Honorary Members of the Commission are Royal Families, traditional chiefs of a people and or recognized individuals who have attained acknowledged eminence related to monarchy, nobility and Chivalric Orders research, design, or construction. Honorary members share many similarities including the belief to re-establish and promote the social institutions of monarchy and nobility and practice their principles in a world which has largely forgotten them: chivalry, honor, duty, loyalty, respect, enlightenment, tolerance; To promote the ideals of nobility, royalty and monarchy in modern times, including its illustrious past.
All Honorary Members are individuals that advise and support the goals of the Commission & Association on Nobility. Historians, Heralds and Genealogists can also join the Commission.
The Association is composed of “Royal Honorary Members" (heads or members of reigning or de jure sovereign Royal Families), and “Honorary Members”.
Skender Zogu, son of the late Royal Highness Prince Xhelal Zogu
Son of HH Prince Xhelal Zogu and Faika Minxhalli, He is King Leka I first cousin.
Born in Switzerland on June 3rd 1933, left Albania in April 1939 and settled in Istanbul where his father died in 1944. Finished secondary school in Turkey and left for Egypt, in 1947 with his family to join the Royal Family. Finished his high school education in Alexandria and left Egypt in 1955 with the Royal Family for France. Went to Huddersfield College of Technology (actually Huddersfield University) where he graduated in 1959 in Textile and Colour Chemistry. Left Britain for France (after a one year training period with L.B.Holliday and I.C.I) and joined end of 1960 "Compagnie Française des Colorants" as a textile technologist for Deing and Printing. Worked for 25 years in the Printing sector and joined finally KVK(Danemark) which became part of Sun Chemical(USA), as sales manager in France. Joint author of “L’impression des textiles, des planches de bois gravées à l'impression numérique” (2008 - ISBN 978-2-9531907-0-0http://www.copymedia.net/index.php?content=catalogue/affichage_plus.php&id=491).
Speaks 7 languages,and has travelled in many countries representing his firm. Concerning his activity within the albanian Royal Court, he occupied the position of head of the Press Office till 1995. Actually he is the spokesman of the Royal Family in Europe serving the cause of the Albanian nation (http://albania.dyndns.org/Albanie.htm).
Skender Zogu is holder of the "Grand Officer of the Order of Skenderbej" decoration, delivered by HM.King Leka Ist of the Albanians(http://albania.dyndns.org/najbor01092008.htm).
Princess Nadine Sultana D`Osman Han-Dawson
The second of five children, Princess Nadine Sultana D`Osman Han was born in France during the World War II. Princess Nadine Sultana is the daughter of the late Ottoman Prince, HIH Sultan Selim bin Hamid Han. She is the granddaughter of Padishah Abdülhamid II and of the Persian Kâdjâr Princess, Seniha Zill-I Sultan (Safi-Naz).
The Princess was educated in France, England and the US. A world traveler, the princess is involved with many philanthropic activities, and she is an occasional speaker at International humanitarian conferences.
The Ottoman Empire, sometimes referred to as the Turkish Empire (or by the misnomer Turkey), was an empire founded by Oghuz Turks under Osman Bey in northwestern Anatolia in 1299. With the conquest of Constantinople by Mehmed II in 1453, the Ottoman state was transformed into an empire.
The Ottoman dynasty, made up of the members of the House of Osman (Turkish: Osmanlı Hanedanı), ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I.
Nadine`s grandfather Abdülhamid II was the last of the Ottoman sultans who had any real power. He was overthrown in 1909 by a group known as the Young Turks. In 1924, the caliphate was abolished by the new Turkish parliament and Abdülmecid and the rest of the Ottoman family were forced into exile. As such, Abdülhamid II was the last of the caliphs to have had any power over the Muslim world.
Abdülhamid II died in Istanbul in 1918, and was buried in a mausoleum along with Sultans Mahmud II and Abdülaziz near Sultanahmet Square.
Dr Patrice Najbor
Graduate of the Institute for Studies of International Relations (ILERI) in Paris, holder of a master's degree (DESS) of diplomacy and administration of international organizations (Paris XI), doctor of political science, has achieved a thesis on "The Bicephality of Albania in contemporary international relations" (Paris XI – 1992) and several essays in the framework of a diploma of advanced studies (DEA) of Defense and European security (Lille II – 1990) with regards to the "System and the policy of security of Albania" and "the Albanian question in Kosovo".
He is the author of two books : "The dynasty of Zogu" (2002) and "History of Albania and its Royal House 1443-2007" in five volumes (2008).
He was one of the speakers of the International Conference on the monarchy in Albania organized in Tirana, the 1 September 2008, by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports ("The achievements of the King Zog - 1928/39" by Dr. Patrice Najbor
He has, moreover, organized and accompanied many humanitarian convoys in Albania, in particular, during the transition to democracy.
