Metternich


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Metternich

Klemens . 1773--1859, Austrian statesman. He became foreign minister (1809) and made a significant contribution to the Congress of Vienna (1815). From 1821 to 1848 he was both foreign minister and chancellor of Austria and is noted for his defence of autocracy in Europe
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Metternich explains how air pollution is one of the key reasons preventing London from scoring highly whenever cities around the world are ranked by sustainability or liveability.
As late as 1812 Metternich was opposed to this, thinking that a restoration of monarchy would be too destabilizing for a now thoroughly republican French society.
As Prince Metternich made clear, he was striving to create "a dam to resist the torrent of revolutions.
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So instead of an American Metternich (not to be conflated with a Kissinger), the Republicans will settle this summer for an uxorious Romney or Santorum as their choice to lead a nation more populous today than the whole of Europe was during the Princes lifetime.
Kissinger's forte has been realpolitik, and he has a great deal to answer for many of his policies, though he has seen himself as a Metternich whose job is to keep order in a world that is coming apart.
Prince Metternich, on behalf of Austria, and Prince Hardenberg, on behalf of Prussia, in two similar letters written on 26 and 31 October 1815 to cardinal Consalvi, the Secretary of State of the Pope, reminded the latter of how they had supported Canova's mission in pursuance of the needs of <<justice>> in order to recover objects linked to the honour and culture of a State:
The legitimacy of hereditary monarchies, a principle established by Metternich, the architect of the post-Napoleonic order, eventually prevailed in the 1848 European Spring.
Metternich escaped in disguise to Britain, when students and workers stormed the Imperial Palace in Vienna on 13/03/1848, which brings to mind Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's flight from his country.
Para empezar, conviene no perder de vista que durante el Congreso de Troppau (octubre-diciembre de 1820), y a iniciativa de Metternich, los representantes de Rusia, Austria y Prusia firmaron el protocolo de 19 de noviembre en el que afirmaban:
Thus, when outlining the erosion of the romantic vision in the mid-19th century, the contributory causes he cites include rapid urbanisation, the growth of literacy and the arrival of the railway and one is as likely to encounter Frederick the Great, Talleyrand and Metternich in his pages as the romantic dreams and nightmares of Hoffmann, Fuseli or Berlioz.