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List of Principal Persons

  • Adler, Viktor, Austrian Social Democratic leader.
  • Alfonso XIII, King of Spain.
  • Allenby, Gen. Edmund H. H., Commander in Chief of the British Expeditionary Forces in Egypt and Palestine.
  • Allizé, Henri, French Minister to the Netherlands.
  • Andrássy, Count Julius, Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, October 26 to November 2.
  • Angelescu, Dr. Constantin, Rumanian Minister at Washington to March 16.
  • Apponyi, Count Albert, President of the Hungarian Independence Party.
  • Asquith, Herbert Henry, former British Prime Minister.
  • Auohincloss, Gordon, Assistant to the Counselor for the Department of State of the United States.
  • Averesco, A., Rumanian President of the Council, February 9 to March 12.
  • Baden, Prince Max of, German Imperial Chancellor, October 3 to November 9.
  • Bailly-Blanchard, Arthur, United States Minister to Haiti.
  • Baker, Newton D., Secretary of War of the United States.
  • Bakhmeteff, Boris A., Russian Ambassador at Washington.
  • Balfour, Arthur James, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
  • Barclay, Colville, British Counselor of Embassy at Washington.
  • Baruch, Bernard M., Chairman of the War Industries Board of the United States.
  • Belden, Perry, United States Secretary of Legation in Colombia; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Beneš, Edward, General Secretary of the Czecho-Slovak National Council; Minister of Foreign Affairs and of the Interior in the Czecho-Slovak Provisional Government constituted September 26.
  • Bernstorff, Count Johann H. A. von, former German Ambassador at Washington.
  • Bethmann Hollweg, Theobald T. F. A. von, former German Imperial Chancellor and Prussian Minister President.
  • Birch, Thomas H., United States Minister to Portugal.
  • Bliss, Robert Woods, United States Secretary of Embassy in France; Chargé d’Affaires in the Netherlands, September 21 to November 22.
  • Bliss, Gen. Tasker H., United States Military Representative on the Supreme War Council.
  • Bonilla, Policarpo, Honduran Minister on Special Mission at Washington.
  • Bonillas, Ygnacio, Mexican Ambassador at Washington.
  • Boret, Victor, French Minister of Agriculture and Supplies; member of the Inter-Allied Food Council.
  • Bratiano, J. J. C., Rumanian President of the Council and Minister of Foreign Affairs to February 9.
  • Brun, Constantin, Danish Minister at Washington.
  • Bülow, Prince Bernhard von, German Rear Admiral.
  • Bundy, Richard C, United States Second Secretary of Legation in Liberia; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Burián von Rajecz, Count Stephen, Austro-Hungarian Minister of Finance to April 15; Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, April 17 to October 18.
  • Cadorna, Gen. Luigi, Commander in Chief of the Italian Armies to July 12; Italian Military Representative on the Supreme War Council to February 8.
  • Caldwell, John L., United States Minister to Persia.
  • Calonder, Felix L., President of the Swiss Confederation.
  • Capelle, Admiral Eduard von, German Secretary of State for the Navy.
  • Carlsson, G., Swedish Shipping Representative in Great Britain.
  • Cave, Sir George, British Secretary of State for Home Affairs.
  • Cecil, Lord Robert, British Minister of Blockade to July 19; Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from July 19; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • Chadbourne, Thomas L., Counselor of the War Trade Board of the United States.
  • Chadbourne, W. A., United States War Trade Board Representative at Madrid.
  • Chaikovski, Nicholas, President of the Government of Northern Russia, August 1 to September 16.
  • Chicherin, George V., Acting Soviet Commissar for Foreign Affairs, March 13; Commissar for Foreign Affairs, May 30.
  • Churchill, Winston L. S., British Minister of Munitions; member of the Inter-Allied Munitions Council.
  • Clemenceau, Georges, French Premier and Minister of War.
  • Clémentel, Etienne, French Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Posts and Telegraphs; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • Clynes, J. R., British Food Controller from July 9; member of the Inter-Allied Food Council.
  • Colby, Bainbridge, Commissioner of the United States Shipping Board; member of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation.
  • Constantine , former King of the Hellenes.
  • Cotton, J. P., member of the United States Food Administration.
  • Cravath, Paul D., Advisory Counsel of the American mission to the Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance.
