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Foreign - Notable Historical Events

John JayDec 21, 1784

PM ChamberlainFeb 20, 1938

FDRNov 7, 1942

Vijaya Lakshmi PanditMay 12, 1949

JFKOct 18, 1962

Henry KissingerAug 22, 1973

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Foreign - Historical Events
Date Event
1014-04-23

King Brian Boru of Ireland defeats Viking forces at Battle of Clontarf freeing Ireland from foreign control

1487-07-24

Citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer

1550-09-05

William Cecil appoints himself English minister of foreign affairs

1570-03-04

King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students

1616-11-20

Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War

1675-08-06

Russian Tsar Alexis bans foreign hair styles to those below the nobility

1724-04-06

Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs

1763-02-12

John Casteret appointed British minister of foreign affairs

1776-11-16

1st gun salute for an American warship in a foreign port - US Andrew Doria at Ft St Eustatius

1778-02-14

"Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)

1784-12-21

John Jay becomes 1st US Secretary of State (foreign affairs)

1789-07-27

US Congress establishes Department of Foreign Affairs (State dept)

1789-09-15

US Department of Foreign Affairs, renamed Department of State

1794-06-04

Congress passes Neutrality Act, bans Americans from serving in armed forces of foreign powers

1794-06-05

US Congress prohibits citizens from serving in foreign armed forces

1801-05-10

First Barbary War: The Barbary pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States of America (1st US foreign war)

1807-03-25

George Canning becomes British Foreign Secretary

1812-03-03

US passes 1st foreign aid bill (aids Venezuela earthquake vicitims)

1825-08-14

Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out

1831-03-10

The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria.

1834-03-09

French Foreign Legion is founded.

1835-05-13

1st foreign embassy in Hawaii forms

1845-03-03

Congress authorizes ocean mail contracts for foreign mail delivery

1855-06-05

Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention

1857-02-21

Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US

1863-04-30

Mexican forces attacked the French Foreign Legion in Hacienda Camarón, Mexico.

1864-11-09

1st export of goods from Burrard Inlet, BC to a foreign country

1867-04-25

Tokyo opens for foreign trade

1881-04-25

250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany

1899-09-06

US minister of Foreign affairs John Hay publishes his "Open Through Note"

1900-01-27

Foreign diplomats in Peking, China, write formal notes of protest demanding that the Chinese Government stop the Boxes and other groups leading attacks on Westerners and Christians.

1900-06-22

In China, practically the whole foreign community in Peking, including many Chinese Christians, retreat to British compounds

1900-06-23

The Young Turks present a manifesto to the major foreign embassies in Constantinople demanding that these foreign powers end the Ottoman Sultan's rule

1900-08-15

In China, the Empress and some of her family, the court, and retainers flee while foreign troops move through Peking in an attempt to put down the Boxer Rebellion

1900-09-14

There are now 62,000 foreign troops in Peking and nearby cities, still defeating Boxer Rebels.

1900-10-10

Foreign ministers in Peking begin their first serious negotiations over what conditions their nations will impose on the Chinese after putting down the Boxer uprising

1900-12-24

Foreign powers present the Chinese Empress with their list of 'irrevocable conditions' before their nations will withdraw troops from China

1901-03-14

Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria

1903-06-06

President Emile Loubet of France and Minister of Foreign Affairs Theophile Declasse visit London, furthering the cause of Entente Cordiale between Britain and France

1904-09-07

British forces in Tibet force the Dalai Lhama to sign a treaty that grants Britain trading posts in Tibet and guarantee that Tibet will not concede territory to foreign powers

1905-06-06

French Foreign minister Delcasse resigns on German request

1906-02-01

Dorothy Grey, wife of British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey fatally injured

1907-09-05

King Edward VII of Great Britain meets Russia's Foreign Minister Alexander Izvolski in an attempt to strengthen Russia's relationship with Britain

1912-07-12

1st foreign feature film exhibited in US-"Queen Elizabeth"-NYC

1913-12-13

British foreign minister Sir Edward Grey proposes that southern Albania be divided between Greece and Albania with compensation to Greece in the Aegean islands

1914-02-21

In a secret meeting of civil and military leaders, Russian Foreign Minister Sazonov convinces them to support a plan for seizing the straits, controlled by Turkey, that block access to the Mediterranean

1914-07-26

For the next two days, the foreign ministries and leaders of major states work feverishly to avert war

1914-08-06

Denis Patrick Dowd Jr. enlists in the French Foreign Legion, becoming the first American to fight in World War I.

