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Klemens Von Metternich

Modern History Sourcebook: Prince Klemens von Metternich: Political Confession of Faith, 1820 Prince Klemens von Metternich (1773-1859) was the leading figure in European government up until 1848. As political master of the Austrian Empire, he was the architect of an alliance system among the European powers after Napoleon's defeat - a system which tried to undo the damage to traditional dynastic politics wroght by the French revolution.

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Klemens von Metternich, Australian Chancellor, Nemesis of Lola and also a victim of the 1848 Revolutions

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Klemens Von Metternich

Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich (full name German: Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Fürst von Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein, anglicised as Clement Wenceslas Lothair, Prince von Metternich-Winneburg-Beilstein (1773–1859)

Klemens von Metternich ~ he engineered Austria's entry into the War of the Sixth Coalition on the Allied side, signed the Treaty of Fontainebleau that sent Napoleon into exile and led the Austrian delegation at the Congress of Vienna which divided post-Napoleonic Europe between the major powers.

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“In Europe democracy is a falsehood. I do not know where it will end, but it cannot end in a quiet old age.” — Klemens von Metternich

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Prince Klemens von Metternich.-

Klemens von Metternich.

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Prince Klemens von Metternich

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The March Revolution of 1848 forced Habsburg Minister of State and first-hand man to the Emporer Klemens von Metternich to resign.

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