About Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, prince de Bénévent, then prince de Talleyrand, was a French bishop, politician and diplomat. Due to a lame leg, he was not able to pursue the military career that had originally been foreseen for him by his family. Instead he studied theology. In 1780, he became Agent-General of the Clergy and represented the... Wikipedia
February 2, 1754, Paris, France
May 17, 1838, Paris, France

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord Quotes

They learned nothing and forgot nothing
About the Bourbon dynasty and its mistakes before and after the French Revolution