Sir Hugh Cortazzi GCMG

Sir Hugh Cortazzi GCMG was British ambassador to Japan in 1980-84. He began to study Japanese in 1943 and has written and edited books on Japan.


History November 2018

British Foreign Secretaries and Japan, 1850–1990

Aspects of the Evolution of British Foreign Policy
History May 2018

Britain and Japan: A close relationship

Documenting the figures behind the two countries’ ties
Obituary April 2015

Bridging two countries

The life and work of a cultural treasure