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Abbott, Charles Stuart Aubrey, third Baron Tenterden (1834–1882), diplomatist

R. A. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 789 words.

Abbott, Charles Stuart Aubrey, third Baron Tenterden (1834–1882), diplomatist, was the son of the Hon. Charles Abbott (1803–1838), brother of John Henry, second Baron Tenterden, and of...

Abbott, Keith Edward (bap. 1814, d. 1873)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 3 words.

See Abbott, Augustus

Abu al-Hasan [Abū'l-Ḥasan] [known as Mirza Abu al-Hasan Shirazi] (1776–1846), diplomatist for Persia

Denis Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 802 words.

Abu al-Hasan [Abū'l-Ḥasan] [known as Mirza Abu al-Hasan Shirazi] (1776–1846), diplomatist for Persia, was born in Shiraz, the second son of Mirza Muhammad Ali, a high-ranking Persian court...

A'Court, William, first Baron Heytesbury (1779–1860), diplomatist

Muriel E. Chamberlain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 840 words.

A'Court, William, first Baron Heytesbury (1779–1860), diplomatist, was the eldest son of Sir William Pierce Ashe A'Court, first baronet (1747–1817), MP for Aylesbury, and his second wife,...

Adair, Sir Robert (1763–1855), politician and diplomatist

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; UK Politics. 766 words.

Adair, Sir Robert (1763–1855), politician and diplomatist, was the son of Robert Adair, sergeant-surgeon to George III, and Lady Caroline Keppel. He was born on 24 May 1763, and was sent to...

Adams, Charles

Kathryn D. Snavely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1060 words.

Adams, Charles (19 December 1845–19 August 1895), soldier and diplomat, was born Karl Adam Schwanbeck in Anclam, Pomerania, Germany, the son of Karl Heinrich Schwanbeck, a cabinetmaker, and...

Adams, Charles Francis

Kinley Brauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2566 words.

Adams, Charles Francis (18 August 1807–21 November 1886), politician and diplomat, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) and Louisa Catherine Johnson...

Adams, John

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 5896 words.

Adams, John (19 October 1735–04 July 1826), second president of the United States, diplomat, and political theorist, was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, the son of John Adams...

Adams, William (1772–1851), lawyer and diplomatist

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 426 words.

Adams, William (1772–1851), lawyer and diplomatist, the youngest son of Patience Thomas Adams, filazer of the court of king's bench, and Martha, daughter of Thomas Marsh, was born at 39...

Addington, Henry Unwin (1790–1870), diplomatist and civil servant

Muriel E. Chamberlain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 992 words.

Addington, Henry Unwin (1790–1870), diplomatist and civil servant, the second son of John Hiley Addington MP (d. 1818) and Mary (d. 1833), the daughter of Henry Unwin, and the nephew of...

Adee, Alvey Augustus

Michael J. Devine.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1858 words.

Adee, Alvey Augustus (27 November 1842–05 July 1924), diplomat, was born in Astoria, New York, the son of Augustus Adee, a surgeon with the U.S. Navy, and Amelia Kinnaird Graham. Young...

Aglen, Sir Francis Arthur (1869–1932), official in the Chinese service

H. F. Oxbury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 698 words.

Aglen, Sir Francis Arthur (1869–1932), official in the Chinese service, was born at Mulgrave House in Scarborough on 17 October 1869, the son of Archdeacon Anthony Stocker Aglen, later...

Aglionby, William (1641–1705), diplomat and writer on art

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1306 words.

Aglionby, William (1641–1705), diplomat and writer on art, was born in the summer of 1641, the second son of George Aglionby (d. 1643), who died shortly after being appointed dean of...

Ainslie, Sir Robert, first baronet (1729/30–1812), diplomatist and numismatist

Arthur H. Grant.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Education. 1054 words.

Ainslie, Sir Robert, first baronet (1729/30–1812), diplomatist and numismatist, was the third son of George Ainslie (d. 1773), merchant, and his wife, Jean, daughter of Sir Philip...

Alcock, Sir (John) Rutherford (1809–1897), diplomatist

R. K. Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1285 words.

Alcock, Sir (John) Rutherford (1809–1897), diplomatist, was born in Ealing in May 1809, the son of Thomas Alcock, a doctor practising at Ealing. He was educated at a school at Hexham,...

Alexander, Sir Michael O'Donel Bjarne (1936–2002), diplomatist

Rodric Braithwaite.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1310 words.

Alexander, Sir Michael O'Donel Bjarne (1936–2002), diplomatist, was born at 1a Barnes Close, Winchester, on 19 June 1936, the elder son of (Conel) Hugh O'Donel Alexander (1909–1974), chess...

Allen, Elisha Hunt

Gary Y. Okihiro.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 994 words.

Allen, Elisha Hunt (28 January 1804–01 January 1883), congressman and diplomat, was born in New Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Clesson Allen, a lawyer and later a congressman, and...

Allen, George Venable

Dennis Merrill.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1307 words.

Allen, George Venable (03 November 1903–11 July 1970), diplomat, was born in Durham, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Ellis Allen, a merchant, and Harriet Moore. He earned his B.A. in 1924...

Allen, Sir Roger (1909–1972), diplomatist

Michael T. Thornhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1352 words.

Allen, Sir Roger (1909–1972), diplomatist, was born on 17 August 1909 at 12 Primrose Hill Studios, Fitzroy Road, St Pancras, London, the only son of Major Herbert Charles Goodeve Allen (b....

Allison, John Moore

James I. Matray.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1516 words.

Allison, John Moore (07 April 1905–28 October 1978), diplomat, was born in Holton, Kansas, the son of Oscar John Allison, a furnace and stove equipment wholesaler, and Anna Belle Moore....