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

John Jay John Jay
American
Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, 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

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
Indian
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French
Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
Australian

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
French, Pakistani
Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
Danish
Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
American

Frans TimmermansFrans Timmermans
-
Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Swedish
Ban Ki-moonBan Ki-moon
South Korean

James LongstreetJames Longstreet
Indonesian, American
Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit
-
Jean Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith
American
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Irish, British

Alger HissAlger Hiss
American
Ehud BarakEhud Barak
Israeli
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Swedish

Susan RiceSusan Rice
American
Kim CampbellKim Campbell
Canadian
Julie BishopJulie Bishop
Australian
John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
Canadian

Geoffrey HoweGeoffrey Howe
British
John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
American
J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
Hungarian
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
Pakistani
George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan
American
Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
American

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
German
Joseph BonaparteJoseph Bonaparte
Spanish, French
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
Pakistani

Imre NagyImre Nagy
Hungarian
Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American
Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
Canadian
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
French

Arjan SinghArjan Singh
Indian
Mohammad Hamid AnsariMohammad Hamid Ansari
Indian
Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
Latvian, British

Roger CasementRoger Casement
Irish
Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Bradford BishopBradford Bishop
American
Kim BeazleyKim Beazley
Australian

Zine El Abidine Ben AliZine El Abidine Ben Ali
Tunisian
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
Italian
Mohammad Javad ZarifMohammad Javad Zarif
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Sergey LavrovSergey Lavrov
Russian
Nirupama RaoNirupama Rao
Indian
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British