TIL that Anson Burlingame, USA’s ambassador to Qing Empire China in the 1860’s, grew to be so trusted and respected for his efforts to negotiate a fair treaty, that China then appointed him to be THEIR envoy back to America and to European countries, negotiating on their behalf.

Read more: https://americandiplomacy.web.unc.edu/2011/09/anson-burlingame-an-american-diplomat/

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