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Bernsstorff, Johann-Heinrich Graf von

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Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1939 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Diplomat

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1862 - Born on the 14th of November in London, England.

 

1908-1917 - German ambassador to the United States and Mexico.

 

He was represented Germany in London and Cairo.

 

Von Bernstorff received a cable from the German Foreign Office.

 

1915 - On 1st of January the Roebling Wire and Cable plant in Trenton, New Jersey was blown up.

 

         - February Werner Horn was captured attempting to blow up the Vanceboro Bridge.

 

1916 - The Black Tom explosion was the most spectacular of the sabotage operations.

 

1917 - He was sent home 3rd of February when Woodrow Wilson broke off diplomatic relations with Germany.

 

1939 - Count Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff died on 6th of October.

 

 


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