1916-06-25

Russian Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov

1918-12-13

Wilson, becomes 1st to make a foreign visit as president (France)

1920-02-09

Joint Rules Com bans foreign substances & alterations to baseballs

1922-12-04

Lucille Atcherson, becomes 1st woman legation sect-US foreign service

1923-03-21

US foreign minister Charles Hughes refuses USSR recognition

1924-03-21

1st foreign language course broadcast on US radio (WJZ, NYC)

1929-07-23

The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words.

1929-10-03

Julius Curtius succeeds Stresemann as German foreign minister

1930-11-03

First vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens

1934-10-09

Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France.

1937-02-21

The League of Nations bans foreign national "volunteers" in the Spanish Civil War.

1938-02-20

UK Foreign Sec Eden resigns, says PM Chamberlain appeased Germany

1938-02-25

British Lord Halifax becomes Foreign Minister

1938-03-18

Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties

1940-01-21

Foreign correspondents in Netherlands subjected to censorship

1942-11-07

First US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French

1942-12-04

1st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)

1943-01-10

1st US pres to visit a foreign country in wartime-FDR leaves for Casablanca, Morocco

1943-06-10

FDR becomes 1st US president to visit a foreign country during wartime

1943-10-19

Conference of foreign ministers in Moscow

1944-01-01

1st feature-length foreign movie, African Journey, shown on TV, NYC

1948-09-05

In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II.

1949-03-04

Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister

1949-05-12

1st foreign woman ambassador received in USA (Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit of India)

1950-02-07

Sen Joe McCarthy finds "communists" in US Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1950-05-09

French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman calls for European community EGKS

1952-08-28

Jakob Malik succeeds Zorine as Foreign minister

1953-01-15

GDR Min of Foreign affairs Georg Dertingen arrested for "espionage"

1955-11-13

1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba

1956-06-17

Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister

1956-06-18

Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as British leave Suez Canal

1957-02-15

Andrei A Gromyko succeeds Dmitri Shepilov as Soviet foreign minister

1958-02-05

Clifton R Wharton confirmed as 1st US black foreign minister (Romania)

1958-02-11

Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Chu En-lai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs

1959-07-15

The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.

1961-04-10

Dutch foreign minister Luns talks to JFK about New Guinea

1962-06-30

French Foreign Legion leaves Algeria

1962-07-02

Cubans minister of Foreign affairs RaulCastro arrives in Moscow

1962-10-18

JFK meets Soviet minister of foreign affairs Andrei Gromyko

1963-10-25

Beatles begin their 1st full foreign tour in Sweden

1965-03-19

Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies

1968-03-15

British Foreign Secretary George Brown resigns

1970-12-09

OPEC meeting in Caracas establishes 55 percent as minimum tax rate and demands that posted prices be changed to reflect changes in foreign exchange rates

1973-08-22

Henry Kissinger succeeds William Rogers as min of Foreign affairs

1975-10-28

Venezuela and foreign oil companies agree on nationalization as of January 1, 1976

1977-02-24

Pres Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights

1977-09-21

US minister of Foreign affairs Cyrus Vance dismissed

1979-10-21

Israeli minister of Foreign affairs Moshe Dayan resigns

1982-04-05

Lord Carrington, British foreign secretary resigns due to Falklands war

1982-04-07

Iran minister of Foreign affairs Ghotbzadeh arrested

1983-03-08

House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR

1985-12-14

US Foreign Minister George Shultz arrives in West Berlin

1986-06-24

In Britain, Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, meets Oliver Tambo, president of the African National Congress to discuss means of ending Apartheid without violence

1987-01-28

US Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo

1988-09-30

Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko retires as Soviet Foreign Minister

1988-12-01

Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow

1989-09-26

Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze calls for total destruction of Soviet & US chemical weapons

1989-09-30

Foreign Minister of West Germany Hans-Dietrich Genscher's speech from the balcony of the German embassy in Prague.

