Dalberg, Emmerich Joseph

Dalberg, Emmerich Joseph (Emeric Joseph, duc de Dalberg) ĕmərēk´ zhōzĕf´ dälbârk´ [key], 1773–1833, French diplomat of German origin nephew of Karl Theodor von Dalberg. The foreign minister of Baden, he entered (1810) the service of French Emperor Napoleon I, who made him a duke and a councillor of state. A follower of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand , he served (1814) in the provisional government formed after the fall of Paris and supported the recall of the Bourbons . In recompense he was made French plenipotentiary at the Congress of Vienna.

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