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List of people associated with World War I

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Commonwealth of Australia[edit]

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Andrew Fisher – Australian Prime Minister 1914–1915
  • Billy Hughes – Australian Prime Minister 1915–1923

Soldiers[edit]

  • Thomas Baker, fighter ace
  • Henry Gordon Bennett (1887–1962), commander, 3rd Infantry Brigade
  • William Throsby Bridges (1861–1915), commander, Australian Imperial Force, Australian 1st Division
  • Harry Chauvel (1865–1945), commander, Anzac Mounted Division, Desert Mounted Corps
  • Arthur Cobby, fighter ace
  • Roderic Dallas, fighter ace
  • Henry (Harry) Dalziel, Victoria Cross recipient
  • Pompey Elliott, general
  • Sir Thomas William Glasgow, commander, 1st Division
  • Sir Talbot Hobbs, (1864–1938), commander, Australian 5th Division
  • Godfrey Irving, temporary commander, 5th Division
  • Albert Jacka, first AIF recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • John Jackson, Victoria Cross recipient
  • Elwyn King, fighter ace
  • John Simpson Kirkpatrick, (1892–1915), stretcher bearer
  • Robert A. Little, fighter ace
  • The Hon. James Whiteside M'Cay, (1864–1930), commander, Australian 5th Division
  • Sir John Monash, (1865–1931), commander, Australian 3rd Division, Australian Corps
  • Sir Keith Murdoch, (1885–1952), war reporter
  • Sir Charles Rosenthal, (1875–1954), commander, Australian 2nd Division
  • Alfred Shout, Victoria Cross recipient
  • Sir Brudenell White, general

Other[edit]

  • C.E.W. Bean (1879–1968), official Australian war correspondent

Austria-Hungary[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1863–1914), heir to the throne whose assassination triggered the war
  • Emperor Franz Josef I (1830–1916)
  • Emperor Karl I (1887–1922), last emperor of Austria, last king of Hungary
  • Empress Zita (1892–1989), last empress of Austria, last queen of Hungary
  • Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen, field marshal and supreme commander of the Austro-Hungarian (K.u.K.) Army
  • Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, Grand Admiral in the Austro-Hungarian (K.u.K.) Navy
  • Archduke Eugen of Austria, Field Marshal and commander in the Balkins and later of the entire southwestern front
  • Archduke Joseph August of Austria, the last field marshal of Austria-Hungary, commander of the VII Corps, the 6th Army, and eventually the Army Group Tirol, also the last Palatine of Hungary
  • Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, General of Cavalry (equivalent to lieutenant general), K.u.K., and Doctor of Medicine
  • Archduke Josef Ferdinand of Austria, Feldmarschalleutnant (equivalent to major general), and commander of XIV Corps, the 4th Army, and later inspector general of the Imperial Air Force
  • Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria, Colonel of Artillery of both the Imperial (k.u.k.) Austro-Hungarian Army (on Horse) and the Polish Army
  • Archduke Leo Karl of Austria, captain, K.u.K.
  • Archduke Wilhelm of Austria, colonel of the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen

Soldiers[edit]

  • Arthur Arz von Straussenburg, (1857–1935), Chief of Staff (1917–1918)
  • Svetozar Boroevic von Bojna, field marshal
  • Godwin Brumowski (1889–1936), Hauptmann (captain) in the K.u.K. Air Force, leading Austro-Hungarian fighter ace of the war
  • Viktor Dankl von Krasnik (1854-1941), colonel general
  • Franz Freiherr Rohr von Denta, field marshal
  • Hermann Kövess, field marshal
  • Anton Haus (1851–1917), Grand Admiral and fleet commander of the K.u.K. Navy
  • Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852–1925), Chief of Staff (1906–1911, 1912–1917)
  • Oskar Potiorek (1853–1933), general and Governor of Bosnia (during the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand), 1914
  • Georg Ludwig von Trapp (1880–1947), Korvettenkapitän (lieutenant commander) in the K.u.K. Navy, leading Austro-Hungarian U-boat ace of the war

