Cheetham, Nicholas (John Alexander) 1910-2002
CHEETHAM, Nicholas (John Alexander) 1910-2002
OBITUARY NOTICE—See index for CA sketch: Born October 8, 1910, in London, England; died January 14, 2002. Diplomat and author. Cheetham was a noted foreign diplomat who served Britain during the difficult and tense cold war years. After attending Christ Church, Oxford he joined the British Diplomatic Service, serving in posts in Athens, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, and Vienna. In the 1950s he also worked for the North Atlantic Council, becoming minister to Hungary from 1959 to 1961 and assistant undersecretary of the British Foreign Office in the early 1960s; he concluded his career as British ambassador to Mexico from 1964 to 1968. Throughout his years as a diplomat, Cheetham was largely praised as a shrewd negotiator. After he retired from public service, he decided to become a writer, producing such well-received works as History of Mexico (1970), New Spain: The Birth of Modern Mexico (1974), Medieval Greece (1981), and Keeper of the Keys: A History of the Popes from St. Peter to John Paul II (1983). For his loyal service to his country, Cheetham was made a knight commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
Who's Who, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 2000.
Daily Telegraph (London, England), January 23, 2002. Times (London, England), January 13, 2002, p. 37.
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