Brian Barder

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Brian Barder

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British Ambassador to Ethiopia
In office
Preceded byRobert Tesh
Succeeded bySir Harold Walker
British Ambassador to Poland
In office
Preceded bySir John Albert Leigh Morgan
Succeeded bySir Stephen Barrett
British High Commissioner to Nigeria
In office
Preceded bySir Martin Ewans
Succeeded bySir Christopher MacRae
British High Commissioner to Australia
In office
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
Spouse(s)Jane Maureen Cornwell
ChildrenVirginia, Louise, Owen
Alma materSt Catharine's College, Cambridge

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]

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.

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  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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