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List of high commissioners of the United Kingdom to South Africa

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This is a list of British high commissioners to the Republic of South Africa. From 1961 to 1994 South Africa was not a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and the British head of mission was an ambassador.

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High Commissioners to the Union of South Africa

  • Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner (1897–1905)
  • William Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne (1905–1909)
  • Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson (1909)
  • Sir Murray Anderson (1928)
  • Sir Herbert Stanley (from April 1931)
  • William Henry Clark (from January 1935 – December 1939)
  • Sir Edward Harding (from January 1940 – April 1941)
  • William Ormsby-Gore, 4th Baron Harlech (from May 1941 – September 1944)
  • Evelyn Baring (from October 1944)
  • John Le Rougetel (from September 1951)
  • Percivale Liesching (from March 1955)
  • Sir John Maud (later Lord Redcliffe-Maud) (from January 1959 to 1961)
  • Ambassadors to the Republic of South Africa

  • Sir John Maud (later Lord Redcliffe-Maud) (from 1961 to 1963)
  • Sir Hugh Stephenson (1963–1966)
  • John Walter Nicholls (1966–1969)
  • Sir Arthur Snelling (1970–1973)
  • Sir James Bottomley (1973–1976)
  • Sir David Scott (1976–1979)
  • Sir John Leahy (1979–1982)
  • Sir Ewen Fergusson (1982–1984)
  • Sir Patrick Moberly (1984–1987)
  • Sir Robin Renwick (1987–1991)
  • Sir Anthony Reeve (1991-1994)
  • High Commissioners to the Republic of South Africa (since 1994)

  • Sir Anthony Reeve (1994–1996)
  • Dame Maeve Fort (1996–2000)
  • Dame Ann Grant (2000–2005)
  • Paul Boateng (2005–2009)
  • Dame Nicola Brewer (2009–2013)
  • Dame Judith Macgregor (2013–present)
  • References

    List of high commissioners of the United Kingdom to South Africa Wikipedia


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