Tim Berners-Lee Appointed Order of the Merit

The Queen of England Elizabeth II has appointed Tim Berners-LeeSir Tim Berners-Lee the Order of the Merit, an award given to individuals of exceptional distinction in the arts, learning, and sciences.  The award was given as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW).

Appointments to the Order are in the Sovereign’s personal gift and ministerial advice is not required.

Top this off with a well deserved Nobel and it would be complete.