Category Archives: Talleyrand

That Devil with a Limp

“Talleyrand never failed to sell those who bought him,” assures us Aimée de Coigny. Fair enough, the enormous wealth, women and intrigue is what made the Great Chamberlain a bridge between the XVIII and XIX centuries. Napoleon, shocked by his … Continue reading

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