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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to China

Index List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to China

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to China is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the People's Republic of China, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in China. [1]

95 relations: Alan Ewen Donald, Alexander Cadogan, Anthony Galsworthy, Archibald Clark Kerr, 1st Baron Inverchapel, Barbara Woodward, Beijing, Beilby Alston, Cao Kun, Chargé d'affaires, Charles Elliot, Chiang Kai-shek, China, Christopher Hum, Claude Maxwell MacDonald, Con O'Neill (diplomat), Daoguang Emperor, Deng Xiaoping, Diplomat, Diplomatic mission, Donald Hopson, Du Xigui, Duan Qirui, Duncan Wilson, Edward VII, Edward VIII, Edward Youde, Elizabeth II, Embassy of the United Kingdom, Beijing, Ernest Mason Satow, Excellency, Feng Guozhang, First Opium War, Frederick Bruce (diplomat), Gao Lingwei, George Bonham, George Elliot (Royal Navy officer, born 1784), George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, George V, George VI, Governor of Hong Kong, Guangxu Emperor, Harry Smith Parkes, Henry Pottinger, Horace James Seymour, Hu Jintao, Hu Weide, Hua Guofeng, Huang Fu, Hugh Fraser (diplomat), Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen, ..., Humphrey Trevelyan, Baron Trevelyan, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, Jiang Zemin, John Addis, John Bowring, John Francis Davis, John Jordan (diplomat), John Walsham, Leonard Appleyard, Li Yuanhong, Lin Sen, Mao Zedong, Maurice Ingram, Michael Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham, Miles Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn, Nanjing, Nicholas Roderick O'Conor, Percy Cradock, Puyi, Qing dynasty, Queen Victoria, Ralph Stevenson, Richard Evans (British diplomat), Robert Clive (diplomat), Robert George Howe, Robin McLaren, Ronald Macleay, Rutherford Alcock, Sebastian Wood, Sun Yat-sen, Taiwan, Terence Garvey, Thomas Francis Wade, Tongzhi Emperor, United Kingdom, Walter Beaupré Townley, Wellington Koo, William Ehrman, Xi Jinping, Xianfeng Emperor, Xu Shichang, Yan Huiqing, Yuan Shikai, Zhang Zuolin, Zhou Ziqi. Expand index (45 more) »

Alan Ewen Donald

Sir Alan Ewen Donald (born 5 May 1931) is a retired British diplomat and a former UK ambassador to Indonesia and China.

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Alexander Cadogan

Sir Alexander Montagu George Cadogan (25 November 1884 – 9 July 1968) was a British diplomat and civil servant.

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Anthony Galsworthy

Sir Anthony Charles Galsworthy (born 20 December 1944) is a retired British diplomat (former ambassador to China) and amateur naturalist.

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Archibald Clark Kerr, 1st Baron Inverchapel

Archibald Clark Kerr, 1st Baron Inverchapel (17 March 1882, Australia – 5 July 1951), known as Sir Archibald Clark Kerr between 1935 and 1946, was a British diplomat.

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Barbara Woodward

Dame Barbara Janet Woodward (born 29 May 1961) is a British diplomat and China expert.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Beilby Alston

Sir Beilby Alston (8 October 1868 – 28 June 1929) was a British diplomat who was envoy to various countries.

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Cao Kun

General Cao Kun (Courtesy name: Zhongshan (仲珊)) (December 12, 1862 – May 15, 1938) was a Chinese warlord and politician, who served the President of the Republic of China from 1923 to 1924, as well as the military leader of the Zhili clique in the Beiyang Army; he also served as a trustee of the Catholic University of Peking.

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Chargé d'affaires

A chargé d'affaires, often shortened to chargé (French) and sometimes to charge-D (abbreviated in colloquial English), is a diplomat who heads an embassy in the absence of the ambassador.

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Charles Elliot

Sir Charles Elliot, KCB (15 August 1801 – 9 September 1875) was a British Royal Navy officer, diplomat, and colonial administrator.

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Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Christopher Hum

Sir Christopher Owen Hum (born 27 January 1946) is the former UK Ambassador to the People's Republic of China and Master of a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

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Claude Maxwell MacDonald

Colonel Sir Claude Maxwell MacDonald, (12 June 1852 – 10 September 1915) was a British soldier and diplomat, best known for his service in China and Japan.

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Con O'Neill (diplomat)

Sir Con Douglas Walter O'Neill, GCMG (3 June 1912 – 11 January 1988), was a British civil servant and diplomat.

