Jean Hurault de Boistaillé
Jean Hurault de Boistaillé (1517–1572) was a French nobleman and government official. In 1558 he was an emissary of the king Henry II, then ambassador of France in Constantinople and Venice (1562–1564...
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Charles Compton, 7th Earl of Northampton
Charles Compton, 7th Earl of Northampton, DL (22 July 1737 – 18 October 1763) was a British peer and diplomat.He was the eldest son of Hon. Charles Compton, in turn youngest son of George Compto...
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Guvernadur
The title of guvernadur ("governor", Ital. governatore) was used by the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro, initially as the diplomatic office between Montenegro and the Republic of Venice, and later evo...
Carlo Gaetano Stampa
Carlo III Gaetano Stampa (1667–1742) was an Italian Cardinal and Archbishop of Milan from 1737 to 1742.
Carlo Gaetano Stampa was born on 1 November 1667 in Milan to count Cristierno Stampa and to ...
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Arnaud du Ferrièr
Arnaud Du Ferrier (c. 1508–1585) was a French lawyer and diplomat.He was born at Toulouse and practised as a lawyer first at Bourges, afterwards at Toulouse. Councillor to the parlement of the ...
François de Noailles
François de Noailles, (2 July 1519–19 September 1585) Papal Prothonotary, made Bishop of Dax in 1556, was French ambassador in Venice in the 1560s, and French ambassador of Charles IX to the Ottoman E...
Francis Drake (diplomat)
Francis Drake (1764–1821), of Yardbury and Wells, was a British diplomat, holding positions at Genoa and Munich during the Napoleonic Wars.Francis Drake was the son of Rev. Francis Drake, Vicar of Sea...
Lorenzo the Elder
Lorenzo the Elder (c. 1395 – 23 September 1440) was an Italian banker of the House of Medici of Florence, the younger brother of Cosimo de' Medici the Elder and the founder of the so-called dei ...
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Michel Amelot de Gournay
Michel-Jean Amelot, baron de Brunelles, marquis de Gournay (1655—Paris 1724), was a French diplomat, conseiller d'état to Louis XIV of France from 1698, and connoisseur. He was the son of Charles Ame...
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Diego Guzmán de Silva
Diego Guzmán de Silva (Ciudad Rodrigo, c. 1520 - Venice, 1577) was a Spanish canon and diplomat. He served as ambassador to England (then under Elizabeth I), the Republic of Genoa and the Republic of ...
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Diego Hurtado de Mendoza (poet and diplomat)
Diego Hurtado de Mendoza y Pacheco ([ˈdjeɣo urˈtaðo ðe menˈdoθa]; 1503 – 14 August 1575), Spanish novelist, poet, diplomat and historian, governor of Granada, was born in that city in 1503. He w...
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Paolo Antonio Soderini
Paolo Antonio Soderini (1448 — after 1500) was a noble Florentine jurist active in the anti-Medicean Florentine republic, who spent some years resident at Rome.He was the older brother of the statesme...
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Sir Lambert Blackwell, 1st Baronet
Sir Lambert Blackwell (died 1727) was the British consul to Florence.
He was appointed as British Ambassador to the Republic of Venice in 1702. He died in 1727.
Giuseppe Archinto
Giuseppe Archinto ( or Archinti, 1651–1712) was an Italian diplomat, Cardinal and Archbishop of Milan from 1699 to 1712.
Giuseppe Archinto was born in Milan on 17 April 1751 (or on 7 May according...
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Henry Wotton
Sir Henry Wotton (/ˈwʊtən/; 30 March 1568 – December 1639) was an English author, diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1614 and 1625. He is often quoted as saying, "An ambassado...
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Edmund Harvel
Edmund Harvel was a 16th-century English diplomat.Harvel was the English ambassador to Venice in the 1540s, during the reign of Henry VIII.
Sir Richard Worsley, 7th Baronet
Sir Richard Worsley, 7th Baronet, FRS (13 February 1751 – 8 August 1805), was an English politician and a collector of antiquities.
Richard Worsley was born in Britain on 13 February 1751, at...
Charles Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester
Charles Edward Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester, 4th Earl of Manchester (c. 1662 – 20 January 1722), son of Robert Montagu, 3rd Earl of Manchester, was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and succe...
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John Murray (British diplomat)
John Murray (1712?–1775) was a British diplomat, notorious rake and friend of Casanova.From 1754 he was British resident in Venice and from 1765-1775 was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire in Co...
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William Lindsay (diplomat)
William Lindsay was a Scottish diplomat and colonial governor. He was the second son of Sir David Lindsay of Evelick, of the Lindsay of Evelix family. He served as Great Britain's Resident to the Re...
Henri Charles Arnauld de Pomponne
Abbot Henri Charles Arnauld de Pomponne (1669, The Hague – 1756) was a French ecclesiastic and diplomat.He was the third son of Simon Arnauld de Pomponne, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, ...
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Richard Pace
Richard Pace (c. 1482 – 28 June 1536) was an English diplomat of the Tudor period. He was educated at Winchester College under Thomas Langton, and later at Padua, at Bologna, and probably at the Univ...
Sir James Gray, 2nd Baronet
Sir James Gray, 2nd Baronet PC, KB (c. 1708 – 14 February 1773) was a British diplomat and antiquary.
He was the elder son of Sir James Gray, 1st Baronet and his wife Hester Dodd. His younger bro...
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Nicholas Adam
Nicholas Adam (1716–1792) was a French linguist and writer.Born in Paris, he achieved distinction by authoring a grammar book which bore the title: La vraie manière d'apprendre une langue quelconque, ...
John Strange (diplomat)
John Strange (1732–1799) was an English diplomat and author.
He was the second and only surviving son of Sir John Strange, by his wife Susan, eldest daughter of Edward Strong of Greenwich, was bor...