Tibor P. Nagy
|United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs|
July 23, 2018
|United States Ambassador to Ethiopia|
August 9, 1999 –July 19, 2002
|President|| Bill Clinton |
George W. Bush
|Preceded by||David H. Shinn|
|Succeeded by||Aurelia E. Brazeal|
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