  • Crawford, Sir Richard, Commercial Adviser of the British Embassy at Washington.
  • Crosby, Oscar T., Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States; President of the Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance.
  • Curtis, Charles B., United States Secretary of Legation in Honduras; Chargé d’Affaires, February 9 to October 1.
  • Czernin von Chudenitz, Count Ottokar, Austro-Hungarian Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs to April 15.
  • Da Gama, Domicio, Brazilian Ambassador at Washington.
  • Daniels, Josephus, Secretary of the Navy of the United States.
  • Dato, Eduardo, Spanish Minister of State, March 22 to November 6.
  • Davis, Norman H., United States Special Financial Delegate in Spain.
  • De Alhucemas, Marqués Garcia Prieto, Spanish Prime Minister and Minister of State to March 19, and November 10 to December 3; Minister of the Interior, March 22 to November 6.
  • De Beaufort, W. H., Netherland Counselor of Legation at Washington.
  • De Billy, Edouard, French Deputy High Commissioner at Washington.
  • De Bon , Admiral, French Naval Representative on the Supreme War Council.
  • De Bunsen, Sir Maurice, head of the British Shipping Mission to South America.
  • De Céspedes, Carlos Manuel, Cuban Minister at Washington.
  • De Pena, Dr. Carlos Maria, Uruguayan Minister at Washington to April 30.
  • Diaz, Gen. Armando, Chief of the General Staff of the Italian Army.
  • Di Robilant , General, Italian Military Representative on the Supreme War Council from May.
  • Dmowski, Roman, President of the Polish National Committee.
  • Dodge, H. Percival, Special Agent to Serbia (at Corfu) of the Department of State of the United States.
  • Dresel, Ellis L., United States War Trade Board Representative at Berne.
  • Droppers, Garrett, United States Minister to Greece.
  • Dye, Alexander V., United States War Trade Board Representative at Christiania.
  • Ebert, Friedrich, member of the German Reichstag; Chancellor of the German Provisional Government from November 9.
  • Edwards, Paul L., United States Commercial Attaché and War Trade Board Representative at The Hague.
  • Eisner, Kurt, Bavarian Socialist leader; Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Bavarian Republic from November 9.
  • Ekengren, W. A. F., Swedish Minister at Washington.
  • Ellis, Sir Charles Edward, British Director General of Ordnance Supply; member of the Inter-Allied Munitions Council.
  • Erzberger, Matthias, member of the German Reichstag; Secretary of State without portfolio in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Estrada Cabrera, Manuel, President of Guatemala.
  • Faisal, Emir, son of the King of the Hejaz.
  • Ferdinand I, King of Rumania.
  • Fisher, Thomas, Representative at Washington of the British Ministry of Shipping.
  • Fletcher, Henry P., United States Ambassador to Mexico.
  • Foch, Ferdinand, French Marshal, Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies in France from April 3.
  • Foerster, Friedrich Wilhelm, German political economist.
  • Franchet d’Espérey, Gen. A.-L., Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies in the East from July.
  • Francis, David R., United States Ambassador to Russia.
  • Frazier, Arthur Hugh, United States First Secretary (later Counselor.) of Embassy in France; Diplomatic Liaison Officer with the Supreme War Council.
  • Freyre y Santander, Manuel de, Peruvian Minister at Washington.
  • Fuller, Paul, jr., Director of the Bureau of War Trade Intelligence of the United States War Trade Board.
  • Fürstenberg, Prince von, Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Spain.
  • Garrett, John W., United States Minister to the Netherlands; accredited also to Luxemburg.
  • Gary, Hampson, United States Diplomatic Agent and Consul General at Cairo.
  • Gay, Edwin F., representative of the United States Shipping Board on the War Trade Board.
  • Geddes, Sir Auckland C., British Minister of National Service.
  • Geddes, Sir Eric C., British First Lord of the Admiralty; Head of the British Naval Mission to the United States.
  • Gompers, Samuel, President of the American Federation of Labor.
  • Gonzales, William E., United States Minister to Cuba.
  • Goto, Baron Shimpei, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, April 23 to September 24.
  • Grant-Smith, Ulysses, United States Counselor of Legation in Denmark; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Grew, Joseph C., Acting Chief of the Division of Western European Affairs of the Department of State from March 14.
  • Grey, Sir Edward, Former British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
  • Grimprel Maj. Maurice, member of the French High Commission at Washington.
