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Arthur Zimmermann

Arthur ZimmermannAKA Arthur Zimmerman

Born: 5-Oct-1864
Birthplace: Marggrabowa, East Prussia
Died: 6-Jun-1940
Location of death: Berlin, Germany
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Government

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Zimmerman Telegram

German Foreign Secretary starting November 1916. On 16 January 1917, sent the fateful "Zimmerman Telegram" to the German ambassador to Mexico, suggesting an alliance in return for lost territories taken by America in the 19th century. The telegram, intercepted by British intelligence, became instrumental in the United States decision to enter into the fray of WWI.

    Law School: Königsberg
    Law School: Leipzig

    German Ancestry



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