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Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Herr von Merey and Count Szogyeny, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a coded private telegram to the Austro-Hungarian ambassadors to Germany, and Italy. In his telegram, Berchtold informs them of discussions on the Triple Alliance, which united Austria-Hungary, Italy, and Germany, as they related to the Austro-Hungarian conflict against Serbia. Count Berchtold […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: von Merey to Count Berchtold, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Italy, Kajetan von Merey (pictured), sent a coded private telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, von Merey refers to the question of Italian compensation with regards to Austria-Hungary’s actions in Serbia. Herr von Merey to Count Berchtold. Rome, 28 July […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors to Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a coded private telegram to his Ambassadors to Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy. In his telegram, Berchtold relates information on the possibility of British intervention in a continental war. It is important to note that the telegram from Count Szecsen which […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassadors in St. Petersburg, Rome, Paris, London and Berlin, 27 July 1914

On 27 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a telegram to the Austro-Hungarian ambassadors in St. Petersburg, Rome, Paris, London, and Berlin. In his telegram, Berchtold reiterates the wish to localise the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia. Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors in St. Petersburg, […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Conversation between Count Berchtold and the German Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), had a conversation with the German Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, Heinrich von Tschirschky. The German Ambassador informed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of a conversation between the German Ambassador to Rome and the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Austria-Hungary’s policy towards […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors in Berlin, Rome, London and Paris, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassadors to Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and France. In his telegram, Berchtold informs his ambassadors that diplomatic relations between Austria-Hungary and Serbia have been broken. He also instructs them on how to communicate Austria-Hungary’s […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Herr von Merey, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Italy, Kajetan von Merey. Berchtold’s telegram highlights the discussions over the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum to Serbia between the members of the Triple Alliance. Count Berchtold to Herr von Merey. Vienna, 26 July 1914. Today, […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Herr von Merey in Rome and Count Szogyeny in Berlin, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to his Ambassadors in Rome and Berlin. In the summer of 1914, Austria-Hungary, Italy and Germany were all members of the Triple Alliance. The telegrams detail Austria-Hungary’s attitude towards Italy when the Kingdom attacked, and later annexed, Libya […]