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Victor Adler, Austrian Social Democratic leader
  • Count Gyula Andrássy the Younger (1860–1929), Foreign Minister (1918)
  • Count Leopold von Berchtold (1863–1942), Foreign Minister (1912–1915)
  • Baron Stephan Burián von Rajecz (1851–1922), Foreign Minister (1915–1916, 1918), Finance Minister (1916–1918)
  • Count Heinrich Clam-Martinic (1863–1932), Minister-President of Austria (1916–1917)
  • Count Ottokar Czernin (1872–1932), Foreign Minister (1916–1918)
  • Count Moric Esterhazy (1881–1960), Minister-President of Hungary (1917)
  • Ernst Ritter Seidler von Feuchtenegg (1862–1931), Minister-President of Austria (1917–1918)
  • Baron Max Hussarek von Heinlein (1865–1935), Minister-President of Austria (1918)
  • Count Mihály Károlyi (1875–1955), Hungarian Independence Party leader and Minister-President (1918)
  • Ernst von Koerber (1850–1919), Minister-President of Austria (1916)
  • Heinrich Lammasch (1853–1920), Minister-President of Austria (1918)
  • Karl Renner (1870–1950), Austrian Social Democratic leader, and later Chancellor
  • Count Karl von Stürgkh (1859–1916), Minister-President of Austria (1911–1916)
  • Count László Szőgyény-Marich, Jr. (1841–1916), ambassador at Berlin (1892–1914)
  • Count István Tisza (1861–1918), Minister-President of Hungary (1913–1917)
  • Sandor Wekerle (1848–1921), Minister-President of Hungary (1917–1918)

Belgium[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • King Albert I (1875–1934)

Soldiers[edit]

  • Herman Baltia (1863–1938), general
  • Willy Coppens (1892–1986), fighter ace
  • Victor Deguise (1855–1922), general
  • Cyriaque Gillain (1857–1931), Army Chief of Staff
  • Fernand Jacquet (1888–1947), fighter ace
  • Gerard Leman (1851–1920), general
  • André de Meulemeester (1894–1973), fighter ace
  • Jan Olieslagers (1883–1942), fighter ace
  • Edmond Thieffry (1892–1929), fighter ace

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Baron Charles de Broqueville (1860–1940), Prime Minister
  • Paul Hymans (1865–1941), Foreign Secretary

Other[edit]

  • Désiré-Joseph Mercier (1851–1926), cardinal
  • Gabrielle Petit (1893–1916), executed spy working for the British

Bulgaria[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • Ferdinand I (1861–1948)
  • Crown prince Boris (1894–1943), heir apparent and liaison officer between Mackensen and Lieutenant General Stefan Toshev

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Andrey Lyapchev (1866-1933), government minister, post-war Prime Minister
  • Aleksandar Malinov (1867–1938), Prime Minister (1908–1911, 1918)
  • Stefan Panaretov (1853–1931), diplomat
  • Vasil Radoslavov (1854–1929), Prime Minister
  • Aleksandar Stamboliyski (1879–1923), anti-Monarchist

Soldiers[edit]

  • Kliment Boyadzhiev (1861-1933), general
  • Georg Stojanov Todorov (1858-1934), general
  • Stefan Toshev (1859-1924), general
  • Vladimir Vazov (1868-1945), general
  • Nikola Zhekov (1864-1949), Minister of War and Commander-in-Chief

Canada (including Newfoundland)[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (third son of Queen Victoria), Governor General of Canada

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Sir Robert Borden (1854–1937), Prime Minister (1911–1920)
  • Henri Bourassa (1868–1952), led French Canadian opposition to conscription
  • Sir Sam Hughes (1853–1921), Minister of Militia and Defense

Soldiers[edit]

