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Sir John Russell

Sir John Russell British diplomat

British diplomat
Sir John Russell
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro British diplomat
A.K.A. Sir John Wryothesley Russell
Was Diplomat
From United Kingdom
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 22 August 1914
Death 1984 (aged 69 years)
Star sign LeoLeo
Family
Mother: Evelyn Corothea Temple Moore
Father: Thomas Russell
Spouse: Aliki Diplarakou
Children: Georgiana Alexandra RussellAlexander Charles Thomas Wriothesley Russell
Education
Trinity College
The details

Biography

Sir John Wriothesley Russell, (22 August 1914 – 1984) was a British diplomat and ambassador.

He was the only son of Thomas Wentworth Russell, better known as Russell Pasha, who was descended from John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford.

He was educated at Eton College and graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), He was part of the British Embassy in Moscow in 1941 and in 1956, also with a M.A. degree, after which he was awarded a CMG in the 1958 Birthday Honours. He was British Ambassador in Ethiopia, 1962–1966, was awarded a KCVO in 1965, being British Ambassador to Brazil, 1966–1969, GCVO in 1968, and British Ambassador to Spain, 1969 – 1974.

He was married to Aliki Diplarakou, the first Greek Miss Europe, and had a son, Alexander, and a daughter, Georgiana.

He was interviewed briefly in the famous documentary series The World At War in 1973.

Ancestry

16. John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford
16. John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford
8. Lord Charles Russell
17. Lady Georgina Gordon
4. (Rev.) Henry Charles Russell
18. William Griffith Davies
9. Isabella Clarissa Davies
2. Sir Thomas Wentworth Russell
20. Henry Willoughby
10. Henry Willoughby
21. Charlotte Eyre
5. Leila Louisa Millicent Willoughby
22. Alexander William Robert Macdonald
11. Julia Louisa Bosville
23. Matilda Eliza Moffat Bayard
1. Sir John Wriothesley Russell
6. Francis Moore
3. Evelyn Corothea Temple Moore
16. John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford
8. Lord Charles Russell
17. Lady Georgina Gordon
4. (Rev.) Henry Charles Russell
18. William Griffith Davies
9. Isabella Clarissa Davies
2. Sir Thomas Wentworth Russell
20. Henry Willoughby
10. Henry Willoughby
21. Charlotte Eyre
5. Leila Louisa Millicent Willoughby
22. Alexander William Robert Macdonald
11. Julia Louisa Bosville
23. Matilda Eliza Moffat Bayard
1. Sir John Wriothesley Russell
6. Francis Moore
3. Evelyn Corothea Temple Moore
8. Lord Charles Russell
17. Lady Georgina Gordon
4. (Rev.) Henry Charles Russell
18. William Griffith Davies
9. Isabella Clarissa Davies
2. Sir Thomas Wentworth Russell
20. Henry Willoughby
10. Henry Willoughby
21. Charlotte Eyre
5. Leila Louisa Millicent Willoughby
22. Alexander William Robert Macdonald
11. Julia Louisa Bosville
23. Matilda Eliza Moffat Bayard
1. Sir John Wriothesley Russell
6. Francis Moore
3. Evelyn Corothea Temple Moore
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