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Bernsstorff, Johann-Heinrich Graf von

Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1939 AD
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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.