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(Ambassador to France)

Websitehttp://www.gov.uk/government/world/france
The United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in France.

The British Ambassador to France is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in France, and is the head of Britain's diplomatic mission in Paris. The official title is Her Majesty's Ambassador to France.

Traditionally, the Embassy to France has been the most prestigious posting in the British foreign service, although in past centuries, diplomatic representation was lacking due to wars between the two countries and the Nazi occupation.

The Paris embassy also covers remotely the French overseas territories (including French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Réunion, French Polynesia, Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia, Saint-Barthélemy) and Monaco.

 

Office Holders on Wikispooks

NameFromTo
Edward Llewellyn9 November 2016
Julian KingJanuary 201619 September 2016
Peter RickettsJanuary 2012January 2016
Peter Westmacott2007January 2012
John Holmes (British diplomat)20012006
Nicholas Henderson19751979
Christopher SoamesSeptember 196827 October 1972
Pierson Dixon19601964
Edward Stanley19181920


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