Howard Smith (diplomat)
Sir Howard Frank Trayton Smith, GCMG (15 October 1919 – 7 May 1996) was a British diplomat.
|Born||15 October 1919|
|Died||7 May 1996(aged 76)|
|Alma mater||Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Intelligence officer, Diplomat|
|Rank||Director General of MI5|
Educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Smith worked at Bletchley Park during World War II and later became the British ambassador to Moscow. At college in Cambridge, Smith was a contemporary of Asa Briggs, playing chess with him and recommending Briggs to fellow Cambridge mathematician Gordon Welchman for service in Hut 6.
Sir Michael Hanley
| Director General of MI5
1978 – 1981
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