  • Groeber, Hermann, German Secretary of State without portfolio in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Gvosdenovitch, Gen. Antoine, Montenegrin Minister at Washington from September 20.
  • Hadji-Mischeff, P., Bulgarian Minister to the Netherlands.
  • Haig, Field Marshal Sir Douglas, Commander in Chief of the British Expeditionary Forces in France.
  • Harris, Ernest L., United States Consul General at Irkutsk.
  • Harris, F. Leverton, Parlimentary Secretary to the British Ministry of Blockade from July 19.
  • Haussmann, Conrad, member of the German Reichstag; Secretary of State without portfolio in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Helfferich, Karl, German Ambassador to Russia, July 23 to September 23.
  • Hellner, J., Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Henderson, Arthur, British Labor Leader.
  • Hertling, Count Georg F. von, German Imperial Chancellor to September 30.
  • Hindenburg, Field Marshal Paul von Beneckendorff und von, Chief of the General Staff of the German Army.
  • Hintze, Paul von, German Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, July 9 to October 3.
  • Hoover, Herbert C., United States Food Administrator; chairman of the Commission for Relief in Belgium.
  • Horton, George, United States Consul General at Saloniki.
  • House, Edward M., personal representative of President Wilson in Europe.
  • Hurley, Edward N., Chairman of the United States Shipping Board; President of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation.
  • Hurley, George, United States War Trade Board Representative at Copenhagen.
  • Hussain ibn Ali , King of the Hejaz.
  • Huysmans, Camille, French labor leader; Secretary of the Socialist International Bureau.
  • Hymans, Paul, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Irigoyen, Hipolito, President of Argentina.
  • Jefferson, Benjamin L., United States Minister to Nicaragua.
  • Jeffery, Robert E., United States Minister to Uruguay.
  • Joffre, Joseph J. C., Marshal of France.
  • Johnson, Stewart, United States Third Secretary of Legation in Costa Rica; Chargé d’Affaires to December 5.
  • Jong van Beek en Donk, Baron, former Director of the Netherland Ministry of Justice.
  • Jusserand, J. J., French Ambassador at Washington.
  • Karl I, Emperor of Austria to November 12, King of Hungary to November 16.
  • Károlyi, Count Michael, Hungarian Liberal statesman.
  • Keena, Leo J., United States Consul General at Valparaiso.
  • Kramář, Karel, President of the Czech National Committee in Prague; Czechoslovak Prime Minister from November 14.
  • Kühlmann, Richard von, German Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in Count von Hertling’s Cabinet.
  • Lammasch, Heinrich, Austro-Hungarian Prime Minister, October 28 to November 13.
  • Lansing, Robert, Secretary of State of the United States.
  • Laughlin, Irwin B., United States Counselor of Embassy in Great Britain; Chargé d’Affaires, May 18 to July 17 and October 3 to December 17.
  • Law, Andrew Bonar, member of the British War Cabinet; Chancellor of the Exchequer.
  • Lay, Julius G., Acting Foreign Trade Adviser of the Department of State of the United States from February 18.
  • Lay, Tracy, United States Consul at Paris.
  • Leavell, William H., United States Minister to Guatemala.
  • Lebrun, A., French Minister of Blockade.
  • Leffingwell, Russell C., Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
  • Liapcheff, Andrew, Bulgarian Minister of Finance from June 21.
  • Lloyd George, David, British Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.
  • Long, Breckinridge, Third Assistant Secretary of State of the United States.
  • Loucheiur, Louis, French Minister of Munitions; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • Loudon, Jonkheer J., Netherland Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Ludendorff, Gen. Erich F. W., First Quartermaster General of the German Army.
  • Macchi di Cellere, Count Vincenzo, Italian Ambassador at Washington.
  • Maclay, Sir Joseph P., British Shipping Controller; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • MacMurray, John V. A., United States Counselor of Embassy in Japan to July 1; Chargé d’Affaires in China, July 1 to October 11.
  • Malinoff, Alexander, Bulgarian Prime Minister from June 21.
  • Marghiloman, Alexandre, Rumanian President of the Council and Minister of the Interior, March 12 to November 9.
  • Masaryk, Thomas Garrigue, President of the Czecho-Slovak National Council; President and Minister of Finance of the Czecho-Slovak Provisional Government constituted September 26.
