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What did Metternich support?

Prince Klemens von Metternich (1773-1859), Austrian politician and diplomat, suppressed nationalistic and democratic trends in Central Europe but was also the architect of a diplomatic system which kept Europe at peace for a century.

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Likewise, what did Metternich believe?

Metternich believed that the best government was absolutism but that it was best because it guaranteed equal justice and fair administration for all. In the Habsburg monarchy and in the Italian governments he saved from revolution, he advocated reforms that would provide good government for the people.

Also, when did Metternich die? June 11, 1859

People also ask, why did Metternich system fail?

The revolutions disturbed the continent's conservative order. Although all the revolutions of 1848 failed because of Russian intervention to restore order to the continent, this tumult resulted to the failure of Metternich's ultra-strict policy and the downfall of Metternich itself.

What role did Metternich play in the Congress?

The goal of the conservatives at the Congress, led by Prince Klemens von Metternich of Austria, was to reestablish peace and stability in Europe. To accomplish this, a new balance of power had to be established.

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