John Matthew Mitchell

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John Matthew Mitchell CBE (born 22 March 1925) was Assistant Director-General (1981-1984) and Senior Research Fellow (1984-1985) of the British Council.[1]

Education: Ilford County High School, Worcester College, Oxford, Queens' College, Cambridge (MA), Vienna (PhD 1949).

Mitchell served in the Royal Navy in World War II, 1944-6. He worked for the British Council from 1949 until his retirement in 1985.



  • International Cultural Relations, 1986
  • Verse and short stories
  • Translations from German and French


  1. ^ Bulmer-Thomas, V.; Affairs, Royal Institute of International (1989-08-25). Britain and Latin America: a changing relationship. Cambridge University Press. pp. 39, 51. ISBN 978-0-521-37205-3. Retrieved 10 March 2011.