Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk
Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich (full name: Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk, Lothar 15 May 1773 – 11 June 1859) was an Austrian politician and statesman of Rhenish extraction 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. ... more »
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''Italy is a geographical expression.''Prince Metternich (1773-1859), Austrian statesman. letter, Nov. 19, 1849. Memoirs, vol. 7 (1883). The Prussian statesman Otto von Bismarck used th...