Honorary title

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An honorary title is awarded to honor a person , place , group or other name. The practice of awarding honorary degrees and the way they are dealt with is historically and culturally very different.

In Germany there is

(One of the last - contrary to appearances - also the title of professor , if he deserved artists will be awarded nationally, so no official and job title is.)

Professional titles are very common in Austria .

Religious honorary degrees

Honorary titles for rulers and deities

Places can be given special honorary titles ( Lutherstadt , Mozartstadt ).

Numerous honorary degrees in the GDR correspond to the Soviet model. Examples:

For further honorary titles in real socialist states see, for example, people 's artist (honorary title) .

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