  • McAdoo, William Gibbs, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
  • McCormick, Vance C., Chairman of the War Trade Board of the United States.
  • McFadden, George, United States War Trade Board Representative at Paris.
  • McMillin, Benton, United States Minister to Peru.
  • Mehdi Khan , Persian Minister at Washington to April.
  • Méndez, Joaquin, Guatemalan Minister at Washington.
  • Menocal, Mario G., President of Cuba.
  • Ménos, Solon, Haitian Minister at Washington to October 14.
  • Mercter, Désiré, Belgian Cardinal, Archbishop of Malines.
  • Michailovitch, Lioubomir, Serbian Minister at Washington.
  • Milne, Sir George Francis, Commander in Chief of the British Army in the Balkans.
  • Milner, Alfred, Viscount, member of the British War Cabinet; Secretary of State for War from April 19; member of the Supreme War Council.
  • Monnet, M., French representative on the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • Morgan, Edwin V., United States Ambassador to Brazil.
  • Morgan, Henry H., United States War Trade Board Representative at Habana.
  • Morris, Ira Nelson, United States Minister to Sweden.
  • Morris, Roland S., United States Ambassador to Japan.
  • Motono, Ichiro, Viscount, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs to April 23.
  • Munizaga Varela, G., Chilean Counselor of Embassy at Washington.
  • Munson, Frank C., representative of the United States Shipping Board on the War Trade Board to August 31.
  • Murphy, Dominic I., United States Consul General at Sofia.
  • Nansen, Fridtjof, Norwegian Minister on Special Mission at Washington.
  • Naón, Rómulo S., Argentine Ambassador and Financial Commissioner at Washington.
  • Nava, Signor, Italian Under Secretary of War; member of the Inter-Allied Munitions Council.
  • Nitti, Francesco S., Italian Minister of the Treasury.
  • Northcliffe, Alfred, Viscount, British Minister in Charge of Propaganda.
  • Nubar, Boghos, President of the Armenian National Delegation at Paris.
  • Oederlin, Frederick, Commercial Adviser of the Swiss Legation at Washington.
  • Orlando, Salvatore, Italian Commissioner of Mercantile Marine Construction; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council to May.
  • Orlando, Vittorio E., Italian Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.
  • Owen, William H., United States War Trade Board Representative at Stockholm.
  • Paderewski, Ignace Jan, representative in the United States of the Polish National Committee.
  • Page, Thomas Nelson, United States Ambassador to Italy.
  • Page, Walter Hines, United States Ambassador to Great Britain.
  • Paget, Sir Ralph Spencer, British Minister to Denmark.
  • Parravicini, K., Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Pashitch, Nikola P., Serbian President of the Council and Minister of Foreign Affairs to February 27, and from November 17.
  • Payer, Friedrich von, German Imperial Vice Chancellor.
  • Percy, Lord Eustace, British Secretary temporarily attached to the Embassy at Washington.
  • Pergler, Charles, Commissioner at Washington of the Czecho-Slovak Provisional Government.
  • Pershing, Gen. John J., Commander in Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe.
  • Pétain, Gen. Henri P., Commander in Chief of the French Armies in the field.
  • Philips, August, Netherland Minister at Washington, February 19 to April 9.
  • Phillips, William, Assistant Secretary of State of the United States.
  • Pichon, Stephen, French Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Polk, Frank Lyon, Counselor for the Department of State of the United States.
  • Protitch, Stoyan M., Serbian Minister of Finance.
  • Radoslavoff, Vassil, Bulgarian Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs and of the Interior to June 16.
  • Rappard, Chevalier W. L. F. C. van, Netherland Minister at Washington to February 19.
  • Reading, Earl of (Rufus Daniel Isaacs), British High Commissioner and Ambassador on Special Mission at Washington.
  • Reinsch, Paul S., United States Minister to China.
  • Rhondda, David Alfred Thomas, Lord, British Food Controller (died July 3).
  • Riaño y Gayangos, Don Juan, Spanish Ambassador at Washington.
  • Ribot, Alexandre F. J., former French Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Rosen, Baron Fr., German Minister to the Netherlands.
  • Roussos, Georges, Greek Minister at Washington.
  • Rublee, George, United States Shipping Board Representative at London; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • Rupprecht , Crown Prince of Bavaria.