1990-09-29

US Sect of State James Baker meets with Vietnam's foreign minister

1990-10-01

Saddam Hussein says he may be willing to negotiate the occupation of Kuwait and would consider foreign participation in negotiations

1990-10-11

UK Foreign Secretary Hurd says force would be used if Iraq does not withdrawal from Kuwait

1990-12-20

Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze resigns

1991-03-08

Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists & 2 American soldiers it captured

1991-04-15

Europe foreign ministers lift most remaining sanctions against S Afr

1991-07-10

Foreign Minister R.F. Botha of South Africa signs accession to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty on behalf of South Africa

1991-10-10

US cuts all foreign aid to Haiti

1993-09-13

Israeli min of Foreign affairs Peres & PLO-Abu Mazen sign peace accord

1993-11-13

Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president

1995-07-06

Venezuela's Congress approves the country's first investment law allowing for foreign participation in oil exploration and production

1996-06-20

The Venezuelan Congress approves deals which allow foreign oil companies to explore and produce oil in Venezuela for the first time since the country's 1975 nationalization of the oil industry

1996-12-18

During a press conference, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Maleki states that Iran supports the free flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz, but reserves the option of closing off the shipping route if it is threatened

1997-06-23

In the Central African Republic, soldiers fire on foreign peacekeepers in the third major rebellion since May

2001-05-18

Saudi Arabia selects the eight foreign companies to take part in its "Gas Initiative," three core venture gas projects that have an anticipated worth of $25 billion

2002-10-12

Terrorists explode two bombs in Bali's nightclub district killing 202 and injuring 209 mostly foreign tourists

2003-09-11

Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.

2005-08-12

Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, is fatally shot by an LTTE (Tamil Tigers) sniper at his home.

2006-01-12

The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France, and Germany declare that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have reached a dead end and recommend that Iran be referred to the United Nations Security Council.

2008-10-27

The banking group BNP Paribas states that Australia is in a risky position with regards to the global financial crisis as foreign liabilities accounted for 60% of the nation's GDP

2011-04-01

After protests against the burning of the Quran turned violent, a mob attacked a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan and killed thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.

2013-06-18

Russia passes a law banning foreign same-sex couples from adopting children

2016-04-11

Kerry joins other G7 foreign ministers at Hiroshima A-bomb museum

2016-07-02

Gunmen take at least 20 foreign hostages in Bangladesh

2018-03-28

North Korea's Kim Jong Un visits China in 1st foreign trip as leader

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Foreign - Notable Birthdays

Joachim von RibbentropApr 30, 1893

Foreign - Birthdays
Date Event
1647-07-02

Daniel Finch 2nd earl of Nottingham, English min of foreign affairs

1750-02-28

Ignacy Potocki, Polish foreign minister

1762-10-27

Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch count/minister of Foreign affairs

1764-02-13

Talleyrand, France/Napoleon's foreign minster

1770-04-28

Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs

1776-03-16

Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs

1780-12-14

Karl Robert von Nesselrode, Germ/Russian minister of Foreign Affairs

1784-10-20

Lord Henry JT Palmerston, English minister of Foreign affairs

1797-02-06

Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs

1802-01-19

[Jean] Silvain van de Weyer, 1st Belgium min of Foreign affairs (1831)

1810-10-04

Alexander Walewski, French earl/foreign minister/Napoleon I's son

1816-06-28

Jacob P P baron van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Min Foreign Affairs (1852-53)

1816-08-19

Julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs

1821-07-21

Vasile Alecsandri, Romania, poet/ Foreign Minister/diplomat

1830-01-30

James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs

1836-09-14

Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister (Liberal, 1918-27)

1843-09-04

Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs

1846-12-02

Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French Min of Foreign affairs/premier

1852-06-24

Victor Adler, Austrian Foreign minister (1918)

1852-07-10

Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister

1854-11-27

Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs

1860-06-30

Gyula Andressy Jr, Hungarian minister of Foreign affairs (1918-20)

1860-10-06

Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)

1861-07-29

Sergei D Sazonov, Russian minister of Foreign Affairs (1910-16)

1862-04-25

Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs

1863-10-16

Austen Chamberlain, British Foreign Secretary (Nobel 1925)

1866-03-18

John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs (1913-18)

1867-09-07

Albert Basserman, Mannheim Germany, actor (Foreign Correspondant) Dies 1952

1867-9-07

Albert Bassermann, Foreign Correspondent

1871-05-17

Gertrude Hoffman, Foreign Correspondent

1872-01-21

Jonkhr Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister

1872-02-07

Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister

1872-09-26

Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)

1874-08-21

Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1918-27)

1877-02-07

Julius Curtius, German minister of Foreign affairs (1929-..)

