First Mexican Ambassador to Australia

HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, first Mexican Ambassador to Australia (left), presents credentials to the Hon Lord Richard Casey, then Governor General of Australia, Canberra, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Translated letter of credence from the Hon Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, then President of Mexico, accrediting HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena as Mexico’s first Ambassador to Australia, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Credentials ceremony of the first Mexican Ambassador to Australia, outside Government House in Canberra, 1966.

From left: The Hon Sir Paul Hasluck, then Australian Minister for External Affairs; the Hon Lord Richard Casey, then Governor General of Australia; and HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, first Mexican Ambassador to Australia.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Farewell letter from HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, then Mexican Ambassador to Australia, to the Hon Sir James Plimsoll, then Australian Secretary for External Affairs, 1968.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, then Mexican Ambassador to Australia (left), listens to José Kahan, Mexican pianist, Australia, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, first Mexican Ambassador to Australia, inspects the Australian naval guard of honour during his credentials ceremony, Canberra, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Translated excerpt from a Mexican newspaper giving an account of HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, the first Mexican Ambassador to Australia, presenting credentials to the Hon Lord Richard Casey, then Governor General of Australia, 1967.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


HE Mr Eugenio de Anzorena, then Mexican Ambassador to Australia, and his wife Elizabeth Lincoln de Anzorena cut wattle to celebrate Mexican Independence Day at the Residence of the Mexican Ambassador, Canberra, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Last Updated: 8 September 2016