  • Harry Band (1885–1915), alleged victim of German crucifixion
  • Sir Arthur Currie (1875–1933) Division, later Corps commander (Canadian Corps)
  • Sir Richard Turner (1871–1948) Chief of Canadian General Staff
  • Billy Bishop (1884–1956), ace credited with 72 victories
  • William Barker (1894–1930), fighter ace and Victoria Cross recipient
  • Filip Konowal (1888–1959), Ukrainian-Canadian Victoria Cross recipient
  • Thomas Ricketts (1901–1967), Newfoundlander who, at age 17, was the youngest soldier ever awarded the Victoria Cross as a combatant
  • Francis Pegahmagabow (1891–1952), the most highly decorated aboriginal Canadian soldier of World War I
  • Henry Norwest (1884–1918), one of the most famous snipers of the war
  • George Lawrence Price (1898–1918), last soldier killed in the war (shot two minutes before the announcement of the Armistice)
  • John McCrae (1872–1918), doctor and poet, author of "In Flanders Fields"

Democratic Republic of Armenia[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

  • Drastamat Kanayan (1884-1956)
  • Tovmas Nazarbekian (1855-1931), general
  • Garegin Nzhdeh (1886-1955)
  • Andranik Ozanian (1865-1927), commander of the Armenian Army Corps
  • Movses Silikyan (1862-1937), general

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Avetis Aharonian, chairman of the Armenian National Council which declared the independence of the First Republic of Armenia
  • Hovhannes Kajaznuni (1868-1938), first Prime Minister of Armenia (June 1918-August 1919)
  • Aram Manukian (1879-1919), provisional governor of Van (1915), founder and first Minister of Internal Affairs of the First Republic of Armenia (1918)

France[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

  • Edouard de Castelnau (1851–1944), general
  • Auguste Dubail (1851–1934), general
  • Louis Franchet d'Esperey (1856–1942), marshal
  • Ferdinand Foch (1851–1929), general and Generalissimo of the Allied Armies
  • Joseph Gallieni (1849–1916), general
  • Joseph Joffre (1852–1931), Commander-in-Chief
  • Charles Lanrezac (1852–1925), general
  • Charles Mangin (1866–1925), general
  • Michael Maunoury, (1847–1923), general
  • Robert Georges Nivelle (1856–1924), Commander-in-Chief
  • Henri Philippe Pétain (1856–1951), Commander-in-Chief
  • Géraud Réveilhac (1851-1937), general
  • Albert Severin Roche (1895-1939), Legion of Honor recipient
  • Maurice Sarrail (1856–1929), general

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Aristide Briand (1862–1932), Prime Minister (1909–11, 1913, 1915–17, 1921–22, 1925–26, 1929)
  • Joseph Caillaux (1863–1944), Prime Minister (June 1911 – January 1912)
  • Georges Clemenceau (1841–1929), Prime Minister (1917–1920)
  • Théophile Delcassé (1852–1923), Foreign Minister (1914–1915)
  • Gaston Doumergue (1863-1937)
  • Jean Jaures (1859–1914), Socialist party leader, pacifist
  • Hubert Lyautey (1854–1934), Minister of War
  • Alexandre Millerand (1859–1943), Minister of War (1912–13, 1914–15)
  • Paul Painlevé (1863–1933), Prime Minister (September 1917 – November 1917)
  • Stephen Pichon (1857-1933), journalist, diplomat and politician
  • Raymond Poincaré (1860–1934), President (1913–1920)
  • Alexandre Ribot (1842–1923), Prime Minister (March 1917 – September 1917)
  • René Viviani (1862–1925), Prime Minister (1914–1915)

Finland[edit]

  • Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, (1867–1951), marshal
  • Kurt Martti Wallenius, (1893–1984), lieutenant-general.
  • Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, (1865–1952), first President of Finland
  • Lauri Kristian Relander, (1883–1942), second President of Finland
  • Pehr Evind Svinhufvud,(1861–1944), third President of Finland
  • Aksel Airo, (1898–1985), general
  • Axel Erik Heinrichs (1890–1965), general
  • Vilho Petter Nenonen, (1883–1960), general
  • Paavo Talvela (1897–1973), general
  • Rudolf Walden (1878–1946), general

