Award Winners Royal Victorian Chain Winners List

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List of Royal Victorian Chain winners from every year the award has been given out. All Royal Victorian Chain winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Royal Victorian Chain award are listed along with photos for every Royal Victorian Chain winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Royal Victorian Chain award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Royal Victorian Chain are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Royal Victorian Chain winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Royal Victorian Chain winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Royal Victorian Chain winners of all time. Anybody who won the Royal Victorian Chain usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Royal Victorian Chain-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Royal Victorian Chain, so most of the famous Royal Victorian Chain winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Royal Victorian Chain?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Olav V of Norway and Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein. (62 items)

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Abbas II of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Abbas II of Egypt Abbas II Hilmi Bey was the last Khedive of Egypt and Sudan, ruling from 8 January 1892 to 19 December 1914. In 1914, after Turkey joined the Central Powers in World War I, the nationalist ...more

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Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from 2005 to 2015. He ascended to the throne on 1 August 2005 upon the death of his ...more

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Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Major-General Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone KG GCB GCMG GCVO DSO PC ADC FRS, was a British military commander and major-general who served as ...more

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Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fi... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife KG KT GCVO PC VD, styled Viscount Macduff between 1857 and 1879 and known as The Earl Fife between 1879 and 1889, was a British peer who married ...more

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Alfonso XIII of Spain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Alfonso XIII was King of Spain from 1886 until 1931. Alfonso was monarch from birth, as his father Alfonso XII had died the previous year. Until his 16th birthday in 1902, his mother, Maria ...more

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Amha Selassie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Amha Selassie, GCMG, GCVO, GBE was the last reigning monarch of Ethiopia. First proclaimed Emperor during the unsuccessful coup attempt by the Imperial Guards against his father Haile Selassie I ...more

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António Ramalho Eanes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
António dos Santos Ramalho Eanes, GColTE, GCL, CavA, KE is a Portuguese general and politician who was the 16th President of Portugal from 1976 to 1986.

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Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 1st Earl of Midlothian, KG, PC was a British Liberal statesman and Prime Minister. Between the death of his father, in 1851, and the death of his ...more

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Armand Fallières is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Armand Fallières Clément Armand Fallières was a French politician, president of the French republic from 1906 to 1913. He was born at Mézin in the département of Lot-et-Garonne, ...more

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Ayub Khan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Muhammad Ayub Khan, widely known as Ayub Khan, was the President of Pakistan from 1958 to 1969. Ayub Khan assumed power through the 1958 Pakistani coup d'état, becoming the country's ...more

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Beatrix of the Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Princess Beatrix reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 1980 until her abdication in 2013. Princess Beatrix is the eldest daughter of Queen Juliana and her husband, Prince Bernhard of ...more

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Bhumibol Adulyadej is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Bhumibol Adulyadej is the King of Thailand. He is also known as Rama IX, as he is the ninth monarch of the Chakri Dynasty. Having reigned since 9 June 1946, he is the world's longest-serving ...more

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Birendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Birendra Bir Bikram Shah was the 11th King of Nepal and a South Asian statesman. The eldest son of King Mahendra, whom he succeeded in 1972, he reigned until his death in the 2001 Nepalese royal ...more

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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Carl XVI Gustaf is the reigning King of Sweden. On 15 September 1973, he succeeded his grandfather Gustaf VI Adolf. He is the only son of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and ...more

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Charles de Gaulle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Charles de Gaulle is a French politician. He is the eldest child of Admiral Philippe de Gaulle and grandson of General Charles de Gaulle, and served as a member of the European Parliament, from ...more

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Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Ha... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, KG, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, GCVO, ISO, PC was a British diplomat and statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1910–16.

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Constantine I of Greece is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Constantine I was King of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and from 1920 to 1922. He was commander-in-chief of the Hellenic Army during the unsuccessful Greco-Turkish War of 1897 and led the Greek ...more

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David Ogilvy, 13th Earl of Air... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
David George Coke Patrick Ogilvy, 8th Earl of Airlie, KT GCVO PC JP, is a Scottish peer.

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Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Air Commodore Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton and 11th Duke of Brandon, KT, GCVO, AFC, PC, DL, FRCSE, FRGS was a Scottish nobleman and pioneering aviator. He was the eldest of ...more

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Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of He... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Ernest Louis Charles Albert William was the last Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine from 1892 until 1918. His nickname was "Ernie".

