Americans Who Were Knighted

...British knighthood, to be more specific.
Caveat: These U.S. citizens were indeed knighted, but only British citizens can use the “Sir” or “Dame” title.
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Last updated: October 21, 2012
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Microsoft founder, philanthropist.
Bill Gates
Former NYC mayor, presidential candidate.
Rudolph Giuliani
Celebrity evangelist, spiritual advisor to Presidents.
Billy Graham
Fed. Reserve Chair 1987-2006. "Irrational exuberance."
Alan Greenspan
Comedian, actor (movies with Bing Crosby), U.S.O. tours.
Bob Hope
Sec. of State under Nixon, Nobel Prize winner.
Henry Kissinger
Military leader of Desert Storm.
Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.
Director of “Jaws,” “E.T.,” “Indiana Jones,” etc.
Steven Spielberg
Longtime U.S. Senator and brother of President.
Edward Kennedy
U.S. President and father of President.
George H. W. Bush
President who preceded ^
Ronald Reagan
Five-star general, WWII leader, namesake of Fighting Vehicle.
Omar Bradley
Five-star general, WWII leader, President.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
WWII general in Philippines. Fired by Truman.
Douglas MacArthur
Pioneering radio and TV news broadcaster of WWII and later.
Edward R. Murrow
Longtime FBI director, alleged cross-dresser.
J. Edgar Hoover
With Francis Crick, proposed DNA double-helix structure.
James D. Watson
Great violinist. First name is Yehudi!
Yehudi Menuhin
Level 41
Oct 20, 2021
I believe the WWII general in question was fired by Eisenhower, not Truman.
Level 73
Jan 31, 2023
I sailed right through the first 16 questions and then I crashed. I scored 16/18, oh well.