HIS103Y1 Lecture : Congress of Vienna, Castleraegh and Metternich, Crimean War
6) congress of vienna, castlereagh and metternich, crimean war. January 7: metternich- austrian foreign minister- constructor of the vienna settlement. 1814 sep- even before settlement, france included into committee: napoleon 1815 feb- escaped island and 100 days episode, treaty of chaumont first ceasefire offer to napoleon and provision of settlement with france. 1815 june 9 congress of vienna and 2nd /final treaty of paris- by quadruple alliance (prussia, Spanish) who told him vienna settlement was as anti-russian-recommended russo-french. 1821- greek challenge- russia golden opportunity of exploiting ottoman-but great restraint. 1829- russian diplomats met to discuss turkey"s fate - preserve ottoman empire best: what after- some provinces would be taken by other great powers- weak turks better. 1833 sep treaty of muchengratz austria - russia - doable again because of russian restraint: keep ottoman empire, act together under threat, respect each others balkan interest. 1831- provisional government of egypt (part of ottoman)-mohammad ali rebel against russia.