Czernin, Ottokar Graf
Count Ottokar Czernin, photo around 1925
Czernin, Count Ottokar, b. Dymokury, Czech Republic (then Dimokur), Sept. 26, 1872, d. Vienna, April 4, 1932, statesman, advisor to Archduke Franz Ferdinand; 1916-1918 Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary, substantial contributions to the peace treaties of Bucharest and Brest-Litovsk; he triggered the Sixtus Affair and had to resign. 1920-1923 the only member of the Nationalrat belonging to the "bourgeois labour party" (Bürgerliche Arbeiterpartei).
Literature: L. Singer, O. Gf. C., 1965; ÖBL; NDB.