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Permanent Representative of Denmark

Ambassador Niels Egelund

1999 - 2003


Born on July 4th, 1946 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Career
1965-67 Army Language School
1967-71 First Lieutenant (Reserve), part time contract with the Royal Life Guards
1967-72 Studies at the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus, and at the College of Europe (History, Russian, Political Science)
1972-76 Service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1976-80 1st Secretary of Embassy, Danish Embassy in Washington DC
1980-85 Head of Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1985-87 Counsellor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Danish Embassy in Bonn
1987-92 Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1992-94 Under-Secretary, Political Director, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1994-99 Prime Minister's Office, Ambassador, Chief Adviser on Foreign and Defence Policy
Decorations
1998 Commander of the Order of Dannebrog of the Kingdom of Denmark

Marital status

Married to Jette Albech Egelund

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