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List of famous female diplomats, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female diplomats list contains the most prominent and top females known for being diplomats. There are thousand of females working as diplomats in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic diplomats have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a diplomat then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli, Carmen Maria Martinez and many additional people as well.

While this isn't a list of all female diplomats, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female diplomats?" and "Who are the best female diplomats?"
Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Diplomats
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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office. President Harry S. Truman later called her ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1884-1962)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Author, Writer

Credits: The Eleanor Roosevelt Story, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, Women in Defense

Also Ranked

#91 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#7 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#58 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#16 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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Shirley Temple is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Diplomats
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Shirley Temple Black was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer and public servant, most famous as Hollywood's number one box-office star from 1935 through 1938. As an adult, she entered politics and became a diplomat, serving as United States Ambassador to Ghana and later to ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Actor, Singer, Dancer

Credits: The Little Princess, Fort Apache, Heidi, Shirley Temple's Storybook

Also Ranked

#78 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#44 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#95 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Condoleezza Rice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Diplomats
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Condoleezza "Condi" Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the administration of President George W. Bush. Rice was the first female African-American secretary of state, as well ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Diplomat, Political scientist

Credits: Bhutto, 9/11 State of Emergency, Face the Nation, Miss Representation

Also Ranked

#58 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#15 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#41 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#20 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

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Anne Cox Chambers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Diplomats
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Anne Beau Cox Chambers is an American media proprietor, who has a stake of interest in Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television, and other businesses. She is the daughter of James M. Cox, a newspaper publisher and 1920 Democratic ...more

Age: 96

Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Diplomat, Media proprietor

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