Brian Barder

British diplomat (1934-2017)

Sir Brian Leon Barder, KCMG (20 June 1934 – 19 September 2017)[1] was a British diplomat, author, blogger and civil liberties advocate. He was born in Bristol, England.[2]

Sir

Brian Barder

KCMG
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British Ambassador to Ethiopia
In office
1982–1986
Preceded byRobert Tesh
Succeeded bySir Harold Walker
British Ambassador to Poland
In office
1986–1988
Preceded bySir John Albert Leigh Morgan
Succeeded bySir Stephen Barrett
British High Commissioner to Nigeria
In office
1988–1991
Preceded bySir Martin Ewans
Succeeded bySir Christopher MacRae
British High Commissioner to Australia
In office
1991–1994
Preceded bySir John Coles
Succeeded bySir Roger Carrick
Personal details
Born(1934-06-20)20 June 1934
Bristol, United Kingdom
Died19 September 2017(2017-09-19) (aged 83)[source?]
Trinity Hospice, London
NationalityBritish
Spouse(s)Jane Maureen Cornwell
ChildrenVirginia, Louise, Owen
Alma materSt Catharine's College, Cambridge
ProfessionDiplomat
Websitehttp://www.barder.com

Barder was British Ambassador to Ethiopia (1982–86); Ambassador to Poland (1986–88); High Commissioner to Nigeria and concurrently Ambassador to Bénin (1988–91) and High Commissioner to Australia (1991–94).[2]

He was awarded the KCMG in 1992.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sir Brian Barder
  2. 2.0 2.1 "BARDER, Sir Brian (Leon)". Who's Who 2010. A & C Black. December 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-02.

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