Congress of Vienna-Congress of Vienna-The Congress of Vienna was a conference of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, and held in Vienna from September 1814 to June 1815.
Poznań -In the Greater Poland Uprising of 1806, Polish soldiers and civilian volunteers assisted the efforts of Napoleon by driving out Prussian forces from the region. The city became a part of the Duchy of Warsaw in 1807, and was the seat of Poznań Department - a unit of administrative division and local government. However in 1815, following the Congress of Vienna, the region was returned to Prussia, and Poznań became the capital of the semi-autonomous Grand Duchy of Posen.
King Louis II of Hungary, married Maria youngest daughter of Philip the Fair and Joanna of Castille. He died at the Battle of Mohacs 1526 during the Ottoman Invasion of Hungary and Europe. His brother in law, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V failed to come to his aid. His young wife Mary had fled to Vienna. His territories go to his brother in law Ferdinand I who succeeds Charles as Holy Roman Emperor.
Hailed as a great progressive, and savior of Russia from Napoleon. A man filled with “liberal” intentions but whose regime did little to alleviate the misery of the masses. He ruled during the time of Napoleon’s invasion and went on to lead the Congress of Vienna to what he hoped would be a united Europe free of wars