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Berchtold, Count von Leopold

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1942 AD

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."