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  Congress of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congress of Vienna was a conference between ambassadors from the major powers in Europe that was chaired by the Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich and held in Vienna, Austria, from September 1, 1814, to June 9, 1815.
The Congress was concerned with determining the entire shape of Europe after the Napoleonic wars, with the exception of the terms of peace with France, which had already been decided by the Treaty of Paris, signed a few months earlier, on May 30, 1814.
The Congress of Vienna was frequently criticized by 19th century and more recent historians for ignoring national and liberal impulses, and for imposing a stifling reaction on the continent.
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 Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vienna is Austria's primate city; with a population of about 1.6 million (2.2 million within the metro area), Vienna is by far the largest city in Austria as well as its cultural, economic and political centre.
Vienna is the seat of the Viennese Roman Catholic archdiocese, and its acting Archbishop is Cardinal Christoph Schönborn.
Nearly all of Vienna's drinking water is brought to the city via two large water pipelines, built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and stretching 120km (75 miles) and 200km (124 miles), respectively, from the Alps to the city's Hietzing district.
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1807-1815 Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (the Duchy was abolished at the Congress of Vienna)
The duchy of Modena was assigned to a minor branch of the family by the Congress of Vienna.
Congress of Vienna, the King of Denmark is declared a member of the Germanic body on account of Holstein and Lauenburg, and invested with three votes in the Diet; he is to have the tenth place in rank.
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he delegates at the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815) were motivated to a surprisingly large degree by the desire to benefit Europe as a whole, and this is reflected in their purpose in calling the Congress together and the settlement they reached.
The Congress of Vienna was held in order to draw up a plan to alter Europe politically and territorially so as to prevent the extensive expansion of any one great power, such as that Napoleon had brought about.
The fact that the Congress of Vienna was conducted with the aim of preventing universal war, which led to proposals of creating a balance of power, establishing "better" conservative governments, containing France and cooperation between the great powers to meet these ends clearly demonstrates that the welfare of all of Europe was a relevant concern.
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 Congress of Vienna - MSN Encarta
Congress of Vienna, European conference called to reestablish the territorial divisions of Europe at the end of the Napoleonic Wars after the downfall of Napoleon.
The conference was held in Vienna from September 1814 to June 1815.
Most conspicuous among the numerous monarchs who attended the Congress was Alexander I, emperor of Russia, who supported such generally unpopular causes as the unification of the German states and the establishment of a constitutional government in Poland.
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A peace settlement with defeated France had been reached before the congress convened (see Paris, Treaty of, 1814), but France was represented by Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, who, by skillfully exploiting differences among the allies, soon obtained an equal voice with the four great victorious powers.
The problems confronting the congress were extremely thorny and complex, for the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars had swept away the entire structure of Europe.
The congress confirmed the transfer of Norway from the Danish to the Swedish crown; W Pomerania, the claim to which Sweden had ceded to Denmark in the Treaty of Kiel (1814), was given to Prussia, which compensated Denmark with the duchy of Lauenburg.
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Lombardy-Venetia was a kingdom created by the 1815 Congress of Vienna to combine the territories of Lombardy (ruled by Austria in 1713-96) and Venetia (under Austrian rule since 1797) under the Austrian Habsburg dynasty.
During the Middle Ages, Vienna was home of the Babenberg Dynasty and in 1440 became residence city of the Habsburg Dynasties from where Vienna eventually grew to become the secret capital of the Holy Roman Empire and a cultural center for arts and science, music and fine cuisine.
From the first the social side of the congress impressed observers with its wealth and variety, nor did the statesmen disdain to use the dining-table or the ballroom as the instruments of their diplomacy.
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The Congress of Vienna (October 1 1814 - June 9 1815) was a conference between ambassadors from major powers in Europe that was chaired by the Austrian Klemens Wenzel von Metternich and held in Vienna Austria.
The Congress was concerned with determining the shape of Europe after the Napoleonic wars the exception of the terms of peace France which had already been decided by Treaty of Paris signed a few months earlier on May 30 1814.
The Congress of Vienna was frequently criticized 19th Century (and more recent) historians for national and liberal impulses and for imposing stifling reaction on the continent.
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 Congress of Verona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congress of Verona met at Verona on October 20, 1822 as the last of the series of international conferences or congresses that opened with the Congress of Vienna in 1815.
While the of the United Kingdom and the European powers had at first, during the Congress of Vienna, acted largely in concert, the extent to which the concord of Congress Europe had unraveled in seven years became apparent in the way in which the two main questions before this Congress were handled.
They defined the United Kingdom's position towards the three questions which it was supposed would be discussed: the Turkish Question (Greek insurrection), the question of intervention in favor of the Bourbon royal power in Spain and the revolted Spanish colonies, and the Italian Question.
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 Congress of Vienna
The Congress of Vienna as it was known, was dominated by the Four victorious allies, the British, Prussians, Austrians and Russians.
The Congress was attended by all the nations that existed prior to the Napoleonic Wars.
While the Congress never met as one unit, it successfully worked out the various claims of the nations of Europe and established a framework that was to avoid a major European war for 50 years.
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The Congress of Vienna (October 1, 1814 - June 9, 1815) was aconference between ambassadors from the major powers in Europe that was chaired by theAustrian statesman Klemens Wenzel vonMetternich and held in Vienna, Austria.
The Congress was concerned with determining the entire shape of Europe after the Napoleonic wars, with the exception of theterms of peace with France, which had already been decided by the Treaty of Paris, signed a few months earlier, on May 30, 1814.
The Congress of Vienna was frequently criticized by 19th Century (and more recent) historians for ignoring national andliberal impulses, and for imposing a stifling reaction on the continent.
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 Congress of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Congress of Vienna was a conference between ambassadors from the major powers in Europe that was chaired by the Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich and held in Vienna, Austria, from October 1, 1814, to June 9, 1815.
At the Congress, the United Kingdom was represented first by its Foreign Secretary, the Viscount Castlereagh; after February 1815, by the Duke of Wellington; and in the last weeks, after Wellington left to meet Napoleon, by the.
This led to the establishment of the Congress system and the subsequent congresses.
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he Congress of Vienna was an international conference that was called in order to remake Europe after the downfall of Napoleon I. Many territorial decisions had to be made in the conference that was held in Vienna, Austria, from September 1814 to June 1815.
The goal of the congress was to reestablish a balance of power amongst the countries of Europe and have peace between the nations.
The Congress was highly successful in achieving its goal, for the peace in Europe was left undisturbed for almost 40 years.
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 Delegates to the Congress of Vienna
Delegates to the Congress of Vienna of 1815
At the Congress of Vienna, the monarchs and princes of Europe redrew their boundaries, to the advantage of Prussia (in Saxony and the Ruhr), Austria (in Illyria and Venetia), and Russia (in Poland and Finland).
At the Congress of Vienna (1814-15), which redrew the map of Europe after Napoleon's downfall, he blocked Russian plans for the annexation of the whole of Poland and Prussia's attempt to absorb Saxony.
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Vienna, pronounced vee EHN uh, Congress of, was a meeting held from late 1814 through early 1815 to settle the issues arising from almost 25 years of war between France and the rest of Europe.
The congress decided how Europe would be ruled after the imminent defeat of the French emperor and military leader Napoleon I. The workable settlements made in Vienna, Austria, won credit for helping avoid any wide European conflict for 100 years afterward.
The Congress of Vienna was bitterly criticized for many years because it ignored the strong democratic and nationalistic sentiments of many Europeans.
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France's representative at the Congress, Charles Talleyrand-Perigord, was at his politically savvy best during the meetings and brilliantly worked on the distrust the Allies had for each other.
His task was made easier by Prussia and Russia's plans for Saxony, which basically meant the former annexing the country in exchange for Russia gaining three-quarters of the Duchy of Warsaw.
While it dealt with the restoration of what was hoped would be stabilising monarchies, by not dealing with the issues of nationalism the Congress sowed the seeds of a new revolutionary period.
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 Congress Of Vienna in directory.co.uk
The Congress of Vienna was an international conference that was called in order to remake Europe after the downfall of Napoleon I. Many...
The Congress of Vienna was convened in 1815 by the four European...
The Congress of Vienna was held amidst much celebration and extravagance.
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 CONGRESS OF VIENNA - LoveToKnow Article on CONGRESS OF VIENNA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The opening of the congress was postponed, and Sweden and Portugal were added to the European committee, but the Four still persisted in the informal meetings which were to decide the important questions.
A true disciple of Pitt, he came to the congress with an overwhelming distrust of the growing power of Russia, which was only second to his hatred of revolutionary France.
Thus the congress of Vienna failed to institute any new system for securing the stability of the European polity, nor did it recognize those new forces of liberty and nationality which had really caused Napoleons downfall.
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 Talleyrand and the Congress of Vienna
The importance of the French representative in the negotiations at the Congress of Vienna cannot be underestimated.
The treaty clearly stated that all the powers who had fought on either side were to gather at Vienna and settle in a general congress the arrangements to complete provisions made in the Treaty.
The Congress was stirred to action and by March 22, Switzerland was given new borders and was declared permanently neutral.
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 Congress of Vienna
Congress of Vienna: Consequences - Consequences Although the territorial changes brought about by the Congress of Vienna did not...
Congress of Vienna: Congress Participants - Congress Participants The Austrian emperor Francis I (formerly Holy Roman Emperor Francis II) was...
Congress of Vienna: Territorial Adjustments - Territorial Adjustments Major territorial changes were unavoidable, partly because of previous...
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 Congress of Vienna, Wiener Kongress, Napoleon, Metternich - History of Austria
The Congress of Vienna was an international congress aiming to restore peace and to restructure Europe, which was in a mess after almost two centennaries of war and the monomanic attempts of Napoleon to conquer Europe.
Representation was almost as important at the Congress of Vienna as diplomacy.
Count Klemens von Metternich was souvereign to Austrian emperor Franz I and one of the main diplomats of the Viennese Congress.
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 Metternich & Napoleon diplomacy Congress of Vienna
She suited Metternich in that she was rich and accepted at the very heart of Viennese society, and was as prepared as Metternich himself was for their future together in an "open" marriage.
As the proceedings of the Congress of Vienna continued amidst much lavish social festival diplomatists and statesmen redrew the map of Europe after Napoleon's downfall.
A French Bourbon monarchy had been restored and was represented at Vienna by Talleyrand who gradually won acceptance from other diplomats that restoration France should be regarded as a major power with a legitimate say in the efforts to define a peace.
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The National Archives of Malaysia are honoured to invite all ICA member countries, archival institutions and archivists from all parts of the world to attend the 16th International Congress on Archives in Kuala Lumpur in 2008.
The city of Vienna was the backdrop for the 15th Congress of the International Council on Archives (ICA) from 23-28 August 2004.
Vienna is the 15th International Congress on Archives, following in a long tradition.
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Essay: The concept of Nationalism was not thought of as a factor in the Congress of Vienna.
Although the Congress of Vienna was started for the benifit of Europe, is it possible that in the long run, it really lead to death and distruction at the hands of a unified Germany in the early 20th century?
Did the countries at the Congress of Vienna truly mean to stick to all their agreements?
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