Konstantin Theodor Dumba

Dumba, Konstantin Theodor (kônstäntēnˈ tāˈōdôr dŏmˈbä) [key], 1856–1947, Austro-Hungarian diplomat. As ambassador (1913–15) to the United States, he was involved with Franz von Papen and Karl Boy-Ed in schemes to sabotage the American munitions industry. Dumba was recalled on President Wilson's request. His memoirs (tr. 1932) present his defense.

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