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Fahd of Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, was the King of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005. One of thirty-seven sons of Saudi founder Ibn Saud, and the fourth of his five sons ...more

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Faisal II of Iraq is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Faisal II was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July 1958, when he was murdered during the 14 July Revolution together with numerous members of his family. This regicide ...more

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Faisal of Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975. As king, he is credited with rescuing the country's finances and implementing a policy of modernization and reform, while ...more

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François Mitterrand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand was a French statesman, who served as the 21st President of France, serving from 1981 until 1995. He is the longest-serving President of France ...more

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Franz Joseph I of Austria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I was Emperor of Austria and Apostolic King of Hungary from 1848 until his death in 1916. From 1 May 1850 until 24 August 1866 he was President of the German ...more

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Frederick IX of Denmark is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Frederick IX of Denmark Frederick IX was King of Denmark from 1947 to 1972. He was the son of King Christian X of Denmark and Queen Alexandrine, born Duchess of Mecklenburg, and the fourth Danish monarch of the House ...more

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Frederick Temple is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Frederick Temple Frederick Temple was an English academic, teacher, churchman, and Archbishop of Canterbury, from 1896 until his death.

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Frederick VIII of Denmark is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Frederick VIII of Denmark Frederick VIII was King of Denmark from 1906 to 1912. He was the second Danish monarch of the House of Glücksburg. Before his accession to the throne at age 63, he served as crown prince ...more

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George I of Greece is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
George I was King of Greece from 1863 until his death in 1913. Originally a Danish prince, George was born in Copenhagen, and seemed destined for a career in the Royal Danish Navy. He was only ...more

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George V is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. He was the second son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, and the ...more

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Gustaf V of Sweden is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Gustaf V was King of Sweden from 1907. He was the eldest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Sophia of Nassau, a half-sister of Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. Reigning from the death of his ...more

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Haakon VII of Norway is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Haakon VII, known as Prince Carl of Denmark until 1905, was the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the personal union with Sweden. He was a member of the House of ...more

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Harald V of Norway is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List

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Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Du... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk, KG, GCVO, VD, PC, Earl Marshal, Chief Butler of England, styled Baron Maltravers until 1856 and Earl of Arundel and Surrey between 1856 and 1860, was ...more

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th M... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne KG GCSI GCMG GCIE PC was a British politician and Irish peer who served successively as the fifth Governor General of Canada, ...more

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Henry Somerset, 10th Duke of B... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Henry Hugh Arthur FitzRoy Somerset, 10th Duke of Beaufort KG, GCVO, KStJ, PC, styled Marquess of Worcester until 1924, was an English peer and Gloucestershire landowner.

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Hussein of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Hussein bin Talal was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, in 1952, until his death. Hussein's rule extended through the Cold War and four decades of Arab–Israeli ...more

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John Campbell, 9th Duke of Arg... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll KG KT GCMG GCVO VD PC, usually better known by the courtesy title Marquess of Lorne, by which he was known between 1847 ...more

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Juan Carlos I of Spain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Juan Carlos de Borbón appeared in the film Unit 7.

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Mahendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Mahendra of Nepal Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was King of Nepal from 1955 to 1972.

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Margrethe II of Denmark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Margrethe II is a film production designer.

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Mary of Teck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Mary of Teck was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress consort of India, as the wife of King-Emperor George V. Although technically a princess of Teck, in ...more

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was the king of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Islamic Revolution on 11 February 1979. He took the title Shāhanshāh on 26 October 1967. He was ...more

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Mohammed Zahir Shah is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Mohammed Zahir Shah was the last King of Afghanistan, reigning for four decades, from 1933 until he was ousted by a coup in 1973. Following his return from exile, he was given the title 'Father ...more

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Nicholas II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Nicholas II of Russia (Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov) (18 May[O.S. 6 May]1868 – 17 July[O.S. 4 July]1918) (Russian: Никола́й II, Nikolay II) was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and ...more

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Olav V of Norway is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Olav V was the King of Norway from 1957 until his death. A member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Olav was the son of Haakon VII and Maud of Wales. He became heir ...more

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Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII His Exalted Highness Nizam Sir Mir Osman Ali Khan Siddiqi Asaf Jah VII GCSI, GBE, born Mir Osman Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur, was the last Nizam of the Princely State of Hyderabad and of Berar. He ...more

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Prince Arthur of Connaught is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Prince Arthur of Connaught Prince Arthur of Connaught was a grandson of Queen Victoria. Prince Arthur held the title of a British prince with the style His Royal Highness. He also served as Governor-General of the Union ...more

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Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaug... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn KG KT KP GCB GCSI GCMG GCIE GCVO GBE VD TD was a member of the British Royal Family who served as the Governor General of Canada, the 10th since ...more

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Prince Christian of Schleswig-... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Royal Victorian Chain Winners List
Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein KG PC GCVO AdC was a minor German prince who became a member of the British Royal Family through his marriage to Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, the ...more