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Daoguang Emperor

The Daoguang Emperor (16 September 1782 – 25 February 1850) was the eighth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the sixth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1820 to 1850.

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Deng Xiaoping

Deng Xiaoping (22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997), courtesy name Xixian (希贤), was a Chinese politician.

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Diplomat

A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations.

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Diplomatic mission

A diplomatic mission or foreign mission is a group of people from one state or an organisation present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

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Donald Hopson

Sir Donald Charles Hopson (31 August 1915 – 26 August 1974) was a British diplomat.

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Du Xigui

Admiral Du Xigui (November 12, 1875 – December 28, 1933) was a Chinese naval officer during the late Qing Dynasty and the Warlord Era.

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Duan Qirui

Duan Qirui (6 March 1865 – 2 November 1936) was a Chinese warlord and politician, a commander of the Beiyang Army and the acting Chief Executive of the Republic of China (in Beijing) from 1924–26.

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Duncan Wilson

Sir (Archibald) Duncan Wilson, GCMG (12 August 1911 – 20 September 1983) was a British diplomat and Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.

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Edward VIII

Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.

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Edward Youde

Sir Edward Youde (Chinese: 尤德; Cantonese: Yau Tak; 19 June 1924 – 5 December 1986) was a British administrator, diplomat and Sinologist.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Embassy of the United Kingdom, Beijing

The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Beijing is the chief diplomatic mission of the United Kingdom in the People's Republic of China.

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Ernest Mason Satow

Sir Ernest Mason Satow, (30 June 1843 – 26 August 1929), was a British scholar, diplomat and Japanologist.

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Excellency

Excellency is an honorific style given to certain high-level officers of a sovereign state, officials of an international organization, or members of an aristocracy.

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Feng Guozhang

Féng Guózhāng, (courtesy: Huafu 華甫 or 華符) (January 7, 1859 – December 12, 1919) was a key Beiyang Army general and politician in early republican China.

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First Opium War

The First Opium War (第一次鴉片戰爭), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty of China over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice in China.

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Frederick Bruce (diplomat)

Sir Frederick William Adolphus Wright-Bruce, GCB (14 April 1814 – 19 September 1867) was a British diplomat.

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Gao Lingwei

Gao Lingwei (Hepburn: Kō Ryōi); (1870–1940) was a Chinese politician during the late Qing dynasty and the early Republic of China.

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George Bonham

Sir Samuel George Bonham, 1st Baronet (Chinese Translated Name 般咸, 文咸 or 文翰) (7 September 1803 – 8 October 1863) was a British colonial governor, who became the 4th Governor of the Straits Settlements and the 3rd Governor of Hong Kong.

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George Elliot (Royal Navy officer, born 1784)

Admiral Sir George Elliot (1 August 1784 – 24 June 1863) was a Royal Navy officer who served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and the First Opium War.

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George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney

George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, KB (14 May 1737 – 31 May 1806) was a British statesman, colonial administrator and diplomat.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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George VI

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.

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Governor of Hong Kong

The Governor of Hong Kong was the representative in Hong Kong of the British Crown from 1843 to 1997.

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Guangxu Emperor

The Guangxu Emperor (14 August 187114 November 1908), personal name Zaitian (Manchu: dzai-tiyan), was the eleventh emperor of the Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China.

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Harry Smith Parkes

Sir Harry Smith Parkes (24 February 1828 – 22 March 1885) was a British diplomat who served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary and Consul General of the United Kingdom to the Empire of Japan from 1865 to 1883 and the Chinese Qing Empire from 1883 to 1885, and Minister to Korea in 1884.

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Henry Pottinger

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Pottinger, 1st Baronet, GCB, PC (Chinese: 砵甸乍; 3 October 1789 – 18 March 1856), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and colonial administrator who became the first Governor of Hong Kong.

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Horace James Seymour

Sir Horace James Seymour (26 February 1885 – 10 September 1978) was a British diplomat, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to China from 1942 to 1946.

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Hu Jintao

---- Hu Jintao (born 21 December 1942) is a Chinese politician who was the paramount leader of China from 2002 to 2012.

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Hu Weide

Hu Weide (1863 – 24 November 1933) was a Chinese politician and diplomat during the Qing dynasty and the Republic of China.

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Hua Guofeng

Hua Guofeng (born Su Zhu; 16 February 1921 – 20 August 2008) was a Chinese politician who served as Chairman of the Communist Party of China and Premier of the People's Republic of China.

