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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
August 10, 2010
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Chronological Listing by Country

(Click on Alphabet for beginning to Country Name)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

(Formerly People's Republic of Bulgaria)


DATE

NAME/MISSION

December 22, 1914 LEGATION OPENED
   
December 22, 1914 Stephan Panaretoff, E.E. and M.P.
(Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary)
   
December 16, 1920 Dr. P. Lessinoff, Charge d'Affaires, a.i.
   
August 24, 1921 Stephen Panaretoff, E.E. and M.P.
   
June 1, 1925 Stephen P. Bisseroff, Charge d'Affaires, a.i.
   
December 17, 1925 Simeon Radeff, E.E. and M.P.
   
October 20, 1933 Stoyan Petroff Tchomakoff, Charge d'Affaires (NOT ad interim)
   
May 1, 1936 Dimitri Naoumoff, E.E. and M.P.
   
December 13, 1941 ANNOUNCEMENT OF STATE OF WAR
   
November 21, 1947 LEGATION RE-OPENED - Listed as People's Republic of Bulgaria
   
November 21, 1947 Boyan Athanassov, Charge d'Affaires a.i..
   
December 16, 1947 Dr. Nissim Judasy Mevorah, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
December 29, 1947 E.E. and M.P.
   
December 24, 1948 Dr. Peter Voutov, Charge d'Affaires a.i..
   
February 20, 1950 SEVERED RELATIONS
   
December 2, 1959 Dr. Peter G. Voutov, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
January 15, 1960 E.E. and M.P.
   
May 13, 1963 Lyubomir Popov, Appt. E. E. and M.P.
June 1, 1963 E.E. and M.P.
   
August 30, 1965 Dr. Luben Guerassimov, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
September 1, 1965 E.E. and M.P.
   
November 28, 1966 LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
   
December 12, 1966 Dr. Luben Guerassimov, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 14, 1966 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 17, 1972 Khristo Delchev Zdravchev, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 19, 1972 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 14, 1973 Mr. Vladimir Velchev, Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
   
May 10, 1974 Lubomir Dimitrov Popov, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 5, 1974 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 14, 1977 Mr. Krassin Himmirsky, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
February 8, 1978 Konstantin Nicolov Grigorov, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 15, 1978 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 17, 1980 Stoyan Iliev Zhulev, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 24, 1980 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 23, 1988 Velichko F. Velichkov, Appt.
November 9, 1988 Amb. E. and P.
   
December 18, 1990 Ognian Pishev, Appt.
February 19, 1991 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 11, 1994 Snezhana Botusharova, Amb. E. and P.
   
September 4, 1998 Philip Dimitrov, Appt.
September 10, 1998 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 13, 2002 Elena Poptodorova, Appt.
February 14, 2002 Amb. E. and P.
   
November 5,2008 Latchezar Petkov, Appt.
December 3, 2008 Amb. E and P.
   
August 4, 2010 Elen Borislavova Poptodorova Petrova, Appt.
August 10, 2010 Amb. E and P.

 

Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary



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