World War I who’s who

The links below contain brief biographical sketches of individuals involved in World War I. These biographies have been written by Alpha History authors. If you would like to contribute or suggest a biography for these pages, please contact Alpha History.

Monarchs and royals

Albert I (Belgium)
Charles I (Austria)
Franz Ferdinand (Austria)
Franz Joseph I (Austria)
George V (Britain)
Ludwig III (Bavaria)
Mehmed V (Ottoman Empire)
Nicholas II (Russia)
Peter I (Serbia)
Wilhelm II (Germany)

Politicians and civilian leaders

Herbert Asquith (Britain)
Theobald Bethmann-Hollweg (Germany)
Robert Borden (Canada)
Charles de Broqueville (Belgium)
Georges Clemenceau (France)
Billy Hughes (Australia)
David Lloyd George (Britain)
Ivan Goremykin (Russia)
Edward Grey (Britain)
Herbert Kitchener (Britain)
Raymond Poincare (France)
Woodrow Wilson (US)

Military commanders

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (Ottoman Empire)
Erich von Falkenhayn (Germany)
Ferdinand Foch (France)
John French (Britain)
Douglas Haig (Britain)
Paul von Hindenburg (Germany)
Joseph Joffre (France)
Erich Ludendorff (Germany)
Helmuth von Molkte (Germany)
John Monash (Australia)
Nicholas Nikolaevich (Russia)
John Pershing (US)
Philippe Petain (France)
Henry Wilson (Britain)

Anti-war figures

Valentin Bulgakov (Russia)
Eugene Debs (US)
Albert Einstein (Switzerland)
Emma Goldman (US)
Zeth Hoglund (Sweden)
Jean Jaures (France)
Helen Keller (US)
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice (Britain)
Vladimir Lenin (Russia)
Karl Liebknecht (Germany)
Ramsay MacDonald (Britain)
Daniel Mannix (Australia)
Bertrand Russell (Britain)
George Bernard Shaw (Britain)