List of famous diplomats with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A person, who serves as a representative or an ambassador on behalf of the government of a particular country, may be referred to as a diplomat. A diplomat plays a crucial and significant role in maintaining healthy relations with other countries and their respective governments. Thus, a diplomat is a specifically skilled and trained person who has the skills and uses tact in dealing with sensitive and important matters that affects the political concerns of the world. Appointed by the government, a diplomat may be required to conduct and diplomatic talks with other countries and even many of the established international organizations. A diplomat is responsible for maintain peaceful and friendly relations with other countries, he may be required to represent the interests of his nation and promote his nation in a positive light to the world. They work in collaboration with the foreign ministers of a nation and play a role in the foreign policy formulation. A diplomat is thus one of the most significant representatives of a country and advocate and negotiate foreign policy related issues. Dig out more about some of most famous diplomats around the world, with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier
Bahamian, American

Kofi Annan Kofi Annan
Ghanaian

Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, American

John Jay John Jay
American

U Thant U Thant
Burmese

Trygve Lie Trygve Lie
Norwegian
Abba Eban Abba Eban
Israeli

Zoran Jolevski Zoran Jolevski
Macedonian

Rory StewartRory Stewart
British
Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French
Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
Indian

Jean Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith
American

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
Israeli

Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
Danish

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
French, Pakistani
Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese

Kim CampbellKim Campbell
Canadian

Frans TimmermansFrans Timmermans
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Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Swedish
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Irish, British

Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit
-
Ban Ki-moonBan Ki-moon
South Korean

Susan RiceSusan Rice
American

Julie BishopJulie Bishop
Australian
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
Indonesian, American

Joseph BonaparteJoseph Bonaparte
Spanish, French
Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
Australian

Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
Pakistani

Mohammad Hamid AnsariMohammad Hamid Ansari
Indian
Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
American

Geoffrey HoweGeoffrey Howe
British
Alger HissAlger Hiss
American

J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American

Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Swedish

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
American
John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
American
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
Pakistani

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
Hungarian

Zine El Abidine Ben AliZine El Abidine Ben Ali
Tunisian

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
French
Roger CasementRoger Casement
Irish

Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
Canadian

Arjan SinghArjan Singh
Indian

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
German

Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
Latvian, British
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
Italian

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American
Kim BeazleyKim Beazley
Australian

John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
Canadian
Mohammad Javad ZarifMohammad Javad Zarif
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Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British