Who hosted the Congress of Vienna in 1815?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : August 26th, 2022

The Congress of Vienna was hosted by the Austrian Chancellor Duke Metternich. It tried to promote the abolishment of the slave trade which was eventually achieved by the Brussels Convention of 1890. The representatives of the European powers – Britain, Russia, Prussia, and Austria who had collectively defeated Napoleon met at Vienna to draw up a settlement for Europe.

What is the Congress of Vienna in 1815?

It was an assembly that reorganized Europe after the Napoleonic Wars. The Treaty of Vienna of 1815 was drawn up by the delegates with the object of undoing most of the changes that had come about in Europe during the Napoleonic wars. The Bourbon dynasty was restored to power. France lost all the territories it had annexed under Napoleon.

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