Heinz Schneppen was born in 1931 in Bocholt, Germany. From 1951 to 1958 he studied history, literature and philosophy at Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg (USA), at the Universities of Muenster, Munich, Freiburg (Germany) and Leyden (Netherlands). He holds a doctorate in Modern History. In 1960 he joined the German Foreign Service. He served at the Foreign Office in Bonn and at the diplomatic missions in London, The Hague, Osaka, Quito, Paris and New York. From 1989 to 1993 he was German Ambassador to Paraguay, and from 1993 to 1996 German Ambassador to Tanzania.
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