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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCharles Maurice de Talleyrand
Born: February 2, 1754
Died: May 17, 1838 (aged 84)
Bio: Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, 1st Prince de Bénévent was a French diplomat. He worked successfully from the regime of Louis XVI, through the French Revolution and then under Napoleon I, Louis XVIII, Charles X, and Louis-Philippe. Known since the turn of the 19th century simply by the name Talleyrand, he remains a figure that polarizes opinion.