Bernstorff, Johann Heinrich, Count von (1862-1939), a German diplomat. As ambassador to the United States during the first part of World War I he warned his government that unrestricted U-boat (submarine) warfare would bring the United States into the war.
Major figures for the Central Powers include Paul von Hindenberg and Baron Manfred von Richthofen. You can learn about them and read the biographies of other important Central Powers figures in this section.
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