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Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes.




Klemens von Metternich, 1773-1859, Austrian Statesman & Diplomat, Letter, December 2, 1822

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Klemens von Metternich
Klemens von Metternich
  • Born: May 15, 1773
  • Died: June 12, 1859
  • Nationality: Austrian
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Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Prince von Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein, KOGF was an Austrian diplomat who was at the center of European affairs for four decades as the Austrian Empire's foreign minister from 1809 and Chancellor from 1821 until the liberal Revolutions of 1848 forced his resignation.

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