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Antony Acland

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Acland in 1987
British Ambassador to United States
In office
1986–1991
Monarch Elizabeth II
President
Prime Minister
Preceded by Sir Oliver Wright
Succeeded by Sir Robin Renwick
Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
1982–1986
Foreign Sec.
Preceded by Sir Michael Palliser
Succeeded by The Lord Wright of Richmond
British Ambassador to Spain
In office
1977–1980
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister
Preceded by Sir Charles Wiggin
Succeeded by Sir Richard Parsons
British Ambassador to Luxembourg
In office
1975–1977
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister
Preceded by John Roper
Succeeded by The Lord Wright of Richmond
Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary
In office
1972–1975
Foreign Sec.
Preceded by John Graham
Succeeded by Stephen Barrett
Personal details
Born
Anthony Arthur Acland

(1930-03-12)12 March 1930
Died 8 September 2021(2021-09-08) (aged 91)
Nationality British
Spouse(s)
  • Clare Anne Verdon
    (m. 1956; died 1984)
  • Jennifer McGougan
    (m. 1987)
Education Eton College
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Awards

Sir Antony Arthur Acland KG GCMG GCVO (12 March 1930 – 8 September 2021) was a British diplomat. He was the Provost of Eton College. Acland was the U.K. Ambassador to the United States from 1986 to 1991 during the Margaret Thatcher and John Major ministries.

Acland died on 8 September 2021 at the age of 91.

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