Shigeru Miyamoto, along with Michel Ancel (Rayman, Beyond Good and Evil, King Kong) and
Frederick Raynal (Alone in the Dark), became the first game creators
to be knighted under France's Order of Arts and Letters. Technically, the accolade does not include the addition of
"Sir" to one's name. But screw that. Three cheers for Sir Shiggy!
Jeux-France has complete coverage.
[Thanks, Tim; via GameBrink]