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Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754–1838)

Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de (täl-ā-ro‘per-ē-gôr’), Prince of Benevento. A celebrated French diplomat; born at Paris, Feb. 13, 1754; died at Valençay, May 17, 1838. His ‘Memoirs’ were first published in 1891–92 (5 vols.); his ‘Correspondence with Louis XVIII., during the Congress of Vienna,’ was published in 1881; his ‘Diplomatic Correspondence’ in 1889–91 (3 vols.); and ‘Unpublished Letters of Talleyrand to Napoleon, 1800–1809,’ in 1889.