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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
April 7, 1980
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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 PERSIA)


DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
Listed as Persia  
   
May 17, 2897 Mirza Alinaghi Khan, Ambassador Extraordinary on Special Mission
   
August 1897 List MISSION REMOVED
   
December 11, 1900 LEGATION OPENED - Listed as Persia
   
December 11, 1900 General Isaac Khan, E.E. and M.P.
   
June 1904 List General Morteza Khan, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
February 24, 1905 E.E. and M.P.
(Minister removed from September 1911 List)
   
August 31, 1910 Mirza Ali Kuli Khan, Charge d'Affaires (NOT a.i.)
   
March 17, 1914 Mehdi Khan, E.E. and M.P.
   
April 25, 1918 Mirza Ali-Kuli Khan, Nabil-ed-Dovleh, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
June 18, 1919 Mirza Abdul Ali Khan, Sadigh-es-Saltaneh, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
   
August 8, 1919 August E.E. and M.P.
   
August 30, 1921 Hussein Alai, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
November 15, 1921 E.E. and M.P.
   
October 5, 1926 Fathollah Khan Noury Esfandiary, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
December 7, 1926 Mirza Davoud Khan Meftah, E.E. and M.P.
   
October 17, 1931 Yadollah Azodi, Charge d'Affaires (NOT a.i.)
   
June 12, 1933 Ghaffar Djalal, E.E. and M.P.
   
April 1935 List LISTED AS IRAN
   
January 14, 1936 Hossein Ghods, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
May 1936 List LEGATION REMOVED
   
February 1939 List LEGATION REPLACED
   
January 25, 1939 Dr. Ali Akbar Daftary, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
January 11, 1940 H. Hadjeb-Davallou, in charge of Legation
(NOT Charge d'Affaires)
   
February 7, 1940 Mohammed Schayesteh, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
February 13, 1940 E.E. and M.P.
   
November 29, 1945 LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
   
November 19, 1945 Hussein Ala, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 29, 1945 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 8, 1950 Nasrollah Entezam, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 18, 1950 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 18, 1952 Allah-Yar Saleh, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 24, 1952 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 28, 1953 Mr. Abbas Aram, Charge d’Affaires a.i. (Ambassador carried as absent)
   
October 22, 1953 Nasrollah Entezam, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 2, 1953 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 19, 1956 Ali Amini, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
January 24, 1956 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 14, 1958 Dr. Alo Gholi Ardalan, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 22, 1958 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 16, 1960 Ardeshir Zahedi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 23, 1960 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 30, 1962 P.C. Hosein Qods-Nakhai, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 6, 1962 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 5, 1963 Mahmoud Foroughi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 24, 1963 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 11, 1965 Dr. Khosro KHOSROVANI, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 7, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 17, 1967 Hushang Ansary, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 25, 1967 Amb. E. and P
   
October 16, 1969 Dr. Amir-Aslan AFSHAR, Amb. E. and P.
   
March 7, 1973 Ardeshir Zahedi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 9, 1973 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 7, 1980 EMBASSY CLOSED - Severed Diplomatic Relations

 

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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