All the key players backed campaigns of espionage and even murder.
Early life[ edit ] Talleyrand was born into a leading aristocratic family in Paris. His mother was Alexandrine de Damas d'Antigny. Both his parents held positions at court, but as cadets of their respective families, had no important income. From childhood, Talleyrand walked with a limp.
In his Memoirs, he linked this infirmity to an accident at age four which made him unable to enter the expected military career and caused him to be called later le diable boiteux  French for "the lame devil" among other nicknames.
However, recent research has shown that his limp was in fact congenital.
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He was ordained a priest inat the age of In this important position, he was instrumental in drafting a general inventory of Church properties in France as ofalong with a defence of "inalienable rights of the Church", a stance he was later to deny.
Inthe influence of Talleyrand's father and family overcame the King's dislike and obtained his appointment as Bishop of Autun.
The undoubtedly able Talleyrand, though free-thinking in the Enlightenment mould, appears at the time to have been outwardly respectful of religious observance. In the course of the Revolution, however, he was to manifest his cynicism and abandon all orthodox Catholic practice.
During the French Revolution, Talleyrand strongly supported the anti-clericalism of the revolutionaries. He assisted Mirabeau in the appropriation of Church properties. He participated in the writing of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and proposed the Civil Constitution of the Clergy that nationalised the Church, and swore in the first four constitutional bishops, even though he had himself resigned as Bishop following his excommunication by Pope Pius VI in Notably, he promoted public education in full spirit of the Enlightenment by preparing a page Report on Public Instruction.
It proposed pyramidical structure rising through local, district, and departmental schools, and parts were later adopted. Talleyrand, then Bishop of Autuncan be seen at the extreme right. French School, 18th century.
Inhe was sent twice, though unofficially, to Britain to avert war. Besides an initial declaration of neutrality during the first campaigns ofhis mission ultimately failed. In Septemberhe left Paris for England just at the beginning of the September massacresyet declined to defect.
The National Convention issued a warrant for his arrest in December In Marchhe was forced to leave the country by Pitt 's expulsion order.
He then went to the neutral country of the United States where he stayed until his return to France in During his stay, he supported himself by working as a bank agent, involved in commodity trading and real estate speculation.
Inhe became Foreign Minister. Talleyrand saw a possible political career for Napoleon during the Italian campaigns of to He wrote many letters to Napoleon, and the two became close allies. Talleyrand was against the destruction of the Republic of Venicebut he complimented Napoleon when the Treaty of Campo Formio with Austria was concluded Venice was given to Austriaprobably because he wanted to reinforce his alliance with Napoleon.
Talleyrand was soon made Foreign Minister by Napoleon, although he rarely agreed with Napoleon's foreign policy.
The Pope released him from the ban of excommunication in the Concordat ofwhich also revoked the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. Talleyrand was instrumental in the completion of the Treaty of Amiens in He wanted Napoleon to keep peace afterwards, as he thought France had reached its maximum expansion.
Talleyrand was an integral player in the German mediatization. Many of these rulers gave out bribes in order to secure new lands, and Talleyrand and some of his associates amassed about 10 million francs in the process.
This was the first blow in the destruction of the Holy Roman Empire. This later was used as the site of imprisonment of the Spanish Royalty in —, after Napoleon's invasion of Spain. Talleyrand held the title until and administered the principality concurrently with his other tasks.Traveling in First Class with Air France and enjoy the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport personalized service designed exclusively for you.
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Blaise Pascal? John Locke? Benjamin Franklin? Henry David Thoreau? Cicero? Woodrow Wilson? Dear Quote Investigator: I was planning to end a letter with the following remark. If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter. Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (/ ˈ t æ l ə r æ n d ˈ p ɛr ɪ ɡ ɔːr /; French: [ʃaʁl moʁis də tal(ɛ)ʁɑ̃ peʁiɡɔʁ]; 2 February – 17 May ), 1st Prince of Benevento, then 1st Prince of Talleyrand, was a laicized French bishop, politician, and diplomat.
After theology studies, he became in Agent-General of the Clergy and represented the . Feb 05, · Pope Francis received a victim's letter in that graphically detailed sexual abuse at the hands of a priest and a cover-up by Chilean church authorities, contradicting the pope's recent.