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List of French ambassadors to the United States

The French ambassador to the United States is the diplomatic representation of the French Republic to the United States.[1][2] They reside in Washington, D.C.. The current ambassador is Gérard Araud.

List of AmbassadorsEdit

from to Ambassadors
1778 1779 Conrad-Alexandre Gérard
1779 1784 Anne-César, Chevalier de la Luzerne
1784 1785 François Barbé-Marbois chargé d'affaires ad interim
1785 1787 Louis-Guillaume Otto chargé d'affaires ad interim
1787 1789 Elénor-François-Elie, Comte de Moustier[3]
1791 1793 Chevalier Jean Baptiste Ternant [4]
1793 1794 Edmond-Charles Genêt
1794 1795 Jean Antoine Joseph Fauchet[5][6]
1795 1796 Pierre Auguste Adet
1796 1800 Michel Ange Bernard Mangourit[7][8]
1800 1800 Joseph Bonaparte Minister Plenipotentiary, Treaty of Mortefontaine
Charles Pierre Claret de Fleurieu Minister Plenipotentiary, Treaty of Mortefontaine
Pierre Louis Roederer Minister Plenipotentiary, Treaty of Mortefontaine
1801 1804 Louis Andre Pichon chargé d'affaires ad interim[9]
1804 1804 Felix Beaujour
1804 1811 General Louis Marie Turreau of Garambouville
1811 1815 Louis Barbe Charles Sérurier
1815 1821 Jean-Guillaume Hyde de Neuville
1821 1824 Jacques de Menou chargé d'affaires ad interim
1824 1830 Joseph Alexandre Jacques Durant de Mareuil
1830 1831 Jean Baptiste Gaspard Roux Rochelle
1831 1835 Louis Barbe Charles Sérurier
1835 1837 Alphonse Pageot chargé d'affaires ad interim
1837 1838 Charles Edward Pontois[10]
1838 1841 Alphonse Pageot chargé d'affaires ad interim
1841 1846 Louis Adolphe Aimé Fourier, comte de Bacourt
1843 1849 Alphonse Pageot[11]
1849 1850 Charles Alphonse de Sain de Bois-le-Comte
1850 1851 Lavallée Poussin
1851 1860 Count Eugene de Sartiges[12]
1860 1864 Henri Mercier[13]
1864 1866 Charles Frederic Francois, Marquis de Montholon
1866 1870 Jules Berthemy
1870 1870 Lucien-Anatole Prévost-Paradol
1870 1870 Jules Berthemy
1870 1870 Jules Treillard
1871 1871 Henry de Bellonnet chargé d'affaires ad interim
1872 1873 Emmanuel Henri Victurnien de Noailles
1873 1877 Amedee Bartholdi[14]
1877 1882 Georges Maxime Outrey[15]
1882 1891 Theodore Roustan[16][17]
1891 1897 Jules Patenotre des Noyers
1897 1902 Jules Cambon
1902 1924 Jean Jules Jusserand
1924 1925 Emile Daeschner[18]
1925 1926 Henry Bérenger (1867–1952)[19]
1926 1933 Paul Claudel
1933 1937 André Lefebvre de La Boulaye
1937 1938 Georges Bonnet
1938 1940 René Doynel de Saint-Quentin
1940 1942 Gaston Henry-Haye
1941 1942 Adrien Tixier Delegate of the French Committee of National Liberation
1943 1943 Henri Hoppenot Delegate of the French Committee of National Liberation
1944 1954 Henri Bonnet
1954 1956 Maurice Couve de Murville
1956 1965 Hervé Alphand
1965 1972 Charles Lucet
1972 1977 Jacques Kosciusco-Morizet (1913–1994)[20]
1977 1981 Francois Lefebvre de Laboulaye
1981 1984 Bernard Vernier-Palliez
1984 1989 Emmanuel Jacquin de Margerie
1989 1995 Jacques Andreani
1995 2002 François Bujon de l'Estang
2002 2007 Jean-David Levitte
2007 2010 Pierre Vimont
2011 2014 Francois Delattre[21]
2014 Gérard Araud[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The World almanac & book of facts. Newspaper Enterprise Association. 1906. 
  2. ^ https://www.state.gov/s/cpr/95681.htm
  3. ^ https://www.pbs.org/georgewashington/collection/pre-pres_1788aug17.html
  4. ^ . JSTOR 27567907.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ http://wardepartmentpapers.org/searchresults.php?searchClass=fulltextSearch&fulltextQuery=Jean+Antoine+Joseph+Fauchet
  6. ^ http://classify.oclc.org/classify2/ClassifyDemo?swid=036079738
  7. ^ http://jah.oxfordjournals.org/content/96/2/528.2.full
  8. ^ This bright era of happy revolutions at Google Books
  9. ^ http://www.hnn.us/articles/3694.html
  10. ^ http://www.galerieheim.fr/oeuvre-details.php?id_oeuvre=76&lng=2
  11. ^ Annual report of the American Historical Association, Volume 2, p. 198, at Google Books
  12. ^ "Obituary". The New York Times. 6 October 1892. 
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  14. ^ Enlightening the world: the creation of the Statue of Liberty, Yasmin Sabina Khan
  15. ^ The final report of the agent and counsel of the United States
  16. ^ "Theodore Roustan". The New York Times. 9 August 1906. 
  17. ^ http://www.museeciotaden.org/Pages%20C%E9l%E8brit%E9s/roustanth%E9o.htm
  18. ^ "Exits and Entrances". Time. 27 October 1924. 
  19. ^ "Died". Time magazine. April 17, 1933. Retrieved 2009-08-18. Died. Genevieve Delzant Berenger, wife of France's onetime (1926–27) Ambassador to the U. S. Victor-Henri Berenger; after long illness; in Paris. 
  20. ^ "Jacques Kosciusko-Morizet". The Independent. London. 28 May 1994. Retrieved 2009-08-18. Jacques Kosciusko-Morizet, diplomat, died Saint-Nom-la-Breteche 15 May, aged 81. France's representative to the United Nations 1970–72. Ambassador to the United States 1972–77. National Secretary for Foreign Relations 1983–88. 
  21. ^ http://ambafrance-us.org/spip.php?article2155
  22. ^ http://www.franceintheus.org/spip.php?article5936