Germany[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941)
  • Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria (1869-1955), commander of the 6th Army and Army Group Rupprecht of Bavaria
  • Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882-1951), commander of the 5th Army and Army Group German Crown Prince

Soldiers[edit]

  • Erich von Falkenhayn, chief of staff 1914–1916
  • Hermann von François
  • Hermann Göring, (1888–1946), fighter ace
  • Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, field marshal
  • Wilhelm Groener
  • Paul von Hindenburg, (1847–1934), general
  • Admiral Franz von Hipper, commander, High Seas Fleet
  • Adolf Hitler (1889–1945), corporal
  • Max Hoffmann
  • Alexander von Kluck, general
  • Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
  • Erich Ludendorff, general
  • August von Mackensen, field marshal
  • Helmuth von Moltke, (1848–1916), Chief of Staff, 1906–1914
  • Manfred von Richthofen, (1892–1918), fighter ace
  • Otto Liman von Sanders, (1855–1929), general
  • Alfred von Schlieffen, (1833–1913), pre-war Chief of General Staff
  • Alfred von Tirpitz, (1849–1930), Naval Minister

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867–1929), Imperial Chancellor (1918)
  • Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, Imperial Chancellor (1909–1917)
  • Prince Bernhard von Bülow, former Imperial Chancellor (1900–1909), Ambassador to Italy (1914–1915), rival
  • Friedrich Ebert, (1871–1925), Social Democratic leader, Imperial Chancellor (1918), later First President of the Weimar Republic
  • Matthias Erzberger, leader of the left wing of the Catholic Centre Party
  • Count Georg von Hertling, Imperial Chancellor (1917–1918)
  • Richard von Kühlmann, Foreign Secretary (1917–1918)
  • Georg Michaelis, Imperial Chancellor (1917)
  • Gottlieb von Jagow, Foreign Secretary (1913–1916)
  • Hans Freiherr von Wangenheim, ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (1912–1915)
  • Philipp Scheidemann, Social Democratic Leader, later first Chancellor of the Weimar Republic (1919)
  • Gustav Stresemann, (1878–1929), leader of the imperialist wing of the National Liberal Party, later a major statesman of the Weimar Republic
  • Arthur Zimmermann, Foreign Secretary (1916–1917)

Other[edit]

  • Anthony Fokker, (1890–1939), aircraft builder

Greece[edit]

  • King Alexander (1893-1920)
  • Ioannis Metaxas, (1871–1941), military dictator
  • Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936), Prime Minister

Italy[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, (1869–1947)
  • Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta (1898-1942), soldier
  • Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta (1869-1931), Prince of Savoy, field marshal
  • Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi (1873-1933), vice admiral, naval Commander-in-Chief

Soldiers[edit]

  • Pietro Badoglio (1871-1956), general
  • Francesco Baracca (1888-1918), fighter ace
  • Ottavio Bottecchia (1894-1927), soldier, later first Italian Tour de France winner
  • Luigi Cadorna (1850-1928), Chief of Staff
  • Fulco Ruffo di Calabria (1884-1946), fighter ace
  • Luigi Capello (1859-1941), general
  • Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938), fighter pilot, novelist and poet
  • Armando Diaz (1861-1928), general
  • Rodolfo Graziani (1882-1955), officer
  • Emilio Lussu (1890–1975), officer, Italian novelist
  • Paolo Thaon di Revel (1859-1948), admiral
  • Angelo Roncalli, sergeant, stretcher-bearer and chaplain, future Pope John XXIII
  • Giovanni Sabelli (1886-1917), fighter ace
  • Silvio Scaroni (1893-1977), fighter ace

