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Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to all Austro-Hungarian Missions, 28 July 1914 – Part III

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to all Austro-Hungarian Missions. His telegram details the Serbian response to Austria-Hungary’s ultimatum, as well as the Austro-Hungarian cabinet’s reaction to it. The following is part III of that telegram (see previous post). Translation. The Royal Serbian government, […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold To All Austro-Hungarian Missions, 28 July 1914 – Part II

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to all Austro-Hungarian Missions. His telegram details the Serbian response to Austria-Hungary’s ultimatum, as well as the Austro-Hungarian cabinet’s reaction to it. The following is part II of that telegram (see previous post).   Translation. The Royal […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to All Austro-Hungarian Missions, 28 July 1914 – Part I

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to all Austro-Hungarian Missions. His telegram details the Serbian response to Austria-Hungary’s ultimatum, as well as the Austro-Hungarian cabinet’s reaction to it. The following is part I of that telegram. Count Berchtold to all the Austro-Hungarian Missions. […]

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

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Russia, Frigyes Count Szapary. In his telegram, Berchtold reminds Szapary that Austria-Hungary will not come to a negotiated settlement with Serbia despite Russian diplomatic overtures. Berchtold also describes his conversation with the […]

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

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to London, Albert von Mensdorff. In his telegram, Berchtold gives instructions on how Mensdorff should present the Austro-Hungrian reaction to Serbia’s answer to the ultimatum. Count Berchtold to Count Mensdorff. Vienna, 28 July 1914. […]

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

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to France, Nikolaus Count Szecsen. In his telegram, Berchtold gives instructions on how Szecsen should present the Austro-Hungrian reaction to Serbia’s answer to the ultimatum. Count Berchtold to Count Szecsen in Paris. Vienna, 28 […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Herr 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 telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, von Merey informs Berchtold of his ill health and of a meeting his representative had with the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Marquis di San […]

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

On 28 July 1914, Laszlo Count Szogyeny, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Germany (pictured), sent a coded telegram to Leopold Count Berchtold, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs. In his telegram, Szogyeny discusses Germany’s refusal of a British proposal for mediation.  Count Szogyeny to Count Berchtold. Berlin, 28 July 1914. Cyphered. The British proposal of mediation, according to which […]