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Mario Gibson-Barboza

Mario Gibson-Barboza, Brazilian diplomat. Recipient Grand Cross of Order of St. Michael and St. George, Great Britain, 1968, Grand Cross, Brazil.

Background

  • Gibson-Barboza, Mario was born on March 13, 1918 in Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil. Son of Oscar Bartholomeu Alves and Evangelina (Gibson) Barboza.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Law School, Recife, Pernambuco, 1937. Diploma, Brazilian Foreign Office, Rio de Janeiro, 1940. Graduate, Superior War College, Rio de Janeiro, 1951.

      Ambassador to Vienna, 1962-1966, AsunciĆ³ n, 1967-1968. Secretary general for foreign affairs, 1968-1969. Ambassador to Washington, 1969.

      Minister of state for external relations, 1969-1974. Ambassador to Athens, 1974-1977, Rome, 1977-1982, Court of St. James, London, since 1982.

    Career

    • Joined diplomatic service 1940. Vice-Consul, Houston. Secretary, Washington, Brussels.

      Minister-Counsellor, Buenos Aires 1956-1959. Deputy Perm. Representative 1959-1960. Ambassador to Austria 1962-1966, to Paraguay 1967-1968.

      Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs 1968-1969. Ambassador to United States of America 1969. Minister of Foreign Affairs 1969-1974.

      Ambassador to Greece 1974-1977, to Italy 1977-1982, to United Kingdom 1982-1986. Recipient of Grand Cross of.

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    Clubs: Athenaeum, White's Travellers' (London).

    Personality

    Interests

    Riding, reading, theatre.

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    • Married Julia Blacker Baldessarri Gibson-Barboza in 1975.
    • father: Oscar Bartholomeu Alves Barboza
    • mother: Evangelina Gibson Barboza
    • spouse: Julia Blacker Baldessarri Gibson-Barboza
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