1881-03-09

Ernest Bevin, British minister of Labour/Foreign affairs

1883-12-10

Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador

1885-04-21

Raymond Bond, A Foreign Affair

1885-06-05

Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)

1885-06-19

Boyd Davis, A Foreign Affair

1885-10-28

George M. Carleton, A Foreign Affair

1888-04-26

Arthur Finn, The Foreign Spies

1889-08-30

Eduardo Ciannelli, Foreign Correspondent

1889-9-15

Robert Benchley, Foreign Correspondent

1890-03-09

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, Soviet foreign minister (UN)

1890-05-23

Herbert Marshall, Foreign Correspondent

1890-9-24

Paul Eagler, Foreign Correspondent

1891-02-09

Pietro Nenni, Italy, socialist/minister of foreign affairs (1946-47)

1891-12-30

Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs

1892-01-30

Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)

1892-10-27

Eddie Conrad, Foreign Correspondent

1893-02-13

Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romania, communist/foreign minister (1945-52)

1893-04-30

Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)

1894-05-20

Adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent)

1894-11-17

Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat

1897-02-05

Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO

1900-10-22

Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat

1902-12-09

Richard A Butler, England, Dutch min of Finance/Foreign affairs

1903-02-17

Frank Bucholtz, Foreign Correspondent

1904-06-20

Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister

1905-04-08

Pierre Wigny, Belgian minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61) [or 4/18]

1905-04-10

Jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister

1906-04-09

Frank Fenton, A Foreign Affair

1908-04-30

Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (d. 1970)

1908-05-16

Mohammed Roem, Indonesian foreign minister (Linggadjati)

1908-06-17

Peter von Zerneck, A Foreign Affair

1908-08-12

Eric Wyland, A Foreign Affair

1909-12-24

Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Foreign Affairs (1956-68)

1911-02-19

Merle Oberon, Calcutta India, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion)

1911-05-08

Wilhelm F de Gaay Fortman, Dutch lawyer/foreign minister

1911-08-28

Joseph MAH Luns, foreign minister/secr-general (NATO)

1911-10-12

Louis M de Guiringaud, French foreign minister (1976-78)

1913-06-06

Jiri Hajek, Czech jurist/foreign minister

1914-05-13

Sammy Menacker, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

1914-06-11

Gerald Mohr, NYC, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue)

1915-05-31

Barbara Pepper, Foreign Correspondent

1916-11-27

John Padovano, Foreign Intrigue

1917-11-04

Jean King, Foreign Agent

1917-9-30

Mahmud Shaikhaly, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

1919-07-08

Walter Scheel, German Foreign minister/president

1919-08-15

Zivko Simunovich, A Foreign Affair

1920-06-29

Nicole Milinaire, Foreign Intrigue

1920-08-08

Don Cook, foreign Correspondent

1920-10-13

Laraine Day, Foreign Correspondent

1921-03-22

Wilhelmus Norbert Schmelzer, Netherland, foreign minister (KVP)

1921-11-25

Miriam Nevo, Foreign Sister

1922-02-13

Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs

1922-12-10

Roderick Mann, Foreign Body

1923-08-16

Millor Fernandes, Foreign Land

1923-10-13

Robin Chandler Duke, American Foreign Aid and Family Planning

1923-12-10

Sheldon Reynolds, Foreign Intrigue

1924-08-03

Max van der Stoel, Dutch Foreign minister (PvdA)

1924-9-20

Helen Grayco, Foreign Legion

1925-10-27

Warren M Christopher, US, lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs (1993- )

1926-10-27

Robert Bohannon, A Foreign Affair

1926-9-03

Alison Lurie, Foreign Affairs

1927-03-21

Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German minister of Foreign affairs (FDP)

1927-07-16

John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office

1928-01-25

Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91)

1930-04-27

Roelof F "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs

1930-06-21

Gerald Kaufman, British MP (shadow Foreign Secretary)

1931-11-07

Becky Bohanon, Foreign Correspondent

1934-08-16

Ed van Thijn, (Jewish) Dutch foreign min/mayor (Amsterdam, 1983-94)

1936-04-09

Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea)

1936-12-11

Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)

1937-03-04

Leslie Gelb, American foreign policy advisor

1937-11-29

Johan J Holst, Norwegian minister of Defense/Foreign affairs

1938-04-29

James M. Crawford, Gidget's Foreign Policy

1940-07-23

Rene Frank, Foreign Affairs

1940-08-11

Jack Bodell, Youth Signals: Foreign Eye

1941-9-13

Óscar Arias, Part 2: Foreign Affairs 1979-1984

1942-07-04

Stefan Meller, Polish foreign minister (d. 2008)