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Paolo Boselli (1838-1932), Prime Minister
  • Antonino Paternò Castello, Marchese di San Giuliano (1852-1914), Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Giovanni Giolitti (1842-1928), Prime Minister
  • Benito Mussolini (1883–1945), politician and soldier, future ruler of Italy (Il Duce)
  • Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (1860-1952), Prime Minister
  • Antonio Salandra (1853-1931), Prime Minister
  • Baron Sidney Sonnino (1847-1922), Minister of Foreign Affairs

Other[edit]

  • Pope Benedict XV (1854-1922)

Japan[edit]

  • Emperor Taishō (1879-1926)
  • Kamio Mitsuomi (1856-1927), army general
  • Prince Ōkuma Shigenobu (1838-1922), Prime Minister (1914–1916)
  • Count Terauchi Masatake (1852-1919), Prime Minister (1916–1918)
  • Hara Takashi (1856-1921), Prime Minister (1918–1921)
  • Yamashita Gentarō (1863-1931), admiral
  • Tanin Yamaya (1866-1940), admiral and naval theorist
  • Yashiro Rokurō (1860-1930), admiral and Navy Minister
  • Mitsumasa Yonai (1880-1948), naval officer and Prime Minister (1940)

Mexico[edit]

(Neutral)

  • Venustiano Carranza (1859-1920), President, refused to join with Germany after Germany sent the Zimmermann Telegram

Netherlands[edit]

(Neutral)

  • Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880–1962)
  • Mata Hari (1876-1917), spy
  • Jelles Troelstra (1860-1930), politician

New Zealand[edit]

(Entered the War on: 4 August 1914)

  • Sir James Allen, Minister of Defence
  • Edward Chaytor, General
  • Bernard Freyberg Victoria Cross recipient
  • Sir Alexander Godley, general, Commander of NZDF, NZEF
  • William Massey, Prime Minister
  • Keith Park Fighter ace
  • Sir Andrew Russell, General
  • Sir Joseph Ward, Prime Minister
  • Dave Gallaher, Captain of the original All Blacks.

Ottoman Empire[edit]

(Entered the War on: 31 October 1914)

Monarchs[edit]

  • Sultan Mehmed V, Monarch
  • Sultan Mehmed VI, Monarch

Political leaders[edit]

  • Said Halim Pasha, Grand Vizier
  • Ahmed Izzet Pasha, Grand Vizier
  • Talaat Pasha, Minister of Interior
  • Mehmed Djaved Bey, Minister of Finance

Military leaders[edit]

  • Enver Pasha, Minister of War
  • Ahmed Djemal Pasha, Military Governor of Syria

Military[edit]

  • Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, (1881–1938), Gallipoli
  • Halil Kut (Khalil Pasha), General
  • Fakhri Pasha

Portugal[edit]

Political leaders[edit]

  • Bernardino Machado – President of Portugal
  • Afonso Costa – Prime Minister of Portugal
  • Norton de Matos – War Minister

Military leaders[edit]

  • Tamagnini de Abreu – Commander of the Portuguese Expeditionary Corps (CEP)
  • Alves Roçadas – Commander of the Portuguese Forces in Southern Angola
  • Ferreira Gil – Commander of the Portuguese Forces in Eastern Africa

Romania[edit]

(Entered the War on: 27 August 1916)

Royalty[edit]

  • King Carol I (reign 1866–1914)
  • King Ferdinand I (reign 1914–1927)
  • Queen Marie (consort 1914–1927)

Politicians[edit]

  • Ionel Brătianu, Prime Minister
  • Alexandru Marghiloman, Prime Minister
  • Nicolae Iorga

Military[edit]

  • Constantin Prezan, General (later Mareșal for the victories during the war)
  • Alexandru Averescu, General (later Mareșal for the victories during the war)
  • Eremia Grigorescu, General
  • Ion Dragalina, General
  • Ioan Culcer, General
  • Artur Văitoianu, General
  • Constantin Coandă, General
  • Ion Antonescu, General
  • Ecaterina Teodoroiu, volunteer

