Mechtilde Lichnowsky
Mechtilde Lichnowsky, originally Mechtilde Christiane Marie Gräfin von und zu Arco-Zinneberg, later Mechtilde Peto (8 March 1879, in Schloss Schönburg
Pocking is a town in the district of Passau, in Lower Bavaria, Germany. It is situated about 30 km south-west of Passau, close to the Austrian border.-History:...

, Schönburg (Pocking)(now in the Kreis Passau
Passau (district)
Passau is a district in the southeast of Bavaria. It encloses the city of Passau geographically from two sides. Neighboring districts are Rottal-Inn, Deggendorf, Freyung-Grafenau. To the south it borders Austria.-History:...

) - 4 June 1958, in London
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) was a German author, married to Karl Max, Fürst von Lichnowsky
Karl Max, Fürst von Lichnowsky
Karl Max, Prince Lichnowsky was a German diplomat, the author of a noted pamphlet of 1916 that deplored German diplomacy in mid-1914 that, he argued, directly caused the outbreak of the First World War....

, 6th Prince and 8th Count Lichnowsky (1860–1928) who succeeded his father in 1901, and served as Imperial German Ambassador to the Court of St. James's
Court of St. James's
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, 1912-1914.

She was originally from the House of Von Arco-Zinneberg, a branch of the Tyrolese House of Arco.
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