  • Sackville-West, Maj. Gen. Charles J., British Military Representative on the Supreme War Council from April 11.
  • Scavenius, Erik, Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Scheidemann, Philipp, Vice President of the German Reichstag; later, Secretary of State without portfolio in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Schmedeman, Albert G., United States Minister to Norway.
  • Schoenfeld, H. F. A., United States Second Secretary of Legation in Norway; Chargé d’Affaires, July 7 to October 20.
  • Sharp, William G., United States Ambassador to France.
  • Shea, Joseph H., United States Ambassador to Chile.
  • Sheldon, L. P., United States War Trade Board and Food Administration Representative at London.
  • Sims, Admiral William S., Commanding United States Naval Operations in European Waters.
  • Skinner, Robert P., United States Consul General at London.
  • Smuts, Gen. Jan C., Minister without portfolio in the British War Cabinet.
  • Solf, Wilhelm, German Secretary of State of the Colonial Office in Count von Hertling’s Cabinet, and of the Foreign Office in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Sonnino, Baron Sidney, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Southard, Addison E., United States Consul at Teheran from May.
  • Spencer, Willing, United States Secretary of Embassy in Japan; Chargé d’Affaires, June 19 to October 15.
  • Spring Rice, Sir Cecil Arthur, British Ambassador at Washington to February.
  • Stabler, Jordan H., Chief of the Division of Latin American Affairs of the Department of State of the United States.
  • Štefánik, Milan R., Vice President of the Czecho-Slovak National Council; Minister of National Defense in the Czecho-Slovak Provisional Government constituted September 26.
  • Stettinius, Edward R., Second Assistant Secretary of War of the United States; member of the Inter-Allied Munitions Council.
  • Stevens, Raymond B., Vice Chairman of the United States Shipping Board; member of the Allied Maritime Transport Council.
  • Stewart, W. A. W., United States War Trade Board Representative at Rome.
  • Stimson, Frederic Jesup, United States Ambassador to Argentina.
  • Stovall, Pleasant A., United States Minister to Switzerland.
  • Sulzer, Hans, Swiss Minister at Washington.
  • Summers, Leland L., Chairman of the United States War Industries Board Mission in Europe; member of the Inter-Allied Munitions Council.
  • Sussdorff, Louis A., jr., United States Secretary of Legation in Paraguay; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Swinderen, R. de Marees van, Netherland Minister to Great Britain.
  • Tanaka, Tokichi, Japanese Counselor of Embassy at Washington to November.
  • Tardieu, André P. G. A., French High Commissioner at Washington.
  • Taylor, Alonzo E., representative of the Secretary of Agriculture on the War Trade Board.
  • Thomas, Albert, French Socialist deputy, formerly Minister of Munitions.
  • Tisza, Count Stephen, former Hungarian Premier.
  • Townley, Sir Walter B., British Minister to the Netherlands.
  • Trimborn, Herr, member of the German Reichstag; Secretary of State for the Interior in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Trumbić, Ante, President of the Yugo-Slav National Committee.
  • Venizelos, Eleutherios K., Greek Premier and Minister of War.
  • Ventosa, J., Spanish Minister of Finance to February 28; Minister of Supplies, August 31 to November 6.
  • Vollenhoven, Joost van, Netherland Shipping Representative in Great Britain.
  • Vopicka, Charles J., United States Minister to Rumania.
  • Wallenberg, Marcus, member of the Swedish special commission at London.
  • Wallraf, Max, German Secretary of State for the Interior in Count von Hertling’s Cabinet.
  • Wekerle, Alexander, Hungarian Premier and Minister of the Interior to October 24.
  • Wemyss, Admiral Sir Rosslyn, British First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff.
  • Whitlock, Brand, United States Minister to Belgium.
  • Willard, Joseph E., United States Ambassador to Spain.
  • William II, German Emperor, King of Prussia; abdicated November 9.
  • Wilson, Sir Henry H., British Military Representative on the Supreme War Council.
  • Wilson, Hugh R., United States Secretary of Legation in Switzerland; Chargé d’Affaires to March 4.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, President of the United States.
  • Woolley, Clarence M., representative, on the United States War Trade Board, of the Secretary of Commerce and the War Industries Board.
  • Woolsey, Lester H., Solicitor for the Department of State of the United States.