Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg

Czech nobleman

Date of Birth: 02-Feb-1711

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 27-Jun-1794

Profession: politician, diplomat

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg

  • Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg (German: Wenzel Anton ReichsfĂĽrst von Kaunitz-Rietberg, Czech: Václav AntonĂ­n z Kounic a Rietbergu; 2 February 1711 – 27 June 1794) was an Austrian and Czech diplomat and statesman in the Habsburg Monarchy.
  • A proponent of enlightened absolutism, he held the office of State Chancellor for about four decades and was responsible for the foreign policies during the reigns of Maria Theresa, Joseph II, and Leopold II.
  • In 1764, he was elevated to the noble rank of a Prince of the Holy Roman Empire (ReichfĂĽrst).

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