Person Male Born 15/5/1773 Died 11/6/1859
Politician and statesman. Born Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Fürst Von Metternich-Winneburg-Beilstein in Coblenz. At the age of 28 he was Austrian Minister at Dresden, then Berlin and Paris. He concluded the Treaty of Fontainebleau in 1807 and as Austrian Foreign Minister, negotiated the marriage of Napoleon I and Marie Louise. The effects of the 1848 French revolution were felt in Vienna and he fled to England, but returned to Germany in 1851. He died in Vienna.