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Rudolf Josef Schmidt

Rudolf Josef Schmidt, German diplomat. Fellow Harvard University, 1979-1980.

Background

  • Schmidt, Rudolf Josef was born on June 4, 1938 in Burghausen, Germany. Son of Franz Xaver and Franziska (Strasser) Schmidt.

  • Education

    • First legal degree, University Munich, 1963. Legal doctor, University Munich, 1967. Second legal degree, Ministry of Justice, Munich, 1968.

    Career

    • Lecturer University Aix-en-Provence, France, 1964-1965. Attaché Foreign Office, Bonn, Germany, 1969-1970, 2d secretary Germany, 1970-1972. Consul Consulate General, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, 1972-1975.

      Counsellor German Embassy, Kinshasa, Zaire, 1975-1977, Washington, 1977-1979, German North Atlantic Treaty Organization Mission, Brussels, 1980-1983. First counsellor German Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1986-1990. Minister DHM German Embassy, Moscow, 1994-1998.

      Ambassador Perm Republican to the USCE, Vienna, since 1998.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Connections

    • Married Uta Clausen; children: Julia, Valeria, Fabian.
    • father: Franz Xaver Schmidt
    • mother: Franziska (Strasser) Schmidt
    • spouse: Uta Clausen
    • children: Julia Schmidt
    • Valeria Schmidt
    • Fabian Schmidt
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    Born June 4, 1938
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    • 1963
      University Munich
    • 1967
      University Munich
    • 1968
      Ministry of Justice
    • 1964 - 1965
      Lecturer, University Aix-en-Provence
      France
    • 1969 - 1970
      attach+? Foreign Office
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1972 - 1975
      consul Consulate General
      Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
    • 1975 - 1977
      counsel, lor German Embassy
      Kinshasa, The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • 1977 - 1979
      counsel, lor German Embassy
      Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      counsel, lor German Embassy
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
    • 1986 - 1990
      first counsel, lor German Mission to United Nations
    • 1994 - 1998
      minister DHM German Embassy
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1998
      ambassador, Perm Republican to the USCE
      Vienna, Virginia, United States
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