Eugene Schuyler Edit Profile
Graduated from Yale, 1859, Doctor of Philosophy, 1861. Graduate Columbia Law School, 1863.
Admitted to New York bar, 1863. United States consul, 1867-1869. Successively consul at Revel, secretary of legation at St. Petersburg, Russia, secretary of legation and consul general at Constantinople, Turkey, 1869-1878.
Published The Turkish Atrocities in Bulgaria, London, 1876. Recalled after Turkey protested his actions with Russians with whom he had discussed plans for setting up Bulgaria as independent nation, 1878. Consul general in Rome, 1879-1880.
Became 1st American diplomatic representative to Rumania, 1880-1882. Minister resident and consul general to Greece, Rumania and Serbia, 1882. Made commercial treaty with Rumania, signed 1881 (did not take effect).
Signed commercial treaty and consular convention with Serbia, 1881. Returned to the United States to lecture at Johns Hopkins and Cornell universities, 1884. Accepted appointment to Cairo, Egypt, 1889.
Author: Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja, 2 vols., 1876. Peter the the Furtherance of Commerce, 1886. Edited John A. Porter’s Selections from the Kalevala, 1868.
Translated Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev), Great, 2 vols., 1884. American Diplomacy and published 1867, The Cossacks (Leo Tolstoi), 1878.
Married Gertrude Wallace King, July 1877.