List of Ambassadors of the United Kingdom to South Korea
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The British Ambassador to South Korea is in charge of the United Kingdom's diplomatic mission to South Korea. The official title is "Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea" (ROK).
List of heads of mission
Consul-General to Korea
Ministers to Korea
- Sir Harry Smith Parkes, 1884
- Sir John Walsham, 2nd Baronet, 1885
- Sir Nicholas Roderick O'Conor, 1892
- Sir Claude Maxwell MacDonald, 1896
- Sir John Newell Jordan, 1901-1906
- Captain Vyvyan Holt, 1949-1954.
- Andrew Charles Stewart, 1954-1956.
Envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary in Korea
Ambassadors to South Korea
- Hubert Evans, 1957
- Sir Walter Godfrey, 1961–1966
- Ian Clayton Mackenzie, 1967–1969
- Sir Nigel Trench, 7th Baron Ashtown, 1969–1971
- Sir Jeffrey C. Petersen, 1971–1974.
- John Albert Leigh Morgan, 1980-1983
- Nicholas Spreckley, 1983-1986
- Lawrence Middleton, 1986-1990
- Sir David Wright, 1990-1993
- Sir Thomas Harris, 1993–1998.
Sir Stephen Brown 1997 -2000
- Warwick Morris, 2003–2008
- Martin Uden, 2008–2011
- Scott Wightman, 2011–2015
- Charles Hay, 2015–present[update]
- United Kingdom-Korea Treaty of 1883
- List of diplomatic missions of the United Kingdom
- List of diplomatic missions in South Korea
- List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to North Korea
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