List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Austria

List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Austria

The Ambassador from the United Kingdom to Austria is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Republic of Austria, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Austria. His official title is "Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Austria".

List of Heads of Mission

Ambassadors to Austria

* The Earl of Peterborough (1711-1713)
* "incomplete"
* The Lord Cobham (1714-1715)
* Luke Schaub (1715-1716)
* Abraham Stanyan (1716-1717)
* Robert Sutton, 2nd Baron Lexinton (1718)
* François-Louis de Pesmes de Saint-Saphorin (1718-1727)
* The Earl Waldegrave (1727-1730)
* Thomas Robinson (1730-1748)
* Robert Keith (d. 1774) (1748-1757)
* John Carmichael, 3rd Earl of Hyndford (1756-1764)
* The Viscount Stormont (1763-1772)
* Robert Murray Keith (the younger) (1772-1792)
** The Earl of Elgin (Envoy-Extraordinary in 1790)

Envoys-Extraordinary and Ministers-Plentipotentiary

* The Earl of Elgin (1792-1793)
* Sir Morton Eden (1793-1794)
** George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (Ambassador-Extraordinary in 1794)
* Sir Morton Eden (again 1794-1798)
* Gilbert, Lord Minto (1799-1801)
* Sir Arthur Paget (1801-1806)
** The Earl of Harrington (Extraordinary Mission 1805)
* Robert Adair (1806-1807)

Ambassadors

* The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery 1807
* "none due to Napoleonic Wars" (1807-1813)
** Benjamin Bathurst (Extraordinary Mission 1809)
* The Earl of Aberdeen (1813-1814)
* The Lord Stewart of Stewart's Court (1814-1823)
* Sir Henry Wellesley, later Lord Cowley (1823-1831)
* Sir Frederick Lamb, later Lord Beauvale (1831-1841)
* Sir Robert Gordon (1841-1846)
* The Viscount Ponsonby (1846-1850)
* The Earl of Westmorland (1851 - 1855)
* Sir George Hamilton Seymour (1855 - 1858)
* Lord Augustus Loftus (1858 - 1860)
* The Lord Bloomfield (1860 - 1867)

Ambassadors to Austria-Hungary

* The Lord Bloomfield (1867 - 1871)
* Sir Andrew Buchanan (1871 - 1878)
* Sir Henry Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (1878 - 1884)
* Sir Augustus Paget (1884 - 1893)
* Sir Edmund Monson (1893 - 1896)
* Sir Horace Rumbold, Bt. (1896 - 1900)
* Sir Francis Richard Plunkett (1900 - 1905)
* Sir Edward Goschen (1905 - 1908)
* Sir Fairfax Cartwright (1908 - 1913)
* Sir Maurice de Bunsen (1913 - 1914)
* "no representation" (1914 - 1919, due to First World War)

High Commissioner to Austria

* Sir Francis Lindley (1919 - 1920)

Ambassadors to Austria

* Sir Francis Lindley (1920 - 1921)
* Aretas Akers-Douglas (1921 - 1928)
* Sir Eric Phipps (1928 - 1933)
* Sir Walford Harmood Montague Selby (1933 - 1937)
* Charles Michael Palairet (1937 - 1938)
* "no representation" (1938 - 1945, due to Anschluss and Second World War)

Political Representative in Austria

* Henry William Bradshaw (1945 - 1946)

Ambassadors to Austria

* Henry William Bradshaw (1946 - 1948)
* Sir Bertrand Jerram (1948 - 1949)
* Sir Harold Anthony Caccia (1949 - 1954)
* Sir Geoffrey Arnold Wallinger (1954 - 1958)
* Sir Reginald James Bowker (1958 - 1961)
* Sir Malcolm Sibourne Henderson (1961 - 1965)
* John Arthur Pilcher (1965 - 1967)
* Sir Anthony Rumbold, Bt. (1967 - 1970)
* Sir Peter Allix Wilkinson (1970 - 1972)
* Denis Seward Laskey (1972 - 1976)
* Hugh Travers Morgan (1976 - 1979)
* Donald McDonald Gordon (1979 - 1982)
* Michael Alexander (1982 - 1986)
* Robert James O'Neill (1986 - 1989)
* Brian Lee Crowe (1989 - 1992)
* Terence Courtney Wood (1992 - 1996)
* Anthony St. Johns Figgis (1996 - 2000)
* Anthony Ford (2000 - 2003)
* John Malcolm Macgregor (2003 - 2007)
* Simon Smith (2007- )

References

*J. Haydn, "Book of Dignities" (1851),

External links

* [http://ukinaustria.fco.gov.uk/en/our-offices-in-austria/ambassador1/ British Ambassador to Austria]


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