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Huang Fu

Huang Fu (8 March 1883 – 6 December 1936) was a general and politician in early republican China.

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Hugh Fraser (diplomat)

Hugh Fraser (22 February 1837 – 4 June 1894) was a British diplomat.

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Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen

Sir Hughe Montgomery Knatchbull-Hugessen KCMG (26 March 1886 – 21 March 1971) was a British diplomat, civil servant and author.

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Humphrey Trevelyan, Baron Trevelyan

Humphrey Trevelyan, Baron Trevelyan, (27 November 1905 – 9 February 1985) was a British diplomat and author.

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James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin

James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine, (20 July 1811 – 20 November 1863) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat. He served as Governor of Jamaica (1842–1846), Governor General of the Province of Canada (1847–1854), and Viceroy of India (1862–1863). In 1857, he was appointed High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary in China and the Far East to assist in the process of opening up China and Japan to Western trade. In 1860, during the Second Opium War in China, in the retaliation of the torture and execution of almost twenty European and Indian prisoners, he ordered the destruction of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, an architectural wonder with immeasurable collections of artworks and historic antiques, inflicting invaluable loss of cultural heritage. Subsequently, he submitted the Qing Dynasty to the unequal treaty of the Convention of Peking, adding Kowloon Peninsula to the British crown colony of Hong Kong.

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Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin (born 17 August 1926) is a retired Chinese politician who served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China from 1989 to 2002, as Chairman of the Central Military Commission from 1989 to 2004, and as President of the People's Republic of China from 1993 to 2003.

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John Addis

Sir John Addis KCMG (11 June 1914 – 31 July 1983) was a British diplomat, ambassador to Laos, the Philippines and China, and a collector of Ming porcelain which he gave to the British Museum.

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John Bowring

Sir John Bowring, KCB (Chinese translated name: 寶寧, 寶靈 (for Putonghua speakers) or 包令 (for Cantonese)) (Thai: พระยาสยามมานุกูลกิจ สยามมิตรมหายศ) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, writer, literary translator, polyglot, and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong.

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John Francis Davis

Sir John Francis Davis, 1st Baronet KCB (16 July 179513 November 1890) was a British diplomat and sinologist who served as second Governor of Hong Kong from 1844 to 1848.

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John Jordan (diplomat)

Sir John Newell Jordan (5 September 1852 – 14 September 1925) was a British diplomat.

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John Walsham

Sir John Walsham, 2nd Baronet (29 October 1830 – 10 December 1905) was a British diplomat who was envoy to China and Romania.

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Leonard Appleyard

Sir Leonard Vincent Appleyard KCMG (b. 2 September 1938) is a former British diplomat.

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Li Yuanhong

Li Yuanhong (courtesy name Songqing 宋卿) (October 19, 1864 – June 3, 1928) was a Chinese politician during the Qing dynasty and the republican era.

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Lin Sen

Lin Sen (16 March 1868 – 1 August 1943), courtesy name Zichao (子超), sobriquet Changren (長仁), was Chairman of the National Government of the Republic of China from 1931 until his death.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.

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Maurice Ingram

Edward Maurice Berkeley Ingram CMG, OBE (14 December 1890 – 11 May 1941) was a British diplomat and civil servant.

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Michael Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham

Robert Michael Maitland Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham, (6 November 1906 – 13 March 1990) was a British Labour politician and Fabian Socialist who served twice as Foreign Secretary in the first cabinet of Harold Wilson.

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Miles Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn

Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn, (24 August 1880 – 18 September 1964) was a British diplomat.

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Nanjing

Nanjing, formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin, is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region, with an administrative area of and a total population of 8,270,500.

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Nicholas Roderick O'Conor

Sir Nicholas Roderick O'Conor GCB, GCMG, PC (Nioclás Ruairí Ó Conchobhair Donn; County Roscommon, Ireland,1843 - Constantinople, Turkey, 19 March 1908) was a British diplomat.

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Percy Cradock

Sir Percy Cradock (26 October 1923 – 22 January 2010) was a British diplomat, civil servant and sinologist who served as British Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 1978 to 1983, playing a significant role in the Sino-British negotiations which led up to the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration in 1984.

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Puyi

Puyi or Pu Yi (7 February 190617 October 1967), of the Manchu Aisin Gioro clan, was the last Emperor of China and the twelfth and final ruler of the Qing dynasty.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Ralph Stevenson

Sir Ralph Clarmont Skrine Stevenson, GCMG, MLC, CP (16 May 1895 – 23 June 1977) was a British diplomat.

