Building peace in the minds of men and women

Final document of the Congress of Vienna

Registration year: 1997
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The Congress of Vienna had a major influence on the history of the world, transcending the boundaries of a national culture. It decided upon a new political settlement for Europe after the Napoleonic wars which determined the political system for over half a century and whose impact in some aspects is still discernible. It provided the conditions for a long period of peace in Europe and redefined the political relations between the major European powers on an equal footing.

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