Category Archives: Diplomat

Alexandre Florian Joseph Colonna Walewksi

Alexandre Florian Joseph Colonna Walewksi (B) 1810 Walewice, near Warsaw Poland (D) 1868 Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France age 58 (stroke) Place of Burial: Paris, Île-de-France He was the Son of Napoleon I, Emperor of France and Marie d’Ornano to Napoleon’s … Continue reading

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The name “Québec”

The name “Québec”, which comes from the Algonquin word kébec meaning “where the river narrows”, originally referred to the area around Quebec City where the Saint Lawrence River narrows to a cliff-lined gap. In 1627, Quebec had only eighty-five French … Continue reading

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Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Harsh Vardhan Shringla 1962 age 56 Mumbai, India He is an Indian diplomat & current Indian Ambassador to the United States. He previously served as the High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh and the Ambassador to Thailand. Ambassador Shringla speaks … Continue reading

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Ernest Urtasun Domenech

Ernest Urtasun Domenech 1982 age 37 (part1) Member of the European Parliament. He is a Spanish politician, diplomat, and economist. He earned a degree in Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, followed by a postgraduate degree in international relations … Continue reading

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Iván Velásquez Gómez

Iván Velásquez Gómez 1955 (age 63 years), Medellín, Colombia He is a Colombian jurist and diplomat. Since October 2013, he has been the head of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala. .“Iván Velásquez is like the Robert Mueller of … Continue reading

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Cleopatra VII

Cleopatra VII Philopator 69 BCE-30 BCE She was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, nominally survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. She was also a diplomat, naval commander, linguist, and medical author. She was buried: … Continue reading

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Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, 1st Prince of Benevento, or later1st Prince of Talleyrand, 1754-1838, Buried in Notre-Dame Chapel near his Castle of Valençay. Quote: Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. Education: University of Paris, Lycée Saint-Louis … Continue reading

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Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant 1724-1804 age 80 Born Königsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia] Quote: “He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” He … Continue reading

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Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta

  Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (Corsican) 1771-1851 age 80 He was a French soldier, diplomat, and politician, who served as Naval Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State under the July Monarchy. Having joined the … Continue reading

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Charles Aznavour

French and Armenian singer and diplomat La chanteuse française et arménienne et diplomate Singer Charles Aznavour, dead at 94, admired by Frank Sinatra Singer-songwriter carried the torch for the French chanson tradition over six decades, one of pop music’s last … Continue reading

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