Category: US Ambassadors to France

Categories: US Ambassadors

There has been a United States Ambassador to France since the American Revolution. The United States sent its first envoys to France in 1776, towards the end of the four-centuries-old Bourbon dynasty. The American diplomatic relationship with France has continued throughout that country's five republican regimes, two periods of French empire, the Bourbon Restoration, and its July Monarchy. After the Battle of France, the United States maintained diplomatic relations with Vichy France until France severed them on the date Operation Torch was launched in November, 1942; the Embassy was reopened December, 1944. The title Ambassador has changed over time this category also encompasses those named as:

United States Envoys to France
United States Ministers Plenipotentiary to France
United States Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France

People or pages in US Ambassadors to France

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  • James Brown 11 Sep 1766 Staunton, Virginia - 7 Apr 1835



  • William Lewis Dayton 17 Feb 1807 Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA - 1 Dec 1864
  • John Adams Dix 24 Jul 1798 Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States - 21 Apr 1879



  • Benjamin Franklin 17 Jan 1706 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony - 17 Apr 1790




  • Thomas Jefferson 13 Apr 1743 Shadwell Plantation, Albemarle County, Virginia Colony - 4 Jul 1826




  • James Monroe 28 Apr 1758 Monroe's Creek, Westmoreland County, Colony of Virginia - 4 Jul 1831
  • Gouverneur Morris 31 Jan 1752 City of New York, Province of New York, British America - 6 Nov 1816



  • Henry White 29 Mar 1850 Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 15 Jul 1927

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