Charles Maurice de Talleyrand


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Noun1.Charles Maurice de Talleyrand - French statesman (1754-1838)Charles Maurice de Talleyrand - French statesman (1754-1838)  
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In 1801, EMPEROR NAPOLEON BONAPARTE of France ordered his foreign minister, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, to inform the English government, with whom he (Bonaparte) was negotiating a peace treaty, that: "My decision to destroy the authority of the blacks in Haiti is not so much based on considerations of commerce and money, as on the need to block forever the march of blacks in the world.
minister to France, Robert Livingston, to approach the French foreign minister, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, and negotiate for the purchase of New Orleans.
The French foreign minister, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, refused to deal with them directly and instead on Oct.