David Scott Fox

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Sir David Scott Fox, KCMG was a member of the Diplomatic service and writer.

Sir David Scott Fox was born in 1910 and educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, before entering the Diplomatic Service.


He served in Berlin and Prague before the Second World War. During 1945–47 he was a Foreign Office representative at the Nuremberg Trials of the major Nazi war criminals; then went to Japan to assist in setting up a similar trial.

Later after postings in Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Romania and at the United Nations, he was appointed Ambassador to Chile and Finland.

On his retirement he was appointed Special Representative of the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary of State.[1]


He was the author of Mediterranean Heritage; Darkest Angel; Saint George


  1. ^ Biography in his St George book