MWC Quiz 4: Europe in the Aftermath of the Revolution 1815-1848

Klemens Von Metternich
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dedicated to justice, Christian charity, and peace. The British foreign minister was skeptical about it and described it as a piece of sublime mysticism and nonsense. However he agreed that the European powers should defend their conception of authority, centered on the legitimacy of dynastic kingship.
The Congress of Vienna recognized Louis XVIII as the legitimate sovereign of France and confirmed the restoration of Bourbon rulers in Spain and Two Sicilies. He was a bulwark against revolution. In 1815, the Congress of Vienna returned a bourbon monarch to the throne. He claimed absolute power. In 1824, Louis XVIII was succeeded by his far more conservative brother, Charles X (r. 1824-30).