United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom
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The office of United States Ambassador (or formerly Minister/Envoy Extraordinary) to the United Kingdom (known formally as Ambassador to the Court of St James's) is known to be the most prestigious position in the United States Foreign Service due to the Special Relationship. The ambassadorship has been held by various notable politicians, including five who would later become presidents: John Adams, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Martin Van Buren and James Buchanan.
The ambassador and the embassy staff at large work at the American Embassy in Grosvenor Square, London. The official residence of the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Court of St. James's is Winfield House in Regent's Park.
Ministers Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James's, 1785–1811
Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James's, 1815–1893
Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James's, 1893–present
Ambassadors who later became U.S. presidents
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