Congress of Vienna-Congress of Vienna-The Congress of Vienna was a conference of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, and held in Vienna from September 1814 to June 1815.
The Congress of Vienna 1814-1815 - the fall of Napoleon - Animated map with audio from the Congress of Vienna 1814 to the onset of World War I in 1914. The Quadruple Alliance was a treaty signed in Paris on 20 November 1815 by the United Kingdom, Austria, Prussia, and Russia. It modified the aims of the alliance from defeating Napoleon Bonaparte to upholding the settlement following the Napoleonic Wars.
Alexandr Chernyshov by T.Lawrence (1818,Royal coll.).This portrait was commissioned by George IV at a cost of 300 guineas and was painted when the sitter was attending the Congress of Vienna in 1818,though it remained in Lawrence's studio until his death. The portrait seems to have always been intended for what became the 'Waterloo Chamber'and celebrates the sitter’s role as soldier and diplomat,attending the Tzar at the Congresses of Aix-la-Chapelle and Vienna.