1942-07-14

Javier Solana, Spanish European Union foreign policy chief

1942-08-19

Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )

1944-02-07

Berend baron van Voorst tot Voorst, Dutch foreign state sect (CDA)

1948-04-12

Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of Germany

1948-07-09

Hassan Wirajuda, Indonesian current foreign minister

1948-10-27

José Miguel Wisnik, Foreign Land

1952-07-06

Cees Slings, Foreign Affairs

1956-06-22

Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Politician and Foreign Minister

1956-10-17

Daniela Poggi, The Past Is a Foreign Land

1961-05-30

Gianrico Carofiglio, The Past Is a Foreign Land

1966-07-06

Kimberly Dozier, HealthCare.Gov Troubles, GOP Intra-Party Battle L& U.S. Surveillance of Foreign Leaders

1968-09-26

Anthony Shadid, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, (d. 2012)

1970-04-26

Mark Tapio Kines, Foreign Correspondents

1970-07-17

Vicky Chen, Foreign Moon

1971-04-10

Marta Alaborska, Foreign Body

1976-9-29

Rodrigo Carvalho, The Foreign Eye

1977-9-14

Rahul Nath, Foreign

1978-04-10

Attila Kristán, Foreign Land

1979-04-13

Piotr Pamula, Foreign Body

1980-06-24

Joel Solomon, Foreign Exchange

1980-07-08

Scott Michael Robinson, A Foreign Kiss in Times Square

1982-01-15

Hannah Phelps, Foreign English

1982-02-12

Alessio De Leonardis, The Past Is a Foreign Land

1982-03-15

Tyler McGee, Foreign Exchange

1984-04-12

Kristin Crandall, Foreign Exchange

1987-06-01

Romina Carrisi-Power, The Past Is a Foreign Land

1990-01-14

Otar Saralidze, Foreign Body

1997-03-31

Noa Rotstein, Foreign Letters

Foreign - Notable Weddings

Joachim von RibbentropJul 5, 1920

Foreign - Weddings
Date Event
1920-07-05

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop (27) weds Anna Elisabeth Henkell

2002-07-20

ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

Foreign - Notable Deaths

Daniel WebsterOct 24, 1852

Foreign - Deaths
Date Event
1754-03-08

Don Jose de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies

1809-08-30

Ignacy Potocki, Polish Foreign Minister (constitution), dies

1827-08-08

George Canning, British minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 57

1834-08-05

Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 71

1837-03-13

Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/min of Foreign affairs, dies at 66

1845-11-03

Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, dies at 69

1852-10-24

Daniel Webster, lawyer/speaker/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 70

1861-12-14

George HG earl of Aberdeen, Engl Minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 76

1865-10-18

Lord Henry JT Palmerston, English Minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 80

1868-09-27

Alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies

1890-08-22

Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69

1890-11-04

Jacob PP baron van Zuylen, Dutch foreign minister (1852-3), dies at 74

1893-01-27

James G Blaine, US minister of foreign affairs, dies at 62

1894-07-01

Julius PJA van Nyevelt, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 77

1902-11-14

Paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies

1904-07-28

Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies

1904-08-10

Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies

1912-02-17

Aloys von Aerenthal, foreign minister (Austria-Hungary), dies at 57

1912-12-30

Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60

1914-10-10

Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73

1918-11-11

Victor Adler, Austrian neurologist/foreign minister, dies

1922-06-24

Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54

1925-03-20

George N Curzon, British Foreign minister (1919-22), dies at 66

1925-10-08

Abraham PC of Karnebeek, liberal foreign minister (1918-27), dies

1927-12-25

Sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66

1929-06-11

Gyula Andressy Jr, Hungarian minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 68

1933-09-07

Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/Foreign minister, dies

1934-10-09

J-Louis-F Barthou, French writer/premier/foreign minister, murdered

1937-02-07

Elihu Root, US min of War/Foreign affairs (Nobel 1912), dies at 91

1941-04-01

Eddie Conrad, Foreign Correspondent

1942-03-28

Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch foreign minister (1918-27), dies at 67

1943-03-04

Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek foreign minister, dies at 71

1943-04-29

Sidney A K Keyes, English poet (Foreign Gate), dies at 20

1944-07-07

Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French foreign min (-1940), dies

1945-11-21

Robert Benchley, Foreign Correspondent

1946-06-26

Yosuke Matsuoka, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (b. 1880)

