Final document of the Congress of Vienna

Documentary heritage submitted by Austria and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 1997.

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.

  • Year of submission: 1997
  • Year of inscription: 1997
  • Country: Austria
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