Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Steve Wharton receives French Knighthood

30 May 2012

Dr Steve Wharton, a Senior Lecturer in French and Communication at the University of Bath, has been made a Chevalier (knight) by the French government in recognition of his services in the promotion of French culture.

The award of Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) is an Order of Chivalry founded by Napoleon, and now recommended to the Prime Minister by the Minister of Education.

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