Klemens Metternich

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Noun1.Klemens Metternich - Austrian statesman (1773-1859)Klemens Metternich - Austrian statesman (1773-1859)  
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In fact, the Austrian diplomat Klemens Metternich considered "Italy" to be nothing but "a geographical expression" before Garibaldi's campaigns.
For example, 19th-century Austrian statesman Klemens Metternich reportedly said: "Switzerland does not have an army; it is an army:' And Machiavelli wrote in The Prince that the Swiss were "armatissimi e liberissimi," or very well armed and very free.