List of members of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

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This is a partial list of members of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France.

Members of the order[edit]

Notable people who have received this honour include:

Name Rank Year
EliotT. S. Eliot 1Commandeur 1960
BorgesJorge Luis Borges 1Commandeur 1962[1]
OcampoVictoria Ocampo 1Commandeur 1962[2]
Söderström1973Elisabeth Söderström 1Commandeur 1973
Marceau1978Marcel Marceau 1Commandeur 1978
GishLillian Gish 1Commandeur 1983[3]
MusicZoran Mušič 1Commandeur 1984
SenMrinal Sen 1Commandeur 1985[4]
de HadelnMoritz de Hadeln 1Commandeur 1986
HepburnAudrey Hepburn 1Commandeur 1987
ConnerySean Connery 1Commandeur 1987
Fairuz 1Commandeur 1988
SosaMercedes Sosa 1Commandeur 1989[5]
DylanBob Dylan 1Commandeur 1990
GordimerNadine Gordimer 1Commandeur 1991
HassanTarek Ali Hassan 1Commandeur 1991[6]
TalJosef Tal 1Commandeur 1985[7]
EastwoodClint Eastwood 1Commandeur 1994
FelixMaría Félix 1Commandeur 1996[8]
HeaneySeamus Heaney 1Commandeur 1996[9]
BowieDavid Bowie 1Commandeur 1999[10]
IbragimbekovRustam Ibragimbekov 1Commandeur 2000 (renounced in 2012)[11]
HavelVáclav Havel 1Commandeur 2001
StrattonDavid Stratton 1Commandeur 2001[12]
WrightBarbara Wright 1Commandeur 2002[13]
GopalakrishnanAdoor Gopalakrishnan 1Commandeur 2003[14]
RedéAlexis von Rosenberg, Baron de Redé 1Commandeur 2003
RedéSiddiq Barmak 1Commandeur 2003
BarnesJulian Barnes 1Commandeur 2004[15]
SmithPatti Smith 1Commandeur 2005
EschenbachChristoph Eschenbach 1Commandeur 2006
GoldinNan Goldin 1Commandeur 2006
BradburyRay Bradbury 1Commandeur 2007
AusterPaul Auster 1Commandeur 2007[16]
Shahrukh Shahrukh Khan 1Commandeur 2007[17]
KusturicaEmir Kusturica 1Commandeur 2007[18]
AndersonJune Anderson 1Commandeur 2008[19]
MooreRoger Moore 1Commandeur 2008[20]
SerraRichard Serra 1Commandeur 2008[21]
SaloElina Salo 1Commandeur 2009[22]
SaloTakeshi Kitano 1Commandeur 2010[23]
KlinkenbergJean-Marie Klinkenberg 1Commandeur 2010
CaineMichael Caine 1Commandeur 2011[24]
Van HammeJean Van Hamme 1Commandeur 2011[25]
Von OtterAnne Sofie Von Otter 1Commandeur 2011[26]
KapoorAnish Kapoor 1Commandeur 2011[27]
ChungMyung-whun Chung 1Commandeur 2011[28]
HorovitzIsrael Horovitz 1Commandeur 2012[29]
SutherlandDonald Sutherland 1Commandeur 2012[30]
WillisBruce Willis 1Commandeur 2013[31]
WongWong Kar-wai 1Commandeur 2013[32]
KentridgeWilliam Kentridge 1Commandeur 2013[33]
BonoBono 1Commandeur 2013[34]
StarkeyRingo Starr 1Commandeur 2013[35]
CairnsDavid Cairns 2Commandeur 2013[36]
ZuckermanMortimer Zuckerman 1Commandeur unknown[37]
MelikRouben Melik 2Officier 1963[38]
