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Humphrey Hume Wrong (September 10, 1894 – January 24, 1954) was a Canadianmarker historian, professor, diplomat, and Canadamarker's ambassador to the United Statesmarker. He was born in Torontomarker and died in Ottawamarker.

Grandson of Edward Blake and son of historian George Wrong, Hume Wrong was a graduate of the University of Torontomarker where he joined The Kappa Alpha Society, and served briefly in the British Expeditionary Force shortly after. He later went to the University of Oxfordmarker for graduate study, and became a history professor at the University of Torontomarker in 1921.

Wrong joined the newly expanded Canadian Department of External Affairs in the late 1920s, around the same time as fellow future star diplomats Lester Pearson, Norman Robertson, and Hugh Keenleyside; this expansion was engineered by Oscar D. Skelton.

Wrong was first secretary in the new Canadian embassy in Washington, DCmarker, starting in the late 1920s, and served in the League of Nations. In 1938 he represented Canada at the Evian Conference. Wrong went to Washington as ambassador in 1946 and held that post until 1953. He was involved in day-to-day negotiation of the North Atlantic Treaty, which would give rise to NATOmarker. He was named undersecretary to NATOmarker, but died before he could take up the post.


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