List of Ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Belgium

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The Ambassador from the United Kingdom to Belgium is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Belgium, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Belgium. The official title is Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium.

Heads of Missions[edit]

Envoys Extraordinary to the Governors General of the Spanish Netherlands[edit]

Envoys Extraordinary at Brussels[edit]

  • 1701–1706: Apparently no representation at Brussels[3]
  • 1706–1707: George Stepney[3]
  • 1707–1712: John Lawes in charge 1707-1708; then HM Secretary at Brussels[3]
  • 1707–1711: Maj.-Gen. William Cadogan (also accredited at The Hague)[3]

Envoys to the Imperial Court at Brussels[edit]

The Austrian Netherlands were then conquered by France. After the Napoleonic War, they were part of the Netherlands, then briefly known as the United Kingdom of the Netherlands until the Belgian Revolution of 1830.

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary[edit]

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b J. Palmer, A Biographical History of England (1824), 86.
  2. ^ Toby Barnard, ‘Southwell, Sir Robert (1635–1702)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [1], accessed 10 April 2009
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r D. B. Horn, British Diplomatic Representatives 1689-1789 (Camden 3rd Ser. 46, 1932)
  4. ^ a b c d e J. Haydn, Book of Dignities (1851), 77-78.
  5. ^ S. T. Bindoff, E. F. Malcolm Smith and C. K. Webster, British Diplomatic Representatives 1789-1852 (Camden 3rd Series, 50, 1934).
  6. ^ a b c d e J. Haydn, Book of Dignities (1851), 76.
  7. ^ The London Gazette: no. 23434. p. 5555. 23 October 1868. Retrieved 14 July 2009.
  8. ^ The London Gazette: no. 25268. p. 4449. 11 September 1883. Retrieved 14 July 2009.
  9. ^ The London Gazette: no. 25425. p. 5919. 23 December 1884. Retrieved 14 July 2009.
  10. ^ The London Gazette: no. 26258. p. 4. 16 February 1892. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
  11. ^ The London Gazette: no. 36811. p. 5393. 24 November 1944. Retrieved 25 October 2009.

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