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Wellington
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852, Field Marshal & Prime Minister. Oil by Count Alfred d'Orsay - copyright Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO, 1991. UK Government Art Collection



Ambassadors to France since 1814

 
The Duke of Wellington

1814-1815

Sir Charles Stuart

1815-1824

Viscount Granville  

1824-1828

Lord Stuart de Rothesay

1828-1830

The Earl Granville, later Viscount Granville

1830-1835

Lord Cowley of Wellesley
1835-1835
 
The Earl Granville
1835-1841
 
Lord Cowley of Wellesley
1841-1846

The Marquess of Normanby

1846-1852

The Earl Cowley

1852-1867

Lord (Later Viscount) Lyons of Christchurch

1867-1887

The Earl of Lytton

1887-1891

The Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

1891-1896

Sir Edmund Monson

1896-1905

Sir Francis (later Lord) Bertie of Thane  GCB,

1905-1918

The  Earl of Derby KG GCVO GCB

1918-1920

Lord Hardinge of Penshurst

1920-1922

The Marquess of Crewe  KG

1922-1928

Sir William (later Lord) Tyrrell  of Avon GCB GCMG KCVO

1928-1934

Sir George Clerk  GCMG CB

1934-1937

Sir Eric Phipps , GCMG, GCVO

1937-1939

Sir Ronald Campbell GCMG

1939-1940

Sir Alfred Duff Cooper  GCMG, DSO  

1944-1947

Sir Oliver Harvey 

1948-1954

Sir Gladwyn Jebb GCVO KCMG CB

1954-1960

Sir Pierson Dixon GCMG CB

1960-1965

Sir Patrick Reilly , GCMG

1965-1968

Mr (later Lord) Christopher Soames

1968-1972

Sir Edward Tomkins  GCMG, CVO

1972-1975

Sir Nicholas Henderson  GCMG, KCVO

1975-1979

Sir Reginald Hibbert  GCMG

1979-1982

Sir John Fretwell , GCMG

1982-1987

Sir Ewen Fergusson GCMG GCVO

1987-1992

Sir Christopher Mallaby  GCMG, GCVO

1993-1996

Mr (later Sir) Michael Jay, KCMG

1996-2001

Sir John Holmes, GCVO, KBE, CMG

2001-2007

Sir Peter Westmacott, KCMG LVO

2007-

 
 
KG – Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
 
GCVO - Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
KCVO - Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
CVO - Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
 
GCB – Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
CB – Commander of the Order of the Bath
 
 
GCMG - Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George
KCMG - Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George
CMG - Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George
 
KBE - Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
 
KG - Knight Companion or Lady Companion or the Order of the Garter

Pour plus info:
Ceremonial Secretariat, Cabinet Office

 





 
 

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