ChadwickLynn Chadwick 2Officier 1985[39]
GordonDexter Gordon 2Officier 1986
MoreauJeanne Moreau 2Officier 1988[40]
JacobsonLeonard Jacobson 2Officier 1989[41]
YorkSusannah York 2Officier 1991[42]
JohnElton John 2Officier 1993[43][44]
Podwal1995Mark Podwal 2Officier 1995
MilvaMilva (Maria Ilva Biocalti) 2Officier 1995
JordanNeil Jordan 2Officier 1996[45]
MorrisonVan Morrison 2Officier 1996[45]
von StadeFrederica von Stade 2Officier 1998[46]
NelsonTed Nelson 2Officier 2001
CampanellaBruno Campanella 2Officier 2002[47]
SteelDanielle Steel 2Officier 2002
AmaradevaW. D. Amaradeva 2Officier 2003[48]
KumarRam Kumar 2Officier 2003[49]
ForemanRichard Foreman 2Officier 2004
ChavanonAlbert Chavanon 2Officier 2004
AndreouConstantine Andreou 2Officier 2005[50]
GalateriaDaria Galateria 2Officier 2005
El MaanouniAhmed El Maanouni 2Officier 2007[51]
KhanShahrukh Khan 2Officier 2007[17]
OcampoAmbeth Ocampo 2Officier 2008[52]
CunninghamBill Cunningham 2Officier 2008[53]
PrinceHarold Prince 2Officier 2008
RaiAishwarya Rai-Bachchan 2Officier 2009 (refused)[54]
GarrettPeter Garrett 2Officier 2009[55]
ToJohnnie To 2Officier 2009[56]
DasDavid Liebman 2Officier 2009[57]
BurtonTim Burton 2Officier 2010
YoonYoon Jeong-hee 2Officier 2011
ThompsonKevin Thompson (professor) 2Officier 2012[58]
Hans SilvesterHans Silvester 2Officier 2012[59]
LangLang Lang 2Officier 2013[60]
FrémontThierry Frémont 2Officier 2013[61]
AngotChristine Angot 2Officier 2013[62]
PekkanAjda Pekkan 2Officier 2013[63]
GallienneGuillaume Gallienne 2Officier 2013[64]
MorvanHenri Morvan & Yvon Morvan 2Officier 2013[65]
ShiNansun Shi 2Officier 2013[66]
HayterStanley William Hayter 3Chevalier 1967
HayterMuhammad Shahidullah 3Chevalier 1967[67]
HayterEnrique Gabernet 3Chevalier 1970
ChavanonAlbert Chavanon 3Chevalier 1979
PetrovicAleksandar Petrovic (film director) 3Chevalier 1969[68]
Niles (director)David Niles (director) 3Chevalier 1984
DadoDado 3Chevalier 1984[69]
BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs 3Chevalier 1984[70]
FerneyhoughBrian Ferneyhough 3Chevalier 1984[71]
GomaPaul Goma 3Chevalier 1986
YupanquiAtahualpa Yupanqui 3Chevalier 1986[72]
MathewsMax Mathews 3Chevalier 1989
RinaldiSusana Rinaldi 3Chevalier 1989[73]
LesnikowskiWojciech Lesnikowski 3Chevalier 1990
Al-HaririWahbi al-Hariri 3Chevalier 1990
SukarnoputraGuruh Sukarnoputra 3Chevalier 1991[74]
ButenHoward Buten 3Chevalier 1991
LiiceanuGabriel Liiceanu 3Chevalier 1992
RobaJean Roba 3Chevalier 1992
NureyevRudolf Nureyev 3Chevalier 1992
EbiAkiko Ebi 3Chevalier 1993[75]
HuongDương Thu Hương 3Chevalier 1994
YamamotoYohji Yamamoto 3Chevalier 1994
GlassPhilip Glass 3Chevalier 1995[76]
