Karl-Matthias Klause

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Karl-Matthias Klause is a German diplomat and historian, since 2017 Head of the Economic Department of the German Embassy in Washington (Minister), from 2009-13 spokesperson of the Embassy, before that posted in Warsaw and London.

He served in the Foreign Office, the Federal Chancellery, and the German Bundestag (Foreign Affairs Committee. He is trained as negotiator and teaches diplomatic practice.

He studied History of the Middle Ages, modern history, and transatlantic relations as well as philosophy, German, and English literature in Münster and Berlin (FU). He is a board member of the Shakespeare Society of 1864.

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