Klemens von Metternich

1773 - 1859

Klemens von Metternich

Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Prince of Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein (15 May 1773 – 11 June 1859), was an Austrian diplomat who was at the center of European affairs for three decades as the Austrian Empire's foreign minister from 1809 and Chancellor from 1821 until the liberal Revolutions of 1848 forced his resignation. Born into the House of Metternich in 1773 as the son of a diplomat, Metternich received a good education at the universities of Strasbourg and Mainz. Metternich rose through key diplomatic posts, including ambassadorial roles in the Kingdom of Saxony, the Kingdom of Prussia, and especially Napoleonic France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klemens von Metternich has received more than 1,103,646 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 206th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Klemens von Metternich ranks 204 out of 14,801Before him are Henry II of France, Eva Perón, Harald Fairhair, Anwar Sadat, Slobodan Milošević, and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy. After him are Louis XII of France, William the Silent, Heraclius, Lee Kuan Yew, Charles the Bald, and Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha.

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Among people born in 1773, Klemens von Metternich ranks 1After him are Louis Philippe I, Thomas Young, William Henry Harrison, Robert Brown, Friedrich Mohs, Ludwig Tieck, James Mill, Louis I of Etruria, Aimé Bonpland, Thérésa Tallien, and Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia. Among people deceased in 1859, Klemens von Metternich ranks 2Before him is Alexander von Humboldt. After him are Alexis de Tocqueville, Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, Oscar I of Sweden, Wilhelm Grimm, John Vianney, Carl Ritter, Josip Jelačić, Washington Irving, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, and Louis Spohr.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klemens von Metternich ranks 61 out of 3,763Before him are Heinrich Heine (1797), Heinrich Hertz (1857), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Charles Bukowski (1920), Frederick the Great (1712), and Robert Koch (1843). After him are William the Silent (1533), Ludwig Feuerbach (1804), Charles the Bald (823), Erich Fromm (1900), Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762), and William I, German Emperor (1797).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Klemens von Metternich ranks 13Before him are Angela Merkel (1954), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Konrad Adenauer (1876), and Frederick the Great (1712). After him are William the Silent (1533), Charles the Bald (823), William I, German Emperor (1797), Clara Zetkin (1857), Martin Bormann (1900), and Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893).

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