John Banks Elliott

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John Banks Elliott at his Centenary celebration on 12 February 2017

John Banks Elliott (9 February 1917 – 18 July 2018) was a Ghanaian diplomat and statesman. He was Ghana's first Ambassador to the Soviet Union,[1] from 1960 to 1966. He was born in Cape Coast, Ghana.

Elliott died of cardiopulmonary arrest in Accra on 18 July 2018 at the age of 101.[2]

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    • "A Chronicle of the day, 1960 № 13". Newsreel Daily News. 1960. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
    • Miller, John (2010). All Them Cornfields and Ballet in the Evening. Hodgson Press. pp. 40–. ISBN 9781906164126. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
    • "Ghana Ambassador Now in Russia". Pittsburgh Courier. 9 April 1960. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2014 – via Newspapers.com. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help) open access publication – free to read
    • The Current Digest of the Soviet Press. American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. 1960.
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