Anthony Figgis Chivalric Order Member

Sir Anthony Figgis, KCVO CMG (born October 1940) was Her Majesty's Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom from 2001 to 2008. Unusually, he also held the post of Her Majesty's Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, from 1991 to 1996, when he became Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to Austria. Figgis was born in 1940, and educated at Rugby School and King's College, Cambridge. He joined Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service in 1962. Figgis' first overseas posting was as 3rd Secretary in Belgrade in 1963. In 1965 he was assigned to the Commonwealth Office in London. He was 2nd Secretary (Political Residency) in Bahrain from 1968 to 1970, when he rejoined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. Figgis' next posting was as 1st Secretary (Commercial) in Madrid, where he was stationed 1971 to 1974. He was in the CSCE delegation at Geneva 1974 to 1975 and again at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London 1975 to 1979. He returned to Madrid in 1979, initially as Head of Chancery and then as Commercial Counsellor from 1980 to 1982.

Personal details

Date of birth
October, 1940
Nationality
United Kingdom

Member of order 1

Order name Title Member from
Order of St Michael and St George

Education

1. Rugby School Independent school

Rugby School is a co-educational day and boarding school located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, England. It is one of the oldest independent schools in Britain. The influence of Rugby and its pupils and masters in the nineteenth century was enormous and in many ways the stereotype of the English public school is a reworking of Thomas Arnold's Rugby. It is one of the best known schools in the country and seen as an innovator in education (e.g. see its part in developing the Cambridge Pre-U).

Type Boarding school
Institution colors
Founded
1567
Headquarters
CV22 5EH - Rugby, Warwickshire
Official web page www.rugbyschool.net
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Rugby School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1834., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1867., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1822., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1923., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1847., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1907., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1847., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1822., Chivalric Order Member

2. King's College, Cambridge Colleges/University

King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college's full name is "The King's College of our Lady and Saint Nicholas in Cambridge", but it is usually referred to simply as "King's" within the University.

Type University college
Endowment
2011. 92 mil. £
2010. 108 mil. £
Institution colors
Founded
1441
Headquarters
King's Parade, CB2 1ST - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Undergraduates
2012. 430
2011. 420
2010. 398
Postgraduates
2012. 280
2011. 280
Acceptance rate
2010. 20.8 %
Local tuition
2013. 9 K £
Official web page www.kings.cam.ac.uk
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended King's College, Cambridge connected by profession and/or age

b. 1936., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1940., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1945., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1886., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1702., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1921., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1942., Journalist

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