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List of notable or famous diplomats from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top diplomats born in Germany and even some popular diplomats who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German diplomats then this list is the perfect resource for you. These diplomats are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known diplomat from Germany is included when available.

List people include Henry Kissinger, Ernst vom Rath and many more.

This historic diplomats from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German diplomats of note?" and "Who are the most famous diplomats from Germany?" These prominent diplomats of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German diplomats.

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Adam Gottlob Moltke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Diplomats from Germany
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Count Adam Gottlob Moltke was a Danish courtier, statesman and diplomat, born at Riesenhof in Mecklenburg. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1710-1792)

Birthplace: Mecklenburg

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Adam von Trott zu Solz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Diplomats from Germany
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Friedrich Adam von Trott zu Solz was a German lawyer and diplomat who was involved in the conservative opposition to the Nazi regime, and who played a central part in the 20 July Plot. He was supposed to be appointed Secretary of State in the Foreign Office and lead negotiator with the western ...more

Age: Died at 35 (1909-1944)

Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany

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Apollonius von Maltitz

Apollonius Freiherr von Maltitz was a German writer and diplomat. Von Maltitz was born in Gera. He became a diplomat in the service of the Russian Empire from 1811, representing it in various cities, mostly in Germany. He was successively attache in the Russian legations in Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1795-1870)


Cécil von Renthe-Fink

Cécil Karl-August Timon Ernst Anton von Renthe-Fink was a German diplomat. He was plenipotentiary of Denmark from April 9, 1940 until 1942. In 1926 Renthe-Fink was posted to Dresden as Joint Secretary of the International Elbe Commission. This Commission had been set up by the League of Nations to ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1885-1964)

Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland