List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Costa Rica

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The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Costa Rica is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Costa Rica, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in San José.

Heads of Mission[edit]

The Republic of Costa Rica proclaimed its independence in 1838. The United Kingdom was represented intermittently by chargés d'affaires until 1884, and from then until 1908 by ministers based in Guatemala. From 1908 until 1945 the Minister to Panama was also non-resident Minister to Costa Rica.

Early diplomats[edit]

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary[edit]

  • 1945–1948: Frederick Coultas[2]
  • 1948–1951: Bernard Sullivan[3]
  • 1951–1952: Henry Livingston[4]
  • 1953–1956: Clarence Ezard[5]

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ S. T. Bindoff, E. F. Malcolm Smith and C. K. Webster, British Diplomatic Representatives 1789-1852 (Camden 3rd Series, 50, 1934).
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 37828. p. 6253. 24 December 1946.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 38398. p. 4865. 7 September 1948.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 39323. p. 4608. 31 August 1951.
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 39838. p. 2357. 28 April 1953.
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  10. ^ "BLACKWELL, John Kenneth". Who Was Who. A & C Black. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  11. ^ "HAMYLTON JONES, Keith". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  12. ^ "BROWN, (John) Michael". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  13. ^ "SUMMERSCALE, Peter Wayne". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  14. ^ "DALY, Michael Francis". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  15. ^ "MARSDEN, William". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  16. ^ "CROLL, (Mary) Louise". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  17. ^ "JACKSON, Richard Michael, (Mike)". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  18. ^ In British Ambassadors list by Colin Mackie. No other information
  19. ^ "SPICELEY, Peter Joseph". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  20. ^ "BUTLER, Georgina Susan". Who's Who 2008. A & C Black. 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-11. [dead link]
  21. ^ "KENNEDY, Thomas John". Who's Who 2013. A & C Black. 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  22. ^ "Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Costa Rica". Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  23. ^ "Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Costa Rica & Nicaragua". Foreign & Commonwealth Office. 3 February 2015. 
  24. ^ Ministerio Relaciones Exteriores y Culto de Costa Rica (9 October 2015). "El Excelentísimo Embajador de Gran Bretaña en Costa Rica, el señor Ross Patrick Denny, entregó las copias de sus cartas credenciales al Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto, Manuel A. González, este viernes" [The British Ambassador in Costa Rica, Mr. Ross Patrick Denny, Excellency presented copies of his credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Manuel A. Gonzalez on Friday] (in Spanish) – via Facebook. 

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