At long last a Wikipedian has been knighted, so Rosiestep, of Women in Red, tweets from Serbia. So I guess that makes her Knight Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight.
“Stephenson-Goodnight was elevated by Deputy Serbian Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić to a “Knight of Saint Sava Pacifism” (Vitez svetosavskog pacifizma) for her work on Wikipedia to preserve the memory of Serbs in the “hundred years since the Great War”. Mention was specifically made of her contribution towards preserving the memory of the Serbian military officer and Jewish community leader, her grandfather David Albala.
According to the Bosnian-language press,
“Laureati “Za sto godina Velikog rata” su dr Ivana Lučić, potomak vojvode Stepe Stepanovića, dr Slobodanka Grković potomak Milunke Savić, prve žene vojnika u Velikom ratu, prof. Rouz Gojić Stivenson-Gudnajt, potpredsednik Vikimedije, potomak dr Davida Albale.
Laureates “For a hundred years of the Great War?” are Dr. Ivana Lučić, the descendant of Vojvoda Stepa Stepanović, Dr. Slobodanka Grković descendant of Milunka Savić, the first woman in the Great War, prof. Rouz Gojić Stivenson-Gudnajt, Vice President of Wikimedia, the descendant of Dr. David Albale.
Sure enough, she wrote an article about her grandfather: “Under his influence, Serbia became the first country in the world to openly endorse the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which called for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. ”