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

Alger Hiss Alger Hiss
American

Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, 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

John BoltonJohn Bolton
American

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
Indian
Jon Huntsman Jr.Jon Huntsman Jr.
American

Peter MacKayPeter MacKay
Canadian
Susan RiceSusan Rice
American

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French

J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian

Samantha PowerSamantha Power
American
Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Swedish

Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
Australian

Ban Ki-moonBan Ki-moon
South Korean
Jean Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith
American

Mohammad Javad ZarifMohammad Javad Zarif
-
Kim CampbellKim Campbell
Canadian

Daniel Patrick MoynihanDaniel Patrick Moynihan
American

Francis WalsinghamFrancis Walsingham
British

Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit
-
Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
American

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
Israeli

Howard BakerHoward Baker
American

John GavinJohn Gavin
American
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
American

John NegroponteJohn Negroponte
American
Mark WallaceMark Wallace
American

Dan CoatsDan Coats
American

Paddy AshdownPaddy Ashdown
British
Paul BremerPaul Bremer
Iraqi, American

Joseph C. WilsonJoseph C. Wilson
American
John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
American

Giulio AndreottiGiulio Andreotti
Italian
Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
German

Zine El Abidine Ben AliZine El Abidine Ben Ali
Tunisian

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
Norwegian

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British
Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
Iraqi, Turkish