British diplomat, born 1928wd:Q501946
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educated at: Magdalen College, Repton School
occupation: diplomat, biographer, politician
award received: Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
position held: ambassador of the United Kingdom to China
Sir Richard Mark Evans (Chinese: 伊文思爵士, 15 April 1928 – 24 August 2012) was a British diplomat who was the ambassador to the People's Republic of China from January 1984 to May 1988, during which he and Zhou Nan, the Chinese representative, initialed the Sino-British Joint Declaration on 26 September 1984.
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