Russia[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • Emperor Nicholas II (1868–1918), abdicated in 1917
  • Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovitch Romanov (1878–1918), refused the throne after Nicholas' abdication
  • Empress Alexandra (1872–1918)

Soldiers[edit]

  • Mikhail Alekseev
  • Aleksei Brusilov
  • Yuri Danilov
  • Anton Denikin
  • Alexander Kolchak, admiral
  • Lavr Georgevich Kornilov, (1870–1918), general
  • Alexei Nikolajevich Kuropatkin
  • Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolayevich
  • Paul von Rennenkampf
  • Alexander Samsonov
  • Peter Wrangel
  • Nikolai Yudenich

Politicians and others[edit]

  • Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (1888–1938), Bolshevik Leader
  • Victor Chernov, Socialist-Revolutionary Party Leader
  • Ivan Goremykin, Prime Minister (1914–1916)
  • Alexander Guchkov, Octobrist leader
  • Lev Kamenev, Bolshevik revolutionary
  • Prince Georgy Yevgenyevich Lvov, first leader of the Provisional Government (1917)
  • Alexandra Kollontai, Bolshevik leader
  • Alexander Krivoshein, Minister of Agriculture
  • Vladimir Lenin (1870–1924), Bolshevik leader
  • Aleksandr Kerensky (1881–1970), second leader of the Russian Provisional Government, 1917
  • Nikolai Maklakov [ru], Minister of the Interior
  • Julius Martov, Menshevik leader
  • Pavel Miliukov, Kadet leader
  • Vladimir Purishkevich, right-wing political leader, assassin of Rasputin
  • Grigori Rasputin (1872–1916), friar, adventurer, mystic wonder-worker
  • Sergei Sazonov, Foreign Minister (1910–1916)
  • Joseph Stalin (1879–1953), Soviet leader
  • Boris Stürmer, Prime Minister (1916)
  • Alexander Trepov, Prime Minister (1916)
  • Leon Trotsky (1879–1940), Bolshevik leader
  • Prince Felix Yusupov, murderer of Rasputin
  • Grigory Zinoviev (1883–1936), Russian Bolshevik

Serbia[edit]

  • King Peter I (1844–1921)
  • Crown Prince Alexander I (1888–1934), prince regent
  • Dragutin Dimitrijevic (1877–1917), founder and leader of the Black Hand Society
  • Zivojin Misic (1855–1921), field marshal
  • Nikola Pasic (1845–1926), Prime Minister
  • Gavrilo Princip (1894–1918), Serbian who assassinated Franz Ferdinand of Austria and triggered the war
  • Radomir Putnik (1847–1917), Chief of General Staff
  • Stepa Stepanović (1856–1929), field marshal
  • Pavle Jurišić Šturm (1848-1922), general

South Africa[edit]

  • Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor (1894–1921), fighter ace and Victoria Cross recipient
  • Louis Botha (1862–1919), Prime Minister
  • Sir Henry Lukin, (1860–1925), major general
  • Jan Smuts, (1870–1950), Prime Minister
  • Sir Jacob van Deventer, (1874–1922), lieutenant general

United Kingdom[edit]

Royalty[edit]

  • King George V
  • Queen Mary
  • Prince Albert, Duke of York, turret officer aboard HMS Collingwood during the Battle of Jutland
  • Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Field Marshal and Governor General of Canada
  • Prince Arthur of Connaught, captain, honorary colonel, and aide-de-camp to General Sir John French and General Sir Douglas Haig.
  • Prince Maurice of Battenberg, lieutenant, King's Royal Rifle Corps, killed at Ypres

Soldiers[edit]

