United States Ambassador to the United Nations

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Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations
Seal of the United States Department of State.svg
Seal of the United States Department of State
Nikki Haley official Transition portrait.jpg
Incumbent
Nikki Haley

since January 24, 2017
Nominator Donald Trump
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 Nikki Haley since January 24, 2017.

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

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

# Image US Ambassador to UN Years served U.N. Secretary-General U.S. President
1 Edward Stettinius, as lend-lease administrator, September 2, 1941.jpg Edward Stettinius, Jr. 1945–1946 United Kingdom Gladwyn Jebb
Acting
Harry S. Truman
Norway Trygve Lie
No image.svg Herschel V. Johnson
Acting
1946–1947
2 Austin Warren Robinson.jpg Warren Austin January 14, 1947 – January 22, 1953
Sweden Dag Hammarskjöld
3 HenryCabotLodgeJr.jpg Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. January 12, 1953 – September 2, 1960 Dwight D. Eisenhower
4 JamesJeremiahWadsworth.jpg James Jeremiah Wadsworth September 8, 1960 – January 21, 1961
5 AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg Adlai Stevenson January, 1961 — July 14, 1965 John F. Kennedy
Burma U Thant
Lyndon B. Johnson
6 Arthur goldberg.jpg Arthur Goldberg 1965–1968
7 GeorgeWildmanBall.jpg George W. Ball June 26, 1968 – September 25, 1968
8 JamesWiggins.jpg James Russell Wiggins October 7, 1968 – January 20, 1969
9 AmbassadorCWYost.jpg 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 March 1, 1971 – January 18, 1973
Austria Kurt Waldheim
11 John Scali.jpg John A. Scali February 20, 1973 – June 29, 1975
Gerald Ford
12 DanielPatrickMoynihan.jpg Daniel Patrick Moynihan June 30, 1975 – February 2, 1976
13 Wm Scranton Pennsylvania 87th Cong.png William Scranton March 15, 1976 – January 19, 1977
14 Andrew Young, bw head-and-shoulders photo, June 6, 1977.jpg Andrew Young January 30, 1977 – September 23, 1979 Jimmy Carter
15 UnitedNationsAmbassadorMcHenry.jpg Donald McHenry September 23, 1979 – January 20, 1981
16 Od jeane-kirkpatrick-official-portrait 1-255x301.jpg Jeane Kirkpatrick February 4, 1981 – April 1, 1985 Ronald Reagan
Peru Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
17 Ambassador Vernon A. Walters.jpg Vernon A. Walters 1985–1989
18 ThomasRPickering.jpg Thomas R. Pickering 1989–1992 George H. W. Bush
Egypt Boutros Boutros-Ghali
19 Ambassador Perkins.jpg Edward J. Perkins May 12, 1992 – January 27, 1993
Bill Clinton
20 Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.jpg Madeleine Albright January 27, 1993 – January 21, 1997
Ghana Kofi Annan
21 RichardsonAmb.jpg Bill Richardson February 13, 1997 – August 18, 1998
Peter Burleigh.jpg Peter Burleigh
Acting
August 18, 1998 – August 25, 1999
22 Richard Holbrooke.jpg Richard Holbrooke August 25, 1999 – January 20, 2001
James B Cunningham.jpg James B. Cunningham
Acting
January 20, 2001 – September 15, 2001 George W. Bush
23 John Negroponte official portrait State.jpg John Negroponte September 15, 2001 – July 1, 2004
24 John danforth.JPG John Danforth July 1, 2004 – January 20, 2005
Anne W Patterson ambassador 2011.jpg Anne W. Patterson
Acting
January 20 – August 1, 2005
25 John R. Bolton.png John R. Bolton
Recess Appointment
Never Confirmed by the U.S. Senate
August 1, 2005 – December 9, 2006
Alejandro D. Wolff US State Dept photo.jpg Alejandro Daniel Wolff
Acting
December 9, 2006 – April 17, 2007
South Korea Ban Ki-moon
26 Zalmay Khalilzad in October 2011-cropped.jpg Zalmay Khalilzad April 17, 2007 – January 22, 2009
27 Susan Rice, official State Dept photo portrait, 2009.jpg Susan Rice January 22, 2009 – July 1, 2013 Barack Obama
Rosemary DiCarlo official portrait.jpg Rosemary DiCarlo
Acting
July 1 – August 1, 2013
28 Samantha Power.jpg Samantha Power August 2, 2013 – January 20, 2017
Portugal António Guterres
Michele J Sison.jpg Michele J. Sison
Acting
January 20, 2017 – January 24, 2017 Donald Trump
29 Official Photo of SC Governor Nikki Haley.jpg Nikki Haley January 24, 2017

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