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Talleyrand, Charles de Line breaks: Charles de Tal¦ley|rand
Pronunciation: /ˈtalɪrand/

Definition of Talleyrand, Charles de in English:

(1754–1838), French statesman; full name Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord. Involved in the coup that brought Napoleon to power, he became head of the new government after the fall of Napoleon (1814) and was later instrumental in the overthrow of Charles X and the accession of Louis Philippe (1830).
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