Dalberg, Emmerich Joseph

Dalberg, Emmerich Joseph

(Emeric Joseph, duc de Dalberg) (ĕmərēk` zhōzĕf` dälbârk`), 1773–1833, French diplomat of German origin; nephew of Karl Theodor von Dalberg. The foreign minister of Baden, he entered (1810) the service of French Emperor Napoleon I, who made him a duke and a councillor of state. A follower of Charles Maurice de TalleyrandTalleyrand or Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de
, 1754–1838, French statesman and diplomat.
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, he served (1814) in the provisional government formed after the fall of Paris and supported the recall of the BourbonsBourbon
, European royal family, originally of France; a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty (see Capetians). One branch of the Bourbons occupies the modern Spanish throne, and other branches ruled the Two Sicilies and Parma.
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. In recompense he was made French plenipotentiary at the Congress of Vienna.
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