Prince Metternich

Prince Metternich

Born: May 15, 1773

Died: June 11, 1859

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich was a German-born Austrian politician and statesman and one of the most important diplomats of his era, serving as the Foreign Minister of the Holy Roman Empire and its successor state, the Austrian Empire, from 1809 until the liberal revolutions of 1848 forced his resignation.