World Top 3: Sir Azyumardi Azra’s Title, Queen’s Funeral Fee, Heir to the British Throne

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – World’s Top 3 News on Tuesday, 20 March 2022, dominated by news about the UK and the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The most popular news is about the Chairman of the Press Council Azyumardi Azra who received the title Sir from the British Empire.

Other popular news is the estimated cost of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, which reaches Rp150 billion, as well as a row of 10 heirs to the British throne from Prince William to Princess Beatrice, Prince Andrew’s first child.

5 People Who Hold the Title of Sir from the British Empire, One of them is Azyumardi Azra

The title of Knight with the title Sir is an award given to individuals by the rulers of the British Empire. A number of well-known figures have received this title as a form of recognition for their achievements or services in their respective fields. One of them even came from Indonesia.

The term Sir is an abbreviation of the word Sire which comes from Old French, “Sieur” (Master). Originally, the word was brought to England in 1066. Around 1297, the term Sir was first used in England as a title for a man with the title of Knight. While a woman with the title equivalent of a Knight was given the title of “Dame”, citing Sealand E Mare Libertas.

Apparently, the title Sir is the most famous and prestigious of all the honors bestowed by the British Empire. It is an honor when a character gets this nobility title.

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British Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral Estimated to Spend Rp 150 M

Burial To Elizabeth II took place yesterday, Monday, September 19, 2022. The state funeral of the ruler of the British Empire was attended by heads of state and nobles.

There has been no official statement from the Kingdom or the UK government regarding the fees Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral issued to fund the funeral. However, as reported by the NZHerald, it is estimated that the funeral costs will cost up to US$ 10 million or around Rp 150 billion.

Meanwhile, according to US Magazine, the cost of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral is estimated at around US $ 7.5 million. “This is the largest police operation the British police have ever carried out,” Simon Morgan said on Thursday, September 15, 2022. He noted that the costs were likely to outweigh the price of security for the 2012 Olympics being held in London.

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10 Heirs to the British Throne After Queen Elizabeth’s Death, from Prince William to Lilibet

To Elizabeth II was buried yesterday, Monday, September 19, 2022 through a magnificent state ceremony. He died on September 8, 2022, having ruled England for 70 years. Her husband, Prince Philip, died in 2021 at the age of 99.

After the queen’s death, she was succeeded by her eldest son King Charles. The following is the order of succession to the British throne. A number of names ranging from children of King Charles to grandchildren are in it.

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