fogli, International Artist (Italy)
  • Clifford Galea Vella Maslennikov, TV presenter and producer, President of the Northern Region Council, (Malta)
  • Dr. Paolo Garofalo, Ex Mayor of Enna and Chairman of the MedMez Think Tank Foundation, (Sicily)
  • The Most Rev. Monsignor Anton Gauci (Deceased), Dean of the Cathedral Chapter (Gozo)
  • Jorge Grech, Mayor of Zabbar, (Malta)
  • Alfred Grixti, Chief Executive, Foundation of Social Welfare Services & ex-Mayor of Zebbug (Malta)
  • HE Navy Commander (Ret.) Stephen Groeneveld, Grand Secretary (South Africa)
  • HIRH Herta Margarete Habsburg-Lothringen, President, International Flame of Peace Movement (Austria)
  • HIRH the Archduke of Austria, Sandor Habsburg-Lothringen, Supreme Grand Prior
  • Margaret Haddock OBE, Past President of the European Union of Supported Employment, (Northern Ireland)
  • John Baron von Hoff, (Deceased) Past Grand Chancellor (England)
  • Bernd Hohle, Martial Arts Master and World Martial Arts Champion (Germany)
  • Gayle Katchur, Mayor of Fort Saskatchewan (Canada)
  • Ike M. I. Khamisani, Diplomat (United States of America)
  • Chaker Khazaal, Award Winning Journalist (Canada)
  • HM King Kigeli V of Rwanda (Deceased) (Rwanda)
  • Dr. Kevin King, Minister and natural medicine practitioner, Leader of the Kingdom Government Movement, (Bahamas)
  • General Vladimir Kirillovskikh (Ret), Russian Army (Russia)
  • Janos Lebedy, Historian and Author (Hungary)
  • Joseph Lia, Baritone (Malta)
  • Christopher Daking Macfarlane Drew (Deceased), President of the Medical Society of London. (Australia)
  • Darren Marmara, Mayor of Fgura, (Malta)
  • Dragan Milic, Professor and Head of Nis Hospital (Serbia)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Roderick Edmund Forbes Morriss OBE, Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Hackney, (England)
  • The Hon Sir Joseph J Morrow, CBE QC, PAst Lord Lyon King of Arms of Scotland (Scotland)
  • Marthese Mugliette, President of the Malta Federation of Organisations Persons with Disability (Malta)
  • Nino Naso, Mayor of Paterno, (Italy)
  • Thomas Nash, Entrepreneur, Grand Treasurer (Canada)
  • Catherine Naughton, Executive Director, European Disability Forum (England)
  • James Falconer Neilson, of Sclatie, entrepreneur and Past Grand Marshal  (Scotland)
  • The Hon. Dolly Nin, Minister of Public Health (Dominican Republic)
  • The Hon. Minister Patrice Nisbett, Attorney General and MP (St. Kitts and Nevis)
  • HRH Don Leopold Nicolaas Nisnoni, Raja of Kupang (Indonesia)
  • Dr John Ogden, Doctor of Acupuncture and Naturopathy, former Royal physician. (Isle of Man)
  • Togbe Osei III, Head of the Royal House of Godenu (Ghana)
  • Luigi Pagliarello, Owner of the Averna and Pernigotti brands (Italy)
  • Andrew Pattison (Deceased), Researcher and Author (Scotland)
  • Valerione Pelleriti, Assessore, Comune di Agira, (Sicily)
  • The Hon. Alfred Portelli, ex Minister for Social Accommodation, (Malta)
  • Patrick Reynolds, Actor and Anti-Smoking Activist (United States of America)
  • Jose Rodriguez, Mayor of Lares (Puerto Rico)
  • Comte Rossano Alberto Rosso, Italian Army (Italy)
  • Congressman Raul Ruiz, United States Congress (United States of America)
  • Dr. Dexter Russell, Naprapath and Clinical Nutrinionist. World expert in Medical Cannabis, CBD, and the Hemp Medical field (Jamaica)
  • HIRH Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie (Ethiopia)
  • The Hon. Magistrate Robin Slack, Past Grand Secretary (Scotland)
  • Michel Shane, Film Producer (United States of America)
  • The Reverend Canon Michael St. John-Channell (Deceased), Canon Precentor and Sacrist of Winchester Cathedral, (England).
  • Yannis Vardakasanis, President, European Disability Forum (Greece)
  • Hon. Zsolt Csongor Varga, Consul General, (Central African Republic)
  • Brian Vella, Chief Executive Officer, Malta Food Agency, (Malta)
  • Dario Vella, Mayor of Mellieha, (Malta)
  • HE The Most Rev. Monsignor Joseph Vella Gauci, UNESCO Ambassador (Gozo)
  • The Hon. Sabastiano Fabio Venezia, Ex Mayor of Troina and Member of Parliament (Italy)
  • Tim Wallace Murphy, (Deceased) Author (France)
  • Colonel Reinhard Wassertheurer (Deceased) Austrian Army (Austria)
  • The Most Reverend Bishop Ejiba Yamapia (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • Luc Zelderloo, Secretary General of the European Association of Service Providers for the Disabled (Netherlands)
  • The Hon. Judge Benjamin Zvenia, Nevada (United States of America)