  • Augustus Agar, V.C., Royal Navy officer
  • Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, (1861–1936), commander in Palestine
  • Prince Louis of Battenberg, (1854–1921), admiral, First Sea Lord (1912–1914)
  • David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty, (1871–1936), admiral
  • William Birdwood, (1865–1951), commander of the AIF (1916–1918)
  • Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, (1862–1935), general
  • Adrian Carton de Wiart, V.C. Front line commander
  • William Boyle, 12th Earl of Cork and Orrery (1873-1967), Royal Navy officer
  • Walter Cowan (1871-1956), admiral
  • Harry Farr English soldier, executed for cowardice, pardon announced in 2006
  • John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, (1841–1920), admiral, First Sea Lord (1914–1915)
  • John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, (1852–1925), commander of the BEF (1914–1915)
  • William Goodenough, admiral
  • Hubert Gough, general
  • Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, (1861–1928), commander of the BEF (1915–1918)
  • Ian Hamilton, (1853–1947) commander at Gallipoli
  • Aylmer Hunter-Weston, (1864–1940), general
  • Sir [Henry Jackson (Royal Navy officer)|]] (1855-1929), admiral, First Sea Lord, (1915–1916)
  • John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, (1859–1935), admiral, First Sea Lord (1916–1917)
  • Roger Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes (1872-1945), naval officer, Submarines, Dardanelles, Dover Patrol, Zeebrugge, Ostend
  • Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, (1857–1932), general, later field marshal
  • Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson, (1864–1925), general
  • Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet, (1860–1933), Chief of Imperial General Staff, 1915–1917
  • Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien, (1858–1930), general
  • Sir Doveton Sturdee, admiral, Chief of War Staff at the Admiralty (1914)
  • Sir Rosslyn Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester Wemyss, admiral, First Sea Lord (1917–1919)
  • Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet, (1864–1922), Chief of Imperial General Staff, 1918

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • H. H. Asquith, Prime Minister (1908–1916)
  • David Lloyd George, Prime Minister (1916–1922)
  • Arthur Balfour, (1848–1930), Foreign Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty (1915–1916)
  • Sir Edward Carson, First Lord of the Admiralty (1916–1917)
  • Sir Roger Casement, Irish independence leader
  • Sir Winston Churchill, (1911–1915), First Lord of the Admiralty (1911–1915)
  • George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, (1859–1925), Unionist politician
  • John Dillon, Irish Home Rule leader
  • Sir Eric Geddes, First Lord of the Admiralty (1917–1919)
  • Sir Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, Foreign Secretary
  • Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (1850–1916), former general, Secretary of State for War
  • Bonar Law, (1858–1923), Unionist Party leader
  • Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner, politician
  • John Redmond, (1856–1918), Irish Home Rule leader

Artists, poets and writers[edit]

  • May Cannan, English poet
  • David Jones, English poet
  • C.S. Lewis, writer
  • Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), English writer, war painter and critic
  • Wilfred Owen, (1893–1918), English poet
  • Isaac Rosenberg, English poet
  • Edward Thomas, Welsh poet
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, writer

Other[edit]

