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Berchtold, Count von Leopold (Leopold)

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Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1942 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician

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1863 - Berchtold was born on 18th of April.

1893 - Berchtold joined the diplomatic corps.

1907-1912 - He was appointed ambassador to Russia, serving in St. Petersburg.

1912-1915 - He was appointed Austro-Hungarian foreign minister.

1915 - He was forced to resigned, Berchtold was replaced as foreign minister by the more pugnacious Baron Istvan Burian.

1942 - Count Leopold von Berchtold died on the 21st of November near Csepreg, Hungary.

1969 - He was portrayed by Sir John Gielgud in the film "Oh! What A Lovely War."

 

 

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