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.

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
Susan RiceSusan Rice
Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
Petro PoroshenkoPetro Poroshenko
Jean Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith

Prince Aly KhanPrince Aly Khan
Joachim von RibbentropJoachim von Ribbentrop
Ban Ki-moonBan Ki-moon
(South Korean)

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Rory StewartRory Stewart
Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
Joseph C. WilsonJoseph C. Wilson

Kim CampbellKim Campbell
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara

Pik BothaPik Botha
(South African)
Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg

Alger HissAlger Hiss
Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich

Julie BishopJulie Bishop
Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
Imre NagyImre Nagy

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan
Zine El Abidine Ben AliZine El Abidine Ben Ali

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Joseph BonaparteJoseph Bonaparte
Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin

Mohammad Hamid AnsariMohammad Hamid Ansari
Matthias ErzbergerMatthias Erzberger
Zalmay KhalilzadZalmay Khalilzad

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
Bradford BishopBradford Bishop

Fernando Henrique CardosoFernando Henrique Cardoso
Roger ShermanRoger Sherman
Roger CasementRoger Casement

Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
Sergey LavrovSergey Lavrov

Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker