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Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

Clemens Lothar Wenzel, Prince Metternich (1773-1859) c. 1815

RCIN 404948

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The Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Metternich, was one of the key statesmen at the Congress of Vienna, involved in the discussions that restructured Europe in the wake of Napoleon’s defeat and exile. His diplomatic manoeuvrings earned him the title of ‘the coachman of Europe’.