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Talleyrand-Perigord Charles Maurice de
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord was a French diplomat. He worked successfully from the regime of Louis XVI, through the revolution and then under Napoleon I, Louis XVIII and Louis-Philippe.
Talleyrand was born into an aristocratic family in Paris but a foot injury in childhood or the Marfan syndrome left him unable to enter the anticipated... More...
Ras al-Khaima, 1970, Proclamation of the Empire at Saint-Cloud
Togo, 1989, Talleyrand and Lafayette