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Transcript of interview: Sir David Miers, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 144

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.


  • Creation: 2014


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

Biographical / Historical

David Miers was born 10 January 1937, son of Colonel R. D. M. C. Miers, and Honor (née Bucknill). In 1966 he married Imelda Maria Emilia, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Wouters, of Huizingen, Belgium, having two sons and one daughter.

Miers entered the Foreign Office in 1961 and his career included the following posts: Reporting Officer United Nations General Assembly 16 and United Nations Department, FO, 1961-63; Tokyo [Japan], 1963; Vientiane [Laos], 1966; Private Secretary to Minister of State, Foreign Office, 1968; Paris [France], 1972; Assistant in Energy Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1975-76; Counsellor, Tehran [Iran], 1977-79; Head of the Middle Eastern Department, FCO, 1980-83; Ambassador to Lebanon, 1983-85; Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Middle East, FCO, 1986-89; Ambassador to Greece, 1989-93; Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1993-96.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


External Documents


Miers, Sir Henry David Alastair Capel, b 1937, Knight, diplomat

Finding aid date

2015-02-10 11:55:34.060000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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