Related to Talleyrand-Périgord: Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
Tal·ley·rand-Pé·ri·gord(tăl′ē-rănd′pĕr′ĭ-gôr′, tä-lĕ-räN-pā-rē-gôr′), Charles Maurice de 1754-1838.
French politician and diplomat known for his capacity to survive political change. He held a variety of public offices during the French Revolution, Napoleon I's reign, the Bourbon restoration, and the reign of Louis Philippe.
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Talleyrand-Périgord(ˈtælɪˌrændˈpɛrɪɡɔː; French talɛrɑ̃periɡɔr)
(Biography) Charles Maurice (ʃarl mɔris). 1754–1838, French statesman; foreign minister (1797–1807; 1814–15). He secretly negotiated with the Allies against Napoleon I from 1808 and was France's representative at the Congress of Vienna (1815)
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Tal•ley•rand-Pé•ri•gord(ˈtæl əˌrændˈpɛr ɪˌgɔr)
Charles Maurice de, Prince de Bénévent, 1754–1838, French statesman.
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