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Richard Evans (British diplomat)

Sir Richard Mark Evans (Chinese: 伊文思爵士, 15 April 1928 – 24 August 2012) was a British diplomat who was the ambassador to the People's Republic of China from January 1984 to May 1988, during which he and Zhou Nan, the Chinese representative, initialed the Sino-British Joint Declaration on 26 September 1984.

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Robert Clive (diplomat)

Sir Robert Henry Clive (23 December 1877 – 13 May 1948), was a British diplomat.

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Robert George Howe

Sir Robert George Howe (born Derby, England, 19 September 1893, died 22 June 1981) was a British diplomat who served as Governor-General of the Sudan from 1947 to 1954.

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Robin McLaren

Sir Robin John Taylor McLaren (14 August 1934 – 20 July 2010Leung, Ambrose (23 July 2010). "OBITUARY – Robin McLaren, 1934–2010: The diplomat who helped smooth a path for Hong Kong's handover", South China Morning Post) was a British diplomat.

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Ronald Macleay

Sir James William Ronald Macleay GCMG (1870 – 5 March 1943) was a British diplomat.

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Rutherford Alcock

Sir Rutherford Alcock, KCB (May 18092 November 1897) was the first British diplomatic representative to live in Japan.

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Sebastian Wood

Sir James Sebastian Lamin Wood, (born 6 April 1961), usually known by his middle name Sebastian, is a British diplomat who was Ambassador to China 2010–15,, Debrett's, 2010 and since September 2015 has been Ambassador to Germany.

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Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925)Singtao daily.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Terence Garvey

Sir Terence Garvey KCMG (7 December 1915 – 7 December 1986) was a British diplomat who was High Commissioner to India and Ambassador to the USSR.

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Thomas Francis Wade

Sir Thomas Francis Wade (25August 181831July 1895), was a British diplomat and sinologist who produced an early Chinese textbook in English, in 1867, that was later amended, extended and converted into the Wade-Giles romanization system for Mandarin Chinese by Herbert Giles in 1892.

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Tongzhi Emperor

The Tongzhi Emperor (27 April 185612 January 1875), born Zaichun of the Aisin Gioro clan, was the tenth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty, and the eighth Qing emperor to rule over China.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Walter Beaupré Townley

Sir Walter Beaupré Townley (8 January 1863 – 5 April 1945) was a British diplomat, who most notably served as the British Ambassador to the Netherlands during the final years of the First World War.

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Wellington Koo

Vi Kyuin Wellington Koo (29 January 1888 – 14 November 1985) was a Chinese statesman of the Republic of China.

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William Ehrman

Sir William Ehrman, KCMG (born 1950), is a British civil servant and former Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee.

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Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping (born 15 June 1953) is a Chinese politician currently serving as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), President of the People's Republic of China, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

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Xianfeng Emperor

The Xianfeng Emperor (17 July 183122 August 1861), personal name I-ju (or Yizhu), was the ninth Emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty, and the seventh Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1850 to 1861.

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Xu Shichang

Xu Shichang (Hsu Shih-chang;; courtesy name: Juren (Chu-jen; 菊人); October 20, 1855 – June 5, 1939) was the President of the Republic of China, in Beijing, from 10 October 1918 to 2 June 1922.

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Yan Huiqing

Yan Huiqing (Wade–Giles: Yen Hui-Ch'ing, (also Weiching Williams Yen or simply W.W. Yen) 顏惠慶 (2 April 1877 – 24 May 1950) was Premier of China and President of the Republic of China in the 1920s. He was also an accomplished linguist.

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Yuan Shikai

Yuan Shikai (16 September 1859 – 6 June 1916) was a Chinese warlord, famous for his influence during the late Qing dynasty, his role in the events leading up to the abdication of the last Qing Emperor, his autocratic rule as the first formal President of the Republic of China, and his short-lived attempt to restore monarchy in China, with himself as the Hongxian Emperor.

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Zhang Zuolin

Zhang Zuolin (19 March 1875Xiao, Lin, and Li 1184 June 1928) was the warlord of Manchuria from 1916–28, during the Warlord Era in China.

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Zhou Ziqi

Zhou Ziqi (17 November 1869 – 21 October 1923) was a Chinese educator and politician in the late Qing dynasty and early republican period.

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