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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
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April 3, 2013
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(From first published Diplomatic List – Nov. 1893)

DATE

NAME/MISSION

September 4, 1893 Yang Yu, E.E. and M.P.
   
May 1, 1897 Wu Ting-Fang, E.E. and M.P.
   
December 1902 List Shen Tung, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
April 1903 List Sir Chentung Liang-Cheng, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
June 15, 1903 E.E. and M.P.
   
March 11, 1908 Dr. Wu Ting-Fang, E.E. and M.P.
   
* December 2, 1908 Tong Shao Yi, Amb. on Special Mission
* Special Mission listed in addition to Legation
  .
February 1909 List Tong Shao Yi - Removed from List
   
December 21, 1909 Chang Yin Tang, E.E. and M.P.
   
April 14, 1914 Kai Fu Shah, E.E. and M.P.
   
December 16, 1915 Vi Kyuin Wellington Koo, E.E. and M.P.
   
March 10, 1921 Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, E.E. and M.P
   
March 25, 1929 Chao-Chu Wu, E.E. and M.P.
   
June 11, 1931 Yung Kwai, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
November 18, 1931 Hawkling Yen, Charge d'Affaires ( NOT a.i .)
   
January 7, 1932 Dr. W. W. Yen, E.E. and M.P.
   
February 24, 1933 Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, E.E. and M.P.
   
August 21, 1935 LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
   
August 20, 1935 Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 21, 1935 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 8, 1937 Dr. Chengting T. Wang, Amb. E. and P.
   
October 7, 1938 Dr. Hu Shih, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 28, 1938 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 30, 1942 Dr. Wei Tao-Ming, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 6, 1942 Amb. E. and P.
   
July 9, 1946 Dr. V. K. Wellington Koo, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 16, 1946 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 22, 1956 Dr. Hollington K. Tong, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 6, 1956 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 13, 1958 Dr. George Kung-Chao Yeh, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 30, 1958 Arab. E. and P.
   
January 12, 1962 Dr. Tingfu F. Tsiang, Amb. E. and P.
   
June 21, 1965 CHOW Shu-Kai, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 8, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 12, 1971 James C. H. Shen, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 18, 1971 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 1, 1979 EMBASSY CLOSED
   
January 1, 1979 Establishment of Diplomatic Relations
   
January 23, 1979 CHAI Zemin (Ch'ai Tse-min), Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
March 1, 1979 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 1, 1979 Liaison Office raised to EMBASSY
   
December 27, 1982 LIN Zhaom,anf Minister, Cha.rge d'Affaires ad interim
   
March 9, 1983 ZHANG WEnjin, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 7, 1983 Amb. E. and P.
April 1985 Terminated
   
May 6, 1985 HAN, Xu, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 22, 1985 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 25, 1989 ZHU Qizhen, Appt.
December 18, 1989 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 14, 1993 Li Daoyu, appt
June 23, 1993 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 13, 1998 Li Zhaoxing, Appt.
March 16, 1998 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 21, 2001 Yang Jiechi
March 13, 2001 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 14, 2005 Zhou Wen Zhong, , Appt.
May 26, 2005 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 16, 2010 Zhang Yesui, Appt.
March 29, 2010 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 3, 2013 Cui Tiankai, Appt.
April 15, 2013 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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