  • Dorothy Lawrence war reporter
  • W. H. R. Rivers, (1864–1922), psychiatrist

United States[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

  • Frank Herman Albright, (August 2, 1865 – July 21, 1940), brigadier general
  • Frederick Vaughan Abbott, brigadier general
  • Frank Herman Albright, brigadier general
  • William Herbert Allaire, Jr., brigadier general
  • Hubert Allison Allen, brigadier general
  • George R. Allin, general
  • Edward Anderson (1864-1937), brigadier general
  • Edward D. Anderson, general
  • Avery D. Andrews, general
  • Samuel Tilden Ansell, general
  • William Hemple Arthur, M.D. and general
  • Thomas Q. Ashburn (1874-1941), brigadier general
  • Dwight Edward Aultman, general
  • Fred Thaddeus Austin, general
  • Chauncey Brooke Baker, general
  • Charles Clarendon Ballou, general
  • Frank Ellis Bamford, general
  • Harry Hill Bandholtz, (1864–1925), major general and the US representative of the Inter-Allied Military Mission in Hungary in 1919
  • John William Barker, general
  • George Columbus Barnhardt, general
  • Malvern Hill Barnum, (1863–1942), general
  • John Davenport Barrette, general
  • Charles H. Barth, general
  • George True Bartlett, general
  • Urbane F. Bass, African-American doctor and first lieutenant in the United States Army who was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during World War I
  • Lucien Grant Berry, brigadier general
  • Walter Augustus Bethel, general
  • Albert H. Blanding, general who later served as chief of the National Guard Bureau from 1936 to 1940
  • Tasker H. Bliss, (1853–1930), Army Chief of Staff 1917–1918, U.S. representative Supreme War Council
  • Daniel Daly, (1873–1937), Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor twice, once during the war and once prior to the war
  • Abel Davis, (1874–1937), commanded the 132nd U.S. Infantry of Illinois during the war and retired as a brigadier general
  • William T. Fitzsimons, (died 1917), early U.S. casualty
  • Benjamin Foulois, 1879–1967, a member of the aviation section of the AEF
  • William S. Graves, (1865–1940), commander of American forces in Siberia during the Allied Intervention in Russia
  • Harry G. Hamlet, (1874–1954), later served as Commandant of the Coast Guard
  • Ernest Hemingway, (1899–1961), served in the ambulance corps, author of For Whom the Bell Tolls, A Farewell to Arms, and The Sun Also Rises
  • Field Eugene Kindley, (1895–1920), flying ace
  • Clayton Knight, (1891–1969), aviator
  • John A. Lejeune, (1867–1942), USMC general, led Marine and army divisions
  • Elizabeth Leonhardt, (1867–1953), one of the Sacred Twenty
  • Edward Mann Lewis, (1863–1949), commanded the 30th Infantry Division
  • Peyton C. March, (1864–1955), Army Chief of Staff 1918–1921
  • Colonel George Patton, (1885–1945), commander of U.S. Tank Corps
  • General John J. Pershing, (1860–1948), commander of the AEF
  • Corporal Thomas A. Pope, (1894–1989), Medal of Honor recipient
  • Henry J. Reilly, (1881–1963), commander of the 149th Field Artillery Regiment, 42nd ("Rainbow") Division and helped found the Reserve Officers Association
  • Eddie Rickenbacker, (1890–1973), flying ace
  • Sacred Twenty, a group of exclusively female nurses who, during World War I, were the first female members to ever formally serve in the United States Navy representing the Nurse Corps
  • Joseph B. Sanborn, (1855–1934), colonel that led the 131st who rose to the rank of lieutenant general after the war
  • Leonard Wood, (1860–1927), general
  • Sgt. Alvin York, (1887–1964), highly decorated war hero

Politicians and government officials[edit]

  • Newton D. Baker, (1871–1937), Secretary of War 1916–1921
  • William Jennings Bryan, (1860–1925), Secretary of State
  • Josephus Daniels, (1862–1948), Secretary of the Navy 1913–1921
  • Edward M. House, (1858–1938), adviser to President Wilson
  • Charles Evans Hughes, (1862–1948), Republican, 1907–1910, governor of New York, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice, presidential candidate
  • Robert Lansing, (1864–1928), Secretary of State 1915–1920
  • Woodrow Wilson, (1856–1924), 28th (1913–1921) President

Others[edit]

  • Edmund Marion Ashe, (1867–1941), American artist known for his posters for bond drives and watercolors of the Gibson Girl
  • Harold Ross, (1882–1951), editor of Stars and Stripes, later founder of The New Yorker magazine
  • Julia Hunt Catlin Park DePew Taufflieb (1862–1948), first American woman to be awarded the Croix de Guerre and Legion of Honour from France for turning her Chateau d'Annel into a 300-bed hospital on the front line

See also[edit]

  • Allied Leaders of World War II
  • Axis Leaders of World War II
  • Lists of World War I topics
  • List of last surviving World War I veterans by country
  • Puerto Ricans in World War I

External links[edit]

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Others articles of the Topic World War I : Battle of Henin, Participants in World War I, George Johnson (supercentenarian)

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