James Adams (diplomat)

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Sir (William) James Adams
Born 30 April 1932
Nationality British
Occupation Diplomat

Sir (William) James Adams, KCMG (born on 30 April 1932) is a British diplomat.

Born in Wolverhampton, England, he was educated at Wolverhampton Grammar School and Shrewsbury School. He served as the United Kingdom's ambassador to Tunisia (1984–1987) and Egypt (1987–1992).[1]


  1. ^ "Previous Ambassadors". UK in Egypt: The official website for the British Embassy in Egypt. Archived from the original on 2009-05-02. Retrieved 2009-05-02. 
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Sir Alexander Stirling
British Ambassador to Tunisia
1984 – 1987
Succeeded by
Stephen Peter Day
Preceded by
Sir Alan Urwick
British Ambassador to Egypt
1987 – 1992
Succeeded by
Christopher Long