Richard N. Gardner

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Richard N. Gardner
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Ambassador Gardner is seated next to President Clinton in this July 8, 1997 photo from Madrid.
United States Ambassador to Italy
In office
March 21, 1977 – February 27, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by John A. Volpe
Succeeded by Maxwell M. Rabb
United States Ambassador to Spain
In office
September 16, 1993 – July 12, 1997
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Richard Goodwin Capen, Jr.
Succeeded by Edward L. Romero
Personal details
Born Richard Newton Gardner
(1927-07-09) July 9, 1927 (age 90)
New York City
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Danielle L. Gardner
Occupation professor and diplomat

Richard Newton Gardner (born July 9, 1927) served as the United States Ambassador to Spain and the United States Ambassador to Italy. He is a professor emeritus of law at Columbia Law School.

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
John A. Volpe
United States Ambassador to Italy
1977–1981
Succeeded by
Maxwell M. Rabb
Preceded by
Richard Goodwin Capen, Jr.
United States Ambassador to Spain
1993–1997
Succeeded by
Edward L. Romero