ZubAlexandru Zub 3Chevalier 1995
ZubSivaji Ganesan 3Chevalier 1995
ZubAnne d'Harnoncourt 3Chevalier 1995[77]
SaulJohn Ralston Saul 3Chevalier 1996
KunKuo Pao Kun 3Chevalier 1996
MilnesSherrill Milnes 3Chevalier 1996
TizónHéctor Tizón 3Chevalier 1996[78]
CaramitruIon Caramitru 3Chevalier 1997
BradbyDavid Bradby 3Chevalier 1997
MukundanM. Mukundan 3Chevalier 1998
SchnabelTom Schnabel 3Chevalier 1998
KarunTereza Kesovija 3Chevalier 1999
AblitzerJean-Charles Ablitzer 3Chevalier 2000
BenayounMaurice Benayoun 3Chevalier 2000[79]
Guest, IvorIvor Forbes Guest 3Chevalier 2000[80]
HsuJohn Hsu 3Chevalier 2000
ItsutsujiMichiyasu Itsutsuji 3Chevalier 2000
LootenChristophe Looten 3Chevalier 2000
ScaraffiaGiuseppe Scaraffia 3Chevalier 2000
WelchJames Welch 3Chevalier 2000[81]
KatsarisCyprien Katsaris 3Chevalier 2000[82]
PaikKun-Woo Paik 3Chevalier 2000
ArcherRobyn Archer 3Chevalier 2001
CopetasA. Craig Copetas 3Chevalier 2001[83]
DassanowskyElfi von Dassanowsky 3Chevalier 2001
DelcroixPatrick Delcroix 3Chevalier 2001
LeviYoel Levi 3Chevalier 2001
JarrellMIchael Jarrell 3Chevalier 2001
HintjensArno Hintjens 3Chevalier 2002
SchofieldLeo Schofield 3Chevalier 2002[84]
StrettonaAndrea Stretton 3Chevalier 2002[85]
VoigtDeborah Voigt 3Chevalier 2002[86]
HintjensSiddiq Barmak 3Chevalier 2003
SørumKiki Sørum 3Chevalier 2003.[87]
HoldengräberPaul Holdengräber 3Chevalier 2003[88]
AngLi Ang[89] 3Chevalier 2004
GoldsteinBruce Goldstein 3Chevalier 2004[90]
UlitskayaLyudmila Ulitskaya 3Chevalier 2004
WoodwardRoger Woodward 3Chevalier 2004
BlakeQuentin Blake 3Chevalier 2004
CoeJonathan Coe 3Chevalier 2004
CoeAlarmel Valli 3Chevalier 2004
DonnellanDeclan Donnellan 3Chevalier 2004
AnggunAnggun 3Chevalier 2005[68][91]
BangalterThomas Bangalter 3Chevalier 2005 (renounced in 2010)[92]
BarberoAlessandro Barbero 3Chevalier 2005[93]
DarbellayJean-Luc Darbellay 3Chevalier 2005
HomenGuy-Manuel de Homem-Christo 3Chevalier 2005 (renounced in 2010)[92]
OtomoKatsuhiro Otomo 3Chevalier 2005[94]
SorokkoSerge Sorokko 3Chevalier 2005[95]
BalamuralikrishnaM. Balamuralikrishna 3Chevalier 2005[96]
PhillipsPeter Phillips 3Chevalier 2005
VitaliVanda Vitali 3Chevalier 2006
GrahamSusan Graham 3Chevalier 2006[97]
RaynalFrédérick Raynal 3Chevalier 2006
AncelMichel Ancel 3Chevalier 2006
ComeauPhil Comeau 3Chevalier 2006
ElmalehGad Elmaleh 3Chevalier 2006
MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto 3Chevalier 2006
NetoErnesto Neto 3Chevalier 2006
KroghGrethe Krogh 3Chevalier 2006[98]
LearAmanda Lear 3Chevalier 2006[99]
RegenvanuRalph Regenvanu 3Chevalier 2006[100]
RoremNed Rorem 3Chevalier 2006[97]
TsiskaridzeNikolay Tsiskaridze 3Chevalier 2006
KlimovaMarusya Klimova 3Chevalier 2006
