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

Alger Hiss Alger Hiss
American
Klemens von Metternich Klemens von Metternich
Austrian, German

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Sergey Lavrov Sergey Lavrov
Armenian, Russian
U Thant U Thant
Burmese

Trygve Lie Trygve Lie
Norwegian

Abba Eban Abba Eban
Israeli

Zoran Jolevski Zoran Jolevski
Macedonian

Susan RiceSusan Rice
American

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
Indian

Samantha PowerSamantha Power
American

Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
Canadian
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French

Rory StewartRory Stewart
British
John BoltonJohn Bolton
American

Dan CoatsDan Coats
American

Kim CampbellKim Campbell
Canadian
Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Swedish

Peter MacKayPeter MacKay
Canadian
J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American

Ban Ki-moonBan Ki-moon
South Korean

Jean Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith
American
Joseph C. WilsonJoseph C. Wilson
American

Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
Australian
Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
American

Paddy AshdownPaddy Ashdown
British

Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
American

Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit
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Ehud BarakEhud Barak
Israeli
Mark WallaceMark Wallace
American

John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
Canadian

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
Norwegian

Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
American
Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino

Zine El Abidine Ben AliZine El Abidine Ben Ali
Tunisian

Daniel Patrick MoynihanDaniel Patrick Moynihan
American

Francis WalsinghamFrancis Walsingham
British

Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
German
Roger CasementRoger Casement
Irish

Porfirio RubirosaPorfirio Rubirosa
Dominican
Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American

John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
American
Callista GingrichCallista Gingrich
American
Giulio AndreottiGiulio Andreotti
Italian