List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Sweden


List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Sweden

The Ambassador from the United Kingdom to Sweden is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Sweden, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Sweden. The official title is "Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden".

List of Heads of Mission

Ambassadors to Sweden

*1671: Hon. Henry Coventry

*1709-1717 Robert Jackson [http://www.jstor.org/pss/1871081 ]
*1717-1719 "No diplomatic relations"
*1719-1720 John Carteret, 2nd Baron Carteret
*1720-1724 William Finch

*1724-1728 Stephen Poyntz
*1728-? Edward Finch
*1748-1758 "no mission".
*1758-1773 Sir John Goodricke, 5th BaronetJ. Haydn, "Book of Dignities" (1851), 83-4. ]
*1774-1776 Lewis De Visme
*1776-1778 Horace St Paul
*1778-1787 Thomas Wroughton [http://www-cgsc.army.mil/carl/resources/csi/syrett/syrett.asp]
**1787-1788 Charles Keene, "Chargé d'Affaires"
*1788-1793 Robert Liston (diplomat) [http://www.nationalgalleries.org/index.php/collection/online_az/4:322/results/0/3012/ ]
*1793-1795: Lord Henry John Spencer
*1795-1802: Daniel Hailes
*1802-1804: Charles Arbuthnot
*1804-1807: Henry Manvers Pierrepont
*1807: Alexander Stratton
**1807: Henry Manvers Pierrepont "special mission"
*1807-1808: Edward Thornton
*1808-1812: Anthony Merry
**1811: Edward Thornton "special mission"
*1812-1817: Edward Thornton
*1817-1820: Percy Smythe, 6th Viscount Strangford
*1820-1823: William Vesey-FitzGerald, 2nd Baron FitzGerald and Vesey
*1823-1832: Benjamin Bloomfield, 1st Baron Bloomfield (created a baron in 1825)
*1832-1833: Charles Ellis, 6th Baron Howard de Walden
*1833-1835: Sir Edward Cromwell Disbrowe
*1835-1838: John Duncan Bligh
*1838-1850: Sir Thomas Cartwight
**1850: George John Robert Gordon, "Chargé d'Affaires"
*1851-?: Sir Edmund Lyons

*1872-1881: Hon. Edward Erskine
*1881-1884: Sir Horace Rumbold, Bt.

*1904-1908: Rennell Rodd

*1948-1951: Sir Harold Farquhar
*1951-1954: Sir Roger Stevens
*1954-1960: Hon. Sir Robert Hankey
*1963-1966: Sir Ponsonby Moore Crosthwaite
*1974-1977: Sir Sam Falle
*1977-1980: Sir Jeffrey Petersen
*1999-2003: John Grant CMG (later Sir John Grant KCMG)
*2003-2006: Anthony Cary
*2006–present: Andrew Mitchell


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