Ure, (Sir) John (Burns)

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URE, (Sir) John (Burns)

URE, (Sir) John (Burns). British, b. 1931. Genres: History, Travel/ Exploration, Biography. Career: British Diplomat, Author and Company Director. Diplomatic Posts Included Ambassador to Sweden, 1987-91; Ambassador to Cuba, 1979-81; Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1981-84; Ambassador to Brazil, 1984-87. Publications: Cucumber Sandwiches in the Andes, 1973; Prince Henry the Navigator, 1977; The Trail of Tamerlane, 1980; The Quest for Captain Morgan, 1983; Trespassers on the Amazon, 1986; A Bird on the Wing, 1992; Diplomatic Bag, 1994; The Cossacks, 1999. Contributor of book reviews and travel articles to newpapers. Address: Netters Hall, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 5AS, England.