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Jagow, Gottlieb von
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Jagow, Gottlieb von

(June 22, 1863, Berlin – January 11, 1935, Potsdam), German diplomat. Jagow was from a noble Brandenburg family. He studied law and served in the Prussian administration, until, in 1895, he succeeded in entering upon a diplomatic career under the protection of the later Reich Chancellor Bernhard von Bülow. He worked in various overseas legations and his career reached an initial high point with his appointment as ambassador to Rome on 28 March 1909. There, he achieved a diplomatic success in 1912 with the prolongation of the Triple Alliance Pact. On January 11, 1…

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Kröger, Martin, “Jagow, Gottlieb von”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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