List of ambassadors of the United States to Turkey

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Ambassador of the United States to Turkey
Seal of the United States Department of State
Jeff Flake
since January 26, 2022
NominatorThe President of the United States
Inaugural holderGeorge W. Erving
as Chargé d'Affaires
WebsiteU.S. Embassy - Ankara

The United States has maintained many high level contacts with Turkey since the 19th century.

Ottoman Empire[edit]

Chargé d'Affaires[edit]

Minister Resident[edit]

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary[edit]

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary[edit]

The Ottoman Empire severed diplomatic relations with the United States on April 20, 1917, after the United States declared war against Germany on April 4, 1917. Normal diplomatic relations were re-established with the Empire's successor state, Turkey, in 1927.[2]

Republic of Turkey[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "President Benjamin Harrison Names Solomon Hirsch Minister to Turkey". Shapell Manuscript Collection. Shapell Manuscript Foundation. Archived from the original on March 15, 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-03-15. Retrieved 2023-02-09.
  2. ^ "Turkey". Diplomatic History of the United States. U. S. Department of State. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
  3. ^ "Former Chargé d'Affaires and Deputy Chiefs of Mission". U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Turkey. Retrieved June 18, 2021.
  4. ^ "Former Ambassadors". U. S. Embassy & Consulates in Turkey. Archived from the original on July 8, 2018. Retrieved October 18, 2018.

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