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About the Embassy

History

Benjamin Franklin - Photo Department of State

Benjamin Franklin - Photo Department of State

The U.S. Embassy in Paris was America’s first diplomatic mission, and some of our "founding fathers" such as Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were among our first envoys to France.

 

 

 

 

 

Chiefs of Mission and Ambassadors for France 

 

  • Jane D. Hartley, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (October 15, 2014- until now)

 

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