JuanesJuanes 3Chevalier 2006[101]
ClooneyGeorge Clooney 3Chevalier 2007[102]
LawJude Law 3Chevalier 2007
CourauClotilde Courau 3Chevalier 2007[103]
MassieAllan Massie 3Chevalier 2007
ParadisVanessa Paradis 3Chevalier 2007
MolyneuxPeter Molyneux 3Chevalier 2007
MatthesMichael Matthes 3Chevalier 2007
RogersMalcolm Rogers 3Chevalier 2007
NazeriShahram Nazeri 3Chevalier 2007[104]
YipYip Wing-sie 3Chevalier 2007[105]
RosenMichael Rosen 3Chevalier 2008
ZorrillaChina Zorrilla 3Chevalier 2008
DasNandita Das 3Chevalier 2008[106]
MinogueKylie Minogue 3Chevalier 2008[107]
RieuAndré Rieu 3Chevalier 2009[108]
SaShan Sa 3Chevalier 2009[109]
JeonJeon Do-yeon 3Chevalier 2009[110]
NaNa Yoon-sun (Youn-Sun Nah) 3Chevalier 2009
CotillardMarion Cotillard 3Chevalier 2010
ShafakElif Shafak 3Chevalier 2010[111]
NadjariRaphael Nadjari 3Chevalier 2010[112]
PennimanMika Penniman 3Chevalier 2010[113]
BurnettRon Burnett 3Chevalier 2010[114]
BurtonTim Burton 3Chevalier 2010[115]
WangWang Xiaoshuai 3Chevalier 2010[116]
ColemanJaz Coleman 3Chevalier 2010[117]
ZayadineFawzi Zayadine 3Chevalier 2010[118]
Lin, LindenLinden Tsai-Chueh Lin 3Chevalier 2011[119]
MazumderPartha Pratim Majumder 3Chevalier 2011[120]
Maxwell L. AndersonMaxwell L. Anderson 3Chevalier 2011[121]
Erika Greenberg-SchneiderErika Greenberg-Schneider 3Chevalier 2011[122]
Ruben Marshall TikalovaRuben Marshall Tikalova 3Chevalier 2011[123]
Will BarnetWill Barnet 3Chevalier 2012[124]
Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett 3Chevalier 2012[125]
ShakiraShakira 3Chevalier 2012[126]
Nancy HoltNancy Holt 3Chevalier 2012[127]
RaiAishwarya Rai-Bachchan 3Chevalier 2012[128]
Emilio MailléEmilio Maillé 3Chevalier 2012[129]
Blake ByrneBlake Byrne 3Chevalier 2012[130]
Kashyap, AnuragAnurag Kashyap 3Chevalier 2013[131]
Kurtz, MichaelMichael Kurtz 3Chevalier 2013[132]
Lahoti, PrshantPrshant Lahoti 3Chevalier 2013[133][134]
Guha, ChinmoyChinmoy Guha 3Chevalier 2013[135]
PekkanAjda Pekkan 3Chevalier 2013
RodmanHoward A. Rodman 3Chevalier 2013[136]
Gilliam, TerryTerry Gilliam 3Chevalier 2013[36]
Blazwick, IwonaIwona Blazwick 3Chevalier 2013[36]
Lipton, JamesJames Lipton 3Chevalier unknown[137]
Mendoza, BrillanteBrillante Mendoza 3Chevalier 2014[138]
Erçetin, CandanCandan Erçetin 3Chevalier 2014[139]
Buchholz, ChristopherChristopher Buchholz 3Chevalier 2014[140]
Rois, SophieSophie Rois 3Chevalier 2014[140]
Bartholomew, PabloPablo Bartholomew 3Chevalier 2014[141]
Olla, RobertoRoberto Olla 3Chevalier 2014
Urvashi, ShonaShona Urvashi 3Chevalier 2014
Lahire, BernardBernard Lahire 3Chevalier 2014
Koechlin, KalkiKalki Koechlini 3Chevalier 2014

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