United States Ambassador to the United Nations

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Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations
Department of state.svg
Seal of the United States Department of State
Samantha Power.jpg
Incumbent
Samantha Power

since August 1, 2013
Inaugural holder Edward Stettinius, Jr.
as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Formation 1945
Website U.S. Mission - UN

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations is the leader of the delegation of the United States, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. It's incumbent is Samantha Power since August 1, 2013.

Ambassadors that served in political positions include Adlai Stevenson, George H.W. Bush, and Madeleine Albright.

United States Ambassadors to the United Nations[change | edit source]

# Image US Ambassador to UN Served U.N. Secretary-General U.S. President
1 Edward Stettinius, as lend-lease administrator, September 2, 1941.jpg Edward Stettinius, Jr. 1945–1946 Gladwyn Jebb Harry S. Truman
1946 Trygve Lie
Fond blanc.svg Herschel V. Johnson
(acting)
1946–1947
2 Austin Warren Robinson.jpg Warren Austin 1947–1952
1953 Dag Hammarskjöld
3 HenryCabotLodgeJr.jpg Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 1953–1960 Dwight D. Eisenhower
4 Fond blanc.svg James Jeremiah Wadsworth 1960–1961
5 AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg Adlai Stevenson 1961 John F. Kennedy
1961–1963 U Thant
1963–1965 Lyndon B. Johnson
6 Arthur goldberg.jpg Arthur Goldberg 1965–1968
7 Fond blanc.svg George W. Ball 1968
8 JamesWiggins.jpg James Russell Wiggins 1968–1969
9 Fond blanc.svg Charles Woodruff Yost 1969–1971 Richard Nixon
10 CIA Director George H.W. Bush listens at a meeting following the assassinations in Beirut, 1976 - NARA - 7064954.jpg George H. W. Bush 1971
1972–1973 Kurt Waldheim
11 Fond blanc.svg John A. Scali 1973–1974
1974–1975 Gerald Ford
12 DanielPatrickMoynihan.jpg Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1975–1976
13 William Scranton 1976–1977
14 Andrew Young, bw head-and-shoulders photo, June 6, 1977.jpg Andrew Young 1977–1979 Jimmy Carter
15 Fond blanc.svg Donald McHenry 1979–1981
16 Od jeane-kirkpatrick-official-portrait 1-255x301.jpg Jeane Kirkpatrick 1981 Ronald Reagan
1982-1985 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
17 Ambassador Vernon A. Walters.jpg Vernon A. Walters 1985–1989
18 ThomasRPickering.jpg Thomas R. Pickering 1989–1991 George H. W. Bush
1992 Boutros Boutros-Ghali
19 Ambassador Perkins.jpg Edward J. Perkins 1992–1993
20 Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.jpg Madeleine Albright 1993–1996 Bill Clinton
1997 Kofi Annan
21 Bill Richardson at an event in Kensington, New Hampshire, March 18, 2006.jpg Bill Richardson 1997–1998
Peter Burleigh.jpg Peter Burleigh
(acting)
1998–1999
22 Richard Holbrooke.jpg Richard Holbrooke 1999–2001
James B Cunningham.jpg James B. Cunningham
(acting)
2001 George W. Bush
23 John Negroponte official portrait State.jpg John Negroponte 2001–2004
24 John danforth.JPG John Danforth 2004–2005
Anne W Patterson ambassador 2011.jpg Anne W. Patterson (acting) 2005
25 John R. Bolton.png John R. Bolton 2005–2006
Alejandro D. Wolff US State Dept photo.jpg Alejandro Daniel Wolff (acting) 2006
2007 Ban Ki-moon
26 Zalmay Khalilzad in October 2011-cropped.jpg Zalmay Khalilzad 2007–2009
27 Susan Rice, official State Dept photo portrait, 2009.jpg Susan Rice 2009–2013 Barack Obama
Rosemary DiCarlo official portrait.jpg Rosemary DiCarlo (acting) 2013
28 Samantha Power.jpg Samantha Power 2013−present

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