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Diplomat
A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with another state or international organization. The main functions of diplomats revolve around the representation and protection of the interests and nationals of the sending state, as well as the promotion of information and friendly relations.Diplomats are the oldest form of any of the foreign policy institutions of...
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1900
6.18.1900
Empress Dowager Longyu of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families.
1916
6.29.1916
The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
1963
7.1.1963
The British Government admits that former diplomat Kim Philby had worked as a Soviet agent.
1972
9.19.1972
A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.