1948-03-10

Jan Masaryk, Czech Foreign minister, commits suicide or is murdered

1948-11-10

Julius Curtius, German foreign minister (1929- ), dies at 71

1949-03-22

Harland Tucker, A Foreign Affair

1949-10-31

Edward R Stettinius, US foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat, dies

1950-04-20

Dewey Wrigley, A Foreign Affair

1950-09-23

George M. Carleton, A Foreign Affair

1952-05-15

Albert Bassermann, Foreign Correspondent

1952-09-04

William Sabbot, A Foreign Affair

1954-11-10

Hussein Fatemi, Iran Foreign minister, executed

1955-11-11

John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1913-18), dies at 87

1956-03-27

Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84

1956-08-14

Freiherr Constantine von Neurath, German foreign min (1932-38), dies

1956-08-15

Constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83

1957-01-30

Grigore Gafencu, Romanian min of Foreign Affairs (1938-39), dies at 65

1957-07-24

Frank Fenton, A Foreign Affair

1958-12-13

Barhanuddin Bashajan, Iraqi minister of Foreign affairs, executed

1960-06-14

Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romanian Foreign Minister (1945-52), dies at 67

1961-09-30

Paul Eagler, Foreign Correspondent

1966-12-30

Christian A Herter, US Min of Foreign affairs (1959-61), dies at 71

1968-11-10

Gerald Mohr, actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), dies at 54

1971-10-12

Dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78

1978-09-02

Robert Harari, A Foreign Affair

1978-10-12

Roy Gordon, Foreign Correspondent

1979-03-06

Charles Wagenheim, Foreign Correspondent

1979-11-23

Merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68

1980-02-29

Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61

1982-09-15

Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Iran's former foreign minister, executed in Iran

1983-03-17

John Starck, Foreign Intrigue

1983-06-17

Eelco N van Kleffens, Dutch min of Foreign affairs 1939-46, dies at 88

1986-02-20

Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch foreign minister (VVD), dies at 58

1986-09-21

Pierre Wigny, Belgium minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61), dies at 81

1987-06-09

Robert Bohannon, A Foreign Affair

1987-09-29

John Burton, Foreign Correspondent

1989-03-31

Eric Wyland, A Foreign Affair

1990-05-31

Michael Raffetto, A Foreign Affair

1990-10-20

Joel McCrea, Foreign Correspondent

1991-03-16

Jan H van Roijen, Dutch diplomat/Foreign Minister, dies at 85

1991-05-11

Ho Dam, foreign minister North-Korea (1970-83), dies

1991-06-02

Greta von Rue, His Foreign Wife

1991-06-27

Willem J [Molly] Geertsema, liberal/foreign minister), dies

1991-09-02

Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies

1992-06-10

Peter Von Zerneck, actor (Foreign Affair), dies at 84

1992-06-10

Peter von Zerneck, A Foreign Affair

1993-08-19

Jean King, Foreign Agent

1993-10-22

Jiri Hajek, Czech lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 80

1993-11-11

Becky Bohanon, Foreign Correspondent

1994-01-07

Sammy Menacker, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

1994-01-13

Johan J Holst, Norwegian min of defense/foreign affairs, dies at 56

1994-01-15

Martin Kosleck, Foreign Correspondent

1994-05-26

George Wildman Ball, under minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84

1994-12-12

Antoine Pinay, French PM (1952)/foreign minister, dies at 102

1995-03-07

Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74

1996-11-07

Jaja Wachuku, Nigerian Lawyer and First Foreign Affairs Minister (b. 1918)

1998-02-10

Maurice Schumann, French foreign minister (1969-73), dies

1998-02-22

Jose Maria de Areilza, Sp minister of foreign affairs (1975-76), dies

2003-01-25

Sheldon Reynolds, Foreign Intrigue

2003-09-11

Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (b. 1957)

2003-12-14

Blas Ople, foreign minister of the Philippines (b. 1927)

2007-01-02

Paek Nam-sun, North Korean Foreign Affairs minister (b. 1929)

2007-11-10

Laraine Day, Foreign Correspondent

2008-02-04

Stefan Meller, Polish foreign minister (b. 1942)

2010-03-11

Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)

2010-09-17

Roderick Mann, Foreign Body

2012-02-16

Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, dies from asthma at 43

2012-03-28

Millor Fernandes, Foreign Land

2012-09-06

Nicole Milinaire, Foreign Intrigue

2016-03-19

Former German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle dies aged 54

2016-04-02

Hans-Dietrich Genscher: former German foreign minister dies aged 89


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