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
(Indian)
Susan RiceSusan Rice
(American)
Vijaya Lakshmi PanditVijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
(French)
Petro PoroshenkoPetro Poroshenko
(Ukrainian)
Jean Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith
(American)

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

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
(Chinese)
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
(Irish,British)
Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
(Swedish)

Rory StewartRory Stewart
(British)
Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
(Australian)
Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
(Danish)

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

Kim CampbellKim Campbell
(Canadian)
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
(Indonesian,American)
Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
(Japanese)

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

Alger HissAlger Hiss
(American)
Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
(Canadian)
Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
(German)

Julie BishopJulie Bishop
(Australian)
Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
(American)
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
(French)

John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
(American)
Yahya KhanYahya Khan
(Pakistani)
Imre NagyImre Nagy
(Hungarian)

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
(Israeli)
George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan
(American)
Zine El Abidine Ben AliZine El Abidine Ben Ali
(Tunisian)

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
(Filipino)
Joseph BonaparteJoseph Bonaparte
(Spanish,French)
Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
(Latvian,British)

Mohammad Hamid AnsariMohammad Hamid Ansari
(Indian)
Matthias ErzbergerMatthias Erzberger
(German)
Zalmay KhalilzadZalmay Khalilzad
(American)

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
(Norwegian)
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
(Italian)
Bradford BishopBradford Bishop
(American)

Fernando Henrique CardosoFernando Henrique Cardoso
(Brazilian)
Roger ShermanRoger Sherman
(American)
Roger CasementRoger Casement
(Irish)

MegasthenesMegasthenes
(Greek)
Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
(German)
Sergey LavrovSergey Lavrov
(Russian)

Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
(German)
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
(British)
John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
(Canadian)