He occupies, in addition, the functions of Adviser near the representation of the Royal Family of Albania in Paris, and exercises, in the field of the management of heritage and real estate management. He has been associated founder of an agency of advice in communication on Internet and founding partner of a call-center specializing in the management of the relationship customers.
Finally, he was raised to the rank of Commander of the Order of Scanderbeg, by the King Leka Ier, the 1 September 2008, and has received the Silver Medal of Francophone Merit, the 4 August 2009, under its work of history.
He loves to play keyboard and he successfully created several highly rated songs for his personal collection, he also spends leisure time by playing a few events like bowling and loves to ride high powered motorcycle.
HRH. SISKS King Paku Buwono XIII, KGPH Sinuwon Hangabehi throne in 2004, replacing his father as the King of the Kingdom of Majapahit for the XIII generation in the palace of Surakarta Hadiningrat.
He is the leader of Javanese culture and all Javanese activities which was also organized in the Palace.
The Palace of Surakarta Hadiningrat, Solo Indonesia, which has an area covering 54 hectares, in addition to cultural recognition from the government of the Republic of Indonesia, he also received few of high ranking royal awards from several royal houses and was awarded Honorary Doctorate from Global University of Lifelong Learning, USA.
THE ROYAL FAMILY OF KUTLEHAR
Prince Rupendra Pal ji Saheb Bahadur
Prince Rupendra was born in 1974 at New Delhi and did his schooling from Carmel Convent and from St. John's High School and graduation from Government College, Chandigarh. He learnt to sing and play the harmonium during his school days and has done a course in French from the Alliance Francaise.
The Prince has created a trust, formed for the preservation of the royal collection for future generations, and has donated all art and archives that he has inherited by virtue of his birth to this trust, along with he is doing active research on the history of Kutlehar, the Prince is the founder-President of the Kutleharia Family Association.
He is also pursuing the study of philosophy, and the religions of the world to understand the beliefs of people better, The Prince is interested in sculpture, painting, music, photography, philosophy and regularly visits exhibitions and attends performances, and enjoys talking to the artists.
The royal family consists of six people, headed by Raja Mahendra Pal, his consort Rani Kamal Dei, their son Prince Rupendra, daughter-in-law Princess Omkareshwari, grand daughter Princess Durgeshwari and grandson Rajkumar Shivendra.
ROYAL FAMILY AJAIGARH
Prince Hraday Shah Bundela of Ajaigarh
Prince Hraday Shah was born on 26th of November 1981 at former Rewa medical college, Madhya Pradesh as Sri Sawai Rajkumar Sahib Hraday Shah Ju Dev, the
The Princely State of Ajaigarh is an 11 gun salute State in Bundelkhand area of Madhya Pradesh and now a part of it after the Union of India. The late Col. Sri Sri Sawai Maharaj Kumar Deshpal Singh Ju Dev, who was from the second line of the Royal Family, was born as son of Sri Sri Sawai Maharaj Pakshpal Singh Ju Dev and grandson of H.H. Sawai Maharaja Sir RANJOR SINGH Sahib Bahadur (K.C.I.E.). The late MK Deshpal Singh Ju Dev served as President of All Indian Kshatriya Maha Sabah during States period (Privy Purses) and married Maharaj Kumar Rani Gayatri Devi of Basaratpur State, Uttar Pradesh.
Prince Hraday Shah married Rani Sahiba Padmini Kumari of Dahhara (Jagir & part of Jagir Jharkua of Bundelkhand) on 12th December 2008. They have one daughter, Rajkumari Mohana.
The Prince works for people and runs various charities and programs under the umbrella of Prince’s Welfare Organization of which he is Royal Guardian & Chairman. Prince Hraday Shah is devoted to people’s welfare in different ways and is a socialist royal. The Prince is an honorary member of many other prestigious noble organizations and he holds various honors.
His Majesty King Togbe Ngoryifia Céphas Kosi Bansah, King of Hohoe, Ghana)
Togbe Ngoryifia Céphas Kosi Bansah was crowned in April 1992 as King of Hohoe and is ruler of 206,000 people in the African Volta Region. He grew up in Ghana and visited Germany in 1970 during a student exchange program.
His grandfather was King of Gbi Hohoe traditional area. After the death of his grandfather the elders and the kingmakers chose him as Ngoryifia which means King.
Rawal Sahib Tribhuwan Singh Rathore Barmer" is present titular Rawal Sahib(King) of Barmer. He is also known as Rawat Tribhuwan Singh Barmer. He succeeded to the titles and dignities of his father when he was only seventeen, in 2009. He is one of the youngest Indian Royal member
He is pursuing the study of Management, in Human Resource, He is national player of Basket Ball Rawat Tribhuwan Singh is devoted to people’s welfare in different ways , he is also involved in politics so that he can help his people in better way.