Holy Alliance


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Holy Alliance

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1. (Historical Terms) a document advocating government according to Christian principles that was signed in 1815 by the rulers of Russia, Prussia, and Austria
2. (Historical Terms) the informal alliance that resulted from this agreement
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All the Powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre: Pope and Czar, Metternich and Guizot, French Radicals and German police-spies.
de Saint-Meran's oldest friends, and chamberlain to the Comte d'Artois, "that the Holy Alliance purpose removing him from thence?
Well," said the marquise, "it seems probable that, by the aid of the Holy Alliance, we shall be rid of Napoleon; and we must trust to the vigilance of M.
All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre.
The Tory vicar's daughter entering into a holy alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists might buy a little time.
By 1830, the rift between the Holy Alliance countries (Russia, Prussia, and Austria) and the rest of Europe was deep.
The G7 powers have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise the specter of the bear that has emerged from the pronounced risks to the global economy.
Shishkov and Archimandrite Filaret, and the Holy Alliance and European mysticism.
The book begins with a thumbnail sketch of the various states of Europe on the eve of the Napoleonic era and an analysis of the 18th century intellectual underpinnings of what was first the Holy Alliance and later the Quadruple Alliance as the basis of a new European security system.
An initiative of Tsar Alexander I of Russia, it was called the Holy Alliance.
The balance in question is expressed practically by the Holy Alliance (September 26, 1815), International Covenant initiated by the Tsar Alexander the Fist.
No less than 10 European states intervened in the legal proceedings to support Italy in what some have called a "New Holy Alliance.