GRAF zu RANTZAU, DETLEV was born on June 14, 1930 in Gottingen, Germany.
University of Gottingen & Tubingen, 1950-1953, Law Studies. First State Law Exam, 1957, Second State Exam, 1957. Spoken languages: German, English, French.
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Germany, New York, Permanent Mission of Germany since 1991. Ambassador-at-Large, Head of German Delegation to Open Skies Conference, Vienna Preparatory Committee(s) for CSCE Summit and other CSCE Conference, 1988-1990. Deputy Permanent Representative, German Delegation to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, 8388.
Assistant Under Secretary, Bonn, 1983. Deputy Head of Delegation, Madrid CSCE Conference, 1980-1982. Deputy Permanent Representative, German Mission to United Nations, Geneva, 1978-1980.
Counsil, Office(s) of the Federal Chancellor, Bonn, 1974-1978. Head, Pol Section, German Delegation to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1970-1974. Auswartiges Amt, Bonn, 1967-1970.
German Embassy, Washington, District of Columbia, Manila, 1958-1967.